Stacey A Sparks, MA, LPC

Stacey A Sparks, MA, LPC

Stacey’s passion is facilitating the development of the human spirit. A greater understanding of one’s worth and value promotes happiness and optimism and with these qualities a more loving and engaged human experience. Stacey believes that in the emotional self we find our truth. She uses a collaborative and empowerment-based approach to help guide clients through the treatment process to discover self-awareness and to utilize self-acceptance to achieve therapeutic goals.

 

Stacey prioritizes her spirituality, three young adult daughters, and therapy clients in that order and her tenure as a professional counselor spans more than 12 years. She loves her work with children, adolescents, emerging adults, middle-stage and late-stage adults, couples, families and has special interest in group processes. Stacey is a relational, integrative, and holistic counselor who prides herself in the foundation of loving awareness that brought her into the practice of therapy.

 

Stacey completed undergraduate study in Psychology at Purdue University while starting her career in mental health as a Psychiatric Technician at Wabash Valley Hospital. A few years after undergrad, she moved to the Chicago area to raise children and she completed her graduate study in Clinical Psychology at Roosevelt University. She went on to enjoy a long tenure in academia as a University Counselor and adjunct professor. She recently completed another master’s degree (Summer 2019) in Counseling, online at Northwestern University. She joins North Shore Family Services excited to continue to share her expertise with clients and grow as a clinical mental health practitioner.