Connections Family Counseling, LLC is a group of Counselors in Quincy, IL.   The practice began in 2017 with the vision for a “community of connected families”.  The therapists are all clinically licensed professionals with unique expertise and training in the areas of couples counseling, adolescent counseling, and child counseling.  All therapists at Connections Family Counseling, LL are trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) the therapists are also trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).  Other approaches to treatment include Emotion Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Play therapy. We are committed to providing services that are: Comprehensive, Focused, and Convenient.


We address the whole person; the emotional, behavioral, and spiritual aspects of mental health.


We specialize in services for adolescents, children, and couples.


We strive to make services available with in the week of your initial call. Providers are available for regular appointments with flexible schedules

Call today to schedule an appointment (217) 231-1413

Meet the Therapists

counselor for teen girls

 Danielle Mercer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 8 years experience working with adolescent females.  Danielle specializes in providing counseling for females struggling with self-harm, anxiety, depression, and trauma.  Danielle is certified in TF-CBT, and trained in EMDR and DBT.

Counselors in Quincy, IL

Mark Vander Ley is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with 12 years experience working in the counseling field. Mark specializes in services for married couples and adolescent males struggling with depression, anxiety, and trauma.  Mark recently completed his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision he is an adjunct faculty at Adams State University.

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Counselors in Quincy, IL 62301