Rhonda is a thoughtful and very gifted counselor. I went to her seeking guidance about my marriage; mainly to address the differences in how we approach raising our children. Rhonda gently suggested we look at some of the buried issues from my own childhood. It was like an epiphany, like a light being turned on, it was so shockingly clear! We worked together, and I have gained a completely new understanding of myself and my family.
I have been to many therapists. Rhonda is the first to nail the real issue and help me deal with it in a way that drastically changed my life. She listens and offers helpful, healthy suggestions on alternative ways to look at things. This has led to more meaningful relationships I enjoy every day in, and every area of my life. My level of compassion and overall happiness have grown exponentially as a direct result of Rhonda’s insight.
My parents, husband, and children have greatly benefited from my new understanding, and I have healthy new friendships as well!! Rhonda is golden!
Rhonda was the most amazing counselor for our marriage. She got to know us as a couple, and tailored our plan to match our needs. She counseled us one on one and as a couple. She looked to get to the root of our problems (not just addressing the symptoms). She is completely non-judgemental and both of us felt very comfortable talking to her. We had been to other counselors before, and none were as effective as Rhonda. I cannot recommend her enough.
I have been in counseling for many years as a result of domestic violence and mental abuse I have suffered. I was at a very low point in my life when I searched for a counselor on the internet as I didn't feel I was getting better with my counselor at the time. My search turned up many available counselors in the St. Charles area.
I write this testimonial about Rhonda because she saved my life. Her compassion, kindness, understanding, and knowledge of how to help someone in my situation have allowed me to get out of bed each morning since I've met her. Rhonda embraced me on a day when I felt I couldn't go on with life. She continues to be pivitol in my long healing process and embraces my heart and mind with her kindness each time I reach out to her whether it be in person, through text message or over the phone.
Although it is my personal opinion that someone who has suffered at the hands of another individual will never be fully healed, Rhonda has provided me with skills to heal the pain and abuse I have endured and build my self worth so I can embark upon new relationships and choose healthy relationships which are not destructive to my mind and body.
I write this as I sit at my computer with tears in my eyes because although I hug Rhonda every time I see her, I don't believe she truly knows how much of a difference she has made in my life. I have trusted Rhonda's skills and experience with my children and will continue to trust her with my personal healing for the rest of my treatment.
I searched on the internet for several days, looking for someone I felt could understand my situation and help me deal with the issues from my childhood, as well as the issues I am currently struggling with. I visited 2 other therapists in the St. Charles area, with no success.
I happened upon Rhonda's website and thought, okay, I'll give therapy one last shot. Well, the Gods, fate, whatever, must have been on my side. I have been seeing Rhonda for two months now, and have come further in my therapy in these last two months than I have in ten plus years of therapy with psychologists, psychiatrists and therapists.
She has been my rock. She has guided me, not by giving me advice but, by helping me to understand how the painful issues of my past effect my life today. She has helped me see how my past coping mechanisms no longer help me, but rather hinder me, in my pursuit of happiness.
If there is one gift I could give to you, it is this: call Rhonda and make an appointment., I promise you will not be dissapointed. She is the most wonderful, understanding person you will ever meet. If she helps you one tenth as much as she has helped me in the past two months, it will be money well spent. I am forever indebted to her for all she has helped me achieve.
I worked with Rhonda on dynamic matters rooted in my childhood and my parents’ divorce, as well as my relationship with myself and my history of disordered eating. We processed many emotions around these experiences through EMDR. I have a difficult time trying to find the right words to explain the extent to which I have been impacted by not only talking therapy, but also EMDR practice with Rhonda. Through our work together, I was able to dig to the root of my emotions and their evolved patterns. I will never forget the first time I found myself not participating in, nor even thinking about, a previously evolved negative behavior pattern that had been engraved in my brain for years. Rhonda is attentive, down to earth, and exquisitely talented. She cultivates a welcoming, open environment and tailors each individual therapy session not only to the client, but to the topics and experiences being processed during that session. She helped me re-wire how I think, how I feel, and ultimately how I experience my emotions. While she would never accept the sole credit or responsibility for my success in therapy, I owe Rhonda my light. I cannot recommend her enough. --name withheld.