998 Progress Drive
Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 548-3458
(847) 548-3459  fax

sharon@therapeuticlinks.com


New McHenry Location:
​665 Ridgeview Dr.  McHenry, IL 60050

Services Offered

  • Free Developmental Screenings are available on-site or in the school/daycare setting. This 15-minute appointment includes scoring the Ages and Stages Parent Questionnaire, observation of the child, and recommendations, which may include contacting The Illinois Early Intervention Program or other professionals (Speech Therapists, Physical Therapists, Development Therapists.)
  • Occupational Therapy Evaluations are conducted within a sensory motor environment and typically take 60-90 minutes to complete.  Clinical observations and specific assessment tools are chosen by the therapist, after thorough review of parent-completed paperwork, and are utilized to address parent, physician, and/or teacher concerns.  Clearly written reports are then provided to the parents.
  • Weekly Individual Sessions are scheduled based on child and family needs and are usually one hour in duration, one time a week.  At the end of the session, therapists provide parents with detailed exercises or activities that families are encouraged to engage in between sessions.
  • School Consultations include clinical observation of the child in the school setting, collaboration with teachers/aides and written documentation for follow through.
  • Family Friendly Home Programming  include "Sensory Diets", exercise programs, behavioral strategies and adaptations for self-care.  iPad technology is used to take pictures for home use of exercise carryover and to allow the option for notes to be emailed to the consenting caregiver.
  • Group Sessions are integrative sessions of two or more similar peers ultilzing social interactions to motivate the children to meet their individual goals.  Group sessions may include How Does Your Engine Run Alert Program (R), Sports, and Teen Social Group.
  • Student Workers are taught life skills and work preparation while learning about time management, money management, and office responsibilities.  Our student workers contribute directly to the well-being of our clinic.  This program is available to students tween and up. 
  • OT in the Gymnastics Setting is offered at Ultimate Gymnastics in Gurnee.  Sessions include techniques in Sensory Integration, strengthening and coordination, and sequencing and following directions.
  • Off-Site Sessions are offered at a variety of different locations, which include home, school, daycare, gym, park, sports fields etc.  Offsite locations offer the possibility for children to work on their goals through their occupations, such as biking, rollerblading, scooter riding, sports skills, and cooperative games.
  • Specialized Programs include


         • Interactive Metronome  -  more information
         • How Does Your Engine Run (R)- more information
         • SuperFlex - more information
         • Masgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration  -  more information         

         • Sound Therapy  -  more information
         • Bal-a-vis-X  -  more information
         • Brain Gym  -  more information
         • Handwriting Without Tears  - more information
         • Sensory Integration - more information







What Does Therapeutic Links Have to Offer?

Reasons to go to Therapy


Children & Adolescents


·Anxiety
·Depression
·ADHD (help with academic responsibilities)
·Autism (social skills support & emotional management)
·Siblings of children with special needs (support around anger, confusion, and/or jealousy
·Bullying/cyberbullying
·Self-esteem and identity
·Life Transitions (changing schools, moving, death of a loved one, recent illness, divorce)
·Trauma


Parents


·  Parenting strategies for your child with individualized or special education needs
·  Navigating and managing specific behaviors as a parent
·  How to manage your stress as a parent of a child with special needs
·  Self-care as a parent in order to maintain balance within your family





Dr. Justice will be providing individual, couple and family therapy here at Therapeutic Links.  She has over seven years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families who have a variety of different life experiences.  If you would like to schedule an appointment with her or if you have any questions contact her at : 773-359-3307 or email her at drjustice@awarenesspsychologycenter.com