Dr Kennelly and Associates
"Finding solutions...together"
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Patrick Ahern, JD, LCSW

Pat Ahern "Working with people is such a significant part of my life. I believe that the best thing I can do for my patients or clients is to ensure they receive the best care from a therapist committed to his own personal and professional growth."


  • Anxiety/Panic Disorders
  • Depression/Mood Disorders
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Stress/Anger Management
  • Anger Management
  • Phase of Life Issues - (career changes, midlife issues, health issues, aging, etc.)
  • Gay/Lesbian/Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Issues
  • PTSD/Trauma/Grief/Loss
  • Sexual Harrassment/Sexual/Rape Assault
  • Obsessive Compulsive Issues
  • Phobias
  • Blended/Step Family Issues
  • Divorce/Separation
  • Legal Probelems/Coping with involvement in the court system
  • Child Neglect - physical and sexual abuse
  • Behavioral Problems
  • Impulse Control Difficulties
  • Conduct Disorders


"My many years as a therapist and divorce mediator have developed a unique perspective toward the value of my role as a counselor. The goal is to develop solutions. To this end, the combined benefits of therapy and legal problem-solving skills ultimately serve my clients best."

  • Licensed: Clinical Social Worker, State of Illinois
  • Certified: Gestalt Therapist, Gestalt Institute of Chicago
  • Teacher's Certificate: School Social Work, Chicago Public Schools
  • Certified: Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Work
  • JD: Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law
  • MSW: Loyola University of Chicago, School of Social Work
  • Guidance Center and Day School
  • BS: Psychology, Loyola University of Chicago


"Whether I'm providing care as a therapist or as a divorce mediator, the goal is always the same: Help people find the right solutions so that they can move on with their lives."

  • Arbitrator: Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, DuPage County
  • Arbitrator: Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Kane County
  • Attorney: State of Illinois
  • Member: National Association of Social Work, Academy of Family Mediators, Mediation Council of Illinois
  • Divorce Mediation Specialist


  • Professional and Personal Implications of Stress on the Practicing Attorney Lapline Newsletter of the Lawyers Assistance Program of Illinois; Reprinted in Bar Briefs, Kane County Bar Association.


  • Recipient: Leadership and Service Award, Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law; President's medallion, Founder's Day Award, Loyola University of Chicago School of Social Work
Top psychologists in Schaumburg 2016
Patrick J Kennelly & Associates has been recognized as one of the top Psychology practices.

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Our Locations

1340 N Remington Road
Suite N

Schaumburg, IL 60173

528 W. Roosevelt Road
Suite 201

Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone: (847) 310-8578
Fax: (847) 310-9651
E-Mail: info@kennellyassoc.com

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