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Michelle is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a thriving private practice in Naperville, IL.  Michelle practices from a Strength based, Positive Psychology, Dialectical, Cognitive Behavioral, and Client Centered Perspective.
Michelle believes that all people have the right to be heard and feel empowered and important. She believes that all people are special and have the strength to overcome significant obstacles. She is exceptional at building therapeutic relationships that can help empower clients to be successful. Michelle has extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families. 

Direct line: 815-216-6418

1555 Naperville Wheaton Rd, Suite 207

Naperville, IL 60563



Allison is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a successful private practice in Naperville, IL.  Allison perceives therapy as a partnership in developing an “Action Plan” to achieve the goals that are unique to each individual, couple and family. Allison utilizes a practical and empowering approach that combines insight with cognitive-behavioral modalities to promote healthier solutions to life’s challenges. Allison views her role as your therapist as a privilege to be trusted with the courage it takes to share your innermost feeling, thoughts and life journeys. 

Direct line: 630-955-9560

1555 Naperville Wheaton Rd, Suite 207

Naperville, IL 60563

Michelle Slocum and Allison Cotton of New Directions are merging into one amazing practice! Together, offering over 45 years experience in the field, these clinicians and published authors will continue to provide the same exceptional services for individuals, couples and families that you have become accustomed to.