Inside everyone is an essential desire to create and live a life of fulfillment and happiness.
Smart Love Family Services recognizes this basic human desire and our mission is to help people increase their inner well-being and build healthy relationships. We do this through our counseling services, early childhood education programs, and parent education offerings that are based on our well-established and recognized Smart Love ™ principles.
What We Offer
We offer a full range of services, including child, adolescent, and adult therapy; play therapy; services for women; couples and family therapy, parent coaching and counseling; psychological and neurological testing; treatment for autism spectrum disorder; and child and adolescent group therapy.
We offer baby, toddler, preschool, and Kindergarten programs in addition to summer camp, all based on the Smart Love approach to early childhood education.
We offer programs designed to support children and adolescents with learning challenges and their families. Our services include therapeutic tutoring, child and adolescent support groups, psychoeducational evaluations, teacher consultations and parent guidance.
We offer a range of support for parents and the community, including seminars, webinars, videos, hand-outs and publications.
We offer a range of programs for schools, organizations and students to advance their knowledge of the Smart Love philosophy and approach, including workshops, internships and training.
We offer a range of publications for those interested in learning more about how to apply the Smart Love principles in their own lives and families.
Smart Love Family Services offers a number of ways to help families access our programs and services that they cannot otherwise afford. We offer fee waivers and reductions, scholarship assistance and sliding fee scales based on need. Please contact us at 773.665.8052 ext. 4 or to learn more.
The Fund for Smart Love
Your financial investment in Smart Love directly funds our work to build healthier, happier families and ensure bright futures for their children.
Gifts, sponsorships, and grants from individuals, companies, and foundations enable Smart Love to provide our uniquely supportive care and guidance to every family that comes to us - particularly those experiencing financial hardship.
News & Events
Smart Love Preschool's Garden Program Wins Illinois Schoolyard Habitat Award
The Natalie G. Heineman Smart Love Preschool is pleased to announce the receipt of an Illinois Schoolyard Habitat Award from the Education Division of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. This award and accompanying grant was made through the IDNR’s annual Illinois Schoolyard Habitat Award competitive application process – and the Smart Love was the only preschool in Chicago to receive the honor.
Dr. Pieper is featured on Local ABC 7 Report - Balancing remote learning and work