Kari Terrill, Psy. D.

Director of Assessment and Learning Services

Dr. Kari Terrill is a licensed clinical psychologist with experience providing therapeutic services to children, adolescents, parents, and adults in a variety of settings including community mental health agencies, schools, and outpatient clinics.  She has extensive training in conducting neuropsychological and psychological evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults, and she is passionate about helping children and young adults receive the necessary support to achieve success in academic settings.  Dr. Terrill received her Psy.D. from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology.

Julia Wright, LCSW

Clinical Supervisor

Ms. Julia Wright is a licensed clinical social worker. She received her MSW from the Jane Addams College of Social Work and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Ms. Wright’s 15 years of experience include working with children and families of diverse backgrounds in residential and school settings. Ms. Wright joined Smart Love Family Services in 2015 helping children, adolescents and adults pursue their innate desires for well-being.  She also enjoys providing parent guidance counseling, helping parents to better understand their children’s behavior and enjoy their relationships with their children.

Alison Pildner

Therapeutic Tutor

Ms. Alison Pildner received a Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Human Development from the University of Chicago and she has completed all of the academic requirements to become a Child Life Specialist. Alison has experience working with children in a variety of settings, including in the classroom, hospital, home, and community. She is looking forward to combining her knowledge of child development with her skills as a teacher to help her students achieve their goals.

Felicia Carmel, Psy.D.

Dr. Felicia Carmel is a psychologist who specializes in psychological and neuropsychological testing. She trained at the University of Chicago working in a diagnostic clinic with children with ADHD and other learning problems. She has also conducted neuropsychological evaluations with adults suffering with a multitude of neurological disorders, including dementia, and worked at a nursing home as a consultant.

Kelly Jones, Psy.D.

Dr. Kelly Jones received her Psy.D. at The Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She specializes in psychological and forensic testing. Dr. Jones has experience in conducting evaluations for adolescents and adults for the purposes of diagnosis and treatment planning. She has expertise in assessing a variety disorders including learning disabilities, ADHD, anxiety, depression, traumatic brain injury, and dementia.

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Natalie & Ben Heineman Smart Love Center

2222 N. Kedzie Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60647

Oak Park Location

1010 Lake Street, Suite 500

Oak Park, IL 60301

Preschool: 773.665.8052 ext. 1

Counseling: 773.665.8052 ext. 4

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