Below, the staff of White Stone Resources is introduced to you. Our staff offers over fifty years of combined professional counseling experience. Each counselor is committed to excellence in providing premier Christian counseling services to meet the needs of his or her clients.
Raymond Wunderlich, M.A., M.Div., LCPC
PHONE: 847-821-9346 | OFFICE: Palatine
Raymond also sees clients at partnering church locations in Palatine and Grayslake.
Raymond is the founder, owner and President of White Stone Resources Ltd., a Christian counseling practice currently serving more than thirty local churches in the Chicago suburbs. He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois, a charter member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, and an affiliate member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. He received an M.A. in Counseling Psychology and a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield. During his years as a professional Christian Counselor he has also served as the Clinical and Administrative Director of the Living Hope Christian Counseling Services at Alexian Brothers Medical Center, has worked with adolescents and adults of all ages in a variety of treatment settings and has served local churches directly providing marriage, family and individual counseling to their members and attenders. Raymond’s specialty is in individual, marital and family Christian counseling with other emphases in addictions, mood disorders, adolescent issues and men’s issues. Raymond also provides clinical supervision to other counselors on the White Stone Resources staff. Raymond is married to his beloved wife Pam and they have one daughter, Lauren Grace. He enjoys being active in leadership of their church. His additional interests are in travel, theater, music, reading, golf and baseball.
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Pamela K. Wunderlich, M.A., LCPC
PHONE: 847-624-0402 | OFFICE: Palatine
Pamela is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois and a member of the American Counseling Association. She completed her M.A. in Counseling Psychology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and also holds a B.S. in Music Therapy from Illinois State University. During her career, Pam has provided counseling and music therapy services in a variety of settings including, community mental health, hospital, university, church, vocational rehabilitation and private practice.
She provides individual, marital and family counseling from a Christian perspective and works with adolescents and adults who wish to experience personal growth, reduce anxiety and depression, improve relationships, deal with grief and loss or manage emotions more effectively. Pam holds a special fondness for working with women of all ages. She is married to Raymond and enjoys sharing life and work with him. They have one daughter who keeps them on their toes. In her free time Pam likes to sing, travel, scrapbook, read and garden.
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Kathy Chase, M.A., LCPC
PHONE: 847-271-7504 | OFFICES: Lake Bluff, Palatine, Grayslake
As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Kathy works with men, women, adolescents, and couples in a variety of settings. Kathy’s personal experience with grief and loss shapes the way she works with clients and journeys with them toward health and wholeness. In a collaborative approach, Kathy assists in bringing understanding and resolve to difficulties, conflicts, and obstacles, discovering resiliencies, capitalizing on strengths, and challenging the client to optimal personal growth. Her clinical experience includes working with clients dealing with relationship concerns, life transitions, parenting, and issues associated with grief and loss. Kathy completed her B.S. in Education from Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, and her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Trinity International University, Deerfield, Illinois. In addition to her clinical work, Kathy teaches in a university setting and also facilitates workshops, seminars, and educational opportunities. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association, and the American Association of Christian Counselors. On a personal note, Kathy loves sharing time with her children, grandchildren, and friends; biking, gardening, reading, and traveling. She loves to explore! Specialties: women’s issues, life in transition, couples, anxiety, depression, relational concerns, loss and grief, parenting issues.
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G. Robert Taseff, M.A., LPC
PHONE: 847-875-5422 | OFFICES: Lake Bluff, Grayslake
Bob is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois and is a member of the American Counseling Association. He received an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois graduating with highest honors. He also earned a B.A. in Economics from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. Bob spent over twenty years in the investment industry, fourteen of which leading and managing his own equity-trading firm. Bob believes the counseling process provides an individual with a unique and dynamic opportunity in which to create his or her desired change. After establishing a safe and secure environment, each client is encouraged to embrace his/her newfound freedom in order to test long-held beliefs, to challenge the status quo, to explore new possibilities, and to discover his or her authentic self. Bob trusts that the Holy Spirit will lead, guide, and enhance this counseling process so that necessary wounds may be healed enabling new growth to flourish. Bob counsels individuals, couples, and families. In addition, he provides executive and corporate coaching services that are strategically focused on achieving “peak performance.” He formally served as the Assistant Director of the Counseling Center at Trinity International University. His outside interests include golfing, exercising, relaxing with friends, and dining at quaint restaurants.
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Edward Senkpeil, M.A., MAR, LCPC
PHONE: 847-651-8489 | OFFICES: Grayslake, Palatine
Ed is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, with majors in History and Psychology. He is also a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School where he received his M.A. in Counseling Psychology and Master of Arts in Religion. He is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), the American Counseling Association (ACA), and the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association (IMHCA). Prior to joining White Stone Resources, Ed worked as a counselor at the Trinity International University Counseling Center, providing counseling services to the College, Graduate School, and Divinity School communities. He has worked with preadolescents, adolescents and adults in individual, couple, family, and group contexts and has experience working with a diversity of issues including sexual addiction, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and anger management. Ed has a fondness for working with couples and has provided pre-engagement, pre-marital, and marital counseling as well as communication and relationship enhancement counseling. Ed has been married for seventeen years and has two sons. He is a passionate baseball fan, enjoys music, film, hiking, camping, and visiting new and interesting places with his family.
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Sharon L. Whited, MSW, LCSW
PHONE: 847-984-0732 | OFFICE: Grayslake
Sharon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been a professional in social welfare and mental health for over fifteen years. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from West Chester State University. Sharon continued her studies at University of Illinois at Chicago where she completed her Master of Social Work. She has professional experience working with people across the lifespan. Her experience includes work with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of settings. Sharon worked in child welfare, assisted living/nursing care, and an outpatient mental health hospital setting before coming to White Stone. Her professional experiences include helping individuals and families with their concerns regarding depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, addiction, parenting and relational conflict. Sharon lives in the area with her husband and two children. She is actively involved in her church community. Sharon enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, walking/running, music, biking and reading.
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Melissa Brownback, M.A., LPC
PHONE: 847-461-3406 | OFFICE: Grayslake
Melissa also sees clients at a partnering church location in Barrington.
Melissa is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois and a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA). She holds a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Trinity International University. Melissa has experience working with adolescents, adults, couples and families experiencing anxiety, depression, adjustment difficulties, women’s issues, relational conflict, sexual abuse and trauma. Prior to joining White Stone Resources, Melissa held administrative and client services positions in two non-profit social service and counseling organizations where she developed additional skills in financial counseling, life skills development, crisis intervention and conflict mediation. Melissa is actively involved in her church, serving on the worship team and leading a small group of teenage girls. Melissa is married and enjoys running, reading and spending time with friends.
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James Tillman, M.A., M.Div., LPC
PHONE: 224-216-4004 | OFFICES: Northbrook, Palatine
James also sees clients at partnering church locations in Barrington and Wilmette.
James is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois who holds masters degrees from Trinity International University in both Mental Health Counseling and Divinity. James comes to counseling after serving in full time Christian ministry as a staff member of CRU (Formally Campus Crusade for Christ) in California and on the Pastoral staff of Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Arlington Heights where he mentored, counseled and gave spiritual direction to individuals and couples. He also brings years of “real world” experience to his counseling having served as a Branch Manager in the financial services industry and as a certified business coach for Real Estate professionals. James is passionate about finding solutions to life’s challenges and breaking free from ways of thinking that cause pain and keep us from living our lives as were meant to live. He believes in what Jesus said; “the truth will set you free” and he is excited about helping his clients discover these transformational truths and apply them to their own lives. James focuses on making the counseling process a safe, accepting and nurturing experience where hope abounds and healing is present. He welcomes individuals and couples where ever you find yourself on life’s journey. Whether you’re suffering from depression, anxiety, addictions, marital/family conflicts or other challenges; there is a source of strength that can bring healing to any life. In his free time James enjoys writing, composing music, leading worship and savoring the beautiful world God has made.
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Sarah Beardslee, M.A., LPC
PHONE: 847-651-3461 | OFFICES: McHenry Satellite, Grayslake
Sarah also sees clients at a partnering church location in McHenry.
Sarah is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois who has worked for several years in the helping professions. She received her Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and in Religion/Philosophy from Friends University in Wichita, Kansas. She achieved her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Over the years, Sarah has helped adults and adolescents in their journeys toward overcoming depression, anger, anxiety, eating disorders, relational concerns, grief, trauma, addictions and life transitions. Sarah works with her client(s) to help him/her illuminate the current situational struggles with the freedom and compassion of Christ. She will help you to become empowered in your abilities to manage or overcome the struggles in your life. She will work with you to build on your strengths in discovering new ways to view yourself, other and God. Sarah’s hope is that each client is able to find his/her desired fulfillment in life. Sarah is married and has one daughter. In her free time she enjoys trail blazing, camping, sand volleyball, reading, board games and spending time with her family.
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Meg Smith, M.A., LPC
PHONE: 224-419-4010 | OFFICE: Grayslake
Meg is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois. She has a master’s in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College Graduate School and a bachelor’s in English from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. In the past she has worked with youth and adults in educational, residential, and outpatient mental health settings. As a case manager at a homeless shelter, she gained experience responding to crisis situations. She has experience counseling both individuals and families dealing with relational conflict, depression, anxiety, externalizing behavior disorders, trauma, and parenting challenges. She enjoys coming alongside individuals and families to help them reach their full potential in Christ. In addition to her work at White Stone, Meg currently works as a counselor at the College of Lake County where she provides personal, career, and academic counseling to students. She and her husband are members of a multi-ethnic church plant. As a church member, Meg teaches Sunday School and disciples women. In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, writing poetry and prose, reading, and singing around the bonfire with family and friends.
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“As a pastor, I have tremendous confidence that when I send a member of our church, they will meet with a counselor who brings true grace and compassion mixed with sound Biblical counsel. They have also helped me to be a better counselor as a pastor and to get a better picture of the challenges and struggles our people face. They are more than just counselors to whom we refer. We consider White Stone to be our ministry partner in helping us disciple our congregation to emotional and spiritual health and in ministering to our broken world.”