Christine Evans, MSW, LCSW, is licensed to provide clinical therapy in Illinois and Arkansas. Her employment experience includes: hospice, hospitals/healthcare, Adult Protective Services, Ombudsman, volunteer management, families, individuals, and rape crisis/child education. For the past 20+ years, she has headed up the Volunteer Money Management Program through DuPage County Senior Services. A program supported by the state of Illinois, it matches volunteers with low-income seniors (and disabled adults under 60) who need help managing money. The program's focus is keeping people in their homes. Christine trains, supervises and matches volunteers as well as manages the match relationships. She provides individual therapy as a side job, giving much flexibility in scheduling!
Christine enjoys working out (Boot Camp especially), traveling, reading, friends, humor, and Summer! She serves as a volunteer Handler for St. John's Lutheran Lombard Comfort Dog Eve. Handlers and Eve visit nursing homes, schools, wakes, funerals, and special events where comfort and peace may be needed. Christine lives with her husband, Michael, and two college-age sons. The family lives with two dogs, Ollie, a 130 lb. Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, and Kirby, a 15 lb Chug. Guess who's the ruler of the house?
The Tabono symbol is African for strength, purpose, and confidence. I believe we have the capacity to be all these things, but life can bog us down. You and I can work together to identify negative feelings and physical responses, define values, and intentionally create positivity. You can feel strong! Take that first step to Own Your LIfe!