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"My vision is to provide hope and to help individuals, families and the community to grow, heal, and succeed in ways they never imagined possible."

- Kelly Jones, LCSW, CADC


Meet Kelly Jones, LCSW, CADC

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Kelly Jones is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor who graduated from Aurora University with her Master’s in Social Work and a dual concentration in addictions and child welfare; she has continued her training in Trauma Focused CBT, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing, providing an eclectic range of evidence based practices in an empathetic and supportive environment to people with addictions, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, grief, life transition and more.


Kelly has a passion to provide rapid healing solutions for her clients who have suffered trauma. She has added a therapeutic technique to her practice called Accelerated Resolution Therapy. ART is an evidence–based novel psychotherapy that fosters rapid recovery by reprogramming how the brain stores traumatic memories and imagery and it typically yields transformative results within just one to five sessions!


Kelly helps individuals and families to live high quality lives by providing care and treatment to those with addictions and mental health concerns. You will find that Kelly offers caring, compassionate, non-judgmental care.

Kelly can help you to identify your strengths and goals for treatment.  She is a supportive guide on your path to healing, self-discovery and achievement.

Kelly lives in the Illinois Valley with her 3 sons and her spoiled chickens.

Meet Rachel Edgcomb, LSW, CADC

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Rachel Edgcomb is a Licensed Social Worker and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor who graduated from Aurora University with her Master’s in Social Work. Rachel has also been trained to work with victims of domestic violence. 


Rachel helps individuals by providing care and treatment to for substance use, domestic violence, depression and anxiety.

Rachel grew up in the Illinois Valley and continues to live here with her daughter.

Meet Patty Pelaez, CADC


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Patty Pelaez is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and has been in the substance use disorder field for over 16 years. She has led several teams of counselors having 100 clients at a time and has worked in the criminal justice system. She has collaborated in creating trainings for staff in pursuit of their certification. She has experience in several evidenced based practices such as CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Seeking Safety, and many others. She engages her clients with her exceptional communication skills and her passion to make an impact on as many people with substance use disorders as possible.


  • To meet a need – to work toward recovery and improve quality of life.

  • To care – to provide an active interest in the goals of our clients.

  • To respect- to recognize and respond to the human dignity of every person.

  • To empower – to provide a safe space for clients to pick up the broken pieces and heal.

  • To lead - to continually seek and create more effective ways to serve clients and the community.

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