Counseling Program

The Bear Necessities Counseling Program addresses the psychological and emotional needs of families affected by childhood cancer. We are proud to provide this critical support to those who have been touched by pediatric cancer by assisting with the cost of counseling for the pediatric cancer patient and their family.

Who is eligible?
Counseling Program Guidelines
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In-person sessions can occur with SamaraCare therapists in Naperville or Downers Grove, and with Bridgepoint Psychology Center therapists in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago. Virtual sessions also are available.

ready to learn more?

Email [email protected] to express interest and obtain our Counseling Referral Form.

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One counseling session costs $150. To help our families receive the critical mental health care they need, please consider making a donation today.

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Chicago Headquarters

55 West Wacker Dr, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60601

(312) 214-1200

Florida Chapter

Serving Golisano Children's Hospital
& greater Southwest Florida
Contact: [email protected]