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BBB Accredited Business since

Therapeutic Changes, PC.

Phone: (708) 562-0656 Fax: (708) 562-0998 311 E Dickens Ave, Northlake, IL 60164 View Additional Web Addresses

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Therapeutic Changes, P.C., is a therapy service meant to assist individuals experiencing life changes in regaining their equilibrium and sense of calm and tranquility. Located in Northlake, IL, this company serves patients in the near northwest suburbs, including Bellwood, Franklin Park, Bensenville, Melrose Park, and Hillside. Therapist Sharon J. Depowski, LCSW, CADC, is a licensed clinical social worker and certified alcohol and drug counselor. She started Therapeutic Changes in 2007 and has almost 20 years of experience. The service is run from an office inside her home, and Sharon J. Depowski is a member of the Northlake, Melrose Park, Franklin Park/Schiller Park/River Grove, and Bensenville Chambers of Commerce.

This service assists patients through life changes, such as divorce, empty nest syndrome, and assisting aging parents. She provides support and feedback to patients facing long-standing and difficult issues such as the following: depression, anxiety, panic attacks, relationship issues, grief and loss, work and career problems, stress, addiction and recovery, parenting, family stress, and conflict. She also assists couples who are encountering marital or relationship stress, including those who are in the process of separation or divorce. Other issues that she addresses for both individuals and couples are anger management, chronic pain, domestic violence, family conflict, self-esteem, and post traumatic stress disorder which occurs after witnessing a violent or frightening event. Sharon J. Depowski has competed a six-month course at the Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital and has been trained on a wide range of anxiety disorders.

Visit the website for Therapeutic Changes, P.C. to learn more about anxiety and depression, read about the specific issues that Sharon J. Depowski addresses in her practice, and ask her to schedule an appointment.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Therapeutic Changes, PC. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Therapeutic Changes, PC. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Therapeutic Changes, PC.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: December 03, 2013 Business started: 01/01/2007 Business started locally: 01/01/2007 Business incorporated 01/23/2007 in IL
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
100 W. Randolph, 9th Fl, Chicago IL 60601
Phone Number: (312) 814-4500

American Medical Association
515 N State, Chicago IL 60654
Phone Number: (312) 464-5000

Type of Entity


Business Management
Ms. Sharon Depowski, President
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Sharon Depowski, President
Business Category

Social Workers Career & Outplacement Counseling Drug Abuse & Addiction - Info & Treatment Marriage, Family, Child, Individual Counselors Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians) (NAICS: 621330)


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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