Therapists

Mark Gorzkowski, MS, LCPC

Mark Gorzkowski is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (IL License 180.008648) who is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Mark received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana and his Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from Benedictine University. Mark has worked in the mental health field since 2005, and has experience in private practice, inpatient, partial hospitalization, and crisis management. Mark completed his internship at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital in the Center for Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. He also previously worked at Linden Oaks Hospital in several departments including the Adolescent Inpatient Unit and the Assessment & Referral Center. Mark’s areas of clinical expertise include Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, phobias, social anxiety, depression, self-injury, behavioral disorders, adult children of alcoholics, trauma, and emerging adult issues (such as college transitions and independent living). Mark is known by colleagues in the field for his compassionate yet direct approach, along with his ability to balance empathic listening with skill building, education, and guidance.


Email  mark@brooksideclinical.com

Phone 630-923-5558 ext 2



Ronda Skilton, MS, LCPC

Ronda Skilton is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (IL License 180.008529) who is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  She offers individual therapy to adolescents and adults, as well as marriage & family therapy.  Ronda’s areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, relationship problems, self-injury, school refusal/anxiety, attachment issues, and family conflict.  Ronda also has experience working with school districts regarding Individual Educational Plans (IEP) to help families find the best possible placement for their student for both their educational and therapeutic needs. “I enjoy developing trusting and supportive relationships with my clients. I explore new ways for them to express their feelings, and I tailor my therapeutic interventions to fit each individual client's needs. My goal is to provide quality behavioral health services and provide an opportunity for individuals to lead fuller, happier, and healthier lives.  My approach to therapy is solution-focused. I understand that finding relief is an important priority in life. I provide a non-judgmental and caring atmosphere, where you can develop positive coping skills for difficult situations, as well as alleviate stress.” 


Email ronda@brooksideclinical.com 

Phone 630-923-5558 ext 3

Sarah Matlin, MA, LCPC

Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (IL License 180.011666). She  received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Bradley University, and Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Sarah completed her internship at the Metropolitan Preparatory Schools in Arlington Heights, Il. Sarah has worked in the Mental Health field since 2004, and has experience in private practice, inpatient hospital settings, and extensive experience in crisis management.  Sarah previously worked at Linden Oaks at Edward-Elmhurst Hospital. She spent a number  of years working on the inpatient child/adolescent unit providing  individual and group therapy. She also has ten years of experience working in the crisis department where she facilitated assessment services to patients presenting with psychiatric emergencies at the Edward-Elmhurst hospital Emergency Rooms, Medical Floors and various assessment/intake offices of Linden Oaks.  She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).  Sarah currently provides individual therapy to children, adolescents, adults, and families.  She has a special interest in working with  adolescents and young adults, as well as those looking to address concerns related to ADHD, anxiety and transitional life issues.  Sarah believes fostering a trusting therapeutic relationship is in itself a  significant agent of change. She provides a warm, down-to-earth  environment which helps to cultivate a supportive relationship and encourages change. She enjoys helping others to recognize their individual potential, to work towards inner peace and happiness, and to help in identifying and breaking down any barriers that get in the way.  Sarah considers the unique needs & goals of each individual and customizes treatment accordingly. 


Email sarah@brooksideclinical.com

Phone 630-923-5558 ext 4