Changes Counseling, LLC, MA, LCPC, Counselor in Rochelle
Hi, I'm Christine Novak, MA, LCPC, of Changes Counseling, LLC. We offer counseling to individuals, couples, youth and families in Rochelle, Mendota, and Oregon Illinois. Changes Counseling has been serving rural Northern Illinois since 2010 with professional, confidential mental health services. With a team of experienced, licensed counselors we know how to help you and your family improve your situation. Our first priority is for you to feel comfortable, listened to, and respected. We have helped hundreds of people through life's challenges. Call us today for an appointment. We look forward to helping your reach your goals.
At Changes Counseling, we specialize in helping people of all ages with anxiety, depression, and life's ups and downs. For children, we have age appropriate activities and games. With teens, we work to gain trust and find solutions together. With couples, we use researched-based methods to improve relationships.
Changes Counseling continues to grow, now accepting clients in our new Oregon office. We have the experience to help you make your next change a good one. We look forward to the opportunity to support you and your family. Please check out our website at to learn more!
Call or Email Changes Counseling, LLC for a free phone consultation now - (815) 828-6752


  • Years in Practice: 16 Years
  • School: Loyola University Chicago
  • Year Graduated: 2001
  • License No. and State: 180.005483 Illinois


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $160
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Ceridian
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Coventry
  • Health Net
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Multiplan
  • Optum
  • Out of Network
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Illinois Counseling Association
  • Member Since: 2003

Changes Counseling, LLC's Groups

Rochelle Parent Group

Parent group for parents of kids with any type of special needs. This is a free support group for families dealing with children with autism, sensory issues, seizures and more. We strive to support one another, learn new things, and have fun. We meet the second Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8:00. Childcare available, please call 815-501-2088 to let us know how many children to plan for. You can also find us on facebook at Rochelle Parent Group.

More about this group


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Coping Skills


  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Cancer
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Christian Counselor
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Internal Family Systems/Parts Model
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2017
Changes Counseling, LLC, MA, LCPC, Counselor in Rochelle

Changes Counseling, LLC

Counselor, MA, LCPC