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Michael Guglielmo, Psy.D., NCC, LCPC


Assistant Professor
Co-Program Chair of M.S. in Counseling Program
Lisle M.S. in Counseling Program Co-Coordinator

Programs/Classes Taught:

M.S. in Counseling

Taught the following:

  • HSC 504 Clinical Techniques of Counseling
  • HSC 505 Clinical Diagnosis & Assessment
  • HSC 501 Fundamentals of Counseling
  • HSC 510 Theories of Counseling
  • HSC 512 Theory and Techniques of Group Counseling
  • HSS 533 Perspectives on Substance Abuse Counseling
  • HSC 506 Introduction to Theory and Practice of Family Therapy
  • HSC 511 Professional Practice & Ethics in Human Services
  • HSC 533 Counseling Practicum
  • HSC 581/582 Internship I & II
  • HSC 430 Fundamentals of Case Management 
  • HSC 406 Human Services and the Law 











Areas of Expertise:

  • Clinical Counseling & Assessment
  • Specialist in cognitive behavioral treatment of depression and anxiety disorders as well as a variety of stress related disorders
  • Strong practical and theoretical foundation in a number of therapeutic models
  • Conducted individual, group, and couples/family therapy sessions.
  • Experience working with children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Special strength in working with clientele with anxiety and mood disorders.
  • Experience working with alcohol dependency and narcotic addiction as well as domestic violence issues.
  • Supervised and trained clinical and technical staff in a variety of mental health settings.
  • Relationship Recovery




Michael Guglielmo is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. He holds a Doctorate in Psychology and a Masters in Human Services/Counseling.

Dr. Guglielmo has been an Instructor at National Louis University for 14 years teaching graduate courses in counseling. 

He is known for his engaging personal style and holistic approach to teaching. As a clinician, he specializes in relaxation training and cognitive behavioral treatment of depression and anxiety disorders, as well as a variety of stress related disorders.  Dr. Guglielmo also has experience working with individuals with substance abuse and domestic violence issues.  

Dr. Guglielmo utilizes innovative methods for tailoring the helping process to his client’s unique needs. He works with clients on building a balanced lifestyle which leads to emotional wellness and an appreciation for life. He takes a solution focused approach in helping clients gain awareness of their strengths and capacity for change. He specializes in individual and couples therapy.  


American Counseling Association (ACA)
American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA)
Illinois Counseling Association (ICA)
Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association (IMHCA)
Illinois Association of Couple and Family Counselors (IACFC)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) 


Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
National Certified Counselor (NCC) 


Certificate of Completion-30-hour Divorce Mediation Program
Certificate of Completion-Law Program for Community Developers & Social Workers-John Marshall Law School
Certificate of Completion from University of Illinois at Springfield-DUI Service Provider Orientation Department of Alcohol & Substance Abuse (DASA) Approved
Completed 40-hour Domestic Violence Training & 20-hour Partner Abuse Facilitator Training


M.S., Human Services-Counseling - NATIONAL LOUIS UNIVERSITY

Research and Interests:

  • Couples Therapy and Relationship Enrichment
  • Anxiety and Mood Disorders
  • Men’s Relationship Recovery
  • Exercise and Cognitive Behavioral Methods Leading to Emotional Wellness

Contact Information:

Michael Guglielmo, Psy.D., NCC, LCPC

Office: (630) 874-4390


Office: Room 850-104 Lisle


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