Jon Caes 

Email: Jonathan {at}

Clinical Focus: Child Therapist

Ages 6-14

“At the start of the school year, our daughter was crying daily due to anxiety and trouble engaging with new people. Because of Jon, she now loves school and has made a lot of great, new friends. She is more confident and independent thanks to the support and compassion Jon has provided.”

– La Grange Parent of First Grader


Anxiety & Anger | Adolescents | Crisis | Grief | Trauma | Special-Ed | Autism | Alienated | Friendship | Social Skills | Parent/Child Relationships


M.A. of Social Work, University of Illinois, Jane Adams School of Social Work, Chicago, IL

B.A. Sociology, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

LSCW Licensed Clinical Social Worker 

Certified AutPlay Therapy Provider


As parents, we yearn for our children to be confident, vibrant and have strong relationships with others! Along the way our children may experience difficulties fulfilling this ideal.

We worry if they will be able to function and meet the challenges ahead. Your child may be struggling with anxiety, depression, peer interactions, coping with strong emotions and other difficult situations.

In fact, these needs may be causing impairment in our relationships with our child, our family and also with school.

As a child therapist and clinical social worker for over 25 years, I can help you and your child unlock solutions and discover strengths that improve emotional functioning, promote healing and build stronger relationships.

I look forward to starting this journey with you!

Call me (855) 543-7687 x701 or e-mail me: Jonathan {at}

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“Mr. Caes is a superb Social Worker. One that is more than willing to take the time to learn about my daughter’s unique needs including Anxiety, ADHD, Executive Function deficits and Social Skills deficits.

He has always collaborated with me as a parent and works readily with all other professionals to help my daughter have success.”

 Parent of an eleven year old.

We help anxious kids and frustrated parents. We serve Hinsdale & the Western Suburbs of Chicago.

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