ur Staff

Maureen Galassie • Executive Director

Maureen oversees staff and all agency operations, maintains compliance with Illinois Department of Human Services, and implements directives and policies as determined by the agency's Board of Directors.  Additionally, she fosters greater community visibility for the agency, assists in fundraising initiatives including event planning and grant writing, and works with the board in seeking new board candidates.

She joined the staff in 1989 in an administrative support role and is a long time resident of Highland Park.  In her free time, she enjoys gardening, gourmet cooking and fitness training.

Cheryl Berg, LCSW • Clinical Consultant

Cheryl has served as Clinical Consultant to Epilepsy Services for over 20 years.  She has a private psychotherapy practice for individuals, couples and families.  In addition to her psychotherapy practice, Cheryl is an associate faculty member at the Chicago Center for Family Health; adjunct faculty member at the Family Institute of Northwestern University and a member of the professional staff of North Shore University Health System (Evanston campus).

Cheryl holds a MSW from the University of Chicago.