Connecting With My Heart and Soul

The Compassionate Counseling private practice was established to provide a safe environment for individuals, couples and families who feel they have trouble being heard or understood.

About Myself

Name:  Deborah L. Wilke, LCPC

  Office:  815.782.6870

     Fax:  815.782.6855

Location:  Shorewood, IL

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Hours: By Appointment Only


Gender & Sexuality Bibliography

Information regarding hundreds of resources for GLBT gender and sexuality topics; including texts, journals, films(videos and DVDs), magazines, CDs, cassettes, etc.


Chicago Gender Society

An organization devoted to the social and supportive needs of the gender variant population.


An organization devoted to provide Service, Serenity and Support to all Transgender people, including wives or significant partners.

Youth Outlook

A youth drop-in center offering social and supportive networking for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender and questioning young people between the ages of 14-21. There are several locations in the Chicagoland suburbs.


(Women of the Western Suburbs)

A social and support network for lesbians

Transitions from the Inside Out

A support group for TG/TS persons only, which meets the third Sunday of each month in Hinsdale, IL. An email contact is Emma:

Support for the Spouses of the Transgendered

An online support group for partners of the gender variant facilitated by author Helen Boyd.

Ann & Robert H. Lurie
Gender & Sex Development Program

We provide services for youth and adol​escents for: Children with gender-non conforming behavior, Gender-questioning and transgender youth

Compassionate Counseling neither accepts nor assigns any responsibility for these resources.