About Marianne


A Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois, Marianne Tomlinson is a graduate of Northern Illinois University specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. She is currently working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are stress management, women's issues, relationship issues, parenting support, depression, anxiety, grief, and life transitions.

In addition to being a respected therapist, Marianne Tomlinson has presented to conferences and to general audiences speaking to the topics of Finding Your Inner Laughter, Bipolar Disorder - Information and Support, Beyond Chronic Disease Management: Advocacy for Employees with Complex Health-Life Issues and Takiing Care of the Caregiver.

Marianne is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Marianne Tomlinson Therapy, LLC is proud and honored to have been selected by one of the nation's most prestigious institutions of higher learning and research as a practicum site for students enrolled in the Master of Arts Counseling Program at the Family Institute at Northwestern University. Marianne has supervised and worked with therapists-in-training while they gain experience in the counseling field.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Master of Science in Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

License and Certifications

National Certified Counselor
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Certified HeartMath Practitioner
Certified Laughter Leader
Tara Approach Certified Foundations Practitioner 
ART Trained Therapist


Illinois Counseling Association
Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association
Illinois Association for Couples and Families

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9:00 am-8:00 pm


9:00 am-8:00 pm


9:00 am-8:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm


By Appointment Only


By Appointment Only