B.S. — Loyola University Chicago
Ms. Paloj is trained in providing collaborative, system-oriented and culturally-sensitive treatment to all ages, with a focus on helping children and teenagers presenting with anxiety, depression, emotion regulation and divorce-related issues. She also has a focus on Infant Mental Health issues and helping new parents during this transition. Ms. Paloj has experience and an interest in working with court-mandated treatment for families experiencing divorce and conflict issues. In working with this population, she aims to help parents make the best decisions for the well-being of their family and address the emotional distress that may come along with this transition. She believes in the power of building connection and compassion, and of fostering a sense of understanding between family members to achieve the goal of growth and resiliency.
Ms. Paloj is a part of two professional teams at The Family Institute — the Child, Adolescent and Family Services line and the Transition to Parenthood team. As a member of the Transition to Parenthood team, she helps families and couples navigate challenges that come along with parenthood, with a focus on parenting young children with difficulties.