M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling — Adler University
B.A. in Psychology — DePaul University
Ms. Hardney is a graduate of DePaul University with a bachelor’s in psychology concentrating on Human Development. She earned her master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Adler University as well as a certificate in Substance Abuse counseling in 2018. Before joining The Family Institute, she spent time providing individual and group counseling services at an inpatient substance abuse treatment facility and also helping individuals through crisis line work.
Ms. Hardney believes in using a person-centered and holistic approach while paying careful attention to the individual needs of the client. She recognizes that seeking counseling and opening up are not easy and a priority of the therapeutic journey should involve feeling empowered, safe and heard in a nonjudgmental setting.
American Counseling Association and Illinois Counseling Association