EMAGES, Inc. is a private not-for-profit psychological, and treatment agency. We believe that treatment must address the whole person. (holistic) Treatment must address each individual from a holistic perspective. Treatment must be culturally specific and begin from the client's frame of reference. Treatment of African-American clients must be based on an Afro-centric world view and other culture require thier perspective as well. Clients must be empowered to define, interpret and re-negotiate in an
behavior. Treatment of individual clients must operate from an ideology that places thier culture at its intellectual center with a focus on thier culture as the norm. Individual, group, and family counseling interventions are effective treatment methods, when they include the economic and psycho-social development of African-Americans from slavery to present day and for Latino and other cultures their past and present are to be at the forefront of ther treatment.
Our mission is to provide non-traditional, multicultural and culturally specific treatment services to residents of Illinois. We believe in and practice a holistic approach to treatment. We believe that a true continuum of care includes treatment services, intervention services as well as preventive and educational services.