Our licensed counselors provide services to members of the community who are age 5 and older who are Medicaid eligible in Illinois.  Services may include mental health assessment, treatment plan development, therapy/counseling, crisis intervention, consultation services, and transition linkage and aftercare services.  Additional services offered include anger management, telemental health, and recovery support.

Counseling services are also available to individuals who receive other services from Gateway Services.  Those who participate have been involved in individual and/or group counseling.

Petrita Salazar has been a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor.  She obtained her license in 2006 and worked as a social worker/therapist since 1994.  She earned her master's degree from Illinois State University.  Petrita has worked in a variety of settings with children and adults of all ages.  She is also a certified Anger Management Specialist II.

Shirley Morse Woolley is a Licensed Professional Counselor and holds a master's degree from Loyola University at Chicago.  She has been counseling in various settings since 2002 with adults and children of differing ages and circumstances.

Sydney Hall is a Qualified Mental Health Professional and received a master's degree in mental health counseling from Judson University in May 2021.  She has worked primarily with children in different settings and has some experience with adults and seniors.

Haley Fritz is a Mental Health Professional.  She received her bachelor's degree in social work from Illinois State University in 2017.  Haley has worked in several settings with individuals of all ages.

Our counselors pride themselves on offering individual and group therapies in a safe, confidential, and comfortable environment.

Open Doors Community Counseling is located at:

526 Bureau Valley Pkwy., Ste. B


511 School St.


By Appointment Only.