Gary Gilles, MA, LCPC, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in private practice in Illinois. He is a co-founder of Grove Center for Counseling in northwest Chicagoland and specializes in attachment-related disorders. He has over 25 years of experience working with parents, adolescents and children. He is the author of three books, including, How to be an Emotionally Intelligent Parent. He is a national speaker who teaches seminars and conducts trainings on attachment-related topics to both mental health professionals and parent groups.
He is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration, Oakton Community College’s Alliance for Lifelong Learning, Trinity International University and Argosy University. He has published over 200 articles on a wide range of mental health topics and has developed over 30 online courses for various academic institutions and businesses.