If you are experiencing sadness, worry, difficulties with relationships or family, or other kinds of distress, please call us.  We will talk with you and explore whether counseling is right for you.  Please call the Lyons office at (708) 308-4141 or Lydia's main office at (773) 653-2200.

I am the primary therapist in Lyons.  I am a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School with the M.A. in Counseling Psychology and a Master of Divinity, and of Adler School of Professional Psychology with the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology. 

Allan T. Peterson, M. Div., Psy. D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist (IL:071.006680)
email:    apeterson@lydiahome.org

Lydia Home - Lyons Counseling Center
4147 South Prescott Avenue
Lyons, Illinois  60534
(708) 308-4141

The Lydia Home - Lyons Counseling Center at the Lyons Evangelical Free Church is a cooperative effort between the Lyons Evangelical Free Church and Lydia Home Association, a social services agency of the Evangelical Free Church of America in Chicago.

Lydia Home Association Counseling Center
Helping to Turn Lives Around

Services Offered:

Premarital and Marital Counseling
Individual and Family Counseling
Parenting-Skills Training

Lydia Home Association, a ministry of the Evangelical Free Church of America, has been serving children and families for over 85 years in Chicago.  Lydia Home originally began as an orphanage to serve children orphaned because of death or abandonment of a parent.  It has grown to offer a wide range of services to families at risk.  Services include residential treatment, specialized and traditional foster care, day care services, in-school early prevention, child abuse prevention, parental competency evaluations and an ADHD/behavioral problems clinic.

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