Our Staff

Carrie Ann Cherep-Carr


Hope Enrichment Center Executive Director

Carrie is currently accepting new clients that are available for tele-counseling ONLY and able to attend sessions between 9am–4pm M–Th. She is currently accepting clients that are covered under BC/BS PPO insurance or private pay. She can be reached directly at 708-448-7848.

Carrie is an innovative and compassionate clinician that employs contemporary and efficacious forms of psychotherapy approaches to ensure that her clients achieve optimal results. She utilizes a multifaceted, holistic approach in her mission to clearly and gracefully lead people towards their chosen goals and aspirations. With more than 25 years of clinical experience in community mental health centers, hospitals, alternative schools, universities and private practice, Carrie can provide you and your family with a unique perspective and wealth of knowledge.

Carrie founded the Hope Enrichment Center in 2004 with the mission to guide people towards their highest potential and health in order to better equip them have a positive impact on the world. She has spoken around the country on the topics of mindfulness, EMDR Therapy, the treatment of anxiety disorders and trauma. Mrs. Carr has also acted as adjunct faculty at Lewis University, Argosy University and Triton College in the area of psychology. She is a certified EMDR Therapy clinician, consultant, and EMDRIA approved trainer with 15 years of experience with EMDR Therapy. Carrie also has spoken nationally on mental health related topics and has instructed students in psychology at various universities.