A staff clinician at Erikson’s Center for Children and Families, Cassandra Ward provides individual and group counseling to children, families, and couples. She has particular experience with infant assessment, and parent-child therapy. Cassandra has specialized training and certification in anger management and alcohol and drug counseling, and has organized and facilitated parent and family education workshops.

She earned her master’s degree in human services at National Louis University, completed Erikson’s Irving B. Harris Infant Mental Health Certificate Program, and holds an Intermediate DIR/Floortime Certification. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Illinois Mental Health Counseling Association, and the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association.


M.S. in human services, National Louis University