Clinical Staff

Dene Stamas MA, LCPC



630-495-2014 [email protected]

Dene has been in the field of mental health and substance use disorders since 1970. Dene is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and is Founder & President of the Adult Children Center, Ltd. in Lombard, Illinois which is a private practice devoted to working with families of addictions. In addition, Dene has been Program Director of four inpatient and outpatient alcoholism programs and has consulted with many companies. Dene has authored two books, "The Trap Map" and "New Attitudes."

Nancy Stamas MS, LPC



630-495-2014 [email protected]

Nancy has worked at the Adult Children Center since the beginning of September 1984.
Nancy is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the addiction field. She has specialized training in addictions & adult children of alcoholics. In addition, Nancy has expertise working with couples with sexual problems. She was trained at Loyola’s Sexual Dysfunctional Clinic. Nancy also has understanding and expertise with the end of life issues due to her experience in the hospice field.

Tom Stamas MA, LCPC, CADC



630-495-2014 [email protected]

Tom is dedicated to helping individuals improve their lives. He has 20 years of experience as a counselor and as a clinical director in residential and outpatient settings. He is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) and a certified alcohol and drug counselor (CADC). Tom has a master’s degree in community counseling from Governors State University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Tom specializes in substance abuse disorders. He is experienced working with circuit courts, probation officers, and providing documentation for Secretary of State hearings.  Tom is also an instructor at the College of DuPage in the Human Services Department providing instruction to students to become certified addictions counselors.

We provide services to residents from the following cities: Lombard, Villa Park, Downers Grove, Glen Ellyn, Elhmhust, Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace, Lisle, Wheaton, Westmont, Hinsdale, Naperville, Addison, Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, Woodridge, Willowbrook, Clarendon Hills, Chicago, DuPage County, Cook County, Will County, Kane County, Lake County IL in addition to other communities.

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