Ramona Gulley is a Rockford native, who has spent most of her work experience working with children and families. Ramona has served in the social services capacity for nearly 20 years. Ramona Gulley earned a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services from Judson University, a Master’s degree in human service administration from Spertus University as well as Masters in Social Work from Aurora University.
Ramona has worked in the mental health capacity both as a worker and manager of CILA homes for adults and children, along with providing group facilitation and case management of adolescent psychiatric patients. Ramona has worked a lot with high-risk families with the following criteria: home/environmental concerns, socioeconomic concerns, substance abuse, domestic violence, homelessness, and DCFS involvement. Ramona’s passion is working with families and young mothers with children with behavioral issues. Ramona has experience in working with families who experience issues with abuse and neglect. Ramona can provide counseling and support for issues of depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, grief, loss, and relationship issues. Ramona has the knowledge base to help families in many capacities. Ramona feels counseling is a collaborative effort between therapist/client/and family, and she makes a great effort in helping the client be successful in their journey.