The family is can be the source of our greatest hope for happiness, but the family can be a source of our greatest disappointment. Perhaps you or someone you know is struggling with depression, suffering from marital discord, has a family member who is “acting out”, or is dissatisfied with how their family is presently functioning.

There is help and hope.

Call or email Blackhawk Family Therapy today.309.757.7141 or 309.654.2402


• Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
• National Certified Coun
• Forensic Counselor
• Certified Criminal Justice Specialist 
• Master Addictions Counselor
​• Registered Corporate Coach

• Academy of Family Mediators
• American Counseling Association
​• National Association of Forensic Counselors
• National Board of Certified Counselors
• Illinois Counseling Association
• American Association of Christian Counselors
• International Coaching Federation
​• National Association of Business Coaches

Family Therapist


John C. Sample, of Blackhawk Family Therapy, earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science Education from University of Nebraska, and his Master’s Degree in Counseling from Western Illinois University. Mr. Sample, a former Farmer and Social Studies Teacher, has counseled families through Family Resources, Inc. and the Youth Service Bureau of Rock Island County.

​Licensed Clinical Professional Counseling