Our desire is to help individuals find healing and wholeness.


Ray and Nancy Kane are Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors in private practice (Grace Family Counseling) in both Northbrook and Palatine, Illinois, where they provide family, individual, marital, adolescent, and child therapy. Ray has a Master's in Social Work and Nancy has a Master's in Counselor Education. Nancy is an Associate Professor of Educational Ministries and Director of the Spiritual Formation Certificate Program at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. Ray has been an executive in the retirement industry and currently leads workshops on communication skills and emotional intelligence. Ray and Nancy can be heard frequently on Moody Radio, and together they conduct marriage enrichment and premarital workshops, offer marriage intensives and speak on a variety of topics related to relationships.


Spiritual Formation Certificate

The Spiritual Formation Certificate, offered through Moody Bible Institute Distance Learning, is a cohort-style program designed to assist individuals in radically deepening their relationship with Christ and becoming inwardly conformed to His image in order to train others in lay ministry; through both spiritual formation and direction in the church.

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Marriage is the crucible for growth and change to learn that our pride and selfishness often keeps us wanting more than we are willing to give and keeps us from becoming the kind, caring, compassionate person our spouse is needing. Sometimes it is necessary to seek out support and coaching to accomplish our goals. Being able to understand the reasons that drama patterns are created and why we become triggered takes a special set of skills and personal experiences.

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grace family counseling

The Grace Family Counseling Center mission statement may answer the question "Who are Ray and Nancy Kane?" Here they clearly state their desire "to provide individuals, in the context of a caring relationship, competent Christian counseling within an environment where truth and honesty is valued, safety and security is maintained, and love and respect is honored."

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Ray and Nancy conduct marriage enrichment and premarital workshops and speak on a variety of topics related to relationships, spiritual formation, and emotional intelligence.

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