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Chronic illnesses not only affect your physical health, but they can also be harmful for your mental health. Many sufferers of chronic illnesses, like Diabetes, Lupus, chronic pain, or Crohn’s Disease end up with mental disorders ranging from anxiety to depression, which can make life harder.

Luckily, Mental Health Match can match you with a chronic illness therapist who can help you manage the stress, fear, and angst surrounding your diagnosis. Whether you are located in downtown Phoenix, Ahwatukee Foothills, Alhambra, Arcadia, or even Biltmore, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You May Need Chronic Illness Counseling

If you’re not sure whether you need chronic illness counseling, we can help. Here are some signs that indicate that you should consider therapy:

  • You feel stressed out about the diagnosis and your future.
  • You have feelings of anxiety and sadness.
  • You have trouble concentrating throughout the day.
  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter
  • You don’t sleep well.

Read this article for tips about living with a chronic illness from a licensed therapist.

Feel Better with Chronic Illness Counseling

Now is the best time to seek treatment for a chronic illness or diagnosis. Mental Health Match can help you get started by connecting you with the most suitable therapist for your needs. Browse below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Kristen Maguire
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Together we will work on developing coping strategies that will empower YOU and YOUR family to deal effectively with stressful events that you may have encountered in the past or managing presently.


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Together, we will:

Together we will work on developing coping strategies that will empower YOU and YOUR family to deal effectively with stressful events that you may have encountered in the past or managing presently.

Something to know about my approach is:

With a strong background in cognitive-behavioral therapy, I have been trained in mindfulness and acceptance-based, trauma-focused, and play therapy techniques.Flexibility in my approach enables us to tailor the intervention to your needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Adults
  • Aging Parents
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Childhood Issues
  • Co-parenting
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Couples Therapy
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Family Therapy
  • Family trauma
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Health Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting Skills
  • School issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teenagers
  • Young Adults
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Kristen Maguire remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Connecticut
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Nicole O'Hare
Together, we will:

To down the path to achieve your own individualized goals, as everyone has an unique journey.


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Together, we will:

To down the path to achieve your own individualized goals, as everyone has an unique journey.

Something to know about my approach is:

Addressing the whole person is essential in identifying the root cause to address underlying issues that may be preventing optimal health and wellness.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Chronic Illness
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • LGBTQ+
  • multicultural identity
  • Nutrition
  • Social Justice
  • Teen issues
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Nicole O'Hare remote and phone therapy in Arizona
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Andrea Elkon
Together, we will:

Dig deep into the beliefs you have about yourself, your performance, and the influence of forces around you. We will see how those thoughts connect to your feelings and your actions, so that you can feel emotionally healthy and perform your best.


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Together, we will:

Dig deep into the beliefs you have about yourself, your performance, and the influence of forces around you. We will see how those thoughts connect to your feelings and your actions, so that you can feel emotionally healthy and perform your best.

Something to know about my approach is:

One size does not fit all when it comes to therapy. We will explore the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that have you the most "stuck." Behavior change comes when we understand the "what's" and the "why's" of those thoughts and emotions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Athletes
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • Sports Performance
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Andrea Elkon remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Jennifer Steiner
Together, we will:

help you get back to doing more of the things that make you feel like YOU. Pain, illness, and the emotions that come with it it do not have to define you anymore, and I can help you lean strategies to get you back on track.


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Picture of Jennifer Steiner, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

help you get back to doing more of the things that make you feel like YOU. Pain, illness, and the emotions that come with it it do not have to define you anymore, and I can help you lean strategies to get you back on track.

Something to know about my approach is:

My passion is working with people who have chronic pain or illness to reclaim their sense of control and power over their life that medical issues may have taken away. Anxiety, Stress, Depression, & Anger are all common and we can work on that too.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Chronic Disease
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Health Anxiety
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
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Jennifer Steiner remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Mariann Rubin, therapist in Arizona, Florida, New York
Mariann Rubin
Together, we will:

Work through your issues with you to help you move forward and enjoy your life.


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Picture of Mariann Rubin, therapist in Arizona, Florida, New York
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Together, we will:

Work through your issues with you to help you move forward and enjoy your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a mix of mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), & acceptance & commitment (ACT) techniques.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Depression Management
  • grief
  • Infertility
  • Life Transitions
  • Miscarriage
  • Postpartum
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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Mariann Rubin remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Florida, New York