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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. Wherever you are located in Arkansas from Bentonville to Springdale or even Little Rock, or anywhere else nearby, 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Charles Wasserman
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We will accomplish the the goals that you set forth for your therapy. The therapy is for your growth, benefit and to help live a more satisfying and peaceful, productive and meaningful life


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Together, we will:

We will accomplish the the goals that you set forth for your therapy. The therapy is for your growth, benefit and to help live a more satisfying and peaceful, productive and meaningful life

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a combination of therapeutic styles including cognitive-behavioral methods, interpersonal and relational approaches and mindfulness in a collaborative approach to meet client needs and goals

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Codependency
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Depression
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Social Anxiety
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Charles Wasserman 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
Picture of Dr. Janet Civitelli, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, 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
Dr. Janet Civitelli
Together, we will:

Tackle whatever challenges you are facing. My style focuses mainly on talk therapy, and some clients find journaling between sessions to be helpful.


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Picture of Dr. Janet Civitelli, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, 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
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Together, we will:

Tackle whatever challenges you are facing. My style focuses mainly on talk therapy, and some clients find journaling between sessions to be helpful.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach draws from several orientations: attachment, psychodynamic, coaching psychology, narrative, interpersonal, and systems.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Burn Out
  • Career
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Transitions
  • Coping Skills
  • Family of Origin
  • Health
  • Health Anxiety
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Stress
  • Work-Life Balance
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Dr. Janet Civitelli remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, 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
Picture of Raymond Annable, therapist 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
Raymond Annable
Together, we will:

Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.


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Picture of Raymond Annable, therapist 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
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.

Something to know about my approach is:

Many of my clients come to me at pivotal points in life. Times in life where you know you can't keep living the way you are but you can't see a way forward.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • medical anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Substance Use
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Raymond Annable 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
Picture of Katherine Bracken, therapist 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
Katherine Bracken
Together, we will:

I work from a trauma-informed perspective. We'll explore healthy ways to process emotions, and skills to create positive change in your life that are consistent with your own goals and values, all while building a strong therapy relationship.


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Picture of Katherine Bracken, therapist 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
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

I work from a trauma-informed perspective. We'll explore healthy ways to process emotions, and skills to create positive change in your life that are consistent with your own goals and values, all while building a strong therapy relationship.

Something to know about my approach is:

I seek to create a space where all humans feel safe and respected. I will help you build emotional courage to change while holding space for you to heal and grow. I'm rigorously trained in DBT and CBT. You'll learn lots of useful skills and tools.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Chronic Illness
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
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Katherine Bracken 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
Picture of Lauren  Barron, therapist 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
Lauren Barron
Together, we will:

identify unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors that are holding you back, and make changes that will help you live the life you want to live.


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Picture of Lauren  Barron, therapist 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
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

identify unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors that are holding you back, and make changes that will help you live the life you want to live.

Something to know about my approach is:

I practice evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and believe that our thoughts are extremely powerful in influencing our outcomes.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
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Lauren  Barron 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