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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 Antioch, the suburbs of Antioch, other nearby places such as Concord, Pittsburg, or anywhere else in California, 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Tara Makhani
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Minimize barriers, accomplish your goals, and grow the insight, tools, and resilience to be able to apply your gained knowledge to any obstacles that come your way. What is often left unsaid is your step to a better life, so let's start talking.


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Together, we will:

Minimize barriers, accomplish your goals, and grow the insight, tools, and resilience to be able to apply your gained knowledge to any obstacles that come your way. What is often left unsaid is your step to a better life, so let's start talking.

Something to know about my approach is:

Each client needs a little something different, and I tailor my approach to meet your needs. I want to gain a better understanding of the person(s) across from me and help them to process what hasn't been working and get closer to what will.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Breakups
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Communication Issues
  • Creatives
  • Dating and Romance
  • entertainment industry
  • Family Conflict
  • Identity
  • Life Transitions
  • multicultural identity
  • Panic Attacks
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship problems
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Justice
  • Stress Management
  • therapy for professionals
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Christina Castro
Together, we will:

explore the areas of your life that you'd like to change. We will look to discover what lies beneath the uncomfortable feelings and harmful behaviors that you are stuck in. We will explore ways in which you can change your thoughts and behaviors.


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Together, we will:

explore the areas of your life that you'd like to change. We will look to discover what lies beneath the uncomfortable feelings and harmful behaviors that you are stuck in. We will explore ways in which you can change your thoughts and behaviors.

Something to know about my approach is:

I truly believe that true healing and growth can only begin when my client is able to trust me and feel safe to explore uncomfortable feelings and experiences during our time together. I am gentle yet I will challenge you to grow.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Autism Related Challenges
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Divorce Coaching
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Healing from Relationships
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Hispanic and Latino Issues
  • Issues of Middle Adulthood
  • Life Transitions
  • Phobias following auto accidents
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual abuse recovery
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Women's Issues
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Christina Castro remote and phone therapy in California, Florida
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Johana M. de Oca, LMFT
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Identify stressors, process emotional pain, ease anxieties and/or sadness caused by experiences, work through attachment issues and relationship problems that may come from trauma. Gain awareness, learn supportive coping tools, healing emotionally.


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Identify stressors, process emotional pain, ease anxieties and/or sadness caused by experiences, work through attachment issues and relationship problems that may come from trauma. Gain awareness, learn supportive coping tools, healing emotionally.

Something to know about my approach is:

I tend to begin with a more directive and structured approach when I am exploring with you the root of the problem. This is because we need to have a deeper understanding. I utilize CBT, Psychodynamic, Client Centered, and a more Holistic approach.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Betrayal Trauma
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Infidelity
  • Life Stress
  • Major Accidents
  • Past Abuse
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
  • Violence
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Johana  M. de Oca, LMFT remote and phone therapy in California
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Elaine Skoulas
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We will examine what is holding you back and help develop new ways of responding to life's challenges. We will practice what helps you to feel grounded, confident, and more in control to improve self-worth, relationships, and heal past trauma.


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Together, we will:

We will examine what is holding you back and help develop new ways of responding to life's challenges. We will practice what helps you to feel grounded, confident, and more in control to improve self-worth, relationships, and heal past trauma.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will help you get unstuck by exploring patterns that have been useful at times but no longer serve you. We work together to deepen insight and work on real time changes for a better way of living.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Artists & Creative Personalities
  • Chronic Pain
  • Grief counseling
  • Healthcare workers
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationships
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Elaine Skoulas remote and phone therapy in California
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Jennifer Scott
Together, we will:

Address the unproductive patterns that obstruct meaningful change. Help you move beyond the obstacles that inhibit you from being the person you want to be and living the life you want to live.


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Together, we will:

Address the unproductive patterns that obstruct meaningful change. Help you move beyond the obstacles that inhibit you from being the person you want to be and living the life you want to live.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe in your capacity to grow and transform. I believe you are worthy of kindness, connection, and belonging. I am intentional about cultivating a space where your vulnerability is respected and your authenticity is encouraged.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Issues
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression Management
  • Existential Issues
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Loss
  • Psychedelic Integration
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Self-expression
  • Self-Worth
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spiritual Exploration
  • Trauma Recovery
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Jennifer  Scott remote and phone therapy in California