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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 Chico, the suburbs of Chico, other nearby places such as Lincoln, Yuba City, 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Alexis Lee
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Discuss how to rebuild your future and equip you with the tools to cope with the past and current struggles.


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Together, we will:

Discuss how to rebuild your future and equip you with the tools to cope with the past and current struggles.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will empower you to be kind to yourself through self-compassion and self-care and remind you that YOU are resilient.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • grief
  • High anxiety
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Mental and emotional health awareness
  • Microaggressions
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship Conflict
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Elle Lee
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explore your mental health challenges and work collaboratively to achieve the results you want to see happen for yourself.


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Together, we will:

explore your mental health challenges and work collaboratively to achieve the results you want to see happen for yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I'm trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a proven approach to improving anxiety and depression symptoms. I complete a comprehensive assessment to learn more about you to develop a treatment plan targeting your pain points and struggles.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Chronic Illness Management
  • Depression
  • Illness Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
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Elle Lee remote and phone therapy in California
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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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VIEW PROFILE
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
  • Dating and Romance
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • multicultural identity
  • Panic Attacks
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship problems
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Justice
  • Stress Management
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Ellen Ottman
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learn to understand how certain ways of being in the world get in the way of you living your best life. We will explore how emotions manifest in your body and practice grounding and relaxing activities that can help you regulate your nervous system.


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Together, we will:

learn to understand how certain ways of being in the world get in the way of you living your best life. We will explore how emotions manifest in your body and practice grounding and relaxing activities that can help you regulate your nervous system.

Something to know about my approach is:

I blend somatic therapy, talk therapy, and mindfulness to help my clients connect to themselves more deeply and move towards a place of healing and self-compassion. My work with clients is trauma-informed and healing-centered.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Burn Out
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosomatic Issues
  • Racial justice
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Ayesha Asghar
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During our therapy sessions we'll work together to find a personalized combination of techniques and exercises that will not only reduce your stressors but help you live a more fulfilling life.


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Together, we will:

During our therapy sessions we'll work together to find a personalized combination of techniques and exercises that will not only reduce your stressors but help you live a more fulfilling life.

Something to know about my approach is:

The focus of my therapy approach is on collaboration, acceptance, and providing motivation for behavioral change and emotional healing. In sessions, I strive to develop a trusting relationship that fosters safety and a comfortable environment.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjusting
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Depression
  • Emotional regulation
  • grief
  • Immigrants
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship problems
  • Social Distancing Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Work-Life Balance
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Ayesha Asghar remote and phone therapy in California