Find Illness Therapists & Counselors in San Mateo, CA.

 

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 San Mateo, the suburbs of San Mateo, other nearby places such as San Bruno, Daly 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Johana M. de Oca
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Identify stressors, explore your thought process, repair feelings, ease anxieties caused by experience, work through attachment issues that may come from past trauma, as well as any feelings of sadness/depression as a result of collective patterns.


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Identify stressors, explore your thought process, repair feelings, ease anxieties caused by experience, work through attachment issues that may come from past trauma, as well as any feelings of sadness/depression as a result of collective patterns.

Something to know about my approach is:

I want to help you explore the root of the problem, find your voice, problem solve, strengthen your skills, & challenge distorted thoughts & feelings to move you towards the life you want. My approach is individualized, structured and at your pace.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Betrayal Trauma
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Depression
  • Infidelity
  • Life Stress
  • Major Accidents
  • Past Abuse
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
  • Violence
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Tara Makhani
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.


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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
  • 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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Tara Makhani remote and phone therapy in California
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Nicole Preiss, PsyD
Together, we will:

explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and how they align with your values. We will explore ongoing patterns, early attachments in life, and life experiences that have contributed to how you view yourself and the world.


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Together, we will:

explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and how they align with your values. We will explore ongoing patterns, early attachments in life, and life experiences that have contributed to how you view yourself and the world.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is individualized to you. When you meet with me you will find I have no agenda. I just want to meet you where you are to help you move toward your goals. I view therapy as a collaborative experience to focus on overall wellbeing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Health Issues
  • Depression
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • grief
  • Life changes
  • Stress Management
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Nicole Preiss, PsyD remote and phone therapy in California, Washington
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Alexis Lee
Together, we will:

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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Alexis Lee remote and phone therapy in California
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Laura Rude'
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Together we work to help you make changes that stick. Hypnosis is a powerful tool that will enable you to make permanent, life-enhancing changes by reaching your subconscious mind, where true and lasting change occurs.


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Together, we will:

Together we work to help you make changes that stick. Hypnosis is a powerful tool that will enable you to make permanent, life-enhancing changes by reaching your subconscious mind, where true and lasting change occurs.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a client-centered approach, understanding that each client is different. I listen and work with you in your best interest.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cigarettes and Smoking
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Self-Esteem
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Weight Loss
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Laura Rude' remote and phone therapy in Arizona, California, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, Wyoming