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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 Connecticut from Bridgeport to West Haven or even New Britain, 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Hina Siddiqui, PsyD, ABPP
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Address the origin of your issues, problem solve about ways to make your present meaningful and focus on your strengths. You will feel confident in tackling challenges in life. I provide a safe space where clients feel comfortable to share all issues

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I use evidenced based therapy modalities in my work with clients with the best efficacy. I start with building a rapport and focus on the therapeutic relationship which is key for any kind of therapy to be effective.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Acculturation Issues
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Disability
  • Forensics
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Persistant Depressive Disorder
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Trauma
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Hina  Siddiqui, PsyD, ABPP remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North C...
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We will work as a team to figure out what you want to achieve. I may be an expert in Mental Health but you are the expert of your life.


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We will work as a team to figure out what you want to achieve. I may be an expert in Mental Health but you are the expert of your life.

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I specialize in time limited evidence based psychotherapy. That means I want to work with you to figure out your struggles and use interventions that are scientifically proven to help you get better. I want to teach you to be your own therapist.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Betting and Gambling
  • Combat Trauma
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Pornography
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Stress
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Dr. Brian Curtis
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build an individualized treatment plan that gets you back to sleeping naturally as soon as possible. I've helped hundreds of people overcome their insomnia, eliminate use of sleep meds, and get back to living the life they truly want to live.


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build an individualized treatment plan that gets you back to sleeping naturally as soon as possible. I've helped hundreds of people overcome their insomnia, eliminate use of sleep meds, and get back to living the life they truly want to live.

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If you're struggling with chronic insomnia, I can help. I'm one of only 218 clinicians in the world who is board certified in behavioral sleep medicine: specialty-trained in the most effective treatment for chronic insomnia.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Stress
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Mindfulness
  • Nightmares
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Dr. Brian Curtis remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, N...
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Andrea Elkon
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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
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Andrea Elkon remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North...
Picture of Amy Lukowski, mental health therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Caro...
Amy Lukowski
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Actively collaborate to help you achieve your goals. We can work on goals related to living with depression, anxiety, stress, sleep, grief and loss, relationship and work challenges.


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Together, we will:

Actively collaborate to help you achieve your goals. We can work on goals related to living with depression, anxiety, stress, sleep, grief and loss, relationship and work challenges.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) principles and skills, while also incorporating techniques from other practices such as Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Mindfulness.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Relationships
  • Stress
  • Work-Life Balance
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Amy Lukowski remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North...