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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 District of Columbia, 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Attain the personal growth and goals which you are seeking by exploring, understanding, and transforming patterns that no longer serve you. We will also gain insight into the way you relate to yourself, others and the world around you.


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Attain the personal growth and goals which you are seeking by exploring, understanding, and transforming patterns that no longer serve you. We will also gain insight into the way you relate to yourself, others and the world around you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I received specialized training in various evidence-based treatment modalities including Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and ADHD assessment and treatment.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Adult ADHD
  • Alcohol
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Assessments
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs)
  • Body Image
  • Communication Skills
  • Confidence
  • Couples
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Food and Eating Concerns
  • Grief
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Regulation
  • Social Media Use
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Women
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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.

Something to know about my approach is:

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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Raymond Annable
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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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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
  • Anxiety
  • Health Anxiety
  • High Anxiety
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • Illness and Disease
  • Social Anxiety
  • Substance Use
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Raymond Annable 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, No...
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Miranda Denison
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Focus on you and the changes you want to see, whether that's related to stress, anxiety, relationships, or other areas. We will focus on your whole self, including different parts of your identity and past experiences that may still be impacting you.


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Together, we will:

Focus on you and the changes you want to see, whether that's related to stress, anxiety, relationships, or other areas. We will focus on your whole self, including different parts of your identity and past experiences that may still be impacting you.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is interactive and holistic. I enjoy helping folks learn new skills so they are empowered to manage life's hurdles. I consider other factors that could be impacting mental health (looking at you, sleep and boundaries!) with curiosity.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Burnout
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Mindfulness
  • Multicultural Identity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Perfectionism
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationship Skills
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Work Stress
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Miranda Denison 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, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North...
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Charles Wasserman
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


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Picture of Charles Wasserman, 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...
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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
  • Depression
  • Illness and Disease
  • Marriage
  • 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, 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, ...