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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 Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Amanda Rhodes
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In therapy, I use a person-centered, collaborative approach to explore meaningfulness and vitality. And, through courage and compassion, we work ACTively with the barriers and immense challenges that get in the way of living the life you want.


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In therapy, I use a person-centered, collaborative approach to explore meaningfulness and vitality. And, through courage and compassion, we work ACTively with the barriers and immense challenges that get in the way of living the life you want.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach mixes ancient eastern mindfulness practices with modern day empirically validated behavioral treatments (ACT, CFT, MBSR). I use humor and playfulness to break the hold our thoughts, feelings, and sensations have over our experience.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • End of Life
  • Grief
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Dr. Tania Alaby-Varma
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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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Dr. Lenora Ivy
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Define your specific therapeutic goals/areas for support, and begin the journey toward helping you find solutions to your concerns, learn healthy coping strategies, and evolve into an elevated version of yourself.


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Define your specific therapeutic goals/areas for support, and begin the journey toward helping you find solutions to your concerns, learn healthy coping strategies, and evolve into an elevated version of yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I prioritize creating safe, nonjudgmental spaces by respecting your journey, highlighting your personal strengths, incorporating your interests in treatment, and being authentic.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Burnout
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Changes
  • Loneliness
  • Relationships
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
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Dr. Lenora Ivy 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, Nor...
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Timothy Schlairet
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I'm open to discussing any topics in therapy. We are working to get to a point at which you have the skill set to think accurately/functionally. If you can then act on those cognitions/emotions, you've made significant progress.


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Together, we will:

I'm open to discussing any topics in therapy. We are working to get to a point at which you have the skill set to think accurately/functionally. If you can then act on those cognitions/emotions, you've made significant progress.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide evidence-based treatment and am trained and proficient in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Although licensed in GA, I'm able to provide remote therapy in 38 additional states (please reference https://psypact.org/mpage/psypactmap).

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Job Stress
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • PTSD from Abuse
  • Trauma
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Picture of Dr.  Gayle MacBride , 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, No...
Dr. Gayle MacBride
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By talking about what you think and do, we can identify patterns and create the necessary change to develop skills to help you with stress at work and home, parenting, sleep, boundaries, self-esteem, work-life balance, relationships, anxiety, trauma.


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Picture of Dr.  Gayle MacBride , 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, No...
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By talking about what you think and do, we can identify patterns and create the necessary change to develop skills to help you with stress at work and home, parenting, sleep, boundaries, self-esteem, work-life balance, relationships, anxiety, trauma.

Something to know about my approach is:

I value your time, so I want our sessions to have useful take aways that are based on your needs. Effective therapists balance directness with caring. Together, we will both identify and remove your barriers and stuck points.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
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Dr.  Gayle MacBride  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 Carolin...