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Childhood trauma can cause you mental trouble long after it occurred. It may affect your relationships, self-image, mental health, and even your physical wellbeing.

Mental Health Match connects you with top-notch therapists who can help you manage the feelings, behaviors, and triggers associated with traumatic childhood events. Whether you are located in downtown Aurora, the suburbs of Aurora, other nearby places such as Naperville, Bolingbrook, or anywhere else in Illinois, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Childhood Trauma Symptoms

Childhood trauma stems from childhood abuse, neglect, accidents, and more. It can affect adolescents, teens, and adults, causing them to experience a wide range of symptoms, some of which include:

  • Chronic sadness or depression
  • Worry
  • Anger and irritability
  • Panic attacks
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Mood swings
  • Poor concentration

If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, therapy can help to improve the quality of your life. You can learn more about childhood trauma and how it affects you in this article from therapist Lacy Shawn.

Overcome Your Childhood Trauma with Therapy

There’s no better time to seek treatment for childhood trauma than now - therapy can help you heal and let go of the trauma. Mental Health Match can help get you started by connecting you with a licensed therapist fast. Get childhood trauma therapy and counseling online or in-person. Browse below, or use our therapist matching survey to get personalized results.

Aurora, IL Childhood Trauma Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Sheila Collins
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I would love to meet with you so could get to know me and we could discuss your goals and see if you feel like we would be a good fit. If not, I’d be happy to work with you to discuss other options and referrals that would fit your needs.


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I would love to meet with you so could get to know me and we could discuss your goals and see if you feel like we would be a good fit. If not, I’d be happy to work with you to discuss other options and referrals that would fit your needs.

Something to know about my approach is:

I focus both on developing new strengths and skills to effectively manage life’s difficulties in the short term, while gaining insight into reasons behind behaviors to regain the control and understanding of past patterns to facilitate future autono

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Parent Coaching
  • Relationship Distress
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
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Dr. Lori Simms, Ph.D.
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Explore ways to help you thrive, get unstuck, heal and live a meaningful and satisfying life.


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Explore ways to help you thrive, get unstuck, heal and live a meaningful and satisfying life.

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My therapeutic practice is evidence-based and I believe that having a strong therapeutic relationship is central to healing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Breakups
  • Depression
  • Job related issues/stress
  • Relationship Distress
  • Trauma
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Dr. Lori Simms, Ph.D. remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Sophia Aguirre
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we will co-create a safe, affirming and inclusive space for you to heal and grow. We will work collaboratively to help you gain a deeper understanding of your authentic self & create healthier, more authentic relationship with yourself and others.


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we will co-create a safe, affirming and inclusive space for you to heal and grow. We will work collaboratively to help you gain a deeper understanding of your authentic self & create healthier, more authentic relationship with yourself and others.

Something to know about my approach is:

You deserve a therapeutic relationship in which you feel empowered, truly seen and deeply understood. My culturally-affirming approach is guided by a sense of compassion, genuine curiosity, and social justice values.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Issues
  • Assessments
  • Attachment Issues
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Black Male Issues
  • Body Image
  • Codependency
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Cultural Diversity and Identities
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • family members of substance use disorder
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • grief
  • high achieving
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Hispanic and Latino Issues
  • LGBTQ+
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Open Relationships
  • Overachievers
  • Physical Emotional Abuse
  • Racial justice
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Substance Use issues
  • Testing
  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • transgender identity
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Trauma Sensitive
  • Undocumented Residents
  • Women's Identity/Image
  • Young Women
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Sophia Aguirre remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Mie Tamura
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Are you feeling overwhelmed by the effects of trauma, by challenging circumstances, or just feeling stuck in life? Do you have hard time expressing/describing your feeling in words?


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Together, we will:

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the effects of trauma, by challenging circumstances, or just feeling stuck in life? Do you have hard time expressing/describing your feeling in words?

Something to know about my approach is:

I integrate creative therapy such as art therapy, EMDR, positive psychology, other holistic intervention to find the best combination to heal our inner self to cultivate positive growth

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
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Mie Tamura remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Erin Braden
Together, we will:

Explore whatever it is that is distressing you this week, this year or ten years ago. Whether you are looking to heal past trauma or work through a current obstacle, I am here to create a supportive space with you to help you reach your goals.


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Together, we will:

Explore whatever it is that is distressing you this week, this year or ten years ago. Whether you are looking to heal past trauma or work through a current obstacle, I am here to create a supportive space with you to help you reach your goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is holistic and rooted in creating a sense of safety. Just as every person is different, our work together will be unique to you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Trauma
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Erin Braden remote and phone therapy in Illinois