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Find Parenting Therapists & Counselors in Aurora, IL.

 

Parenting is a rewarding experience with ups and downs, but there are times when the downs are too much to handle on your own. A parenting therapist can devise strategies to help you get through difficult situations that arise as you’re parenting.

Many therapists specialize in working with parents, new mothers, and fathers trying to figure out how to be a better parent and partner. 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.

Signs You Could Benefit from Parenting Counseling

Parent therapy may be helpful to you if you’re dealing with any of the following issues:

  • You’re a new parent and feeling stressed out.
  • You’re the parent of an older child and not sure how to best relate to them.
  • You are having problems in your marriage related to parenting or parenting styles.
  • You’ve relocated and things in your family feel unsettled.
  • You need to vent about your parenting frustrations.
  • You want to improve your parenting skills.
  • You want to figure out the type of parent you want to be.

Licensed therapist Mara Fisher has some thoughts to help parents. If you are feeling the stress and pressure of parenting, read this article: Is There a Right Way to Parent?

Help is Available: Get Parenting Therapy Today

Parenting is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, and it can take a toll on you, mentally and physically. With a parenting therapist, you’ll be able to examine and remedy those problems that make parenting harder. To make finding a therapist easy, use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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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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CIARA WARD
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Sessions and treatment plans will be designed to meet your unique, specific needs. It takes courage to seek an unfamiliar alternative approach to life. If you are ready to take the first step, let’s take it together.


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Sessions and treatment plans will be designed to meet your unique, specific needs. It takes courage to seek an unfamiliar alternative approach to life. If you are ready to take the first step, let’s take it together.

Something to know about my approach is:

My counseling approach starts with compassion, providing a warm and intimate atmosphere. I use strength-based, insight-oriented, and collaborative techniques individualized to meet the unique needs of each client.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Depression
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Work stress
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Paige L. Freeman
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Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.


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Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.

Something to know about my approach is:

I encourage transparency, value-driven decision making, self-compassion, and making room for your thoughts and feelings. I will help you navigate mental health issues in a psychologically flexible way, which translates to richer life experience.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Family Therapy
  • Food Allergy Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Life Adjustment
  • Parenting Issues
  • Women's Issues
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Paige L. Freeman 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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Kandyce McConico
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discover wellness and holistic healing in the places that hurt the most. You will emerge from therapy feeling confident, strong, and empowered. You’ll be equipped to engage in healthier and more fulfilling relationships.


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discover wellness and holistic healing in the places that hurt the most. You will emerge from therapy feeling confident, strong, and empowered. You’ll be equipped to engage in healthier and more fulfilling relationships.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe that many difficulties stem from old wounds and past hurts that have never been addressed. I will work with you to process those past hurts and encourage you to be present in the here and now to begin taking charge of your life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Families
  • Boundaries
  • Breakups
  • Couples Therapy
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationship issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Single Mom
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Kandyce McConico remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Felicia Houston
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Explore thoughts, feelings, & behaviors. Then develop a plan to move forward.


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Together, we will:

Explore thoughts, feelings, & behaviors. Then develop a plan to move forward.

Something to know about my approach is:

People will experience growth if they are active participants in the process.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Self care
  • Stress Management
  • Women's Issues
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Felicia Houston remote and phone therapy in Illinois