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Find Veterans / Military Therapists & Counselors in Aurora, IL.

 

Military life comes with unique struggles that can have lasting effects on veterans and their families. The stress of service, war-related trauma, and adjustment coming back to civilian life can all take their toll. Members of the military and their loved ones may develop mental health concerns like PTSD, depression, and anxiety, making life more difficult than it could be.

This is where therapy can help. 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.

Common Issues Military Veterans and Families Face

Here are some of the most prevalent issues facing veterans and military families:

  • Veterans: Combat injuries, addictions to narcotics, alcoholism, difficulties getting reacclimated to the civilian world, mental issues like anxiety and PTSD.
  • Military families: worry and sadness during deployment, concern for the well-being of the military member, financial struggles, a fear of being uprooted, lack of control, mental conditions like depression and anxiety, vicarious trauma.

It’s normal to have difficulty during military service or after exiting the military, and that’s why veteran and military family counseling exists. If you or your family are struggling, we recommend you explore your therapy options.

Seek Veteran/Military Family Counseling Now!

A licensed counselor will work with you and your family to explore and resolve the mental and emotional issues holding you back from enjoying life to its fullest. And Mental Health Match can help you find an experienced therapist in your area. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

Aurora, IL Veteran and Military Family Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Ellen Bronder
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When you feel comfortable with your therapist & hopeful about the therapy it's more likely to produce the results you want. At your pace we will explore together what is needed to improve your life. Whatever place you are in, it deserves to be heard


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Together, we will:

When you feel comfortable with your therapist & hopeful about the therapy it's more likely to produce the results you want. At your pace we will explore together what is needed to improve your life. Whatever place you are in, it deserves to be heard

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy is collaborative & tailored to your unique needs & preferences. You'll not find a "one-size-fits all" approach. Evidence-based approaches are customized to you and foster deep self-understanding & lasting change.

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  • Anxiety
  • Career Transitions
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationships
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Trauma Related Disorders
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Ellen Bronder 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, Washington, West Virginia
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Kellie Rice
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I integrate complementary methodologies & techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths & reach their personal goals.


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I integrate complementary methodologies & techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths & reach their personal goals.

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I'm an interactive, solution-focused therapist. I approach healing by providing support & practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I navigate the intersection of past history, current struggles & future goals.

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  • Addictions
  • Disordered Eating
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Recovery
  • Trauma
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Sarah Eisenhauer
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Come to know how your past impacts your current life, how to assert your worth & set healthy boundaries in your relationships, how to manage anxiety & stress so they are not running your life, & how to live life with ease, flexibility & resilience.


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Come to know how your past impacts your current life, how to assert your worth & set healthy boundaries in your relationships, how to manage anxiety & stress so they are not running your life, & how to live life with ease, flexibility & resilience.

Something to know about my approach is:

I'm collaborative. Therapy works best when we honor your intrinsic understanding of yourself, while also challenging old patterns & beliefs. I use an eclectic approach with effective, research-proven tools as well as talk & process-oriented work.

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  • Adjusting
  • Boundaries
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Communication Issues
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Families
  • High anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Mental and emotional health awareness
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Relationship issues
  • Relationship Patterns
  • Relationships
  • Relationship Skills
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  • Trauma Recovery
  • Unmet Emotional Needs
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Sarah Eisenhauer remote and phone therapy in Illinois, South Carolina
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Jennifer Ahrens
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Build the resiliency and strength sometimes lost in our struggles and challenges and seek to reduce the stigma barriers for those seeking mental health treatment.


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Build the resiliency and strength sometimes lost in our struggles and challenges and seek to reduce the stigma barriers for those seeking mental health treatment.

Something to know about my approach is:

Those who work with me will develop feelings of resiliency and strength to move through the issues they may be feelings.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Trauma
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Michelle Lester
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The themes of a session are often dictated by the client. I work to help them navigate their emotions. If I sense that a client is holding something back then I will explore that with them.


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Together, we will:

The themes of a session are often dictated by the client. I work to help them navigate their emotions. If I sense that a client is holding something back then I will explore that with them.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is a combination of humanistic, person-centered, gestalt, and existential. I work to meet my clients where they are and will employ whatever therapeutic techniques are called for.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Parenting Issues
  • Postpartum
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationships
  • Separation
  • Trauma
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Michelle Lester remote and phone therapy in Illinois