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Find Youth / Teens Therapists & Counselors in Aurora, IL.

 

In this day and age, it can be difficult for youth and teens to navigate school obligations, social interactions, family issues, and more. Some children even suffer from undiagnosed mental illnesses that make everyday life a challenge. Without adequate support, youth and teens may struggle immensely with their mental and emotional health and live miserable lives.

That’s where teen and youth counseling/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.

Signs Your Child Can Use Youth/Teen Therapy

It can be challenging to determine whether you should seek professional help for your child. Youth and teens may need counseling for the following reasons:

  • They isolate themselves from their friends.
  • Their school grades are slipping.
  • They make reckless decisions.
  • They often seem sad or worried.

If a child exhibits any of the above signs, consider speaking with a therapist about teen or youth counseling. If you are curious to learn more about how you can help your child, read licensed therapist Stephanie Olarte’s tips about teen/youth therapy and how parents can get involved.

Your Child Deserves to Feel Better: Explore Youth/Teen Counseling Today!

Youth and teen counseling enables a therapist to identify your child's issues and create a customized plan to address them so your child can flourish and be happy. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified youth therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

Aurora, IL Youth/Teen Therapists- List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Jacob Camiliere
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begin to identify what is going well in your life and what you would like to see improve. We all have strengths, areas for growth, and issues that concern us. We can identify yours and then develop a plan to make the changes you are ready to focus on


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begin to identify what is going well in your life and what you would like to see improve. We all have strengths, areas for growth, and issues that concern us. We can identify yours and then develop a plan to make the changes you are ready to focus on

Something to know about my approach is:

I work from a model that focuses on how we think, feel, and behave. If you can change one of these things, then the others will start to change overtime.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Substance Use issues
  • Teen issues
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Polly Vaughn
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I’m our program we look at DNA, imprinting and the change process. And how a person become what they dream of


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I’m our program we look at DNA, imprinting and the change process. And how a person become what they dream of

Something to know about my approach is:

I took Pavlov, Gestalt and Freud And developed a Dreamscomesfromchange.org program where I help teach people to valve their lives to achieve their dreams

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Depression Management
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Partners & family of mental health issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Distress
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Katherine Hayes
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I combine my background in education and clinical work to create a holistic and interpersonal approach for each client. I believe in the power of therapy in helping clients achieve their goals and live their best, most authentic life.


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I combine my background in education and clinical work to create a holistic and interpersonal approach for each client. I believe in the power of therapy in helping clients achieve their goals and live their best, most authentic life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I help children, teens , and adults explore their emotions in a safe space, free of judgement or pressure. By embracing each client's own unique story and strengths, I am able to help them find adaptive coping skills that allow them to flourish.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Issues
  • Depression
  • gender exploration
  • Peer Relationships
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Eileen O’Neil
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Talk, about anything and everything, past and present. And we will connect the dots and learn why we are the way we are and what we can do to make positive changes, learn skills and create a more enjoyable life for you!


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Talk, about anything and everything, past and present. And we will connect the dots and learn why we are the way we are and what we can do to make positive changes, learn skills and create a more enjoyable life for you!

Something to know about my approach is:

I create a space where you can share and not feel judged. I want you to feel that we are trusting, respectful relationship within the therapy sessions, I want to know who you are in a holistic way, you are more then a list of symptoms.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Communication Skills
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Teenagers
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Nina Iraheta
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We can work together to develop skills to reduce difficult emotions, build self-confidence, manage negative beliefs while increasing self-acceptance, awareness, and understanding.


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Together, we will:

We can work together to develop skills to reduce difficult emotions, build self-confidence, manage negative beliefs while increasing self-acceptance, awareness, and understanding.

Something to know about my approach is:

I want to create a comfortable, secure, and trusting space and environment for you. One goal of mine is to help you begin to feel that when we meet you are in a space absent of judgement and instead filled with acceptance, compassion, and support..

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Aspergers
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Peer Relationships
  • Perfectionism
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationship issues
  • School issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress
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Nina Iraheta remote and phone therapy in Illinois