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Find Discrimination Therapists & Counselors in Bolingbrook, IL.

 

Discrimination and mental health are intimately connected, and if you've been a victim of discrimination, you may agree. Those who have dealt with discrimination may find it difficult to cope in some cases, and this is where a therapist who specializes in discrimination can help.

They’ll draw upon their training and experience to help you identify your pain points and teach you skills you can use to cope with the situation and move forward. Whether you are located in downtown Bolingbrook, the suburbs of Bolingbrook, other nearby places such as Naperville, Wheaton, or anywhere else in Illinois, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Types of Discrimination

Racial discrimination, which refers to being treated unfairly because of your race, is one of the most widespread and well-known types of discrimination. But you may not be aware that there are several other types of discrimination, including:

  • Discrimination for mental health concerns
  • Sexual orientation discrimination
  • Religious discrimination
  • Disability discrimination
  • Parental status discrimination
  • Pregnancy discrimination

This is not an exhaustive list of discrimination types.

If you’re suffering from any type of discrimination and finding it difficult to move forward, therapy is a great option to consider. If you’ve been experiencing discrimination, read licensed therapist Vaughn O’Neals article about how to cope with anxiety and depression caused by discrimination.

Move Past Discrimination with Therapy!

No matter what type of discrimination you’ve experienced, a licensed therapist can help you sort through your feelings and guide you toward the path of healing. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts in discrimination below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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John Rutka
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Through our sessions, we will work collaboratively to identify and create strategies and coping skills that you can bring with you outside of our sessions into the real world.


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Through our sessions, we will work collaboratively to identify and create strategies and coping skills that you can bring with you outside of our sessions into the real world.

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Rather than focusing on a specific technique to use with all my clients, I believe the client's experience comes first! I use curiosity, honest feedback, and a non-directive/client-driven focus before using other techniques that may benefit.

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  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • LGBTQ+
  • Open Relationships
  • Relationship Conflict
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Erin Starkey
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​I won't promise a magic wand that can make things better overnight. Change takes time and a lot of work. However it's easier when you don't have to do it alone. Working with me you will have someone who will cheer you on, listen, and support you.


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​I won't promise a magic wand that can make things better overnight. Change takes time and a lot of work. However it's easier when you don't have to do it alone. Working with me you will have someone who will cheer you on, listen, and support you.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is holistic, strengths-based, client-focused, and culturally responsive. I am passionate about helping people thrive in their everyday life by harnessing their strengths, learning new tools or developing boundaries.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Athletes
  • Body Acceptance
  • Body Image
  • career burnout
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Transitions
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  • Depression
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  • grief
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  • Racism-related stress
  • remote work stress
  • Sadness
  • Sport counseling
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  • Work-Life Balance
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Bria Robinson
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During my time as a therapist I have tremendously helped women of color make extravagant changes in their life by improving self-esteem, building confidence and finding the voice they thought they didn’t have. I am here to help you become the best ve


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During my time as a therapist I have tremendously helped women of color make extravagant changes in their life by improving self-esteem, building confidence and finding the voice they thought they didn’t have. I am here to help you become the best ve

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Throughout life we are told we have to remain strong and we never get the opportunity to not be the strong one for once. This causes built up anxiety, depression and negative emotions which are then taken out on the ones we love the most.

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  • Childhood Trauma
  • Depression
  • Family trauma
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Racial Trauma
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  • Relationship issues
  • Young Women
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Carol O'Saben
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understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.


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Together, we will:

understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.

Something to know about my approach is:

I want to work with you to create a space where you can be yourself, build on your strengths, explore your vulnerabilities and grow from your challenges. I tend to work with clients in long-term, insight-oriented psychotherapy.

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  • Childhood Issues
  • Family of Origin
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Women's Issues
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Carol O'Saben remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, 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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Sharda Wright
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Explore life's obstacles. Whether it's a struggle with relationships, sadness, flashbacks, feeling stuck, unexpected loss, emptiness, infidelity, exploring your faith & everything else in between, you do have a choice in creating the life you desire.


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Together, we will:

Explore life's obstacles. Whether it's a struggle with relationships, sadness, flashbacks, feeling stuck, unexpected loss, emptiness, infidelity, exploring your faith & everything else in between, you do have a choice in creating the life you desire.

Something to know about my approach is:

You're at the center of our therapeutic journey. Our time together will allow you to release, reset, & restructure. It's essential you have a foundation of structure, empathy, no judgment, reflection, & accountability to navigate your healing process

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Domestic Violence
  • Life Adjustment
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Trauma
  • Working Professionals
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Sharda Wright remote and phone therapy in Illinois