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Many people seek a therapist of a similar racial or ethnic background. When given a choice, many Middle Eastern people prefer Middle Eastern therapists. Regardless of your reasoning, this preference should be honored whenever possible to maximize your chances of success in therapy.

Whether you are located in downtown DeKalb, the suburbs of DeKalb, other nearby places such as Aurora, Rockford, or anywhere else in Illinois, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Why Choose a Middle Eastern Therapist?

As a Middle Eastern person, your reason for preferring a Middle Eastern therapist doesn’t need validation. But to give you a bit of additional insight, here are some reasons why choosing a Middle Eastern therapist is a good idea:

  • You may feel closer to your therapist since you both share common ground.
  • The cultural and social struggles of living as a Middle Eastern person are more likely to be recognized by a Middle Eastern therapist than by a therapist of another race.
  • If your therapist is of the same race as you, you may be more likely to open up to them about your mental health.

Not all Middle Eastern therapists will be a good match for you. When selecting a therapist, many other elements besides race need to be taken into consideration. Read this article by Jessica Connolly to learn how to find the right therapist for you.

Get Help from a Middle Eastern Therapist today!

Without the right resources, finding a Middle Eastern therapist can be challenging, but we can help! With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified Middle Eastern counselor or therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Jessica Eiseman
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Explore how we can often times feel stuck and uncertain. Even when we have a plan there are still many unknowns and not knowing is hard. I help you learn to navigate where you are in this moment, while giving you tools to move forward.


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Explore how we can often times feel stuck and uncertain. Even when we have a plan there are still many unknowns and not knowing is hard. I help you learn to navigate where you are in this moment, while giving you tools to move forward.

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I attempt to create a calming, secure, supportive space that also allows for some humor. I am both guiding and collaborative. Together we will create a plan, practice skills, and find solutions so that you can live the life that you desire.

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learn more about your personality, any possible diagnosis, and specific recommendations to help you. It is my passion to get to know you through a thorough, collaborative evaluation that facilitates your healing journey to your true identity.


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learn more about your personality, any possible diagnosis, and specific recommendations to help you. It is my passion to get to know you through a thorough, collaborative evaluation that facilitates your healing journey to your true identity.

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I am a genuine, authentic, and compassionate person who can also be direct with you if you need a little challenge; yet, my style is gentle enough that you may not even realize you are being challenged!

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We will collaborate around setting and achieving your goals. My aim is to be your ally and consultant as you work to make changes in your life that won’t just make you feel better today but will change your life in the years to come.


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We will collaborate around setting and achieving your goals. My aim is to be your ally and consultant as you work to make changes in your life that won’t just make you feel better today but will change your life in the years to come.

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My therapeutic approach is psychoanalytic/psychodynamic. This type of therapy endeavors to help people better understand themselves and the self-defeating patterns they find themselves stuck in.

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help you learn how to quiet excessive worries and fears, and bring joy back into your life. My clients know what it's like to feel tired, stressed, and overwhelmed. Together, we can find solutions that will allow you to take steps towards your goals.


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help you learn how to quiet excessive worries and fears, and bring joy back into your life. My clients know what it's like to feel tired, stressed, and overwhelmed. Together, we can find solutions that will allow you to take steps towards your goals.

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When we work together, you can expect to practice challenging unhelpful thoughts and behaviors, learn more effective coping mechanisms, and have more restful, quality sleep.

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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.

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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.

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