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Find Cancer Diagnosis Therapists & Counselors in Elwood, IL.

 

A cancer diagnosis is scary, and while your focus may be on your physical health, your mental health may also be at risk. Many sufferers of cancer, radiation, or chemotherapy end up with mental disorders or challenges ranging from anxiety to depression, which can make life even harder.

Luckily, Mental Health Match can match you with a therapist who can help you manage the stress, fear, and angst surrounding a cancer diagnosis, oncology, and treatment. Whether you are located in downtown Elwood, the suburbs of Elwood, other nearby places such as Joliet, Channahon, 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 May Need Cancer Counseling

If you’re not sure whether you need cancer counseling, we can help. Here are some signs that indicate that you should consider therapy:

  • You are overwhelmed by fear or sadness.
  • You are withdrawn or avoiding friends and family
  • You no longer want to do things that used to excite you.
  • You’ve lost your appetite.
  • You can’t sleep.

Read this article to learn more about distress caused by a cancer diagnosis.

Feel Better with Cancer Counseling

Now is the best time to seek treatment for concerns about cancer. Mental Health Match can help you get started by connecting you with the most suitable therapist for your needs. Browse below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Hilary McEvoy
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Work to understand your problems, develop achievable solutions and practice new skills.


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Work to understand your problems, develop achievable solutions and practice new skills.

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I use a strength focused approach to working with clients. I work with clients to help them see the positive parts of their life and expand their skills and work toward their goals.

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  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Personal growth
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Trauma Recovery
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Hilary  McEvoy remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Utah
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Jennifer Steiner
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help you get back to doing more of the things that make you feel like YOU. Pain, illness, and the emotions that come with it it do not have to define you anymore, and I can help you lean strategies to get you back on track.


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Together, we will:

help you get back to doing more of the things that make you feel like YOU. Pain, illness, and the emotions that come with it it do not have to define you anymore, and I can help you lean strategies to get you back on track.

Something to know about my approach is:

My passion is working with people who have chronic pain or illness to reclaim their sense of control and power over their life that medical issues may have taken away. Anxiety, Stress, Depression, & Anger are all common and we can work on that too.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Chronic Disease
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Health Anxiety
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
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Jennifer Steiner remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Meredith Schroeder


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  • Anxiety
  • Caregivers for individuals with Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Loss
  • Relationship issues
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Meredith  Schroeder remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Amanda Peclat-Begin
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I strive to create a collaborative relationship that responds to your strengths to help learn skills coping skills, process stresses, & empower yourself on your path to healing.


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I strive to create a collaborative relationship that responds to your strengths to help learn skills coping skills, process stresses, & empower yourself on your path to healing.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize social-justice focused, narrative, trauma-informed, strengths-based, & person-centered theories. I am committed to anti-oppressive practices in my space. I'm training to become a Registered Drama Therapist & enjoy integrating the arts.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Related Challenges
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Children
  • Chronic Illness Management
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Empowering women
  • Ethical Non-Monogamy
  • Family of Origin
  • First Generation issues
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • High anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High functioning autism
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Identity Development
  • Immigration
  • Immigration evaluations
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Managing Change
  • multicultural identity
  • Multicultural Issues
  • Navigating sexuality in a conservative society
  • Nonbinary Gender Identity
  • Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NNSI)
  • Open Relationships
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Queer Identity
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Religious Trauma
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexuality
  • supporting LGBT children
  • Transgender Issues
  • Young Adults
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Amanda Peclat-Begin remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Rebecca Leslie
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talk about your goals, areas you feel stuck, and what areas you want to change


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Together, we will:

talk about your goals, areas you feel stuck, and what areas you want to change

Something to know about my approach is:

I specialize in helping people who are overwhelmed when it comes to eating and unhappy with their bodies.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating
  • Body Image
  • Eating Disorders
  • emotional eating
  • Food and Eating Concerns
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Overeating
  • Stress
  • Stress Eating
  • Weight Management
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Rebecca Leslie remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin