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Find Discrimination Therapists & Counselors in Elwood, 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 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.

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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Larisa Leader
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We will go over your general history & develop what your goals will be in your treatment plan. After that, sessions are more fluid, where we talk more comfortably. Goals can be updated or changed as we go along, based on what makes sense for you.


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Together, we will:

We will go over your general history & develop what your goals will be in your treatment plan. After that, sessions are more fluid, where we talk more comfortably. Goals can be updated or changed as we go along, based on what makes sense for you.

Something to know about my approach is:

CBT: identifying thoughts that lead to feelings/behaviors & helping you improve those thoughts.. I also focus on you as a whole person (gestalt), building your strengths (humanistic), helping you make changes you want to see in your life (MI & SBT).

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • LGBTQ+
  • Panic Attacks
  • Social Anxiety
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Larisa Leader remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Jessica McMorran
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Collaborate on how to help you to live as your emotionally authentic self and look at various areas of your life to process them in a safe environment.


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Collaborate on how to help you to live as your emotionally authentic self and look at various areas of your life to process them in a safe environment.

Something to know about my approach is:

I view everything through a trauma-focused lens. I like to go at your pace, and while I am encouraging, I will never push you to talk in depth about things you are not ready to talk about as we get to know each other.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • College Students
  • Complex Trauma
  • Grief counseling
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Religious Trauma
  • Trauma
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Jessica McMorran remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Iowa
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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.

Something to know about my approach is:

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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Empowering women
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Isolation
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
  • Work stress
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Jessica Eiseman remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Texas
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Wendy Cohen
Together, we will:

Communicate honestly. We will find that there are weeks you want to be challenged and weeks you just need me to show up for you.


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Together, we will:

Communicate honestly. We will find that there are weeks you want to be challenged and weeks you just need me to show up for you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am flexible in my approach and try to meet you where you are. I want to find what works for my client and what is going to make the biggest impact one session at a time. I am alway checking in to make my clients are comfortable.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • LGBTQ+
  • Parenting
  • Self-acceptance
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Wendy Cohen remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Estrella Gonzalez
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Embrace what we feel plague us. From overthinking, hyper-sensitivity around emotions to obsession; there's strength in all of these things. We'll use inner child/reparenting + attachment-style work to help you better understand yourself & your needs.


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Together, we will:

Embrace what we feel plague us. From overthinking, hyper-sensitivity around emotions to obsession; there's strength in all of these things. We'll use inner child/reparenting + attachment-style work to help you better understand yourself & your needs.

Something to know about my approach is:

I don't have a standard approach to therapy. I'll adapt to what works for you! I often use acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness, emotion-focused therapy and exposure therapy to support my clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Disordered Eating
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family trauma
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Open Relationships
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self Harm Reduction
  • Sexuality
  • supporting LGBT children
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Estrella Gonzalez remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Florida, Illinois