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Find Veterans / Military Therapists & Counselors in Elwood, IL.

 

Military life comes with unique struggles that can have lasting effects on veterans and their families. The stress of service, war-related trauma, and adjustment coming back to civilian life can all take their toll. Members of the military and their loved ones may develop mental health concerns like PTSD, depression, and anxiety, making life more difficult than it could be.

This is where therapy can help. 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.

Common Issues Military Veterans and Families Face

Here are some of the most prevalent issues facing veterans and military families:

  • Veterans: Combat injuries, addictions to narcotics, alcoholism, difficulties getting reacclimated to the civilian world, mental issues like anxiety and PTSD.
  • Military families: worry and sadness during deployment, concern for the well-being of the military member, financial struggles, a fear of being uprooted, lack of control, mental conditions like depression and anxiety, vicarious trauma.

It’s normal to have difficulty during military service or after exiting the military, and that’s why veteran and military family counseling exists. If you or your family are struggling, we recommend you explore your therapy options.

Seek Veteran/Military Family Counseling Now!

A licensed counselor will work with you and your family to explore and resolve the mental and emotional issues holding you back from enjoying life to its fullest. And Mental Health Match can help you find an experienced therapist in your area. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Jeremy Rosene
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I always try to balance my approach to meet my clients where they are. Typically counseling is more successful if the client can discover solutions for themselves with gentle guidance from me.


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Together, we will:

I always try to balance my approach to meet my clients where they are. Typically counseling is more successful if the client can discover solutions for themselves with gentle guidance from me.

Something to know about my approach is:

I primarily use Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) but also incorporate elements of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Coping Skills
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
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Ellie Dumerauf
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Know that I will walk with you through this process, and can hold space for intense emotion and experiences. After sessions with me you can expect to feel heard and validated as we collaborate and identify the approaches that work best for you.


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Know that I will walk with you through this process, and can hold space for intense emotion and experiences. After sessions with me you can expect to feel heard and validated as we collaborate and identify the approaches that work best for you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize a variety of approaches including: somatic experiencing, polyvagal theory, acceptance and commitment therapy, CBT, and DBT skills.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Michelle Litwer
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I help people navigate relationship issues, life transitions, career and academic goals, increase pleasure and mastery, and feel more confident in their everyday lives.


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I help people navigate relationship issues, life transitions, career and academic goals, increase pleasure and mastery, and feel more confident in their everyday lives.

Something to know about my approach is:

My main objective is to help clients manage their emotions so they can make mindful decisions that are line with their goals/values. I enjoy helping clients live more fulfilling lives, become unstuck, and work to build a life worth living.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Relationship Distress
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Work stress
  • Young Adults
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Michelle Litwer 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, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Leslie Alton
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work to gather an understanding of how mental health can be treated and where it is currently inhibiting the clients lifestyle. We will learn how to implement skills, psychoeducation and practical steps to achieve a balance in the clients life.


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Together, we will:

work to gather an understanding of how mental health can be treated and where it is currently inhibiting the clients lifestyle. We will learn how to implement skills, psychoeducation and practical steps to achieve a balance in the clients life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach at the center of my practices. In conjunction with CBT, I practice dialectical behavior therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy depending on what best fits the client.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Leslie Alton remote and phone therapy in Florida, Illinois, Indiana
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Katie Palm
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We use our sessions to build a healing relationship, an arsenal of coping skills and a sense of self using a strengths-based approach, so that you feel equipped to experience your full-range of emotions and motivated to live by your values.


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Together, we will:

We use our sessions to build a healing relationship, an arsenal of coping skills and a sense of self using a strengths-based approach, so that you feel equipped to experience your full-range of emotions and motivated to live by your values.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with emerging adults experiencing anxiety, depression, and addictive behaviors. Empowering clients to gain self-knowledge opens up so many possibilities for healing and growth! Limitless potential exists to navigate the stressors in life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression Management
  • Grief counseling
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Katie Palm remote and phone therapy in Illinois