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Find Female therapists Therapists & Counselors in Fox Lake, IL.

 

When choosing a therapist, the gender of the therapist may be important to you. Even though male or nonbinary therapists are capable of providing impactful therapy, you may be more comfortable, safe, or vulnerable with a female therapist.

You can find a therapist who meets your personal preferences, especially if you seek a professional who identifies as a woman therapist. Whether you are located in downtown Fox Lake, the suburbs of Fox Lake, other nearby places such as Antioch, Grayslake, or anywhere else in Illinois, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

The Benefits of Talk Therapy with a Woman Therapist

There are several reasons why you may choose a female counselor or therapist, and they include:

  • You may feel more comfortable talking to a woman therapist, no matter your own gender identity. It is important that you feel comfortable with your therapist, as the relationship you have is one of the biggest predictors of outcomes in therapy.
  • People who have suffered abuse or harassment from men may not feel comfortable sharing their feelings with a male therapist. A woman therapist may feel safer.
  • It may be important to your own healing to develop a safe, compassionate connection with a woman, especially if you have not had such relationships in the past.

If you are curious how gender should play a role in choosing the right therapist, check out this article about finding the right therapist for you by licensed therapist Justine Soto.

Start Healing with a Woman Therapist Today!

Regardless of your reason behind choosing a female therapist, our team can help. At Mental Health Match, we specialize in matching you with therapists and counselors who best meet your needs. To find a female therapist in your area, browse the licensed mental health professionals below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Gabriela Raijer
Together, we will:

Attain a better understanding of you, your goals and values, develop skills for improving your relationships, find resolution to the issues or concerns that led you to seek therapy, learn new ways to cope with stress and anxiety


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Together, we will:

Attain a better understanding of you, your goals and values, develop skills for improving your relationships, find resolution to the issues or concerns that led you to seek therapy, learn new ways to cope with stress and anxiety

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is based on solution-focused therapy and motivational interviewing. In other words, we set small goals that soon amount to big changes.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • grief
  • Substance Abuse
  • Women's Issues
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Gabriela  Raijer remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Michelle Lester
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The themes of a session are often dictated by the client. I work to help them navigate their emotions. If I sense that a client is holding something back then I will explore that with them.


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Picture of Michelle Lester, therapist in Illinois
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Together, we will:

The themes of a session are often dictated by the client. I work to help them navigate their emotions. If I sense that a client is holding something back then I will explore that with them.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is a combination of humanistic, person-centered, gestalt, and existential. I work to meet my clients where they are and will employ whatever therapeutic techniques are called for.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Parenting Issues
  • Postpartum
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationships
  • Separation
  • Trauma
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Michelle Lester remote and phone therapy in Illinois
Picture of J. Harrison, therapist in Illinois, Virginia, Wisconsin
J. Harrison
Together, we will:

Help you to understand yourself in a deeper and more meaningful way. Start to heal from the things that trouble you. This is your space to process your emotions, thoughts, & challenges (old or new). I hope to watch you grow throughout your journey.


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Picture of J. Harrison, therapist in Illinois, Virginia, Wisconsin
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Together, we will:

Help you to understand yourself in a deeper and more meaningful way. Start to heal from the things that trouble you. This is your space to process your emotions, thoughts, & challenges (old or new). I hope to watch you grow throughout your journey.

Something to know about my approach is:

I try to meet each individual where they are at. That may mean challenging some negative thoughts you may have about yourself or the world or helping you build a set of realistic coping skills to get you where you want to be. Non-judgmental is key.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjusting
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Personality Disorders
  • Stress
  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • Trauma
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J. Harrison remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Monica Winbush McCombs, therapist in Illinois, Indiana
Monica Winbush McCombs
Together, we will:

Every person has the tools to lead a fulfilling life, but those tools are at times temporarily inaccessible due to emotional, situational, and cognitive influences. I want to lead you through the process of identifying such influences removing them.


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Picture of Monica Winbush McCombs, therapist in Illinois, Indiana
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Together, we will:

Every person has the tools to lead a fulfilling life, but those tools are at times temporarily inaccessible due to emotional, situational, and cognitive influences. I want to lead you through the process of identifying such influences removing them.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Indiana and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) intensively trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I also use a Trauma Focused approach.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Communication Issues
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Illness Anxiety Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-love
  • Self-Worth
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Recovery
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Monica Winbush McCombs remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Indiana
Picture of Tracey Pearson-Heaney, therapist in Illinois, Missouri
Tracey Pearson-Heaney
Together, we will:

WE will look at present day difficulties, find coping skills that work and learn how to include those skills into daily life. There are also times when looking for past trauma can help us heal from the past and move forward into the future.


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Picture of Tracey Pearson-Heaney, therapist in Illinois, Missouri
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Together, we will:

WE will look at present day difficulties, find coping skills that work and learn how to include those skills into daily life. There are also times when looking for past trauma can help us heal from the past and move forward into the future.

Something to know about my approach is:

I combine cognitive behavioral and person centered therapy's with a Psyodynamic perspective while relating present difficulties to subconscious memories. I also use a holistic approach to help a client heal from past and present emotional pain.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Substance use disorders
  • Trauma
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Tracey Pearson-Heaney remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Missouri