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A language barrier can make it impossible to communicate effectively, thwarting your therapy experience from the start. Good communication between you and your therapist is key to success in therapy.

If German is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a German-speaking 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.

Ways a Language Barrier Can Hinder Therapy

Here are several ways that a language barrier can decrease the effectiveness of therapy and counseling:

  • It can cause a misdiagnosis based on an insufficient understanding of your symptoms.
  • Your therapist may misunderstand statements or cultural factors important to your health.
  • Without good communication, you may not fully understand the therapist’s treatment plan.

Due to the above reasons, it’s in your best interest to see a therapist who speaks your native language. We also encourage you to read licensed therapist Meredith Walker’s article to learn about additional things to consider when choosing a therapist.

See a Therapist Who Speaks Your Native Language Today!

Licensed German-speaking therapists are available to get to know you, pinpoint your issues, and create a plan to get you on track toward a happier life. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified bilingual therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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James Searing
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Create a place where you can explore experiences known only to you. Here you can conquer your critic, reprogram negative beliefs. Therapy is honors the magic of your unique self and. discovering the talents, and abilities that lie within you.


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Create a place where you can explore experiences known only to you. Here you can conquer your critic, reprogram negative beliefs. Therapy is honors the magic of your unique self and. discovering the talents, and abilities that lie within you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I view therapy as a sacred space and protected process. I'm a modern minded therapist always learning the latest in the sciences available. However, I love the art of therapy even more and strive to create a tailored approach unique to you.

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  • Adult ADHD
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Jenny Shully
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Whether you are dealing with a major traumatic event, or just need extra support, we can figure it out together. I love empowering clients to make their own change; there is no better feeling on either side.


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Whether you are dealing with a major traumatic event, or just need extra support, we can figure it out together. I love empowering clients to make their own change; there is no better feeling on either side.

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My approach is strength-based, helping clients connect with their own inner resources. I utilize a very cognitive behavioral style, in order to help clients understand their thinking, and make lasting change. I love therapeutic homework!

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  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Depression
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Rachel Kennedy
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Explore your goals, develop helpful coping strategies, and determine what will be most helpful in reducing stress and making positive change in your life.


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Explore your goals, develop helpful coping strategies, and determine what will be most helpful in reducing stress and making positive change in your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize a collaborative, strengths based approach with elements of CBT in my work with clients. I feel therapy should be comfortable and accessible, and I strive to create a non-judgmental, safe space for clients to explore and grow.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
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  • High-Risk Pregnancy
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Tracy Hermanson
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Overall goals are about finding peace in our homes, success in our relationships, contentment in our work, and loving kindness in our souls.


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Overall goals are about finding peace in our homes, success in our relationships, contentment in our work, and loving kindness in our souls.

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My theoretical approach is interpersonal psychotherapy. I am also a practiced and trained EMDR therapist. I believe that our relationships, past and present, paint the picture of our lives and that therapy should help paint a beautiful scene.

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Dawn Schulte
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Through guided “grief work”, you can navigate your new landscape and develop resilience and perspective to survive and thrive after loss. You can welcome peace, beauty, and joy back into your life.


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Through guided “grief work”, you can navigate your new landscape and develop resilience and perspective to survive and thrive after loss. You can welcome peace, beauty, and joy back into your life.

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Each person’s response to grief is unique. I’ve worked solely in grief and loss for the last twelve years. Change is painful, and struggle is hard. There is indescribable beauty in healing, and I’m honored to share that journey with clients.

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