Find Abuse Therapists & Counselors in La Grange, IL.

 

If you’ve dealt with any type of abuse in the past, you may be aware of the adverse effects it can have on your mental health. On the opposite end of the spectrum, if you’ve been abusive in the past, you may have trouble forgiving yourself.

Regardless, a licensed therapist can help you access your feelings and heal from abuse you’ve experienced. Whether you are located in downtown La Grange, the suburbs of La Grange, other nearby places such as Justice, Summit, 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 Need Help with Abuse

Whether you’ve abused someone else in the past or you’ve been a victim of abuse, you may have some scars that make life difficult.

Here are some signs you need help with abuse:

  • You may be easily triggered to feel fear or panic.
  • You may hold a lot of anger toward the person who abused you.
  • You avoid talking about or doing anything that can remind you of your experience.
  • You blame yourself for your experience.

Abuse comes in many forms, including physical abuse, mental abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse, verbal abuse, and more (this is not an exhaustive list). No matter the type of abuse you are dealing with, Mental Health Match can help you find a therapist to get the healing process started and improve your life.

If you’re struggling with past abuse and not sure how therapy can help, read this article by licensed therapist Kennyetta Watkins: When bad things happen to good people.

Speak With an Abuse Counselor Today!

Abuse can take hold and change the trajectory of your life - in severe cases, it can take your life completely off track. But, with targeted therapy based on your specific abuse situation, there’s hope for recovery and lasting happiness. And with Mental Health Match, finding a great therapist is easy! Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Lauren Trifunovich
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Work collaboratively to address what is impacting your quality of life, learn how to understand your thoughts and spot patterns that may be causing you to feel stuck, and give you tools to create a new path forward to create positive change.


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Work collaboratively to address what is impacting your quality of life, learn how to understand your thoughts and spot patterns that may be causing you to feel stuck, and give you tools to create a new path forward to create positive change.

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My holistic and evidence-based approach. I take the time to understand the needs of each client to create an approach that has the most impact. I draw from different techniques and backgrounds and am strongly rooted in CBT, ACT, and Trauma therapy.

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I will talk about counseling expectations in general. After you have been coming for a while, you can expect that you will have spent time reflecting on different facets of your experience and will have gained more insight.


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I will talk about counseling expectations in general. After you have been coming for a while, you can expect that you will have spent time reflecting on different facets of your experience and will have gained more insight.

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I utilize evidence-based techniques such as Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Enhance Attachment security, Narrative therapy, Bibliotherapy, and Neurotherapy in my approach.

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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.

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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.

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Dr. Erica Shick, PhD, LCPC
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We work together to address your concerns and explore what may be holding you back from what is most important to you. How the past may link to the present and ways to move past what is no longer of service to you and how to access your strengths.


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We work together to address your concerns and explore what may be holding you back from what is most important to you. How the past may link to the present and ways to move past what is no longer of service to you and how to access your strengths.

Something to know about my approach is:

I listen and bring curiosity to the session to guide our work. Most clients have never had someone listen or help them explore their values. I do not bring an agenda to sessions. Clients gain a better sense of who they are and quality of life.

FOCUS AREAS:
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Christine Hatchard
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seek to gain a deep understanding of how the events, traumas and relationships in your life have intersected with your unique psychology. You will feel seen and valued as an individual, and less alone and ashamed in your struggle.


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Together, we will:

seek to gain a deep understanding of how the events, traumas and relationships in your life have intersected with your unique psychology. You will feel seen and valued as an individual, and less alone and ashamed in your struggle.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am highly skilled in building trust and feelings of safety when working with all clients. I will be empathic and attuned to you as we uncover and process your underlying issues, and not just their manifestation (behaviors).

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