Find French-speaking Therapists & Counselors in La Grange, IL.

 

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

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 French-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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I hope that my clients take away from sessions greater insight into the thoughts, beliefs, and patterns of behavior that may be keeping them stuck in a cycle of depression or anxiety.


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Together, we will:

I hope that my clients take away from sessions greater insight into the thoughts, beliefs, and patterns of behavior that may be keeping them stuck in a cycle of depression or anxiety.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use an integrative approach to therapy with adult clients to help manage sources of distress in their lives, utilizing psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, motivational enhancement, mindfulness, and trauma-informed approaches.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationships
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Suzanne Walsh remote and phone therapy in Illinois