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A cancer diagnosis is scary, and while your focus may be on your physical health, your mental health may also be at risk. Many sufferers of cancer, radiation, or chemotherapy end up with mental disorders or challenges ranging from anxiety to depression, which can make life even harder.

Luckily, Mental Health Match can match you with a therapist who can help you manage the stress, fear, and angst surrounding a cancer diagnosis, oncology, and treatment. Whether you are located in downtown Lyons, the suburbs of Lyons, other nearby places such as Berwyn, 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 May Need Cancer Counseling

If you’re not sure whether you need cancer counseling, we can help. Here are some signs that indicate that you should consider therapy:

  • You are overwhelmed by fear or sadness.
  • You are withdrawn or avoiding friends and family
  • You no longer want to do things that used to excite you.
  • You’ve lost your appetite.
  • You can’t sleep.

Read this article to learn more about distress caused by a cancer diagnosis.

Feel Better with Cancer Counseling

Now is the best time to seek treatment for concerns about cancer. Mental Health Match can help you get started by connecting you with the most suitable therapist for your needs. Browse below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Chelsea takes an integrative approach to therapy, seeking to understand the whole person she is working with. Her primary theoretical orientation is interpersonal.

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Work through identifying and processing thoughts, emotions, interpersonal patterns; evaluate how those patterns are/are not serving you; make intentional choices for what you want your life to look like while relieving symptoms getting in the way.

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Therapy can and will look different for every individual. Therapy is hard work, and also fun and rewarding. My approach to therapy is evidence-based and tailored to your needs and goals, which may change and pivot over the course of therapy.

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  • Career Burnout
  • Caregivers
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explore how your feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress impact your daily functioning. We will use different tools to help you develop new ways of understanding and reacting to life stressors.


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explore how your feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress impact your daily functioning. We will use different tools to help you develop new ways of understanding and reacting to life stressors.

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Through gentle exploration and skill building, you will be guided to a place of understanding, acceptance, and compassion for where you are in your journey and how you got here. I like to use CBT, DBT, ACT, and mindfulness-based interventions.

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Sushma Cheturvedula
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Together, we will cover topics such as emotional control, effective communication, setting boundaries, self-awareness, and self-acceptance. I also offer techniques for mindfulness, relaxation, resilience building, and fostering a growth mindset.


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Together, we will cover topics such as emotional control, effective communication, setting boundaries, self-awareness, and self-acceptance. I also offer techniques for mindfulness, relaxation, resilience building, and fostering a growth mindset.

Something to know about my approach is:

During therapy, I offer client-centered counseling, where clients are welcomed to express their thoughts and emotions to delve into and comprehend current life stressors.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Anxiety in Relationships
  • Caregivers
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  • Depression
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  • Families
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  • Love Addiction
  • Mild Depression
  • Mood Regulation
  • Mood Swings
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Parenting Skills
  • Postpartum Anxiety
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  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss
  • PTSD from Abuse
  • Relationships
  • Relationship Skills
  • Seasonal Depression
  • Sexual Abuse
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  • Stress
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  • Suicide loss
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Dr. Brian Curtis
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Explore your sleep difficulties and build an individualized treatment plan to overcome your insomnia fast. I'm trained in the most effective treatment for chronic insomnia (CBT-I), which takes an average of only 6 to 8 weekly sessions to complete.


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Explore your sleep difficulties and build an individualized treatment plan to overcome your insomnia fast. I'm trained in the most effective treatment for chronic insomnia (CBT-I), which takes an average of only 6 to 8 weekly sessions to complete.

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If you’re struggling with chronic insomnia, I can help. I’m one of only 218 clinicians in the world who is board-certified in behavioral sleep medicine, enabling me to expertly treat your chronic insomnia quickly and effectively.

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