Find Abuse Therapists & Counselors in Oak Park, 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 Oak Park, the suburbs of Oak Park, other nearby places such as Elmhurst, Chicago, 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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Dr. Vicki D. Coleman
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Gain insight into Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Personal Development.


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Gain insight into Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Personal Development.

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My approach focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with an emphasis on Irrational Belief Systems and Thinking Errors.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anger
  • Anger Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Career Development
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • DOT Substance Abuse Evaluations
  • Forensics
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Self-Concept
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sport Psychology
  • Substance Abuse
  • Vocational Psychology
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Joseph Reed
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We will collaborate around setting and achieving your goals. My aim is to be your ally and consultant as you work to make changes in your life that won’t just make you feel better today but will change your life in the years to come.


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We will collaborate around setting and achieving your goals. My aim is to be your ally and consultant as you work to make changes in your life that won’t just make you feel better today but will change your life in the years to come.

Something to know about my approach is:

My therapeutic approach is psychoanalytic/psychodynamic. This type of therapy endeavors to help people better understand themselves and the self-defeating patterns they find themselves stuck in.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attachment Issues
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Loneliness
  • Men's Issues
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
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Gabriela Raijer
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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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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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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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Salena Pesch
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We all need support when we are struggling. Even if you're unsure if counseling can help, I encourage you to try it. Together we can help you feel better. You can increase your self-confidence, self-esteem, & self-awareness.


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We all need support when we are struggling. Even if you're unsure if counseling can help, I encourage you to try it. Together we can help you feel better. You can increase your self-confidence, self-esteem, & self-awareness.

Something to know about my approach is:

I value the trust that people extend when they talk about the most confusing, painful, and difficult things they experience. It’s important for all of us to figure out who we are and find the people who can understand us the most.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Coping Skills
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Foster parenting
  • Grief counseling
  • Impulsive Behavior
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Transitions
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Peer Relationships
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Teen issues
  • Transgender Experience
  • transgender identity
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Jeffery Siddall
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I use proven behavioral therapies to assist you to recognize your unhealthy thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. I collaborate with you to set goals, complete homework assignments, and to make changes for a healthier, calmer, and more satisfying life.


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Together, we will:

I use proven behavioral therapies to assist you to recognize your unhealthy thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. I collaborate with you to set goals, complete homework assignments, and to make changes for a healthier, calmer, and more satisfying life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have valuable professional and life experiences working with all ages and challenges.. I have provided counseling to people with depression, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, LGBTQIA affirming, and transitional life challenges.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • College Students
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Education
  • Emotional regulation
  • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • LGBTQ+
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mindfulness
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Relationships
  • Wellness
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