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Find Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Therapists & Counselors in Oak Park, IL.

 

Are you struggling to cope with the pressures of life? There is help available for you. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a form of psychotherapy that can help you be more mindful, more resilient, and more flexible in your thinking. With ACT, you’ll learn to be more present in the moment, accept your feelings and thoughts, and align your actions with your goals.

If you are getting overwhelmed by life’s stresses or anxiety, ACT might help. 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.

Is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Right For You?

Acceptance and commitment therapy is not like other therapies. The goal of ACT is not to change or get rid of negative emotions; rather, the goal is to learn to live with them, not overreact from them, and accept them as part of life.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy can be a helpful treatment for many mental health conditions, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse
  • Anger

The goal of this therapeutic approach is to propel you to a state of psychological flexibility so you can act in a way that serves you.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by life or stuck in a spiral of negative emotions, you could benefit from ACT. If you would like to learn more about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, read licensed therapist Nicole Redderow’s article about how ACT can help you find new comfort.

Change Your Life with an ACT Counselor Today!

An ACT counselor or therapist can help you make peace with things that are out of your control and move forward peacefully. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified ACT therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Jessica Atassi
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I work with clients to explore biopsychosocial issues contributing to distress, establish coping strategies, and take meaningful steps towards mental health and life goals.


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I work with clients to explore biopsychosocial issues contributing to distress, establish coping strategies, and take meaningful steps towards mental health and life goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a strengths-based and person-centered perspective, and draw from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and motivational interviewing techniques.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic stress
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
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Cheryl Gibbs
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Together we will work to find solutions to issues that are impacting your quality of life. We will work to find the best version of you and make that your reality moving forward. We will work together to build your inner strength and resiliency.


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Together we will work to find solutions to issues that are impacting your quality of life. We will work to find the best version of you and make that your reality moving forward. We will work together to build your inner strength and resiliency.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am person oriented, meaning your story is valid to me. I believe everyone does the best they can at the time, but we can often get stuck in unhealthy patterns. I offer individual ways to cope, accept or reinterpret situations that are distressing.

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  • Depression
  • Distress tolerance
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Relationship Distress
  • Social Anxiety
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Map in Saint Charles, Illinois for Cheryl  Gibbs therapy location.
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Rebecca Leslie
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figure out which approaches and techniques can help you best meet your goals. You have unique needs and strengths, and we will use those to tailor therapy to best meet your needs. We may talk about values, your thoughts, and your behaviors.


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Together, we will:

figure out which approaches and techniques can help you best meet your goals. You have unique needs and strengths, and we will use those to tailor therapy to best meet your needs. We may talk about values, your thoughts, and your behaviors.

Something to know about my approach is:

I draw from cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment, and interpersonal therapy approaches. I use evidence-based treatment in an individualized manner, which allows me to tailor therapy to best help you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Binge Eating
  • Eating Disorders
  • Stress Eating
  • Stress Management
  • Weight Management
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CIARA WARD
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Sessions and treatment plans will be designed to meet your unique, specific needs. It takes courage to seek an unfamiliar alternative approach to life. If you are ready to take the first step, let’s take it together.


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Sessions and treatment plans will be designed to meet your unique, specific needs. It takes courage to seek an unfamiliar alternative approach to life. If you are ready to take the first step, let’s take it together.

Something to know about my approach is:

My counseling approach starts with compassion, providing a warm and intimate atmosphere. I use strength-based, insight-oriented, and collaborative techniques individualized to meet the unique needs of each client.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Depression
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Work stress
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Julie Crowe-McCarthy
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tackle the sticky behaviors that inhibit progress, engage in deep processing and enjoy a sense of connection as you will feel supported in your journey towards a fulfilled and purpose-filled life.


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Together, we will:

tackle the sticky behaviors that inhibit progress, engage in deep processing and enjoy a sense of connection as you will feel supported in your journey towards a fulfilled and purpose-filled life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I love looking at your visions and finding creative ways to approach life's issues. Together, we unpack old messages while working towards new goals to bring about transformation that goes deep but also feels incredibly productive.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Career Transitions
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Panic Disorders
  • Relationship Distress
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Julie Crowe-McCarthy remote and phone therapy in Illinois