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

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 Amharic-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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Jennifer Carroll
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Identify your goals, build on your strengths and work to find strategies to make any necessary changes while increasing both relationship satisfaction and personal well-being.


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Identify your goals, build on your strengths and work to find strategies to make any necessary changes while increasing both relationship satisfaction and personal well-being.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am committed to helping my clients identify and achieve their personal and/or relationship goals. I work with couples individually as well as together and have developed a very effective method of couples therapy.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Life Stress
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Distress
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Rebecca Leslie
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Change your relationship with food. We will work together to develop a healthy relationship with food and your body.


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Change your relationship with food. We will work together to develop a healthy relationship with food and your body.

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I tailor therapy to best fit your unique needs, goals, and strengths. I am trained in cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment, and interpersonal therapy. We will work together together to meet your therapy goals.

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  • Binge Eating
  • Body Image
  • Eating Disorders
  • emotional eating
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Stress Eating
  • Weight Management
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Enrique Silva
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cover the big and small things in life; these offer a window into where we are and where we want to go. We will work to problem solve the challenges that bring us into counseling while using a critical lens to better understand where these come from.


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cover the big and small things in life; these offer a window into where we are and where we want to go. We will work to problem solve the challenges that bring us into counseling while using a critical lens to better understand where these come from.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe counseling is a collaborative effort so it is important for client and counselor to bring their whole selves. This means being authentic and open to the experiences that counseling can offer.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Issues of Middle Adulthood
  • Life Transitions
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I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.


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I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.

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I generally use a cognitve behavioral therapy (CBT) approach with most clients.

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  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
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  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Executive Coaching
  • Families
  • Forensics
  • Graduate Students
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Personal growth
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Della S. Lusk, Ph.D. remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
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Hannah Weiss
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Together we will explore your inner experiences -- your thoughts, feelings, fantasies, sensations, and dreams -- as they have related to influential experiences in your past, and as they manifest in the context of our relationship.


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Together, we will:

Together we will explore your inner experiences -- your thoughts, feelings, fantasies, sensations, and dreams -- as they have related to influential experiences in your past, and as they manifest in the context of our relationship.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have witnessed firsthand the magnitude of in-depth attunement to one’s conscious and unconscious self as a means of long-term betterment, including profound developments in one’s ability to feel love, gratitude, joy, and playfulness.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Existential Issues
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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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