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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 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 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  • You are withdrawn or avoiding friends and family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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Della S. Lusk, Ph.D.
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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.

Something to know about my approach is:

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

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Adulting
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Executive Coaching
  • Families
  • Forensics
  • Graduate Students
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Personal growth
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Starting College
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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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Charles Wasserman
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We will accomplish the the goals that you set forth for your therapy. The therapy is for your growth, benefit and to help live a more satisfying and peaceful, productive and meaningful life


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We will accomplish the the goals that you set forth for your therapy. The therapy is for your growth, benefit and to help live a more satisfying and peaceful, productive and meaningful life

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a combination of therapeutic styles including cognitive-behavioral methods, interpersonal and relational approaches and mindfulness in a collaborative approach to meet client needs and goals

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Codependency
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Depression
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Social Anxiety
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Charles Wasserman remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Arielle Drescher
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We’ll start by creating a plan based on your primary concerns, and identify everyday problems that have you feeling stuck and unsatisfied. Together, we can explore how to develop narratives and utilize tools to help you shift and reach your goals.


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We’ll start by creating a plan based on your primary concerns, and identify everyday problems that have you feeling stuck and unsatisfied. Together, we can explore how to develop narratives and utilize tools to help you shift and reach your goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am passionate about helping you pivot. It’s OKAY to want to step out of old patterns that have you experiencing unsatisfying outcomes. Together, we can work to acknowledge the pain and discomfort without becoming it.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Chronic Illness
  • College Students
  • Communication Issues
  • Education
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Family Conflict
  • Family Dynamics
  • Identity Issues
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Stress
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship Patterns
  • School issues
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-Worth
  • Starting College
  • Stress Management
  • Teen issues
  • Women’s health
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Map in Evanston, Illinois for Arielle Drescher therapy location.
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Bill Singerman
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Explore and ease anxiety, depression, maladaptive thoughts and behaviors, stress, confusion regarding self-identity, and/or past trauma/s.


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Explore and ease anxiety, depression, maladaptive thoughts and behaviors, stress, confusion regarding self-identity, and/or past trauma/s.

Something to know about my approach is:

The foundation of my work is psychodynamic. This means that the factors and experiences that have led to where you find yourself at this time are explored. Ultamitely, my approach is integrative; other kinds of work are used to fit the individual.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Men's Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
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Map in Chicago, Illinois for Bill Singerman therapy location.
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Dawn Schulte
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Through guided “grief work”, you can navigate your new landscape and develop resilience and perspective to survive and thrive after loss. You can welcome peace, beauty, and joy back into your life.


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Together, we will:

Through guided “grief work”, you can navigate your new landscape and develop resilience and perspective to survive and thrive after loss. You can welcome peace, beauty, and joy back into your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

Each person’s response to grief is unique. I’ve worked solely in grief and loss for the last twelve years. Change is painful, and struggle is hard. There is indescribable beauty in healing, and I’m honored to share that journey with clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjusting
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Divorce and Separation
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
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Dawn Schulte remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Missouri