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Indigenous peoples have unique mental health concerns as a result of a long history of ancestral trauma. If you’re an indigenous person who prefers an indigenous counselor or therapist, it makes total sense. In the end, no one can understand your life experience as an indigenous person quite like another indigenous person.

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.

Benefits of Seeing an Indigenous Counselor

As an indigenous person, seeing an indigenous counselor can lead to several benefits:

  • A greater sense of understanding between you and your therapist.
  • Greater freedom to be honest and forthcoming with information about your mental health and the struggles you face.
  • Better care since an indigenous person may recognize issues stemming from racial injustice imposed on indigenous peoples.

That said, not every indigenous therapist will be a good fit for you. When choosing a therapist, you need to consider many other factors. Read this article to discover how to find a therapist who’s the right fit.

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It can be challenging to find indigenous therapists or counselors if you don't know where to look. That’s why we're here! With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified indigenous counselor or therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Michelle Lester
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The themes of a session are often dictated by the client. I work to help them navigate their emotions. If I sense that a client is holding something back then I will explore that with them.


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Together, we will:

The themes of a session are often dictated by the client. I work to help them navigate their emotions. If I sense that a client is holding something back then I will explore that with them.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is a combination of humanistic, person-centered, gestalt, and existential. I work to meet my clients where they are and will employ whatever therapeutic techniques are called for.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Parenting Issues
  • Postpartum
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationships
  • Separation
  • Trauma
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Map in Evanston, Illinois for Michelle Lester therapy location.
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James Searing
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Create a place where you can explore experiences known only to you. Here you can conquer your critic, reprogram negative beliefs. Therapy is honors the magic of your unique self and. discovering the talents, and abilities that lie within you.


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Create a place where you can explore experiences known only to you. Here you can conquer your critic, reprogram negative beliefs. Therapy is honors the magic of your unique self and. discovering the talents, and abilities that lie within you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I view therapy as a sacred space and protected process. I'm a modern minded therapist always learning the latest in the sciences available. However, I love the art of therapy even more and strive to create a tailored approach unique to you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Regulation
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Spirituality
  • Spiritual Trauma
  • Substance Abuse
  • Technology Addiction
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Video game addiction
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James Searing remote and phone therapy in California, Illinois
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Araceli Diaz
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Develop a strong therapeutic relationship where I take the time to listen deeply to your unique story so that we can co-create goals that will allow you to live your life with more ease, joy, and confidence.


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Develop a strong therapeutic relationship where I take the time to listen deeply to your unique story so that we can co-create goals that will allow you to live your life with more ease, joy, and confidence.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is grounded in the belief that holistic care is crucial to healing ourselves, our communities & our planet. I am also a yoga teacher so our sessions can incorporate breathwork, yoga & meditation to incorporate the mind, body & spirit.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Bi-Cultural
  • Depression
  • Feminism
  • Relationships
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
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Christine Kim
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I will join together with you to develop a plan to relieve your symptoms. We'll discuss your strengths, what you want and need to move forward so you can become unstuck in your life. I will help you learn to regulate your central nervous system.


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I will join together with you to develop a plan to relieve your symptoms. We'll discuss your strengths, what you want and need to move forward so you can become unstuck in your life. I will help you learn to regulate your central nervous system.

Something to know about my approach is:

You will be provided with specific tools to help you with your feelings of depression, anxiety, trauma, and stress. I will collaborate with you on your healing journey, meeting you where you are, and being there with you all along the way.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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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