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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 Italian is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Italian-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 Italian-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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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 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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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
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  • Eating Disorders
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Jessica Eiseman
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Explore how we can often times feel stuck and uncertain. Even when we have a plan there are still many unknowns and not knowing is hard. I help you learn to navigate where you are in this moment, while giving you tools to move forward.


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Explore how we can often times feel stuck and uncertain. Even when we have a plan there are still many unknowns and not knowing is hard. I help you learn to navigate where you are in this moment, while giving you tools to move forward.

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I attempt to create a calming, secure, supportive space that also allows for some humor. I am both guiding and collaborative. Together we will create a plan, practice skills, and find solutions so that you can live the life that you desire.

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  • Empowering women
  • Imposter Syndrome
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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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Erica Leibrandt
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Sort through what's keeping you stuck, causing you pain, or holding you back. Whether it's relationships, chronic illness, grief, work stress, low self esteem, or trauma we can find ways to help you reclaim your life.


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Sort through what's keeping you stuck, causing you pain, or holding you back. Whether it's relationships, chronic illness, grief, work stress, low self esteem, or trauma we can find ways to help you reclaim your life.

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I am a psychodynamic psychotherapist which is a fancy way of saying I consider all the facets of my clients including their past, present & future, as well as their mental, physical and spiritual health in our search for optimal wellness.

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Francie Hallahan
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Together we'll ignite the fire you have within to create a life where you can be your true self. We'll build on your current strengths and develop new tools to address life's changes, feelings of anxiety or loneliness, and strengthen relationships.


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Together, we will:

Together we'll ignite the fire you have within to create a life where you can be your true self. We'll build on your current strengths and develop new tools to address life's changes, feelings of anxiety or loneliness, and strengthen relationships.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use an array of approaches that can create new insights about your thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Your tailored plan may include identifying different parts within, learning new tools, and exploring how your past impacts current relationships.

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  • Adjusting
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  • Substance Use issues
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