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Find Parenting Therapists & Counselors in Oak Park, IL.

 

Parenting is a rewarding experience with ups and downs, but there are times when the downs are too much to handle on your own. A parenting therapist can devise strategies to help you get through difficult situations that arise as you’re parenting.

Many therapists specialize in working with parents, new mothers, and fathers trying to figure out how to be a better parent and partner. 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 Could Benefit from Parenting Counseling

Parent therapy may be helpful to you if you’re dealing with any of the following issues:

  • You’re a new parent and feeling stressed out.
  • You’re the parent of an older child and not sure how to best relate to them.
  • You are having problems in your marriage related to parenting or parenting styles.
  • You’ve relocated and things in your family feel unsettled.
  • You need to vent about your parenting frustrations.
  • You want to improve your parenting skills.
  • You want to figure out the type of parent you want to be.

Licensed therapist Mara Fisher has some thoughts to help parents. If you are feeling the stress and pressure of parenting, read this article: Is There a Right Way to Parent?

Help is Available: Get Parenting Therapy Today

Parenting is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, and it can take a toll on you, mentally and physically. With a parenting therapist, you’ll be able to examine and remedy those problems that make parenting harder. To make finding a therapist easy, use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Carol O'Saben
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understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.


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Together, we will:

understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.

Something to know about my approach is:

I want to work with you to create a space where you can be yourself, build on your strengths, explore your vulnerabilities and grow from your challenges. I tend to work with clients in long-term, insight-oriented psychotherapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Childhood Issues
  • Family of Origin
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Women's Issues
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Carol O'Saben remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah
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Paige L. Freeman
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Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.


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Together, we will:

Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.

Something to know about my approach is:

I encourage transparency, value-driven decision making, self-compassion, and making room for your thoughts and feelings. I will help you navigate mental health issues in a psychologically flexible way, which translates to richer life experience.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Family Therapy
  • Food Allergy Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Life Adjustment
  • Parenting Issues
  • Women's Issues
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Paige L. Freeman remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, 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, West Virginia
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Felicia Houston
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Explore thoughts, feelings, & behaviors. Then develop a plan to move forward.


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Together, we will:

Explore thoughts, feelings, & behaviors. Then develop a plan to move forward.

Something to know about my approach is:

People will experience growth if they are active participants in the process.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Self care
  • Stress Management
  • Women's Issues
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Felicia Houston remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Katie Gibbons
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work on processing trauma you have experienced and learning strategies to lessen the impact of related anxiety and depression. Other areas of focus I specialize in are the process of adoption, parenting strategies and being an adopted person.


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Together, we will:

work on processing trauma you have experienced and learning strategies to lessen the impact of related anxiety and depression. Other areas of focus I specialize in are the process of adoption, parenting strategies and being an adopted person.

Something to know about my approach is:

I practice Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, an evidence based approach, but most importantly, I also practice what I preach! I provide my clients with real life strategies to help them manage life situations they are struggling with.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Families
  • Parenting Issues
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Katie Gibbons remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Missouri
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Linda Huber
Together, we will:

Open up pathways for restoring emotional health, building strong relationships, strengthening /enhancing social thinking, and/or compensating for sensory issues. You will find hope for your future and walk confidently knowing that you are not alone.


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Together, we will:

Open up pathways for restoring emotional health, building strong relationships, strengthening /enhancing social thinking, and/or compensating for sensory issues. You will find hope for your future and walk confidently knowing that you are not alone.

Something to know about my approach is:

My affirming, eclectic, goal-based approach builds on your strengths by enhancing your personal story. I can help you discover new ways of thinking about your circumstances and lead you to a path of healing, wholeness, and unconditional acceptance.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Christian
  • Depression
  • Educational Advocacy
  • High functioning autism
  • Life Transitions
  • Neurodivergence
  • Parenting Issues
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Testing
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