Find Shame Therapists & Counselors in Oak Park, IL.

 

Is shame negatively affecting your life? Many people feel shame for all sorts of reasons, but shame is often a weapon used in bullying behaviors to make others feel defenseless, embarrassed, or confused. If you are experiencing these symptoms of shame, then it's a good idea to seek professional assistance from a licensed therapist, who can help you make sense of those feelings and stop them at the source.

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.

Common Signs of Shame

If you’re wondering whether you’re experiencing shame, this section is for you. Shame can bring on a myriad of symptoms, including:

  • Feelings of vulnerability.
  • Feelings of rejection.
  • Feeling small in relation to others.
  • Worrying about failing.
  • Worrying about what others may think about you.

This is not an exhaustive list. Licensed therapist Aaron Mason wrote this article about shame, imperfections, and the difference between guilt and shame.

Don’t Wait: Get Shame Counseling Today!

It’s totally normal to feel shame in the short term, but when these feelings linger or grow over time, they can have detrimental effects on your self-esteem and mental health as a whole. Therapy can help tremendously by helping you discover the source of your shame and how to overcome it. And Mental Health Match can help you find a quality therapist to get started. Start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

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Maria Perez
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Find the root of what may today be affecting your self-esteem, job, family, relationships etc. Often times people become stuck in their behavior patterns. Together we will get unstuck and learn new patterns that are more beneficial.


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Together, we will:

Find the root of what may today be affecting your self-esteem, job, family, relationships etc. Often times people become stuck in their behavior patterns. Together we will get unstuck and learn new patterns that are more beneficial.

Something to know about my approach is:

I acknowledge that only you have the power to heal yourself, I can only provide the tools. When it comes to working with young children, my approach is family focused therapy, recognizing the importance of familial relationships for change.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Parenting Skills
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Kavita Sekhsaria
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Our goal is to alleviate distress, achieve clarity, and ultimately, feel better. I aim to create a space that is safe, inclusive, and non-judgmental – where you get to lead the way.


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Our goal is to alleviate distress, achieve clarity, and ultimately, feel better. I aim to create a space that is safe, inclusive, and non-judgmental – where you get to lead the way.

Something to know about my approach is:

I aim to use a strengths based approach to work collaboratively with you to understand your distress and its origins, to relieve suffering, and move towards healing and reaching your full potential.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Confidence and Self-worth
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • Marriage
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
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Stephanie Brands
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Work to set goals and work towards changes to create a healthy and more balanced life. I like to meet my clients where they are currently and explore different challenges they are experiencing to provide the support they need to succeed.


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Together, we will:

Work to set goals and work towards changes to create a healthy and more balanced life. I like to meet my clients where they are currently and explore different challenges they are experiencing to provide the support they need to succeed.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize a mixture of CBT, DBT, and ACT therapy. I use these techniques to encourage behavioral changes, life balance, increase communication skills, emotional regulation, being more mindful, and increasing self awareness and self confidence.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Domestic Violence
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life changes
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Manic Depression
  • Paranoia
  • Psychosis
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Social Anxiety
  • Substance use disorders
  • Substance Use issues
  • Suicidal thoughts
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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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Together, we will:

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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Binge Eating
  • Body Image
  • Eating Disorders
  • emotional eating
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Stress Eating
  • Weight Management
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Rebecca Leslie 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
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Dr. Vicki D. Coleman
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Gain insight into Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Personal Development.


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Together, we will:

Gain insight into Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Personal Development.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with an emphasis on Irrational Belief Systems and Thinking Errors.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anger
  • Anger Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Career Development
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • DOT Substance Abuse Evaluations
  • Forensics
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Self-Concept
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sport Psychology
  • Substance Abuse
  • Vocational Psychology
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Dr. Vicki D. Coleman remote and phone therapy in California, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada