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Find Spanish-speaking Therapists & Counselors in Oak Park, IL.

 

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 Spanish is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Spanish-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 Spanish-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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Dr. Vicki D. Coleman
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Gain insight into Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Personal Development.


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

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

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  • Anger
  • Anger Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Career Development
  • Depression
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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.

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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.

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  • Anxiety
  • Bi-Cultural
  • Depression
  • Feminism
  • Relationships
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
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Gabriela Raijer
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Attain a better understanding of you, your goals and values, develop skills for improving your relationships, find resolution to the issues or concerns that led you to seek therapy, learn new ways to cope with stress and anxiety


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Attain a better understanding of you, your goals and values, develop skills for improving your relationships, find resolution to the issues or concerns that led you to seek therapy, learn new ways to cope with stress and anxiety

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My approach is based on solution-focused therapy and motivational interviewing. In other words, we set small goals that soon amount to big changes.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • grief
  • Substance Abuse
  • Women's Issues
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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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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.

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  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Parenting Skills
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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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  • Acculturation Issues
  • Adjusting
  • Anxiety
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  • Life Transitions
  • Substance Use issues
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Francie Hallahan remote and phone therapy in Florida, Illinois