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Find Vietnamese-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 Vietnamese is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Vietnamese-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 Vietnamese-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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Katherine Hayes
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I combine my background in education and clinical work to create a holistic and interpersonal approach for each client. I believe in the power of therapy in helping clients achieve their goals and live their best, most authentic life.


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I combine my background in education and clinical work to create a holistic and interpersonal approach for each client. I believe in the power of therapy in helping clients achieve their goals and live their best, most authentic life.

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I help children, teens , and adults explore their emotions in a safe space, free of judgement or pressure. By embracing each client's own unique story and strengths, I am able to help them find adaptive coping skills that allow them to flourish.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Issues
  • Depression
  • gender exploration
  • Peer Relationships
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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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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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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.

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  • 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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Stephanie Brands remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Emily Papaeliou
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Clients can expect a collaborative dialogue in order to understand their emotions more deeply and identify ways to cope with life's difficulties.


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Clients can expect a collaborative dialogue in order to understand their emotions more deeply and identify ways to cope with life's difficulties.

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My therapeutic approach is a collaboration with the client in order to build trust and self efficacy. I utilize CBT, DBT, and Solution-Focused therapies.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Domestic Violence Survivors
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Social Anxiety
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Map in Oak Brook, Illinois for Emily Papaeliou therapy location.
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J. Harrison
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Help you to understand yourself in a deeper and more meaningful way. Start to heal from the things that trouble you. This is your space to process your emotions, thoughts, & challenges (old or new). I hope to watch you grow throughout your journey.


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Help you to understand yourself in a deeper and more meaningful way. Start to heal from the things that trouble you. This is your space to process your emotions, thoughts, & challenges (old or new). I hope to watch you grow throughout your journey.

Something to know about my approach is:

I try to meet each individual where they are at. That may mean challenging some negative thoughts you may have about yourself or the world or helping you build a set of realistic coping skills to get you where you want to be. Non-judgmental is key.

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  • Adjusting
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Personality Disorders
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  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • Trauma
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J. Harrison remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Virginia, Wisconsin
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Rachel Harden-Maddox
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explore self-care and its 6 practices, discover what it means to honor yourself and set boundaries, create goals and objectives, recognize the difference between toxic and healthy relationships.


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explore self-care and its 6 practices, discover what it means to honor yourself and set boundaries, create goals and objectives, recognize the difference between toxic and healthy relationships.

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My approach is one that includes transparency and honesty. I encourage the practice of self-care and feel it is the best approach to start and continue mental health hygiene.

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  • Anger
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  • Cutting and Self Harm
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  • Goals/Accountability
  • Life Stress
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Distress
  • Single Mom
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Map in Flossmoor, Illinois for Rachel Harden-Maddox therapy location.
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