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People often choose a therapist of the same race. As a White person, you may have much more in common with a White therapist than a non-White therapist. When you have a choice, working with a therapist who meets your preferences, including race, is essential for the best therapy experience.

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.

Reasons to Choose a Therapist Who is White

It can be challenging for non-White people to understand the things that White people experience every day, and this can lead to inadequate care in some cases. Here are a few other reasons to choose a therapist with a similar racial background:

  • You may be more receptive to therapy and more willing to share your feelings and innermost thoughts if you feel connected to your therapist.
  • Therapists of other races may not be able to pinpoint issues specific to White people.
  • You may find that a therapist of the same race shows more compassion, especially if they have experienced similar things in their own life.
  • Due to racial tension, you may only feel comfortable sharing your struggles with someone of a similar race.
  • You may want a safe space to explore White privilege and how you can unlearn unconscious racism.

Besides race, there are other factors you should consider when looking for a therapist. To learn more, read this article by licensed therapist Justine Soto to discover some considerations when selecting a therapist.

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Brittany Bate (she/her)
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Help you: 1. Take your life back from the grip of trauma, grief/loss, or addiction 2. Communicate better and improve intimacy with your partner(s) 3. Explore your identities (i.e., gender, sexual orientation, relational) & 4. Be your authentic self!


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Together, we will:

Help you: 1. Take your life back from the grip of trauma, grief/loss, or addiction 2. Communicate better and improve intimacy with your partner(s) 3. Explore your identities (i.e., gender, sexual orientation, relational) & 4. Be your authentic self!

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Together, we work to more deeply understand your identity, struggles, grief, trauma, communication styles, and patterns. We customize solutions to move you towards the life you deeply desire and wholly deserve.

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  • Child Custody
  • Couples Therapy
  • Gender identity
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma
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Kimberleigh Hagar
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We'll recognize experiences that contributed to where you are now, & explore where your path goes next. Along the way we'll learn to cope with emotions, stress, & change. Together, we can work toward helping you feel greater satisfaction in life.


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We'll recognize experiences that contributed to where you are now, & explore where your path goes next. Along the way we'll learn to cope with emotions, stress, & change. Together, we can work toward helping you feel greater satisfaction in life.

Something to know about my approach is:

The foundation of my practice is to support you in becoming more aware of your emotions and experiences. Through this mindfulness, we work together to help you create meaningful and sustainable changes to live a more fulfilling life.

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  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Mindfulness
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
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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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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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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.

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  • Childhood Issues
  • Family of Origin
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  • Women's Issues
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Natasha Schmitt-Robinson
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Develop new ways to approach and react to life’s stresses. We will challenge thinking patterns and behaviors, learn effective communication skills, and develop valuable coping skills.


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Develop new ways to approach and react to life’s stresses. We will challenge thinking patterns and behaviors, learn effective communication skills, and develop valuable coping skills.

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I am trained in several empirically-validated approaches that can help create new insights about your thoughts, feelings and behaviors in order to implement positive change and promote growth.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Oncology
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Emily Zeller
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I work with people experiencing depression, anxiety, life transitions, parenting & family challenges. Together, we will work to figure out barriers, set goals, and build confidence in yourself and your relationships.


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I work with people experiencing depression, anxiety, life transitions, parenting & family challenges. Together, we will work to figure out barriers, set goals, and build confidence in yourself and your relationships.

Something to know about my approach is:

You will receive a customized treatment plan to fit your needs. I use proven methods to help you improve communication, define boundaries, and develop the skills you need to thrive. We do the work together. I am here for you every step of the way.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • New Parent
  • Postpartum
  • Teenagers
  • Young Adults
  • Young Women
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Emily Zeller remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Ohio