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Open relationships are relationships in which partners have agreed to be non-monogamous and have sexual or romantic relationships with other people. Open (or polyamorous) relationships can be rewarding, but they can also be sources of jealousy, self-doubt, anger, and miscommunication.

If you’re having trouble in an open relationship or are considering one, guidance from licensed therapists or counselors can go a long way. Relationship therapists are well-equipped to help you navigate the intricacies of open relationships, so you can feel more fulfilled in your relationships and be supportive and trusting with your partners.

Whether you are located in downtown River Grove, the suburbs of River Grove, other nearby places such as Franklin Park, Melrose Park, or anywhere else in Illinois, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Common Open Relationship Issues

Just like monogamous relationships, open relationships can be turbulent. Polyamorous relationships can create a variety of negative issues for you and your partner, including:

  • Jealousy
  • Self-doubt or low self-esteem
  • Pressure or coercion to enter into a non-monogamous relationship
  • Fear over sexual health and disease
  • Arguments or conflicts stemming from a lack of efficient communication
  • Lack of clear boundaries and limits on outside relationships
  • Honesty and trust issues
  • Uncertainty about the reasons for an open relationship

If you are feeling any of these issues that may happen with open relationships, check out licensed therapist Nicole O’Hare’s 10 tips to improve communication in your relationship.

A Better Open Relationship is Within Reach with Therapy

Relationship therapy can help you tremendously, enabling you to enjoy your relationships even more. Mental Health Match can help you find an experienced relationship therapist or counselor in your area. Start by browsing open relationship experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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I customize my therapeutic approach to fit your unique situation. In a pragmatic way, I guide you to face and cope with your present and past challenges in judgment-free atmosphere of empathy, trust, honesty, transparency, respect, and safety.

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Clients possess the power to become "unstuck"; I am simply a supportive guide and facilitator in that journey. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.


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Clients possess the power to become "unstuck"; I am simply a supportive guide and facilitator in that journey. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.

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I believe trust, honesty and respect in the counseling relationship are the most important vehicles toward self-awareness, change, and reaching your goals.

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Collaborate together to create a unique blueprint that works to restore balance in your life. Everyone needs balance and I truly believe that my purpose in life is to help my clients find that unique blue print for themselves.


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Collaborate together to create a unique blueprint that works to restore balance in your life. Everyone needs balance and I truly believe that my purpose in life is to help my clients find that unique blue print for themselves.

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My approach is holistic, meaning I help support the whole person not just mentally. This support will bridge the gap mentally , physically, socially and spiritually.

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Embrace what we feel plague us. From overthinking, hyper-sensitivity around emotions to obsession; there's strength in all of these things. We'll use inner child/reparenting + attachment-style work to help you better understand yourself & your needs.


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Embrace what we feel plague us. From overthinking, hyper-sensitivity around emotions to obsession; there's strength in all of these things. We'll use inner child/reparenting + attachment-style work to help you better understand yourself & your needs.

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I adapt to what works best for my clients. I often use somatic experiencing, mindfulness-based CBT, emotion-focused therapy and exposure therapy to support my clients. We'll do frequent check-in's to ensure we're on a path to progress.

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Meg Coyne
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Together we'll use the model of IFS/parts work. We will work together to change how you feel about yourself. We’ll find the self-compassion, caring that you have inside of you and over time you'll be able to see your innate gifts.


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Together we'll use the model of IFS/parts work. We will work together to change how you feel about yourself. We’ll find the self-compassion, caring that you have inside of you and over time you'll be able to see your innate gifts.

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My approach is to assist you in learning about your feelings and needs. I am down to earth, and provide a warm & supportive environment.

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