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Find Racial Justice Therapists & Counselors in River Grove, IL.

 

Many therapists commit to racial justice principles, including working to expose and counter white privilege and heal the effects of racial trauma. Racial trauma can take the form of hurtful social interactions, lack of education and employment opportunities, and more.

Thankfully, racial justice therapists are available not only to help you heal but to empower you to commit to racial injustice. 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.

How Racial Justice Therapists Can Help

Here are a few of the ways racial justice therapists can help you:

  • They can be a supportive guide to understanding the effect racism has on you, your mental health, and your life.
  • They set the stage for a meaningful discussion and inspire you to look inwardly for answers to problems.
  • They can give you tips and tricks to remain calm amidst racial aggressions.
  • They can help you feel empowered about who you are.
  • They can help you understand and dismantle white privilege.

If you are a White person considering a racial justice therapist, read licensed therapist Marla Berger’s article on promoting racial equality. If you are BIPOC, consider licensed therapist Vaughn O'Neal’s tips for Black mental health during turbulent times.

Get Started with a Racial Justice Therapist Today!

A licensed racial justice therapist is available to help you improve your mental health with the help of someone who shares your values. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified counselor or therapist is easy! Start by browsing racial justice therapists below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Emily Petroschuk
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identify strengths, develop coping skills, and utilize resiliency in working towards feeling more confident in navigating life’s challenges.


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Together, we will:

identify strengths, develop coping skills, and utilize resiliency in working towards feeling more confident in navigating life’s challenges.

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I utilize an eclectic and humanistic approach based upon each individual’s needs and concerns. This allows me to draw from mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, as well as solution focused ideas to meet you

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  • Depression
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Life Transitions
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Johanna Isaacs
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Identify and understand your personal strengths and use those skills to help you feel ready to make changes and take action. In a supportive space, we will get to know who you are, what your values are, and how your brain works.


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Together, we will:

Identify and understand your personal strengths and use those skills to help you feel ready to make changes and take action. In a supportive space, we will get to know who you are, what your values are, and how your brain works.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am committed to helping people find their path and take action to move forward in their lives. Therapy is a place where we can learn how to get “unstuck” and counter the worries that create doubt and uncertainty in ourselves.

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  • Adult ADHD
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Health Anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Parenting Skills
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Beth Ann Kimura
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Together, we will explore your full story and understand where, when, and why your symptoms and way of being started and still impacts you. You get to determine the ending of your story, which is easier if you understand your current path.


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Together, we will:

Together, we will explore your full story and understand where, when, and why your symptoms and way of being started and still impacts you. You get to determine the ending of your story, which is easier if you understand your current path.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am strong believer in the importance of honoring all parts of an individual to help them live their most authentic life. I am a creative person who looks at a story in a variety of ways to help understand and learn from all of our experiences.

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  • Adult ADHD
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Anxiety
  • Artists & Creative Personalities
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression Management
  • Dissociation
  • Family of Origin
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • LGBTQ+
  • LGBTQ Family Development
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nonbinary Gender Identity
  • Queer Identity
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Social Anxiety
  • supporting LGBT children
  • Trauma Recovery
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Binta Ka
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co-create a safe space for you to explore the issues that have brought you to therapy and create strategies to support you as you face them.


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co-create a safe space for you to explore the issues that have brought you to therapy and create strategies to support you as you face them.

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I believe that a collaborative therapeutic relationship can be the key to supporting and empowering you to grow and realize your potential.

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  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Immigration
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mood Disorders
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Trauma
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Jessica Eiseman
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Explore how we can often times feel stuck and uncertain. Even when we have a plan there are still many unknowns and not knowing is hard. I help you learn to navigate where you are in this moment, while giving you tools to move forward.


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Together, we will:

Explore how we can often times feel stuck and uncertain. Even when we have a plan there are still many unknowns and not knowing is hard. I help you learn to navigate where you are in this moment, while giving you tools to move forward.

Something to know about my approach is:

I attempt to create a calming, secure, supportive space that also allows for some humor. I am both guiding and collaborative. Together we will create a plan, practice skills, and find solutions so that you can live the life that you desire.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Empowering women
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Isolation
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
  • Work stress
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