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Cutting is a potentially dangerous way to cope with difficult situations and emotions. In fact, it’s one of the most dangerous forms of self-harm. If left untreated, cutting can lead to infections, worse mental health, and even death.

If you feel like your cutting is turning into something even more harmful, or that you may take your own life; immediate support is available. Please call 800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741741.

If you are cutting yourself, you can learn other coping mechanisms that are better for your physical and emotional health. The first step is talking to a trained therapist who can help you understand your behaviors, their root causes, and how to feel better.

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

The Benefits of Treatment for Cutting

Cutting treatment is tailored to the individual, given that the reasons behind self-harming behavior vary from person to person. Many find that their urge to cut diminishes greatly with therapy.

Therapy for cutting or self-harm can have the following benefits:

  • Becoming more aware of your mental state.
  • Learning healthier skills you can use to cope with stressors.
  • Improving your social skills and relationships.
  • Discovering and dispelling self-harm triggers.
  • Greater confidence in who you are and compassion for yourself.

Getting therapy for cutting from a licensed professional may be just what you need to improve your life. If you are still curious about how a therapist can provide treatment for cutting, read this personal story about self-harm, trauma, and the benefits of therapy.

Seek Therapy for Cutting Today!

Time is of the essence when it comes to seeking treatment for cutting, so we recommend that you don’t wait. Mental Health Match can help you find a local therapist or counselor in minutes! Start by browsing cutting and self-harm experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Miah Menyongai
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Psychoeducation is at the core of my practice. My main goal is to help you access and rewrite your own story by raising your internal awareness. I utilize multiple therapeutic techniques in order to assist you in comprehending & redefining your story


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Psychoeducation is at the core of my practice. My main goal is to help you access and rewrite your own story by raising your internal awareness. I utilize multiple therapeutic techniques in order to assist you in comprehending & redefining your story

Something to know about my approach is:

I welcome all in a cultural limbo to bring your identities, cultures, and rituals into our work together. My goal is to give you a secure, respectful space where we can jointly design an approach that best suits where you are

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Attachment Wounds
  • Career Counseling
  • Childhood Issues
  • Church Abuse
  • Codependency
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Disenfranchised Grief
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Hoarding
  • Internal Displacement
  • Isolation
  • Life Transitions
  • Minorities
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from abuse
  • Racial Trauma
  • relational trauma
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Women's Identity/Image
  • Women's Issues
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Jasmina Bourgeois
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In a safe, warm, nonjudgmental space we will come to understand the hidden sources of your suffering, troubling symptoms or harmful behaviors. We will help you reclaim your innermost self, feel whole and achieve a greater sense of happiness.


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In a safe, warm, nonjudgmental space we will come to understand the hidden sources of your suffering, troubling symptoms or harmful behaviors. We will help you reclaim your innermost self, feel whole and achieve a greater sense of happiness.

Something to know about my approach is:

It is not focused on symptoms alone, but on uncovering, processing and healing the underlying mechanisms that fuel the distressing symptoms. This deep approach brings about long-lasting results, and leads to increased self-knowledge & authenticity.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self Regulation
  • Trauma
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Stephanie Haugen
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Develop coping skills that can be useful both now and in the future. We will also work to identify negative thoughts, practice new skills, problem solve, and set goals so that you can fully live in the present moment.


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Develop coping skills that can be useful both now and in the future. We will also work to identify negative thoughts, practice new skills, problem solve, and set goals so that you can fully live in the present moment.

Something to know about my approach is:

An Integrative approach uses multiple approaches to help clients. In most cases, this means a combination of psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, and humanistic therapies. The approach is flexible and based on the needs of the client.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression Management
  • Disordered Eating
  • Grief counseling
  • Learning differences
  • Life Transitions
  • Panic
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self Harm Reduction
  • Trauma
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Farrah Pece
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We will identify how past experiences influence your current thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. We will explore what areas of your life are most difficult and create goals. We will develop tangible skills and strategies to help you heal.


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We will identify how past experiences influence your current thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. We will explore what areas of your life are most difficult and create goals. We will develop tangible skills and strategies to help you heal.

Something to know about my approach is:

I used a trauma-informed collaborative approach to healing. I use CBT, DBT, ACT, and Psychodynamic approaches. I show up as my genuine and authentic self and strive to create a safe, non-judgmental space for all individuals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Anger
  • Attachment Issues
  • Attachment Wounds
  • Borderline Personality
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-harm
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Women's Issues
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Estrella Gonzalez
Together, we will:

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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Together, we will:

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.

Something to know about my approach is:

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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Anxiety
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Body Image
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Codependency
  • Disordered Eating
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family trauma
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Ruminations
  • Self Harm Reduction
  • Sexuality
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Estrella Gonzalez remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Florida, Illinois