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Find Fears and Phobias Therapists & Counselors in Riverside, IL.

 

Fear is an emotion that you feel when you believe you’re in a dangerous situation. On the other hand, a phobia is characterized by an irrational fear of a person, activity, animal, or object. Many people experience fears and phobias related to flying on an airplane, heights, snakes, or spiders.

If you’re dealing with either one of these issues and it negatively affects the quality of your life, it’s time to consider fear or phobia therapy. 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.

Symptoms of Fears and Phobias

Some of the most common signs and symptoms of fears and phobias include:

  • Sweating
  • Nausea
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Shaking
  • Stomach upset
  • Dizziness

If you experience any of the above signs, you should consider fear or phobia therapy. Read tips about irrational thoughts, fear, and anxiety in this article from licensed therapist Alexandra Lambeth.

It’s Time: Seek Phobia Treatment Today!

Fears and phobias have the potential to alienate you, isolate you, and restrict your ability to interact with others or in certain social situations. But you don’t have to let that happen. Mental Health Match can match you with a professional, licensed therapist who can help you change your feelings about your fear or phobia and move forward with your life. Start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

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Paul Freedman
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Explore your experience and how you want your life to be. We'll look at your story, how you tell it, and where you want it to go. How you see yourself - and everything around you - can make all the difference in the world.


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Together, we will:

Explore your experience and how you want your life to be. We'll look at your story, how you tell it, and where you want it to go. How you see yourself - and everything around you - can make all the difference in the world.

Something to know about my approach is:

As we work together, you'll develop a growing sense of alliance and supportive collaboration; an increasing sense of insight and confidence that you'll be okay.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Identity Issues
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Panic Disorders
  • Relationship problems
  • Substance Abuse
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Deanna Dotson
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Together, we will first build a therapeutic relationship where it is my hope that you will begin to feel comfortable sharing anything and everything that you feel will help us find all and any possible solutions to any issues you may be experiencing.


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Together, we will first build a therapeutic relationship where it is my hope that you will begin to feel comfortable sharing anything and everything that you feel will help us find all and any possible solutions to any issues you may be experiencing.

Something to know about my approach is:

Something to know about my approach is that I look at all of my clients as human beings first. I find that viewing my clients using a holistic approach allows me to relate to clients better. I also use extreme compassion in all sessions.

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  • acute stress
  • Adjustment issues
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Alternative Relationship Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Caregivers for individuals with Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fears and Phobias
  • gender dysphoria
  • grief
  • High anxiety
  • Identity
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mindfulness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Occupational Stress
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Sadness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma Recovery
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Roberta Ballard
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develop a personalized plan to help get you unstuck and on track to living the life you want. Therapy with me is based in science, but not impersonal or formulaic. We usually work to improve both current challenges and long-standing issues.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

develop a personalized plan to help get you unstuck and on track to living the life you want. Therapy with me is based in science, but not impersonal or formulaic. We usually work to improve both current challenges and long-standing issues.

Something to know about my approach is:

I combine several approaches that help you understand patterns and themes that might be holding you back, and learn new skills to feel better. I'm not a "sit and nod" therapist; I share my perceptions and ideas with you, and sessions are active.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fears and Phobias
  • grief
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
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Roberta Ballard remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Dominique Apollon
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I strive to help you discover what it means to live intuitively, embrace your vulnerabilities and learn how to challenge and face uncertainty with more confidence. I do this through working collaboratively, with compassion, acceptance and humor.


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Together, we will:

I strive to help you discover what it means to live intuitively, embrace your vulnerabilities and learn how to challenge and face uncertainty with more confidence. I do this through working collaboratively, with compassion, acceptance and humor.

Something to know about my approach is:

My therapeutic style is holistic, considering the whole person with deep respect instead of focusing solely on the current symptoms you may come in with. I apply principles of evidence-based treatments while implementing mindfulness-based techniques.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adults
  • anxiety management
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • grief
  • Health Anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Teenagers
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Young Adults
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Dominique Apollon remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Rachel LaFleur
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We'll explore and change patterns, build your skills for living more intentionally and meaningfully, and develop your confidence for managing the discomfort that comes with growth.


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Together, we will:

We'll explore and change patterns, build your skills for living more intentionally and meaningfully, and develop your confidence for managing the discomfort that comes with growth.

Something to know about my approach is:

I take a very collaborative approach, which begins with a virtual consultation in which I share details about my approach and style, helping you to consider treatment options and fit.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Parenting Children with ADHD
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship issues
  • Sadness
  • separation anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Rachel LaFleur remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin