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Chronic illnesses not only affect your physical health, but they can also be harmful for your mental health. Many sufferers of chronic illnesses, like Diabetes, Lupus, chronic pain, or Crohn’s Disease end up with mental disorders ranging from anxiety to depression, which can make life harder.

Luckily, Mental Health Match can match you with a chronic illness therapist who can help you manage the stress, fear, and angst surrounding your diagnosis. 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.

Signs You May Need Chronic Illness Counseling

If you’re not sure whether you need chronic illness counseling, we can help. Here are some signs that indicate that you should consider therapy:

  • You feel stressed out about the diagnosis and your future.
  • You have feelings of anxiety and sadness.
  • You have trouble concentrating throughout the day.
  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter
  • You don’t sleep well.

Read this article for tips about living with a chronic illness from a licensed therapist.

Feel Better with Chronic Illness Counseling

Now is the best time to seek treatment for a chronic illness or diagnosis. Mental Health Match can help you get started by connecting you with the most suitable therapist for your needs. Browse below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Lauren Necesario Smith
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explore thoughts, behaviors, relationships, or situations that may be contributing to your concerns. We will pull from a number of techniques and interventions that will then allow you to hopefully find some relief from the stress.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

explore thoughts, behaviors, relationships, or situations that may be contributing to your concerns. We will pull from a number of techniques and interventions that will then allow you to hopefully find some relief from the stress.

Something to know about my approach is:

Through gentle exploration and skill building, you will be guided to a place of understanding, acceptance, and compassion for where you are in your journey and how you got here. I like to use CBT, DBT, ACT, and mindfulness-based interventions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adjustment issues
  • Adult ADHD
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confidence and Self-worth
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • grief
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Transitions
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mental health issues and disorders
  • Painful thoughts
  • Psychosomatic Issues
  • Testing
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Lauren Necesario Smith remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, 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
Picture of Kim Zimmerman, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, 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
Kim Zimmerman
Together, we will:

work through self-criticism, perfectionism, & shame; shift automatic reactions into mindful & intentional choices; help you cope with pain, loss, anxiety, & trauma; And more effectively ask for what you want while saying no to what you don't want.


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Picture of Kim Zimmerman, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, 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
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

work through self-criticism, perfectionism, & shame; shift automatic reactions into mindful & intentional choices; help you cope with pain, loss, anxiety, & trauma; And more effectively ask for what you want while saying no to what you don't want.

Something to know about my approach is:

My goal is to provide a safe, authentic, and collaborative space for you to better understand yourself and your goals, determine what is working for you and what may not be, and for you to feel emboldened to approach life in new and meaningful ways!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Health Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Existential Issues
  • Exploring Attachment Styles
  • Family Relationships
  • Grief counseling
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Mindfulness
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • transition to motherhood
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Women’s health
  • Working Professionals
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Kim Zimmerman remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, 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
Picture of Della S. Lusk, Ph.D., therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Della S. Lusk, Ph.D.
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I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.


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Picture of Della S. Lusk, Ph.D., therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Together, we will:

I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.

Something to know about my approach is:

I generally use a cognitve behavioral therapy (CBT) approach with most clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Adulting
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Children
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Executive Coaching
  • Graduate Students
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Personal growth
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Starting College
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Della S. Lusk, Ph.D. remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Kavita Bosamiya
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Kavita strives to help clients reach a place of independence, and resiliency to foster meaningful and lasting change in their lives. She believed that we all have an inherent ability to heal deeply, oftentimes we just need a safe environment to heal.


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Picture of Kavita  Bosamiya , therapist in Illinois
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Kavita strives to help clients reach a place of independence, and resiliency to foster meaningful and lasting change in their lives. She believed that we all have an inherent ability to heal deeply, oftentimes we just need a safe environment to heal.

Something to know about my approach is:

We all have multidimensional stories that make up our life so every client has unique needs and goals, my aim is to provide an integrative approach, drawing on many different modalities tailored to each person’s strengths, life choices, and vision.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Academic Issues
  • Adult ADHD
  • Attachment Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Communication Skills
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Existential Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Holistic Wellness
  • Inner Child Work
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Mid-life Crisis
  • Mindfulness meditation and spirituality
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-love
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Kavita  Bosamiya  remote and phone therapy in Illinois
Picture of Raymond Annable, therapist 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
Raymond Annable
Together, we will:

Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.


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Picture of Raymond Annable, therapist 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
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.

Something to know about my approach is:

Many of my clients come to me at pivotal points in life. Times in life where you know you can't keep living the way you are but you can't see a way forward.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • medical anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Substance Use
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Raymond Annable 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