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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 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.

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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Phillip Stepka, PsyD
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Explore the interaction between your history, emotional style, relationships, and current circumstances as they affect and concern you. Together we collaborate on pathways to recovery and/or greater wellbeing, sense of self, and resiliency.


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Explore the interaction between your history, emotional style, relationships, and current circumstances as they affect and concern you. Together we collaborate on pathways to recovery and/or greater wellbeing, sense of self, and resiliency.

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I am trained in and utilize state-of-the-art approaches to address impacts of stress, self-image, and overwhelming emotions. However, each therapeutic relationship and approach is different and collaboratively based on your unique needs and pace.

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Dr. Mike Ghali
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Explore relationships and communication patterns. Learn how to understand and manage anxiety. And learn how to more effectively manage and express emotions.


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Explore relationships and communication patterns. Learn how to understand and manage anxiety. And learn how to more effectively manage and express emotions.

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I use an integrative approach to match what we are doing with your goals and needs.

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Dr. Vince
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I ask clients, “if you had a magic wand how would you use it to change your life?” Responses highlight the gap between what men want and what they have. I help you navigate this gap by identifying/addressing barriers to creating the life you want.


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I ask clients, “if you had a magic wand how would you use it to change your life?” Responses highlight the gap between what men want and what they have. I help you navigate this gap by identifying/addressing barriers to creating the life you want.

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I'm committed to the mental health and general wellness of Black men. This approach, along with my formal training and lived experience, arms me with the ability to meet Black men where they are and help navigate them toward their desired goals.

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Estrella Gonzalez
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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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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.

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Scott Levson
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Therapy is a space to feel grounded in which we will work to gain a non-judgmental perspective on your struggles and put our minds together to strategize ways forward.


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Together, we will:

Therapy is a space to feel grounded in which we will work to gain a non-judgmental perspective on your struggles and put our minds together to strategize ways forward.

Something to know about my approach is:

I take a pragmatic and eclectic approach by integrating psychodynamic theories with evidence-based tools. I draw on treatments ranging from CBT, ACT, and CPT, tailoring treatment to your unique needs and experiences.

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  • Life Transitions
  • Medical Professionals
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