Find Shame Therapists & Counselors in Riverside, IL.

 

Is shame negatively affecting your life? Many people feel shame for all sorts of reasons, but shame is often a weapon used in bullying behaviors to make others feel defenseless, embarrassed, or confused. If you are experiencing these symptoms of shame, then it's a good idea to seek professional assistance from a licensed therapist, who can help you make sense of those feelings and stop them at the source.

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 Signs of Shame

If you’re wondering whether you’re experiencing shame, this section is for you. Shame can bring on a myriad of symptoms, including:

  • Feelings of vulnerability.
  • Feelings of rejection.
  • Feeling small in relation to others.
  • Worrying about failing.
  • Worrying about what others may think about you.

This is not an exhaustive list. Licensed therapist Aaron Mason wrote this article about shame, imperfections, and the difference between guilt and shame.

Don’t Wait: Get Shame Counseling Today!

It’s totally normal to feel shame in the short term, but when these feelings linger or grow over time, they can have detrimental effects on your self-esteem and mental health as a whole. Therapy can help tremendously by helping you discover the source of your shame and how to overcome it. And Mental Health Match can help you find a quality therapist to get started. Start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

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Theresa Cecil
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After the first session, we will develop treatment goals. I will be helping you address whatever it is that is important to you each time we meet while helping you connect this to your goal.


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After the first session, we will develop treatment goals. I will be helping you address whatever it is that is important to you each time we meet while helping you connect this to your goal.

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I like Acceptance and Commitment Therapy because it utilizes both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and mindfulness, incorporating the importance of moving toward what we value. I also use the Gottman Method for family counseling.

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I take a holistic approach to emotional and psychological healing, as well as a sensitivity to diversity and multiculturalism. Clients will feel encouraged and motivated to use the tools and strategies we discuss.


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I take a holistic approach to emotional and psychological healing, as well as a sensitivity to diversity and multiculturalism. Clients will feel encouraged and motivated to use the tools and strategies we discuss.

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I utilize a client centered approach to develop trust and rapport with clients along with an integrative approach that includes narrative therapy, CBT and mindfulness practices based on the presenting issues of the client.

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Rachel Maldonado
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help you understand and transform your thought process into a positive one so we can work towards growth, change, and create the life you want.


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help you understand and transform your thought process into a positive one so we can work towards growth, change, and create the life you want.

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Positive and solution-oriented. I work primarily with adults that are struggling with life's challenges by providing guidance and support. I can help you understand your emotions as well as build healthy coping skills.

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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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Our goal is to alleviate distress, achieve clarity, and ultimately, feel better. I aim to create a space that is safe, inclusive, and non-judgmental – where you get to lead the way.


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Our goal is to alleviate distress, achieve clarity, and ultimately, feel better. I aim to create a space that is safe, inclusive, and non-judgmental – where you get to lead the way.

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I aim to use a strengths based approach to work collaboratively with you to understand your distress and its origins, to relieve suffering, and move towards healing and reaching your full potential.

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