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Find Veterans / Military Therapists & Counselors in Riverside, IL.

 

Military life comes with unique struggles that can have lasting effects on veterans and their families. The stress of service, war-related trauma, and adjustment coming back to civilian life can all take their toll. Members of the military and their loved ones may develop mental health concerns like PTSD, depression, and anxiety, making life more difficult than it could be.

This is where therapy can help. 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 Issues Military Veterans and Families Face

Here are some of the most prevalent issues facing veterans and military families:

  • Veterans: Combat injuries, addictions to narcotics, alcoholism, difficulties getting reacclimated to the civilian world, mental issues like anxiety and PTSD.
  • Military families: worry and sadness during deployment, concern for the well-being of the military member, financial struggles, a fear of being uprooted, lack of control, mental conditions like depression and anxiety, vicarious trauma.

It’s normal to have difficulty during military service or after exiting the military, and that’s why veteran and military family counseling exists. If you or your family are struggling, we recommend you explore your therapy options.

Seek Veteran/Military Family Counseling Now!

A licensed counselor will work with you and your family to explore and resolve the mental and emotional issues holding you back from enjoying life to its fullest. And Mental Health Match can help you find an experienced therapist in your area. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Maggie Reynolds
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Together we will navigate past, present, and future stressors and trauma in a safe and non-judgmental way. You will gain insights, self-compassion, and confidence to move forward in your life. Relationships will improve as you assert your truest self


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Together, we will:

Together we will navigate past, present, and future stressors and trauma in a safe and non-judgmental way. You will gain insights, self-compassion, and confidence to move forward in your life. Relationships will improve as you assert your truest self

Something to know about my approach is:

Using talk therapy and EMDR (if you are interested), we will stop metaphorically pouring gasoline on a car. Instead, let’s put it in the gas tank and go. My approach is one of forward movement, giving you tools and processing space to get unstuck.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abusive Relationships
  • Childhood Issues
  • grief
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Professional Women
  • Trauma EMDR
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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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Together, we will:

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.

Something to know about my approach is:

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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Anxiety
  • anxiety-driven anger
  • Attachment Issues
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Feelings of not being good enough
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Impulsive Behavior
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Repeating Patterns of Ineffective Behavior
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic loss
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Phillip Stepka, PsyD remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, 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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Jennifer Diamond
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Together we will get to the root of your troubles, understanding and healing the source of those troubles so that the symptoms are relieved and the old coping mechanisms that can be draining and problematic are no longer needed.


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Together, we will:

Together we will get to the root of your troubles, understanding and healing the source of those troubles so that the symptoms are relieved and the old coping mechanisms that can be draining and problematic are no longer needed.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is integrative & holistic. I've trained in many approaches to talk therapy as well as EMDR, and when useful, I draw upon mindfulness tools developed from decades studying & teaching yoga & meditation. I'm also a trained divorce mediator.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Co-parenting
  • Dating and Romance
  • Divorce and Separation
  • EMDR
  • Parenting
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
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Jennifer Diamond remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Dr. Brian Curtis
Together, we will:

work to create an individualized plan to immediately begin making progress towards your values-based goals. You deserve to live a deeper, more connected, creative, exciting, authentic life! Reach out to me today to start this life changing work.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

work to create an individualized plan to immediately begin making progress towards your values-based goals. You deserve to live a deeper, more connected, creative, exciting, authentic life! Reach out to me today to start this life changing work.

Something to know about my approach is:

My job is to help you discover (or re-discover) what truly matters across many domains of your life: Intimate relationships, work, family, friendships, health, leisure, & more. Anxiety, trauma, & difficulty sleeping are obstacles to this new life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic stress
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Internal Values Work
  • Mindfulness
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Dr. Brian Curtis remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Taryn O'Neil, therapist in Illinois
Taryn O'Neil
Together, we will:

Cultivate an open and empathic space where you can feel understood and supported. I believe that therapy is an opportunity for each individual to gain insight about themselves, find purpose, and develop strategies for coping with life's challenges.


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Picture of Taryn O'Neil, therapist in Illinois
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Together, we will:

Cultivate an open and empathic space where you can feel understood and supported. I believe that therapy is an opportunity for each individual to gain insight about themselves, find purpose, and develop strategies for coping with life's challenges.

Something to know about my approach is:

My clinical style is strongly grounded in helping you access your strengths and values to guide meaningful change. I strive to provide a warm therapeutic space where you can be free to tell your story and take steps toward being your authentic self.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
  • Work stress
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Taryn O'Neil remote and phone therapy in Illinois