Find Abuse Therapists & Counselors in Rockford, IL.

 

If you’ve dealt with any type of abuse in the past, you may be aware of the adverse effects it can have on your mental health. On the opposite end of the spectrum, if you’ve been abusive in the past, you may have trouble forgiving yourself.

Regardless, a licensed therapist can help you access your feelings and heal from abuse you’ve experienced. Whether you are located in downtown Rockford, the suburbs of Rockford, other nearby places such as DeKalb, Beloit, 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 Need Help with Abuse

Whether you’ve abused someone else in the past or you’ve been a victim of abuse, you may have some scars that make life difficult.

Here are some signs you need help with abuse:

  • You may be easily triggered to feel fear or panic.
  • You may hold a lot of anger toward the person who abused you.
  • You avoid talking about or doing anything that can remind you of your experience.
  • You blame yourself for your experience.

Abuse comes in many forms, including physical abuse, mental abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse, verbal abuse, and more (this is not an exhaustive list). No matter the type of abuse you are dealing with, Mental Health Match can help you find a therapist to get the healing process started and improve your life.

If you’re struggling with past abuse and not sure how therapy can help, read this article by licensed therapist Kennyetta Watkins: When bad things happen to good people.

Speak With an Abuse Counselor Today!

Abuse can take hold and change the trajectory of your life - in severe cases, it can take your life completely off track. But, with targeted therapy based on your specific abuse situation, there’s hope for recovery and lasting happiness. And with Mental Health Match, finding a great therapist is easy! Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Jeffery Siddall
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I use proven behavioral therapies to assist you to recognize your unhealthy thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. I collaborate with you to set goals, complete homework assignments, and to make changes for a healthier, calmer, and more satisfying life.


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I use proven behavioral therapies to assist you to recognize your unhealthy thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. I collaborate with you to set goals, complete homework assignments, and to make changes for a healthier, calmer, and more satisfying life.

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I have valuable professional and life experiences working with all ages and challenges.. I have provided counseling to people with depression, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, LGBTQIA affirming, and transitional life challenges.

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We all need support when we are struggling. Even if you're unsure if counseling can help, I encourage you to try it. Together we can help you feel better. You can increase your self-confidence, self-esteem, & self-awareness.


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We all need support when we are struggling. Even if you're unsure if counseling can help, I encourage you to try it. Together we can help you feel better. You can increase your self-confidence, self-esteem, & self-awareness.

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I value the trust that people extend when they talk about the most confusing, painful, and difficult things they experience. It’s important for all of us to figure out who we are and find the people who can understand us the most.

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Stephanie Brands
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Work to set goals and work towards changes to create a healthy and more balanced life. I like to meet my clients where they are currently and explore different challenges they are experiencing to provide the support they need to succeed.


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Work to set goals and work towards changes to create a healthy and more balanced life. I like to meet my clients where they are currently and explore different challenges they are experiencing to provide the support they need to succeed.

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I utilize a mixture of CBT, DBT, and ACT therapy. I use these techniques to encourage behavioral changes, life balance, increase communication skills, emotional regulation, being more mindful, and increasing self awareness and self confidence.

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Gabriela Raijer
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Attain a better understanding of you, your goals and values, develop skills for improving your relationships, find resolution to the issues or concerns that led you to seek therapy, learn new ways to cope with stress and anxiety


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Attain a better understanding of you, your goals and values, develop skills for improving your relationships, find resolution to the issues or concerns that led you to seek therapy, learn new ways to cope with stress and anxiety

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My approach is based on solution-focused therapy and motivational interviewing. In other words, we set small goals that soon amount to big changes.

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Dr. Adriana Bal
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work to help you face and overcome current and past challenges, understand the root cause of your difficulties, explore your thoughts and feelings, and develop long-lasting strategies to accomplish your goals and get closer to the life you want.


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work to help you face and overcome current and past challenges, understand the root cause of your difficulties, explore your thoughts and feelings, and develop long-lasting strategies to accomplish your goals and get closer to the life you want.

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I customize my therapeutic approach to fit your unique situation. In a pragmatic way, I guide you to face and cope with your present and past challenges in judgment-free atmosphere of empathy, trust, honesty, transparency, respect, and safety.

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