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It's not uncommon to struggle with body image issues at one time or another - most of us do. But it’s what you do about it that really matters. If you’re working on cultivating a positive body image, that’s fantastic! Yet, everyone can use a little help every now and again.

A body-positive therapist is a great resource you can use to build a better relationship with your body. 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.

How a Body-Positive Therapist Can Help

Whether you’re seeking therapy for a mental disorder, crisis intervention, or to address body image issues, there are many benefits to using a body-positive therapist, including:

  • Self-esteem-boosting encouragement when you’re having negative feelings about your body.
  • A safe space where you are free to convey your feelings and better understand the impact of social messages about how you should look.
  • Helpful tips, coping methods, and affirmations to cope with self-esteem and body-consciousness.

For an example of how a body-positive therapist can help, read licensed therapist Brianna Ramon’s tips for fighting back against body-shaming culture.

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Finding a body-positive therapist is easy if you use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing body-positive therapists and counselors below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Tracey Pearson-Heaney
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WE will look at present day difficulties, find coping skills that work and learn how to include those skills into daily life. There are also times when looking for past trauma can help us heal from the past and move forward into the future.


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Together, we will:

WE will look at present day difficulties, find coping skills that work and learn how to include those skills into daily life. There are also times when looking for past trauma can help us heal from the past and move forward into the future.

Something to know about my approach is:

I combine cognitive behavioral and person centered therapy's with a Psyodynamic perspective while relating present difficulties to subconscious memories. I also use a holistic approach to help a client heal from past and present emotional pain.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Substance use disorders
  • Trauma
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Tracey Pearson-Heaney remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Missouri
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Emily Zeller
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I work with people experiencing depression, anxiety, life transitions, parenting & family challenges. Together, we will work to figure out barriers, set goals, and build confidence in yourself and your relationships.


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I work with people experiencing depression, anxiety, life transitions, parenting & family challenges. Together, we will work to figure out barriers, set goals, and build confidence in yourself and your relationships.

Something to know about my approach is:

You will receive a customized treatment plan to fit your needs. I use proven methods to help you improve communication, define boundaries, and develop the skills you need to thrive. We do the work together. I am here for you every step of the way.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • New Parent
  • Postpartum
  • Teenagers
  • Young Adults
  • Young Women
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Emily Zeller remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Ohio
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Jenny Shully
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Whether you are dealing with a major traumatic event, or just need extra support, we can figure it out together. I love empowering clients to make their own change; there is no better feeling on either side.


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Whether you are dealing with a major traumatic event, or just need extra support, we can figure it out together. I love empowering clients to make their own change; there is no better feeling on either side.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is strength-based, helping clients connect with their own inner resources. I utilize a very cognitive behavioral style, in order to help clients understand their thinking, and make lasting change. I love therapeutic homework!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Parenting
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Women’s health
  • Women's Issues
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Jenny Shully remote and phone therapy in California, Illinois
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Enrique Silva
Together, we will:

cover the big and small things in life; these offer a window into where we are and where we want to go. We will work to problem solve the challenges that bring us into counseling while using a critical lens to better understand where these come from.


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Together, we will:

cover the big and small things in life; these offer a window into where we are and where we want to go. We will work to problem solve the challenges that bring us into counseling while using a critical lens to better understand where these come from.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe counseling is a collaborative effort so it is important for client and counselor to bring their whole selves. This means being authentic and open to the experiences that counseling can offer.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Issues of Middle Adulthood
  • Life Transitions
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racism
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship issues
  • Relationship problems
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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Enrique Silva remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Paige L. Freeman
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Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.


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Together, we will:

Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.

Something to know about my approach is:

I encourage transparency, value-driven decision making, self-compassion, and making room for your thoughts and feelings. I will help you navigate mental health issues in a psychologically flexible way, which translates to richer life experience.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Food Allergy Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Parenting Issues
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Paige L. Freeman remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia