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A language barrier can make it impossible to communicate effectively, thwarting your therapy experience from the start. Good communication between you and your therapist is key to success in therapy.

If Cantonese is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Cantonese-speaking therapist. 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.

Ways a Language Barrier Can Hinder Therapy

Here are several ways that a language barrier can decrease the effectiveness of therapy and counseling:

  • It can cause a misdiagnosis based on an insufficient understanding of your symptoms.
  • Your therapist may misunderstand statements or cultural factors important to your health.
  • Without good communication, you may not fully understand the therapist’s treatment plan.

Due to the above reasons, it’s in your best interest to see a therapist who speaks your native language. We also encourage you to read licensed therapist Meredith Walker’s article to learn about additional things to consider when choosing a therapist.

See a Therapist Who Speaks Your Native Language Today!

Licensed Cantonese-speaking therapists are available to get to know you, pinpoint your issues, and create a plan to get you on track toward a happier life. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified bilingual therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Cynthia Peters
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I'll look forward to hearing about day to day challenges of your life, and how they grow you, or hold you back. We work on challenging negative thinking, effective communication, and being an authentic person to yourself and others.


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I'll look forward to hearing about day to day challenges of your life, and how they grow you, or hold you back. We work on challenging negative thinking, effective communication, and being an authentic person to yourself and others.

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I am a goals directed therapist who enjoys working with adult individuals and couples of all sorts who are ready to work on the change that they hope to achieve in therapy. I use CBT with individuals and Gottman Method with couples. I give homework.

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Believe that you are capable of helping yourself. Empower you to transform into the Best version of yourself. Strive for you to live your Best life. Teach you how to thrive in the face of adversity.


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Believe that you are capable of helping yourself. Empower you to transform into the Best version of yourself. Strive for you to live your Best life. Teach you how to thrive in the face of adversity.

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I thoroughly enjoy facilitating individual, couples, and family therapy, and the passion for my craft is evident during every session. I truly believe that without discomfort, there is no growth!

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I focus on helping clients achieve a more centered, balanced life by giving them the tools needed to grow within life's challenges. I remain present with clients to do the healing work with them as they journey to having a vibrant life.


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I focus on helping clients achieve a more centered, balanced life by giving them the tools needed to grow within life's challenges. I remain present with clients to do the healing work with them as they journey to having a vibrant life.

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My counseling style is client-centered as determined by the needs of the client by focusing on strength-based approaches. I utilize a holistic approach to address the functional, emotional, and psychosocial health of the client.

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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.

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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!

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Jasmina Bourgeois
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In a safe, warm, nonjudgmental space we will come to understand the hidden sources of your suffering, troubling symptoms or harmful behaviors. We will help you reclaim your innermost self, feel whole and achieve a greater sense of happiness.


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In a safe, warm, nonjudgmental space we will come to understand the hidden sources of your suffering, troubling symptoms or harmful behaviors. We will help you reclaim your innermost self, feel whole and achieve a greater sense of happiness.

Something to know about my approach is:

It is not focused on symptoms alone, but on uncovering, processing and healing the underlying mechanisms that fuel the distressing symptoms. This deep approach brings about long-lasting results, and leads to increased self-knowledge & authenticity.

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  • Abuse
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  • Attachment Disorders
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