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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 Japanese is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Japanese-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 Japanese-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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Rachel Harden-Maddox
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explore self-care and its 6 practices, discover what it means to honor yourself and set boundaries, create goals and objectives, recognize the difference between toxic and healthy relationships.


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explore self-care and its 6 practices, discover what it means to honor yourself and set boundaries, create goals and objectives, recognize the difference between toxic and healthy relationships.

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My approach is one that includes transparency and honesty. I encourage the practice of self-care and feel it is the best approach to start and continue mental health hygiene.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Cutting and Self Harm
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I have been teaching individuals methods for healing for over 17 years. At the heart of counseling, there is education, understanding, and practicing skills for greater independence and growth. Call 630.710.5729 or visit oakbrookwellness.com


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I have been teaching individuals methods for healing for over 17 years. At the heart of counseling, there is education, understanding, and practicing skills for greater independence and growth. Call 630.710.5729 or visit oakbrookwellness.com

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Tools are directed towards regulating emotions with an emphasis on prioritizing one's personal values. Some of these tools include reprogramming negative thinking (CBT), clinical hypnosis, meditation, and energy healing practices.

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help you feel calmer, more confident, and find ways to improve the relationships most important to you. We will also explore patterns of responding that are holding you back and leaving you feeling frustrated.


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help you feel calmer, more confident, and find ways to improve the relationships most important to you. We will also explore patterns of responding that are holding you back and leaving you feeling frustrated.

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We'll work at your pace to practice proven strategies for social anxiety, stress management, and organization to meet your goals. Let’s work to to improve your confidence & connection and relieve your stress and frustrations.

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My role is to help you work through and process these past difficult and negative experiences that are significantly interfering with your current life. I will help you to turn off that nasty little voice inside your head.


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My role is to help you work through and process these past difficult and negative experiences that are significantly interfering with your current life. I will help you to turn off that nasty little voice inside your head.

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There will be challenges going forward. How you choose to deal with them will be the difference between a good life and a life of self-torture. But first, we need to address those issues you’ve been wrestling with, we need to address the past.

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Mie Tamura
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Are you feeling overwhelmed by the effects of trauma, by challenging circumstances, or just feeling stuck in life? Do you have hard time expressing/describing your feeling in words?


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Are you feeling overwhelmed by the effects of trauma, by challenging circumstances, or just feeling stuck in life? Do you have hard time expressing/describing your feeling in words?

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I integrate creative therapy such as art therapy, EMDR, positive psychology, other holistic intervention to find the best combination to heal our inner self to cultivate positive growth

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  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
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