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Many people seek a therapist of a similar racial or ethnic background. When given a choice, many Middle Eastern people prefer Middle Eastern therapists. Regardless of your reasoning, this preference should be honored whenever possible to maximize your chances of success in therapy.

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.

Why Choose a Middle Eastern Therapist?

As a Middle Eastern person, your reason for preferring a Middle Eastern therapist doesn’t need validation. But to give you a bit of additional insight, here are some reasons why choosing a Middle Eastern therapist is a good idea:

  • You may feel closer to your therapist since you both share common ground.
  • The cultural and social struggles of living as a Middle Eastern person are more likely to be recognized by a Middle Eastern therapist than by a therapist of another race.
  • If your therapist is of the same race as you, you may be more likely to open up to them about your mental health.

Not all Middle Eastern therapists will be a good match for you. When selecting a therapist, many other elements besides race need to be taken into consideration. Read this article by Jessica Connolly to learn how to find the right therapist for you.

Get Help from a Middle Eastern Therapist today!

Without the right resources, finding a Middle Eastern therapist can be challenging, but we can help! With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified Middle Eastern counselor or therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Eileen O’Neil
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Talk, about anything and everything, past and present. And we will connect the dots and learn why we are the way we are and what we can do to make positive changes, learn skills and create a more enjoyable life for you!


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Talk, about anything and everything, past and present. And we will connect the dots and learn why we are the way we are and what we can do to make positive changes, learn skills and create a more enjoyable life for you!

Something to know about my approach is:

I create a space where you can share and not feel judged. I want you to feel that we are trusting, respectful relationship within the therapy sessions, I want to know who you are in a holistic way, you are more then a list of symptoms.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Communication Skills
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Teenagers
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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

Something to know about my approach is:

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

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • grief
  • Substance Abuse
  • Women's Issues
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Mary Hosbrough
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work through ambivalence (feeling stuck, not sure if you really want or are ready to change), meeting you where you're at and working at your pace. Find the strengths, motivations, wisdom already within you to help you choose and follow your own way.


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Together, we will:

work through ambivalence (feeling stuck, not sure if you really want or are ready to change), meeting you where you're at and working at your pace. Find the strengths, motivations, wisdom already within you to help you choose and follow your own way.

Something to know about my approach is:

Harm Reduction for people who use drugs and people who love them- finding approaches that work for them. I trust that you are the expert in your own life, while offering the expertise that I have for you to use in a way that makes sense to you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Substance use disorders
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Sheila Collins
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I would love to meet with you so could get to know me and we could discuss your goals and see if you feel like we would be a good fit. If not, I’d be happy to work with you to discuss other options and referrals that would fit your needs.


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I would love to meet with you so could get to know me and we could discuss your goals and see if you feel like we would be a good fit. If not, I’d be happy to work with you to discuss other options and referrals that would fit your needs.

Something to know about my approach is:

I focus both on developing new strengths and skills to effectively manage life’s difficulties in the short term, while gaining insight into reasons behind behaviors to regain the control and understanding of past patterns to facilitate future autono

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  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Parent Coaching
  • Relationship Distress
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
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James Searing
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Create a place where you can explore experiences known only to you. Here you can conquer your critic, reprogram negative beliefs. Therapy is honors the magic of your unique self and. discovering the talents, and abilities that lie within you.


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Together, we will:

Create a place where you can explore experiences known only to you. Here you can conquer your critic, reprogram negative beliefs. Therapy is honors the magic of your unique self and. discovering the talents, and abilities that lie within you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I view therapy as a sacred space and protected process. I'm a modern minded therapist always learning the latest in the sciences available. However, I love the art of therapy even more and strive to create a tailored approach unique to you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Gay Identity
  • Goals/Accountability
  • Internet Use
  • LGBTQ+
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Regulation
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance Use issues
  • Technology Addiction
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Video game addiction
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