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Open relationships are relationships in which partners have agreed to be non-monogamous and have sexual or romantic relationships with other people. Open (or polyamorous) relationships can be rewarding, but they can also be sources of jealousy, self-doubt, anger, and miscommunication.

If you’re having trouble in an open relationship or are considering one, guidance from licensed therapists or counselors can go a long way. Relationship therapists are well-equipped to help you navigate the intricacies of open relationships, so you can feel more fulfilled in your relationships and be supportive and trusting with your partners.

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.

Common Open Relationship Issues

Just like monogamous relationships, open relationships can be turbulent. Polyamorous relationships can create a variety of negative issues for you and your partner, including:

  • Jealousy
  • Self-doubt or low self-esteem
  • Pressure or coercion to enter into a non-monogamous relationship
  • Fear over sexual health and disease
  • Arguments or conflicts stemming from a lack of efficient communication
  • Lack of clear boundaries and limits on outside relationships
  • Honesty and trust issues
  • Uncertainty about the reasons for an open relationship

If you are feeling any of these issues that may happen with open relationships, check out licensed therapist Nicole O’Hare’s 10 tips to improve communication in your relationship.

A Better Open Relationship is Within Reach with Therapy

Relationship therapy can help you tremendously, enabling you to enjoy your relationships even more. Mental Health Match can help you find an experienced relationship therapist or counselor in your area. Start by browsing open relationship 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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  • Anxiety
  • Communication Issues
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Infidelity
  • Relationship Distress
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Ashley Molin
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Together we'll break down the "story" that you have been handed by society, your family, and media about how your live should go, so we can help you determine how you want your life to go. We'll focus on what you need to be happy and healthy.


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Together we'll break down the "story" that you have been handed by society, your family, and media about how your live should go, so we can help you determine how you want your life to go. We'll focus on what you need to be happy and healthy.

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As a queer person, I feel deeply passionate about serving the LGBTQ community and all of its beautiful intersections. I enjoy exploring new possibilities and identities with clients as they build meaningful and fulfilling lives.

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  • Artists & Creative Personalities
  • College Students
  • Kink
  • Nonbinary Gender Identity
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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!

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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.

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  • Communication Skills
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Teenagers
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Aubrey Koel
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Explore your greatest strengths, fears, challenges, and desires for growth by working together in a collaborative partnership. I specialize in athlete and executive clientele, helping clients realize their untapped potential.


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Explore your greatest strengths, fears, challenges, and desires for growth by working together in a collaborative partnership. I specialize in athlete and executive clientele, helping clients realize their untapped potential.

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I believe the therapy experience should be unique to each client, encompassing what is most important to them and fulfilling their specific needs. I am proud to work with clients of all races, religions, and identities. All are welcome.

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  • Anxiety
  • Athletes
  • Burn Out
  • Communication Issues
  • Conflict resolution
  • Executive Coaching
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  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Open Relationships
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  • Relationships
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Work stress
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Mara Fisher
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Discover new ways of seeing your life and imagining your future. Our exploration of your challenges will help you move from accepting just an OK life to finding a life partner, reigniting faded romance, and realizing forgotten dreams of fulfillment.


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Discover new ways of seeing your life and imagining your future. Our exploration of your challenges will help you move from accepting just an OK life to finding a life partner, reigniting faded romance, and realizing forgotten dreams of fulfillment.

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You get 100% of my passion, expertise and commitment to your success. Using a combination of advanced techniques tailored to you and your needs, I encourage your progress towards your goals and help you find joy and courage in transforming your life.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Communication Skills
  • Dating and Romance
  • Engagement and Marriage
  • Healing from Relationships
  • Life Satisfaction and Fulfillment
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Relationship Skills
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