Find Abuse Therapists & Counselors in Springfield, IL.

 

If you’ve dealt with any type of abuse in the past, you may be aware of the adverse effects it can have on your mental health. On the opposite end of the spectrum, if you’ve been abusive in the past, you may have trouble forgiving yourself.

Regardless, a licensed therapist can help you access your feelings and heal from abuse you’ve experienced. Whether you are located in downtown Springfield, the suburbs of Springfield, other nearby places such as Florissant, Peoria, or anywhere else in Illinois, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Need Help with Abuse

Whether you’ve abused someone else in the past or you’ve been a victim of abuse, you may have some scars that make life difficult.

Here are some signs you need help with abuse:

  • You may be easily triggered to feel fear or panic.
  • You may hold a lot of anger toward the person who abused you.
  • You avoid talking about or doing anything that can remind you of your experience.
  • You blame yourself for your experience.

Abuse comes in many forms, including physical abuse, mental abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse, verbal abuse, and more (this is not an exhaustive list). No matter the type of abuse you are dealing with, Mental Health Match can help you find a therapist to get the healing process started and improve your life.

If you’re struggling with past abuse and not sure how therapy can help, read this article by licensed therapist Kennyetta Watkins: When bad things happen to good people.

Speak With an Abuse Counselor Today!

Abuse can take hold and change the trajectory of your life - in severe cases, it can take your life completely off track. But, with targeted therapy based on your specific abuse situation, there’s hope for recovery and lasting happiness. And with Mental Health Match, finding a great therapist is easy! Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Dr. Anthony LoPresti
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Get to know your presenting issues, where they come from, how they serve (and don't really serve) you, and find a path forward. We will also understand your feelings and how you can cope with them in the moment.


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Together, we will:

Get to know your presenting issues, where they come from, how they serve (and don't really serve) you, and find a path forward. We will also understand your feelings and how you can cope with them in the moment.

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I am actively committed to helping clients learn more about themselves. I don’t just sit and listen. I talk and ask thought-provoking questions. I offer new perspectives while also offering time to reflect together.

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  • Adulting
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • College Students
  • Emotional abuse
  • grief
  • Identity Issues
  • Life Stress
  • Perfectionism
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Distress
  • Trauma
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Taryn O'Neil
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Cultivate an open and empathic space where you can feel understood and supported. I believe that therapy is an opportunity for each individual to gain insight about themselves, find purpose, and develop strategies for coping with life's challenges.


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Cultivate an open and empathic space where you can feel understood and supported. I believe that therapy is an opportunity for each individual to gain insight about themselves, find purpose, and develop strategies for coping with life's challenges.

Something to know about my approach is:

My clinical style is strongly grounded in helping you access your strengths and values to guide meaningful change. I strive to provide a warm therapeutic space where you can be free to tell your story and take steps toward being your authentic self.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
  • Work stress
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Candyce Hurd
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When taking this journey, there are expectations of not being afraid of growth, working through your comfort zone at times, & be motivated to do the "homework" I may assign. Be ready to work towards your best possible self in the oasis I provide!


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When taking this journey, there are expectations of not being afraid of growth, working through your comfort zone at times, & be motivated to do the "homework" I may assign. Be ready to work towards your best possible self in the oasis I provide!

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, dialectical-behavioral, existential and holistic spirituality. I will customize our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • LGBTQ+
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Counseling
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  • Social Anxiety
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  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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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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Together, we will:

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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self Regulation
  • Trauma
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Dr. Erica Shick, PhD, LCPC
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We work together to address your concerns and explore what may be holding you back from what is most important to you. How the past may link to the present and ways to move past what is no longer of service to you and how to access your strengths.


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Together, we will:

We work together to address your concerns and explore what may be holding you back from what is most important to you. How the past may link to the present and ways to move past what is no longer of service to you and how to access your strengths.

Something to know about my approach is:

I listen and bring curiosity to the session to guide our work. Most clients have never had someone listen or help them explore their values. I do not bring an agenda to sessions. Clients gain a better sense of who they are and quality of life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Leadership Development
  • Narcissist recovery
  • Relationship Coaching
  • Starting a Business
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