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It's not uncommon to struggle with body image issues at one time or another - most of us do. But it’s what you do about it that really matters. If you’re working on cultivating a positive body image, that’s fantastic! Yet, everyone can use a little help every now and again.

A body-positive therapist is a great resource you can use to build a better relationship with your body. 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.

How a Body-Positive Therapist Can Help

Whether you’re seeking therapy for a mental disorder, crisis intervention, or to address body image issues, there are many benefits to using a body-positive therapist, including:

  • Self-esteem-boosting encouragement when you’re having negative feelings about your body.
  • A safe space where you are free to convey your feelings and better understand the impact of social messages about how you should look.
  • Helpful tips, coping methods, and affirmations to cope with self-esteem and body-consciousness.

For an example of how a body-positive therapist can help, read licensed therapist Brianna Ramon’s tips for fighting back against body-shaming culture.

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Finding a body-positive therapist is easy if you use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing body-positive therapists and counselors below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Roberta Ballard
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develop a personalized plan to help get you unstuck and on track to living the life you want. Therapy with me is based in science, but not impersonal or formulaic. We usually work to improve both current challenges and long-standing issues.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

develop a personalized plan to help get you unstuck and on track to living the life you want. Therapy with me is based in science, but not impersonal or formulaic. We usually work to improve both current challenges and long-standing issues.

Something to know about my approach is:

I combine several approaches that help you understand patterns and themes that might be holding you back, and learn new skills to feel better. I'm not a "sit and nod" therapist; I share my perceptions and ideas with you, and sessions are active.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fears and Phobias
  • grief
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Trauma Recovery
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Roberta Ballard remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Della S. Lusk, Ph.D., therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Della S. Lusk, Ph.D.
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I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.


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I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.

Something to know about my approach is:

I generally use a cognitve behavioral therapy (CBT) approach with most clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Adulting
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Children
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Executive Coaching
  • Graduate Students
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Personal growth
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Starting College
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Della S. Lusk, Ph.D. remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Katie Aguayo Zweifel, therapist in Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Katie Aguayo Zweifel
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help you: feel more balanced in the present and hopeful about the future have the tools & strategies to help you cope speak up for your needs & wants feel more in control of your life (the parts you can control) and let go of what you can’t control


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

help you: feel more balanced in the present and hopeful about the future have the tools & strategies to help you cope speak up for your needs & wants feel more in control of your life (the parts you can control) and let go of what you can’t control

Something to know about my approach is:

Things we can work on include: reflecting on and challenging the unhelpful thoughts you may hold about yourself and the world around you; finding healthy outlets for your emotions, thoughts and grief; learning strategies to communicate effectively

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Infertility
  • IVF
  • Life Transitions
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pregnancy Loss
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Katie Aguayo Zweifel remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Picture of Elena Kochanek, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Elena Kochanek
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We will talk about your relationships, goals, and challenges - how your automatic thoughts and feelings are affecting your relationships and functioning in your daily life.


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Picture of Elena Kochanek, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

We will talk about your relationships, goals, and challenges - how your automatic thoughts and feelings are affecting your relationships and functioning in your daily life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am thoughtful and quiet when necessary, but challenging and goal-directed when you are ready.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment issues
  • Anxiety
  • Baby adjustment
  • Depression
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Elena Kochanek remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Brennan Johnston, therapist in Illinois
Brennan Johnston
Together, we will:

Work through problems, whether they be environmental stressors, relational issues, trauma, or an existential crisis. I want to learn who you are as a person, and together, we can discover the power of your story.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Work through problems, whether they be environmental stressors, relational issues, trauma, or an existential crisis. I want to learn who you are as a person, and together, we can discover the power of your story.

Something to know about my approach is:

We don't exist in a vacuum. Our past experiences and relationships inform how we show up in the present. We will spend time looking at the past and important relationships, and may explore the dynamic in the therapeutic relationship.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Existential Issues
  • grief
  • Identity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Trauma
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Brennan Johnston remote and phone therapy in Illinois