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A cancer diagnosis is scary, and while your focus may be on your physical health, your mental health may also be at risk. Many sufferers of cancer, radiation, or chemotherapy end up with mental disorders or challenges ranging from anxiety to depression, which can make life even harder.

Luckily, Mental Health Match can match you with a therapist who can help you manage the stress, fear, and angst surrounding a cancer diagnosis, oncology, and treatment. 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 May Need Cancer Counseling

If you’re not sure whether you need cancer counseling, we can help. Here are some signs that indicate that you should consider therapy:

  • You are overwhelmed by fear or sadness.
  • You are withdrawn or avoiding friends and family
  • You no longer want to do things that used to excite you.
  • You’ve lost your appetite.
  • You can’t sleep.

Read this article to learn more about distress caused by a cancer diagnosis.

Feel Better with Cancer Counseling

Now is the best time to seek treatment for concerns about cancer. Mental Health Match can help you get started by connecting you with the most suitable therapist for your needs. Browse below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Lekesha Dean
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Co-create and explore meaning and coping strategies to help you navigate through challenging times and welcome new parts of you with care and excitement.


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Together, we will:

Co-create and explore meaning and coping strategies to help you navigate through challenging times and welcome new parts of you with care and excitement.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with clients from both narrative and systemic lens. I believe that we are all experts when it comes to our own lives. What we need to move forward is not only within us, but around us in our interactions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment issues
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Disenfranchised Grief
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Divorce Recovery for Children
  • grief
  • Interpersonal Problems
  • Job related issues/stress
  • Life Balance
  • Parenting Issues
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self Understanding
  • Self-Worth
  • Weight Release & Healthy Lifestyle
  • Wellness
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Charles Wasserman
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We will accomplish the the goals that you set forth for your therapy. The therapy is for your growth, benefit and to help live a more satisfying and peaceful, productive and meaningful life


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Together, we will:

We will accomplish the the goals that you set forth for your therapy. The therapy is for your growth, benefit and to help live a more satisfying and peaceful, productive and meaningful life

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a combination of therapeutic styles including cognitive-behavioral methods, interpersonal and relational approaches and mindfulness in a collaborative approach to meet client needs and goals

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Codependency
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Depression
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Social Anxiety
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Charles Wasserman 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 Raymond Annable, 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
Raymond Annable
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Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.

Something to know about my approach is:

Many of my clients come to me at pivotal points in life. Times in life where you know you can't keep living the way you are but you can't see a way forward.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • medical anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Substance Use
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Raymond Annable 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 Lauren  Barron, 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
Lauren Barron
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identify unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors that are holding you back, and make changes that will help you live the life you want to live.


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Picture of Lauren  Barron, 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
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Together, we will:

identify unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors that are holding you back, and make changes that will help you live the life you want to live.

Something to know about my approach is:

I practice evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and believe that our thoughts are extremely powerful in influencing our outcomes.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
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Lauren  Barron 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
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Dr. Jen Blanchette
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My goal is to help you find more ease in your life. Whether it is related to neurodiverse issues such as concussion, TBI, ADHD, Autism Spectrum issues, or another neurocognitive issue, I believe in total brain health as key to mental health.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

My goal is to help you find more ease in your life. Whether it is related to neurodiverse issues such as concussion, TBI, ADHD, Autism Spectrum issues, or another neurocognitive issue, I believe in total brain health as key to mental health.

Something to know about my approach is:

I integrate the latest neuroscience into my approach to whole brain wellness. To that end, I'm trained in power therapies like the Gottman method, Biofeedback, and EMDR 2.0 to aid in targeted recovery from emotional and relational traumas.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Concussion/Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Former Athletes
  • Neurodivergence
  • Neurological issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Dr. Jen Blanchette remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, 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