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If you’re a first responder (such as police, EMT, firefighter, etc.), you regularly work in a high-stress environment to perform life-saving work. This puts you at a higher risk of developing mental and emotional issues, including depression and PTSD, necessitating professional therapy.

Therapists are a critical resource for first responders. 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.

Do You Need First Responder Counseling?

First responders often experience traumatic events that can leave a lasting effect on their mental health. Here are some signs that you could use counseling:

  • Recurring memories of a traumatic event, such as a shooting, arrest, fire, or critical incident.
  • Feeling anxious or stressed on a chronic basis.
  • Feeling sad on an ongoing basis without hope.
  • Loss of interest in things that you used to love.
  • Being easily agitated or emotionally reactive.
  • Feeling burned out or apathetic about your job.

If any of the above signs ring true to you, consider getting some help in the form of first responder counseling. For more help to figure out if counseling is right for you, read this article from licensed therapist Dana Carretta-Stein about signs of trauma common to first responders.

Get First Responder Therapy Today!

Mental Health Match can help you find a professional therapist who can help you cope with the demands of your job so you can feel great and continue to do your best work. On our platform, finding a licensed therapist is easier than you may think. Get started today by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Your goals and treatments for therapy and creating small steps and gains towards them.

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Kim specializes in the treatment of anxiety, substance abuse, and OCD. She has spent her career thus far empowering clients to learn new coping skills and process past traumas.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Acute Grief
  • Addictions
  • Family Planning
  • Helping Professionals
  • High anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
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Clients should expect growth through their own work, and the ability to address sometimes difficult situations and material in order to advance from the good work done through therapeutic gains. Be willing to be uncomfortable to create what you want.


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Clients should expect growth through their own work, and the ability to address sometimes difficult situations and material in order to advance from the good work done through therapeutic gains. Be willing to be uncomfortable to create what you want.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a direct, and affirming approach in order to address forward thinking and support clients in working toward meeting their goals. While it is necessary and significant to address the past, it is also essential to be able to move into the future.

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  • Addiction Counseling
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fertility challenges
  • First Responders
  • Infertility
  • Postpartum
  • Trauma
  • Veterans / Military Families
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Latosha Haywood
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figure it out. I'm open to discuss whatever your need is and of course what I can confidently and professionally handle. When the issue at hand is beyond me I will connect you with the professional who is ready,willing, and able.


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figure it out. I'm open to discuss whatever your need is and of course what I can confidently and professionally handle. When the issue at hand is beyond me I will connect you with the professional who is ready,willing, and able.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am more person centered by nature and happened to have fallen in love with narrative therapy. Which means with me is the perfect opportunity to talk all that you desire while I use my narrative therapy toolbox to help you come to a resolve.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Substance Use
  • Women's Issues
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