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Some people prefer a therapist of a certain gender. While female or nonbinary therapists are well-equipped to provide high-quality therapy, you may prefer a male therapist. Some people benefit from having a male therapist, and your personal preferences are important when choosing a mental health professional.

There are many male therapists and counselors, and you can easily find a male therapist near you for in-person therapy or to meet with online. 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.

The Benefits of Talk Therapy with a Male Counselor

You may not be able to pinpoint a specific reason why you prefer a male counselor, but here are some of the most common reasons why people choose them:

  • You may find it more comfortable to speak with a male due to your personal experiences, no matter your own gender identity. It is important that you feel comfortable with your therapist, as the relationship you have is one of the biggest predictors of outcomes in therapy.
  • You may connect more easily with a male counselor because that is historically who you’ve opened up to and have been vulnerable with.
  • People who have suffered abuse or harassment from women may not feel comfortable sharing their feelings with a female therapist. A male therapist may feel safer.
  • It may be important to your own healing to develop a safe, compassionate connection with a man, especially if you have not had such relationships in the past.

If you are curious how gender should play a role in choosing the right therapist, check out this article about finding the right therapist for you by licensed therapist Justine Soto.

Start Therapy with a Male Therapist Today!

Regardless of your reason behind choosing a male therapist, our team can help. At Mental Health Match, we specialize in matching you with therapists and counselors who best meet your needs. To find a male therapist in your area, browse the licensed mental health professionals below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Phillip Stepka, PsyD
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Explore the interaction of your personality, culture, relationships, environment, lived history, and desired future to best understand your struggles and identify pathways to recovery and/or greater wellbeing and resiliency.


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Together, we will:

Explore the interaction of your personality, culture, relationships, environment, lived history, and desired future to best understand your struggles and identify pathways to recovery and/or greater wellbeing and resiliency.

Something to know about my approach is:

My ways of thinking about our work comes from developmental, attachment, and trauma-informed perspectives. I am trained in and utilize cutting-edge and evidence-informed treatments determined collaboratively and based on your unique needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Anxiety
  • anxiety-driven anger
  • Attachment Issues
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Feelings of not being good enough
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Traumatic loss
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Phillip Stepka, PsyD remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, 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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Joe Groninga
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We will work together to identify and understand your thoughts, feelings, and behavior (and how they all interact) as you move toward change and solve your problems in a nurturing and collaborative environment.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

We will work together to identify and understand your thoughts, feelings, and behavior (and how they all interact) as you move toward change and solve your problems in a nurturing and collaborative environment.

Something to know about my approach is:

I balance kindness and compassion with a focus on getting you to where you want to be through the use therapeutic techniques that are evidenced-based which means these methods have been consistently shown effective through research.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Gay Identity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship problems
  • Substance use disorders
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Joe Groninga 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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Frederick Schwartz-Quinn
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Clients can expect to take away from 1st session, 3 defined goals of therapy for treatment plan. After working together for a while, goals are reviewed, revised or marked as completed.


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Clients can expect to take away from 1st session, 3 defined goals of therapy for treatment plan. After working together for a while, goals are reviewed, revised or marked as completed.

Something to know about my approach is:

CBT is a structured collaboration between therapist & client and often calls for homework assignments. CBT has been clinically proven to help clients in a relatively short amount of time with a wide range of disorders, including depression & anxiety.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • LGBTQ+
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Men's Issues
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationships
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
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Dr. Anthony LoPresti
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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VIEW PROFILE
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.

Something to know about my approach is:

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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • 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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Dr. Anthony LoPresti 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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Timothy Jenkins
Together, we will:

We will talk about what things are important to you. I am client centered and strongly believe in your ability to know what needs talking about.


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Picture of Timothy Jenkins, therapist in Illinois
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

We will talk about what things are important to you. I am client centered and strongly believe in your ability to know what needs talking about.

Something to know about my approach is:

We will collaborate in a way that makes you feel like you are talking with a trusted confidant or family member.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adjustment issues
  • Anxiety
  • Children
  • Depression
  • EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS
  • Gaslighting
  • grief
  • Postpartum
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Teenagers
  • Trauma
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Timothy Jenkins remote and phone therapy in Illinois