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Parenting is a rewarding experience with ups and downs, but there are times when the downs are too much to handle on your own. A parenting therapist can devise strategies to help you get through difficult situations that arise as you’re parenting.

Many therapists specialize in working with parents, new mothers, and fathers trying to figure out how to be a better parent and partner. 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 Could Benefit from Parenting Counseling

Parent therapy may be helpful to you if you’re dealing with any of the following issues:

  • You’re a new parent and feeling stressed out.
  • You’re the parent of an older child and not sure how to best relate to them.
  • You are having problems in your marriage related to parenting or parenting styles.
  • You’ve relocated and things in your family feel unsettled.
  • You need to vent about your parenting frustrations.
  • You want to improve your parenting skills.
  • You want to figure out the type of parent you want to be.

Licensed therapist Mara Fisher has some thoughts to help parents. If you are feeling the stress and pressure of parenting, read this article: Is There a Right Way to Parent?

Help is Available: Get Parenting Therapy Today

Parenting is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, and it can take a toll on you, mentally and physically. With a parenting therapist, you’ll be able to examine and remedy those problems that make parenting harder. To make finding a therapist easy, use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Emily Kitchen
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work together to get you to a place of peace and feeling in control. I can help with boundaries, improved coping strategies and being mindful of thought processes. My motto is you are not alone, and you are not to blame. With help, you will be well.


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work together to get you to a place of peace and feeling in control. I can help with boundaries, improved coping strategies and being mindful of thought processes. My motto is you are not alone, and you are not to blame. With help, you will be well.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am passionate about working with parents who are struggling with the transition into parenthood. I'm a survivor of postpartum depression & anxiety & wanted to give back after finding the support that I needed. I will work with you at your own pace.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • grief
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Parenting
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Women’s health
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Emily Kitchen remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Indiana
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Katherine Wheeler
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Together, we will work through tough feelings, undesirable behavior patterns, and self-defeating thoughts to increase your confidence, and get you to where you desire to be.


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Together, we will work through tough feelings, undesirable behavior patterns, and self-defeating thoughts to increase your confidence, and get you to where you desire to be.

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I specialize in EMDR therapy and working with those who suffer from trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and interpersonal relationship issues. I cater to clients of all ages, and excel at treating adolescents, and young adults.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Chronic stress
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Interpersonal Problems
  • Marital stress
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Trauma Recovery
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Katherine Wheeler remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Lauren Bartholomew
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We work together to notice unhealthy thought patterns and gently and kindly replace them with healthier methods of thinking. I believe that therapy isn't about changing who you are, but rather helping you be the best version of yourself!


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Together, we will:

We work together to notice unhealthy thought patterns and gently and kindly replace them with healthier methods of thinking. I believe that therapy isn't about changing who you are, but rather helping you be the best version of yourself!

Something to know about my approach is:

I use an integrative approach tailored to each patient to help you explore and get to know your true self. I feel that true healing occurs when we can function from a place of authenticity and congruence.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • LGBTQ+
  • Women's Issues
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Lauren Bartholomew 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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Jessica Eiseman
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Explore how we can often times feel stuck and uncertain. Even when we have a plan there are still many unknowns and not knowing is hard. I help you learn to navigate where you are in this moment, while giving you tools to move forward.


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Explore how we can often times feel stuck and uncertain. Even when we have a plan there are still many unknowns and not knowing is hard. I help you learn to navigate where you are in this moment, while giving you tools to move forward.

Something to know about my approach is:

I attempt to create a calming, secure, supportive space that also allows for some humor. I am both guiding and collaborative. Together we will create a plan, practice skills, and find solutions so that you can live the life that you desire.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Empowering women
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Isolation
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
  • Work stress
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Jessica Eiseman remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Texas
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Amanda Kelleghan
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I offer non-judgmental and compassionate support, as well as a safe and confidential environment. Feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience to see if I would be a good fit for you!


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Together, we will:

I offer non-judgmental and compassionate support, as well as a safe and confidential environment. Feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience to see if I would be a good fit for you!

Something to know about my approach is:

ACT, Attachment-based, CBT, CPT, DBT, Eclectic, Gottman Method, Interpersonal, Intervention, MBCT, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative, Person-Centered, Positive Psychology, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, SFBT, Strength-Based, Trauma Focused

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Amanda Kelleghan remote and phone therapy in Illinois