Find Shame Therapists & Counselors in Springfield, IL.

 

Is shame negatively affecting your life? Many people feel shame for all sorts of reasons, but shame is often a weapon used in bullying behaviors to make others feel defenseless, embarrassed, or confused. If you are experiencing these symptoms of shame, then it's a good idea to seek professional assistance from a licensed therapist, who can help you make sense of those feelings and stop them at the source.

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.

Common Signs of Shame

If you’re wondering whether you’re experiencing shame, this section is for you. Shame can bring on a myriad of symptoms, including:

  • Feelings of vulnerability.
  • Feelings of rejection.
  • Feeling small in relation to others.
  • Worrying about failing.
  • Worrying about what others may think about you.

This is not an exhaustive list. Licensed therapist Aaron Mason wrote this article about shame, imperfections, and the difference between guilt and shame.

Don’t Wait: Get Shame Counseling Today!

It’s totally normal to feel shame in the short term, but when these feelings linger or grow over time, they can have detrimental effects on your self-esteem and mental health as a whole. Therapy can help tremendously by helping you discover the source of your shame and how to overcome it. And Mental Health Match can help you find a quality therapist to get started. Start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

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Shauna Summers
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I will talk about counseling expectations in general. After you have been coming for a while, you can expect that you will have spent time reflecting on different facets of your experience and will have gained more insight.


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I will talk about counseling expectations in general. After you have been coming for a while, you can expect that you will have spent time reflecting on different facets of your experience and will have gained more insight.

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I utilize evidence-based techniques such as Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Enhance Attachment security, Narrative therapy, Bibliotherapy, and Neurotherapy in my approach.

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We will explore a broad array of interventions as you guide me toward what works best for you. We are all unique selves and through exploration using various tools we are able to address differing aspects and needs.


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We will explore a broad array of interventions as you guide me toward what works best for you. We are all unique selves and through exploration using various tools we are able to address differing aspects and needs.

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Interventions will include CBT activities and worksheets, attachment therapies, mind-body work, psychodynamic interventions, drawing and art, EMDR, among others.

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Tackle challenge, resolve issues with planning ahead instead of worrying ahead, receive psycho-education about problem areas, and identify triggers in order to build an appropriate tool box.


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Tackle challenge, resolve issues with planning ahead instead of worrying ahead, receive psycho-education about problem areas, and identify triggers in order to build an appropriate tool box.

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Allow therapy to help clear your mind and get some questions answered. You should be heard, not judged when talking about personal, important matters. My approach is solution focused and tension reduction

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I take a holistic approach to emotional and psychological healing, as well as a sensitivity to diversity and multiculturalism. Clients will feel encouraged and motivated to use the tools and strategies we discuss.


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I take a holistic approach to emotional and psychological healing, as well as a sensitivity to diversity and multiculturalism. Clients will feel encouraged and motivated to use the tools and strategies we discuss.

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I utilize a client centered approach to develop trust and rapport with clients along with an integrative approach that includes narrative therapy, CBT and mindfulness practices based on the presenting issues of the client.

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Chandra Thompson
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Many people seek counseling because they have identified specific goals or issues that they wish to work on. My clients can expect me to promote self-actualization, empower self-growth, improve relationships, and reduce emotional suffering.


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Many people seek counseling because they have identified specific goals or issues that they wish to work on. My clients can expect me to promote self-actualization, empower self-growth, improve relationships, and reduce emotional suffering.

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Often, I choose to use the CBT method, cognitive behavioral therapy. The tools I use help people in therapy evaluate their emotional patterns and states. Techniques include journaling, challenging beliefs, relaxation, and thinking exercises.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
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  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
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  • Social Anxiety
  • Women's Issues
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