Find Spanish-speaking Therapists & Counselors in Springfield, IL.

 

A language barrier can make it impossible to communicate effectively, thwarting your therapy experience from the start. Good communication between you and your therapist is key to success in therapy.

If Spanish is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Spanish-speaking therapist. 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.

Ways a Language Barrier Can Hinder Therapy

Here are several ways that a language barrier can decrease the effectiveness of therapy and counseling:

  • It can cause a misdiagnosis based on an insufficient understanding of your symptoms.
  • Your therapist may misunderstand statements or cultural factors important to your health.
  • Without good communication, you may not fully understand the therapist’s treatment plan.

Due to the above reasons, it’s in your best interest to see a therapist who speaks your native language. We also encourage you to read licensed therapist Meredith Walker’s article to learn about additional things to consider when choosing a therapist.

See a Therapist Who Speaks Your Native Language Today!

Licensed Spanish-speaking therapists are available to get to know you, pinpoint your issues, and create a plan to get you on track toward a happier life. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified bilingual therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Dr. Rosanna Lora
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We will discuss everything and anything that you feel comfortable bringing into our session. The focus will be on past behaviors and patterns that have kept you from reaching happiness and satisfaction in your life. Together we will work on tools.


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Together, we will:

We will discuss everything and anything that you feel comfortable bringing into our session. The focus will be on past behaviors and patterns that have kept you from reaching happiness and satisfaction in your life. Together we will work on tools.

Something to know about my approach is:

Confidential and non-judgmental. I like to be straightforward in a supportive way that will foster growth and healthy ways of being in the world. Therapy is about shifting those thoughts and behaviors that have kept you stuck.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Geriatric Counselor
  • Hispanic and Latino Issues
  • Immigrants
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • multicultural identity
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationship issues
  • Social Justice
  • Women's Issues
  • Work-Life Balance
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Dr. Rosanna  Lora  remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Estrella Gonzalez
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Embrace what we feel plague us. From overthinking, hyper-sensitivity around emotions to obsession; there's strength in all of these things. We'll use inner child/reparenting + attachment-style work to help you better understand yourself & your needs.


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Embrace what we feel plague us. From overthinking, hyper-sensitivity around emotions to obsession; there's strength in all of these things. We'll use inner child/reparenting + attachment-style work to help you better understand yourself & your needs.

Something to know about my approach is:

I adapt to what works best for my clients. I often use somatic experiencing, mindfulness-based CBT, emotion-focused therapy and exposure therapy to support my clients. We'll do frequent check-in's to ensure we're on a path to progress.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Anxiety
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Body Image
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Codependency
  • Disordered Eating
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family trauma
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Ruminations
  • Self Harm Reduction
  • Sexuality
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Maritza Solis
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Maritza provides coping skills, detailed activities to assist in changing and modifying presenting problem/s and recommends natural supplements, vitamins, yoga techniques, and healing music frequencies to assist with positive lifestyle changes.


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Maritza provides coping skills, detailed activities to assist in changing and modifying presenting problem/s and recommends natural supplements, vitamins, yoga techniques, and healing music frequencies to assist with positive lifestyle changes.

Something to know about my approach is:

Maritza utilizes a variety of methods of therapy, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy. Maritza focuses on addressing and teaching techniques to help support their mind, body, and spirit.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Attacks
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
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Maritza Solis remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Lourdes Valdes
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Explore thoughts and experiences behind important feelings as well as effective and lasting strategies that will help better manage worries and moods. We will regularly assess symptoms to assure that our work is making a positive difference.


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Picture of Lourdes Valdes, 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
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Explore thoughts and experiences behind important feelings as well as effective and lasting strategies that will help better manage worries and moods. We will regularly assess symptoms to assure that our work is making a positive difference.

Something to know about my approach is:

I primarily use behavioral and cognitive methods that have clear scientific support for their effectiveness and efficiency. My methods are active, directive, and educative; I aim at solving the problems that the client faces here and now.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting Issues
  • Social Anxiety
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Lourdes Valdes 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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CIARA WARD
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Sessions and treatment plans will be designed to meet your unique, specific needs. It takes courage to seek an unfamiliar alternative approach to life. If you are ready to take the first step, let’s take it together.


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Together, we will:

Sessions and treatment plans will be designed to meet your unique, specific needs. It takes courage to seek an unfamiliar alternative approach to life. If you are ready to take the first step, let’s take it together.

Something to know about my approach is:

My counseling approach starts with compassion, providing a warm and intimate atmosphere. I use strength-based, insight-oriented, and collaborative techniques individualized to meet the unique needs of each client.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Depression
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Work stress
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CIARA WARD remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Indiana