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Chronic illnesses not only affect your physical health, but they can also be harmful for your mental health. Many sufferers of chronic illnesses, like Diabetes, Lupus, chronic pain, or Crohn’s Disease end up with mental disorders ranging from anxiety to depression, which can make life harder.

Luckily, Mental Health Match can match you with a chronic illness therapist who can help you manage the stress, fear, and angst surrounding your diagnosis. Wherever you are located in Maryland from Annapolis to Rockville or even Frederick, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You May Need Chronic Illness Counseling

If you’re not sure whether you need chronic illness counseling, we can help. Here are some signs that indicate that you should consider therapy:

  • You feel stressed out about the diagnosis and your future.
  • You have feelings of anxiety and sadness.
  • You have trouble concentrating throughout the day.
  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter
  • You don’t sleep well.

Read this article for tips about living with a chronic illness from a licensed therapist.

Feel Better with Chronic Illness Counseling

Now is the best time to seek treatment for a chronic illness or diagnosis. Mental Health Match can help you get started by connecting you with the most suitable therapist for your needs. Browse below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Jessica Baird
Together, we will:

work on coping skills and ways to regulate emotions. We will work on your goals and what you want out of therapy. I believe in going where the client wants to go.


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Together, we will:

work on coping skills and ways to regulate emotions. We will work on your goals and what you want out of therapy. I believe in going where the client wants to go.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a person-centered approach when working with children and families. I specialize in using play to help children with chronic illness, medical trauma, and grief and loss. I am in training to become a registered play therapist.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child Therapy
  • Chronic Illness
  • Coping Skills
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • medical anxiety
  • Medical Trauma
  • Parenting
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Trauma
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Dara Friedman-Wheeler
Together, we will:

figure out what your goals are and develop a plan for working toward them. We will start with things that have been shown to work, through research, but we will keep an eye on what does and doesn't work for you, and will adjust as necessary.


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Together, we will:

figure out what your goals are and develop a plan for working toward them. We will start with things that have been shown to work, through research, but we will keep an eye on what does and doesn't work for you, and will adjust as necessary.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use strategies that have been shown to work, to help adults struggling with stress, depression, and making changes in their lives, such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and compassion-based techniques.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Burn Out
  • Caregiver support
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • COVID related issues
  • Depression
  • Social Justice
  • Stress
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Dara Friedman-Wheeler remote and phone therapy in Maryland
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Charles Wasserman
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We will accomplish the the goals that you set forth for your therapy. The therapy is for your growth, benefit and to help live a more satisfying and peaceful, productive and meaningful life


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Together, we will:

We will accomplish the the goals that you set forth for your therapy. The therapy is for your growth, benefit and to help live a more satisfying and peaceful, productive and meaningful life

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a combination of therapeutic styles including cognitive-behavioral methods, interpersonal and relational approaches and mindfulness in a collaborative approach to meet client needs and goals

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Codependency
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Depression
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Social Anxiety
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Charles Wasserman remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
Picture of Rebecca Leslie, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
Rebecca Leslie
Together, we will:

Change your relationship with food. We will work together to help you develop a healthy relationship with food. We may talk about values, your thoughts, and your behaviors.


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Together, we will:

Change your relationship with food. We will work together to help you develop a healthy relationship with food. We may talk about values, your thoughts, and your behaviors.

Something to know about my approach is:

I draw from cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment, and interpersonal therapy approaches. I use evidence-based treatment in an individualized manner, which allows me to tailor therapy to best help you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Binge Eating
  • Body Image
  • Eating Disorders
  • emotional eating
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Stress Eating
  • Weight Management
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Rebecca Leslie remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
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Leda Kaveh
Together, we will:

Draw on integrative & holistic therapy approaches to best meet your goals. We will address daily obstacles, unconscious emotional challenges & learn to confront our negative thoughts with internal strength and authenticity.


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Picture of Leda Kaveh, therapist in Maryland, Virginia
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Draw on integrative & holistic therapy approaches to best meet your goals. We will address daily obstacles, unconscious emotional challenges & learn to confront our negative thoughts with internal strength and authenticity.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide a comfortable & collaborative environment where you can take risks & explore different ways of thinking, feeling & being. I aim to help you understand your difficulties, learn to cope, and to ultimately live an authentic & fulfilling life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Body Image
  • Career
  • Childhood Issues
  • Children
  • Chronic Illness
  • College Students
  • Couples Counseling
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Families
  • Family of Origin
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Mindfulness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting Issues
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationship issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Distancing Stress
  • Social Skills
  • Stress
  • Teenagers
  • Trauma
  • Young Adults
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Leda Kaveh remote and phone therapy in Maryland, Virginia