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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. Whether you are located in downtown Saginaw, the suburbs of Saginaw, other nearby places such as Flint, Pontiac, or anywhere else in Michigan, 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Tyler Boris
Together, we will:

Focus on cognitive and emotional identification, non judgmental awareness, controlled breathing, unplugging, ego recognition, self kindness, impermanence, as well as spending time with yourself and others in an engaged, authentic manner.


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Together, we will:

Focus on cognitive and emotional identification, non judgmental awareness, controlled breathing, unplugging, ego recognition, self kindness, impermanence, as well as spending time with yourself and others in an engaged, authentic manner.

Something to know about my approach is:

I do not practice traditional psychotherapy. My aim is to teach you how to effectively apply mindfulness to your daily lives. I have taken ancient techniques regarding mindful awareness and tweaked them to be applicable to modern day life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Financial Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Overeating
  • Social Anxiety
  • Substance Abuse
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Tyler Boris remote and phone therapy in Michigan
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Jennifer Gifford
Together, we will:

Together we can work and process those feelings associated with grief, loss, depression, anxiety, general mood disorders, couples and marital issues, peer and self-esteem issues. I want to help others become the best version of themselves.


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Together, we will:

Together we can work and process those feelings associated with grief, loss, depression, anxiety, general mood disorders, couples and marital issues, peer and self-esteem issues. I want to help others become the best version of themselves.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a great listener that likes to encourage digging deeper into the what's and why's that have caused trauma, anxiety, depression and mood disorders. I like to reflect on the biological, social and emotional states and how they can help heal.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • criminal justice involvement
  • Criminal Justice Rehabilitation
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • donor conceived people
  • Engagement and Marriage
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Infertility
  • Job Loss
  • Life Balance
  • Life Stages
  • Marriage
  • Mindfulness meditation and spirituality
  • Mood Disorders
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-expression
  • Self-Worth
  • Sexuality
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Jennifer Gifford remote and phone therapy in Michigan
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Anne Volkers
Together, we will:

Decide what therapy looks like. You must also be committed and comfortable with what we have instore for you to want to make any changes or growth. We will discuss and agree upon goals and methods and most if not all choices through the process.


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Together, we will:

Decide what therapy looks like. You must also be committed and comfortable with what we have instore for you to want to make any changes or growth. We will discuss and agree upon goals and methods and most if not all choices through the process.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will never pretend I am the expert on you. You will always know yourself more and I am gifted the opportunity to get to you know and hopefully notice patterns and things you didn't put together.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abortion
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Fat Liberation
  • LGBTQ+
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Parental Identity Development
  • paternal mental health
  • Perinatal
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pregnancy
  • Self-acceptance
  • Transgender Issues
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Anne Volkers remote and phone therapy in Michigan
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Dr. Corinne Smorra
Together, we will:

I provide a place you can reveal your thoughts and feelings without being concerned about a negative reaction. We work together over time to achieve the goals you desire, along with helping you become self-sufficient to deal with life’s curveballs.


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Together, we will:

I provide a place you can reveal your thoughts and feelings without being concerned about a negative reaction. We work together over time to achieve the goals you desire, along with helping you become self-sufficient to deal with life’s curveballs.

Something to know about my approach is:

We will do a lot of work together, but my goal is to make “walking through” your uncomfortable moments more bearable. Our sessions will begin with what is currently on your mind. Our work is a gradual and continuous even outside of our sessions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Disease
  • Congenital Disease
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Health
  • Organ Transplantation
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Dr. Corinne Smorra remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wisconsin
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Lindsey Gould
Together, we will:

figure out your goals, values, and strengths so you can learn how to use them. We’ll find new ways to approach your struggles, which can lead to better experiences for you. We’ll develop and practice ways for you to move forward with your life.


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Picture of Lindsey Gould, therapist in Florida, Michigan, South Carolina, Vermont
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

figure out your goals, values, and strengths so you can learn how to use them. We’ll find new ways to approach your struggles, which can lead to better experiences for you. We’ll develop and practice ways for you to move forward with your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

You can't change your life until you change how you respond to difficult situations, thoughts, feelings, and memories. I teach you how to respond to these things in ways that make your life better and move you toward the life you want.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Cancer Diagnosis
  • Cancer survival
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Fear of Failure
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Grief counseling
  • Health Anxiety
  • Pet Loss
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Trauma EMDR
  • Worrying
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Lindsey Gould remote and phone therapy in Florida, Michigan, South Carolina, Vermont