Find Illness Therapists & Counselors in Apple Valley, MN.

 

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 Apple Valley, the suburbs of Apple Valley, other nearby places such as Eagan, Burnsville, or anywhere else in Minnesota, 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Angie Williamson
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Identify what is important to you and create a plan that helps you get there. We will walk together on this journey, laughing, crying, and learning along the way!


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Together, we will:

Identify what is important to you and create a plan that helps you get there. We will walk together on this journey, laughing, crying, and learning along the way!

Something to know about my approach is:

I am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); however, I also weave ACT and DBT into my work. I am a registered dietitian and weave healthy eating strategies and the importance of good nutrition into my therapy sessions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Image
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Chronic Disease
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Weight Management
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Angie Williamson remote and phone therapy in Minnesota
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Faith Pérez McGowan
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help you learn how to quiet excessive worries and fears, and bring joy back into your life. My clients know what it's like to feel tired, stressed, and overwhelmed. Together, we can find solutions that will allow you to take steps towards your goals.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

help you learn how to quiet excessive worries and fears, and bring joy back into your life. My clients know what it's like to feel tired, stressed, and overwhelmed. Together, we can find solutions that will allow you to take steps towards your goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

When we work together, you can expect to practice challenging unhelpful thoughts and behaviors, learn more effective coping mechanisms, and have more restful, quality sleep.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Trauma
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Faith Pérez McGowan 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, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Raymond Annable
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Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.

Something to know about my approach is:

Many of my clients come to me at pivotal points in life. Times in life where you know you can't keep living the way you are but you can't see a way forward.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • medical anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Substance Use issues
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Raymond Annable 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, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Lisa Nielsen-Karatz
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My hope is that you will feel heard, relaxed and find therapy to be helpful in reducing stress related to past traumas. I hold space for you to grieve, express yourself on your terms, finding that therapy can be enjoyable amidst tough emotions.


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Together, we will:

My hope is that you will feel heard, relaxed and find therapy to be helpful in reducing stress related to past traumas. I hold space for you to grieve, express yourself on your terms, finding that therapy can be enjoyable amidst tough emotions.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have an electic approach that includes engaging on a multitude of levels, my intention is to follow your lead as to exploring current or past experiences. I use story-telling, internal family systems cognitive processing, mindfulness, and Tapping.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Depression Management
  • Domestic Violence
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • grief
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Parenting Issues
  • Trauma
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Rebecca Leslie
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improve your relationship with food and help you feel more confident. Therapy will be focused on helping overcome the obstacles that you are facing to live the life you wanting to be living.


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Together, we will:

improve your relationship with food and help you feel more confident. Therapy will be focused on helping overcome the obstacles that you are facing to live the life you wanting to be living.

Something to know about my approach is:

I specialize in helping people who are overwhelmed when it comes to eating and unhappy with their bodies.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Binge Eating
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • Eating Disorders
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Life Stress
  • Overeating
  • Stress Eating
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Rebecca Leslie remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia