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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 Joplin, the suburbs of Joplin, other nearby places such as Rogers, Bentonville, or anywhere else in Missouri, 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Dr. Brian Curtis
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build an individualized treatment plan that gets you back to sleeping naturally as soon as possible. I've helped hundreds of people overcome their insomnia, eliminate use of sleep meds, and get back to living the life they truly want to live.


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build an individualized treatment plan that gets you back to sleeping naturally as soon as possible. I've helped hundreds of people overcome their insomnia, eliminate use of sleep meds, and get back to living the life they truly want to live.

Something to know about my approach is:

If you're struggling with chronic insomnia, I can help. I'm one of only 218 clinicians in the world who is board certified in behavioral sleep medicine: specialty-trained in the most effective treatment for chronic insomnia.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Stress
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Mindfulness
  • Nightmares
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Alison Niblick
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highlight how you're doing the best you can with the skills you have, as well as identify achievable goals to help you build a life that feels meaningful to you.


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highlight how you're doing the best you can with the skills you have, as well as identify achievable goals to help you build a life that feels meaningful to you.

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that I blend styles and treatment modalities. Our sessions will likely combine "going with the flow" of what you would like to talk about, with how to acquire additional tools and perspectives to help you achieve your goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Chronic Illness
  • Cultural Identity
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Mood Regulation
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Alison Niblick remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nor...
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Dr. Heidi Strohmaier
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Identify your greatest challenges and top priorities. We will collaboratively set goals and a timeline for achieving them. I will teach you skills to improve your symptoms, accomplish your objectives, and enhance your quality of life.


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Identify your greatest challenges and top priorities. We will collaboratively set goals and a timeline for achieving them. I will teach you skills to improve your symptoms, accomplish your objectives, and enhance your quality of life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use scientifically-based interventions to help you achieve your goals in a way that is sensitive to your unique strengths, beliefs, and background. My solution-focused approach helps you set, work toward, and achieve goals efficiently.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Postpartum
  • Stress
  • Weight Management
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Dr. Heidi Strohmaier remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolin...
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Meghan McCoy-Smith
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Try on old patterns like clothes in a closet to see if they still fit. This is a practice space, a place of creation and brainstorming new ways of being who you want to be. Let yourself say the things that you've needed to hear yourself say.


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Together, we will:

Try on old patterns like clothes in a closet to see if they still fit. This is a practice space, a place of creation and brainstorming new ways of being who you want to be. Let yourself say the things that you've needed to hear yourself say.

Something to know about my approach is:

We'll examine the stories that you tell yourself that hold you back and keep you stuck. We'll learn to manage feelings and how we judge ourselves for them. We'll shift perspective on the values that we subscribe to and develop new skills to cope.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Depression
  • High Anxiety
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Narcissistic Abuse
  • Trauma
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Meghan McCoy-Smith remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina,...
Picture of Alina Khomenko, mental health therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Ca...
Alina Khomenko
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Learn about your symptoms to develop a personalized treatment plan to move you toward recovery. I will teach you skills needed to reduce your OCD and anxiety symptoms. We will also monitor your progress to make sure you are seeing the change you want


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Picture of Alina Khomenko, mental health therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Ca...
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Are We a Match?

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Together, we will:

Learn about your symptoms to develop a personalized treatment plan to move you toward recovery. I will teach you skills needed to reduce your OCD and anxiety symptoms. We will also monitor your progress to make sure you are seeing the change you want

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide evidence-based treatment including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention, Habit Reversal Training, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I work on teaching you skills needed to address your presenting concerns.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Dermatillomania/Skin Picking/Excoriation
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Tourette Disorder
  • Trichotillomania/Hair Pulling
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Alina Khomenko remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nor...