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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 New York from Albany to Yonkers or even Niagara Falls, 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Janine O’Brien
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With you, we will create space to explore, gain insights and understanding, and process where you are at, where you have come from, and where you will go as you move towards living a more authentic and aligned life.


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Together, we will:

With you, we will create space to explore, gain insights and understanding, and process where you are at, where you have come from, and where you will go as you move towards living a more authentic and aligned life.

Something to know about my approach is:

My work is primarily grounded in relational/attachment-based frameworks helping my clients to connect their past experiences to current concerns and help clients relate to themselves, others, and their worlds in different ways.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Health Issues
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Family of Origin
  • Identity
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindset
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationships
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Work stress
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Janine O’Brien remote and phone therapy in New York
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Amber Weiss
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Learn to love the life you live! I believe that every individual has the power to find inner peace. Through specific techniques, talk therapy and structured goals, we can work together to overcome all hardships to live a happy and successful life.


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Learn to love the life you live! I believe that every individual has the power to find inner peace. Through specific techniques, talk therapy and structured goals, we can work together to overcome all hardships to live a happy and successful life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I find that being structured, goal-oriented, and thorough leads to a powerful change for the individual. My theoretical preference is dependent on the individual. However, I tend to combine behavioral, cognitive, and psychodynamic perspectives.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Disordered Eating
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Grief counseling
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Amber Weiss remote and phone therapy in Florida, New York
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Kyle Suchomel
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I hope to facilitate self-awareness, self-acceptance, and self-love. I believe therapy provides a unique setting to reflect on our lives and to give much needed space to express and explore our most deeply felt feelings.


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I hope to facilitate self-awareness, self-acceptance, and self-love. I believe therapy provides a unique setting to reflect on our lives and to give much needed space to express and explore our most deeply felt feelings.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide a safe and supportive environment within my practice where patients can work toward a deeper understanding of themselves. I value depth, insight, and relationship in my approach to therapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • capitalism fatigue
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Existential Issues
  • Gay Identity
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Relationship issues
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Kyle Suchomel remote and phone therapy in New York
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Sara Loughlin
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If you are going through a difficult time with depression, anxiety, or overall stress in life, I believe you will benefit from our work together. You will learn to use curiosity and self compassion to discover your own unique path to healing.


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If you are going through a difficult time with depression, anxiety, or overall stress in life, I believe you will benefit from our work together. You will learn to use curiosity and self compassion to discover your own unique path to healing.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is a combination of traditional talk therapy. body-centered, compassion-focused, and trauma-informed approaches. My goal is to provide an inclusive and safe space for all individuals to learn and grow.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • grief
  • Stress Management
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Sara Loughlin remote and phone therapy in New York
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Alena Gerst
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As you talk about where you are struggling, we'll look more in depth at how your thoughts are influencing your behaviors and choices. We will also explore how you came to think and act the way you do, as a way to understand yourself with compassion.


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Together, we will:

As you talk about where you are struggling, we'll look more in depth at how your thoughts are influencing your behaviors and choices. We will also explore how you came to think and act the way you do, as a way to understand yourself with compassion.

Something to know about my approach is:

As a therapist, my first role is first to listen. I will often reflect your issues back, so you can hear them from another perspective. Sometimes I will challenge your self-talk and belief statements, but you will always feel deeply supported.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Artists & Creative Personalities
  • Behavioral Issues
  • career burnout
  • Chronic Illness Management
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Interpersonal Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexuality
  • Stress
  • Trauma Resolution
  • Women's Issues
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Alena Gerst remote and phone therapy in New York