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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 Oregon from Albany to Tigard or even Keizer, 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  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter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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Emily Decker
Together, we will:

Explore patterns in relationships, life and habits. We will work as a team to learn how to spot these pattern cycles, interrupt them when they're happening, and avoid starting these patterns altogether. Let's put some new tools in your toolbox.


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Together, we will:

Explore patterns in relationships, life and habits. We will work as a team to learn how to spot these pattern cycles, interrupt them when they're happening, and avoid starting these patterns altogether. Let's put some new tools in your toolbox.

Something to know about my approach is:

I focus on your current life, relationships, and goals. When we talk about the past, it's usually to help inform our understanding of why something is happening now. I use evidence based practices, including mindfulness, DBT and CBT.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness Management
  • Codependency
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Religious Trauma
  • Trauma
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Emily Decker remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia, Oregon
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Alycia O'Connell
Together, we will:

Work on creating the life you desire through identifying and updating dis-empowering/self-defeating/ unhealthy life patterns and beliefs, learn skills to regulate emotions and reach goals, and connect with your soul’s purpose.


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Together, we will:

Work on creating the life you desire through identifying and updating dis-empowering/self-defeating/ unhealthy life patterns and beliefs, learn skills to regulate emotions and reach goals, and connect with your soul’s purpose.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have an eclectic approach so that we can find the approaches that best work for each client. I continually engage in trainings to ensure that I have the best tools available to help my clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Chronic Illness
  • Communication Issues
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Stress
  • Therapist for other Therapists
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Alycia O'Connell remote and phone therapy in Oregon
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Keisha Janney
Together, we will:

As a therapist, I believe that we are capable of many things. We have resources within ourselves to move through the difficulties that come with life.


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Together, we will:

As a therapist, I believe that we are capable of many things. We have resources within ourselves to move through the difficulties that come with life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I view my approach to therapy as client-centered, strengths-based, intersectional feminist, and fat liberationist. I view my work as walking beside you on your journey rather than leading the way.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Asexuality
  • Body Image
  • Disability
  • Gender Transition
  • Kink
  • LGBTQ+
  • Non-monogamy
  • Polyamory
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Sex problems
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexuality
  • Transgender Issues
  • Transracial Adoption
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Keisha Janney remote and phone therapy in Oregon
Picture of Terra  Marzano, therapist in Oregon
Terra Marzano
Together, we will:

spend the time necessary to develop a relationship where you feel safe enough to let down your guards and begin the heartfelt work of inner exploration, reflection, and healing. You will grow to see yourself as deserving of inner and outer peace.


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Picture of Terra  Marzano, therapist in Oregon
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

spend the time necessary to develop a relationship where you feel safe enough to let down your guards and begin the heartfelt work of inner exploration, reflection, and healing. You will grow to see yourself as deserving of inner and outer peace.

Something to know about my approach is:

it is borne out of the unshakable knowledge that we, as humans in all of our clumsiness and awkwardness, are endlessly creative and capable. I work from a psychodynamic, relational, and somatic perspective, using EMDR as needed.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Health Issues
  • Grief counseling
  • Healthcare workers
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Medical Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Trauma EMDR
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Terra  Marzano remote and phone therapy in Oregon
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Deb Marinos
Together, we will:

Discover what barriers, resources and needs you have. We use these insights to inform your next steps. I provide tools to support and soothe your unease & uncertain feelings. You will create habits that will help you manage change & adversity.


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Picture of Deb Marinos, therapist in Oregon
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Discover what barriers, resources and needs you have. We use these insights to inform your next steps. I provide tools to support and soothe your unease & uncertain feelings. You will create habits that will help you manage change & adversity.

Something to know about my approach is:

I assume you are an adult & if given the support and safety will find solutions that match your values, interest & ability. I begin with deep inquiry into what your really want. I also use mind body techniques to calm the nervous system.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic stress
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Disability
  • Entrepreneurial Women
  • Helping Professionals
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Transitions
  • Managing Change
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Young Professionals
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Deb Marinos remote and phone therapy in Oregon