Have you been having trouble sleeping or concentrating? Or maybe you just feel lost or sad for no reason that you can think of. You may be feeling like you just don’t care about anything anymore and don’t even feel like getting out of bed. These can all be signs of depression, and if you’re experiencing these, consider contacting a nearby therapist for treatment. 

East Peoria is located on the Illinois River and the folks in the town enjoy spending time there sunbathing, fishing, swimming, and boating. But if you are depressed, you might not feel like doing anything, no matter how much fun it sounds or you remember it being. Get in touch with a licensed counselor in or around East Peoria today so you can get back to enjoying things you used to.

This is Krista Klund's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LSW,Type 73
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 22

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Illinois and I have been practicing for 16 years. I received my Master of Social Work from Loyola University in Chicago in 2002 with a specialty in Children and Families. I have worked a variety of different venues such as agencies, schools and residential treatment facilities and have experience in both individual and systems therapy. Treatment modalities that I use are Analytical, Cognitive-Behavioral, Strengths-based, Solutions-Focused therapy depending on which combination suits my client. Some are...

This is Amelia Lambert's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,CADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

• B.A. in Human Services from National-Louis University • MSW from Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe Throughout our lives we are challenged by obstacles that can be difficult to manage on our own. Reaching out for help in those times can be incredibly difficult. Working with a therapist during those struggles in life can help find the insight into some of the most rewarding and positive changes we make; leading to a more fulfil...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed, LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I am a licensed clinical therapist with over 14 years of experience working with children, teens, families, couples, and adults. I have worked with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD, addiction, and trauma. I have experience in helping families and couples resolve conflict and have worked closely with clients who have been sexually and physically abused. I also have experience working with clients who self-harm and struggle with suicide ideation. My counseling style is person centered which means that I meet the client where they are at. I am non...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

Welcome to BetterHelp! You’ve taken a great first step in finding emotional support. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois. I earned my Master of Social Work degree at Loyola University in Chicago. I have over 20 years of experience working with issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, stress, life changes and grief. The most important part of therapy is finding a therapist that you feel comfortable with. I will provide you with a therapeutic relationship based on non-judgmental support, compassion and trust so that you feel comfor...

This is Laura Pasker's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LCPC,Qualifed Supervsior
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed counselor in both Florida (LMHC) and Illinois (LCPC). With over 14 years experience working in the mental health profession, I have worked with clients seeking treatment for a wide range of concerns. Having worked in a variety of treatment settings, I believe each experience has allowed me as a clinician to meet each client where they are on this journey. I have experience working with individuals, couples, families, adolescents as well as group therapy. Areas of clinical experience include depression/mood disorders, anxiety, addiction, trauma/abu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCPC,PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am Dr. Brian Burgess, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the states of California and Hawaii. I have worked as a mental health counselor for over 10 years. I obtained my MA in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 2009 and was licensed as a clinical counselor shortly thereafter. I earned my PsyD in clinical psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 2017. I ran a group private practice and mental health student training center in Chicago from 200...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hello and welcome! My name is Janell McBoom (she/her or they/them). I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois. I’m really glad that you’ve taken the first step toward getting help. It takes a lot of courage to take that first step. My goal is to offer you a safe space to be open and honest, without fear of judgment. My approach to therapy is laid-back, person-centered, and strengths based. Meaning, I like to get to know you, learn what is important to you, and learn about the challenges you’re facing in your life. My goal is to focus on your strengths ...

This is Ellen Scherr's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Life always throws us curveballs. You can do everything to set yourself up to thrive, but life happens. The key to making it through life’s obstacles isn’t by fighting or avoiding them. It’s about learning to build resilience. By resilient, I mean having the right coping tools/skills to help yourself on the days you are struggling.   I have a Master’s in Counseling with over 15 years’ experience working with adolescents, young adults, and women experiencing depression, anxiety, childhood emotional abuse, substance abuse, grief, loss and family dynamic issues. I ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

I believe in maintaining a strong and positive rapport because through that trust, we can really get work done. I treat everyone with respect and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, harm reduction, and mindfulness with a solution focused approach that is client centered. I will tailor our dialogue and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. As a therapist, it is my job to provide the tools and coping skills to navigate this thing called life. I will work diligently to be that empathetic and su...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Illinois and have experience working in the social work field providing psychotherapy and case management. I have previously worked in the community mental health setting and outpatient therapy setting with clients on a wide range of concerns including mood disorders such as depression, anxiety, and mania, psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and brief psychotic disorder, OCD, PTSD, aging issues and difficult life transitions. My therapy style is a non-judgemental approach and encourages introspection to undercover...

This is Nancy Neukomm's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

I am a compassionate and caring counselor who loves to help people navigate through difficult times. Through CBT, emotional and solution focused based therapies, I can help you create and achieve milestones one small step at a time to recognize your own potential. I have 15 years experience with a wide range of clients from all areas of life. For example I have volunteered and worked paid positions for individual counseling, groups therapy as well as teaching with the homeless in shelter programs, male ex felons at a prison ministry and regularly serve at a local...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

My name is Ebony Kozelsky and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Illinois. I earned my Master of Social Work degree, from the Governors State University in 2017. I've worked with individuals with a range of concerns including trauma, mild depression, anxiety, stress, family issues and more. My therapeutic approach combines client-centered approach, trauma-focused, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), narrative therapy, as well as solution-focused therapy techniques. I want to provide a safe space for you to share your experiences without jud...

This is Dea Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

I am a passionate yet pragmatic individual who brings a person-center, trauma-informed approach to the therapeutic relationship with each person I encounter. In my 22 years of practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker I have worked with persons struggling with anxiety, depression, inter-personal relationship struggles, life challenges including grief, addictions and complex trauma. I believe in unconditional positive regard for each person I encounter and support their journey to discovering their strengths using a solution focused approach, as well as journal...

This is Tara Genovese's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am a therapist who has over 10 years of experience working with immigrants, ex-pats, internationals, and their families. I focus on anxiety, relationship issues, intergenerational trauma, and difficulties with life transitions. My therapy style is rooted in the mindfulness frameworks. This does not mean that we will be sitting in meditation for 45 minutes weekly. This means that we are going to get really intentional about the reasons why we make the decisions that we do and if these decisions are in conflict with your personal values which can lead to anxi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a mental health/psychotherapist licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin with over 20 years of experience in the human service field- all of my adult life. With over 20 years of experience working as a psychotherapist/counselor and life coach, I have worked with adolescents, Adults and geriatric populations, clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I am a seasoned therapist whom...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC ,CADC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

Hi I'm Suzi a licensed clinical professional counselor in the state of Illinois with 22 years experience working as a therapist, mentor and life coach. I have background working in a variety of settings including inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center, sexual abuse counseling and community mental health. I have worked with people with wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief and loss, relationship issues, career challenges and life changes. I have also counseled individuals and families with addictions, trauma and abuse. My counse...

This is Danielle Washington's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

As a natural helper, I have committed myself and my knowledge towards helping others manage mental health symptoms & improve overall functioning in a safe & healthy way. My ideal client is one who is committed to achieving goals and is willing to work towards prioritizing him or herself toward positive change. Everyone is different, & as a therapist I do not believe there is a quick fix prescription for symptoms & diagnosis. I use a strength based approach to empower and encourage each client towards the achievement of their goals. As a LCPC (licensed clinical ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Illinois and South Dakota with 8+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse. I also have experience working with motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Illinois and Maryland with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - East Peoria, Illinois (East Peoria, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Illinois with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Having a hard time selecting a therapist in East Peoria? (Here Is How Our East Peoria Therapists Can Help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the East Peoria area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, family therapy, or couple’s counseling; just pick the East Peoria therapist that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of East Peoria, or elsewhere in the Tazewell county or state of Illinois.


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in East Peoria, IL ranges from $85-$150.

Some therapists in the state of Illinois will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of East Peoria and elsewhere throughout the state of Illinois, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around East Peoria offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy.

So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a therapist that is right for you.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). In addition to developing healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A East Peoria therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 22939 people in the city of East Peoria, IL finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 61611 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

Other FAQs:

What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

So if you're looking for a professional, it's likely that one of our therapists can be of assistance and help you feel comfortable and confident with online counseling. Our counseling services will connect you with a licensed professional that is ready to work with clients like you to form a helpful therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in East Peoria, couples counseling in East Peoria, family conflict therapy in East Peoria, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in East Peoria, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

Therapy, aka psychotherapy and/or counseling, on the BetterHelp platform is basically the process of working and meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist online. Whether you're looking for a couples counseling session, or cognitive behavioral therapy... we have counselors that are actively working with individuals like yourself and are able to work with you.

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Other zip codes that therapists in or around East Peoria, Illinois can serve:

61611

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