The village of Forest Park, Illinois is a small suburb of Chicago. The village was originally part of the larger suburb of Harlem but became independent in the early 1900s. Forest Park is often commonly referred to as being a village of cemeteries due to the fact that there are more deceased residents than there are living ones.

Sometimes it can feel like you’re being haunted by your own ghosts. To truly take charge of your own village of cemeteries, reach out to a licensed mental health professional near you today. They can help guide you through the darkness and into the light.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD, LPC
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 8

I am a licensed professional counselor with over 8 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families with a wide range of mental disorders, relationship issues, parenting problems, and other life challenge. I have a master degree in Counseling Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology and a PhD in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Prenatal Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. My passion is to work with women and their partners throughout their pregnancy and postpartum period. My goa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

"Is it normal to be sad this long? Everybody worries about something, right? Why is it so hard for me to leave this unhappy relationship? How do I stop being so angry all the time? Why can’t I stop my addiction? … What’s wrong with me? " These are questions that at one point or another I’ve heard my clients ask and I work towards assuring them that: 1) there is nothing wrong with you; and 2) I do not know what you SHOULD do, BUT I will definitely help you figure out what will work best for YOU. My role as your therapist is to support, teach, and encourage yo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, my name is Katie Hepner and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I have been in the field for 13 years and I am currently working as a school counselor. For the last few years, I have worked in the private practice sector specializing in individuals that struggle with depression, anxiety, stress management, life transitions and parent/child relationships. Being a breast cancer survivor, I also have experience and insight into what it means to have cancer and the worries/struggles that come with it. My goal is to help individuals connect wit...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 21

I am a licensed clinical professional counselor with a Master’s Degree in Community Counseling. I have more than 20 years experience counseling individuals, couples and families. I enjoy working with people toward meeting their goals and working through their painful experiences. I find that most people don't seek help when they first need it because they believe they can "do it themselves". We live in a DIY (do it yourself) kind of society but I believe God never meant for any of us to go it alone. I am a Christian and God has gifted me to do this kind of w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of counseling experience. I have counseled hundreds of clients who are in need of assistance coping through a life crisis or change, as well as clients who suffer from Major Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Personality Disorders or Addictions. I have experience working in multiple settings, including hospital emergency rooms as a crisis worker, and as a psychotherapist in a private practice. I have also had the opportunity to provide clinical supervision and leadership to other clinicians, as wel...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Master's-level Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the State of Illinois and with five years of experience. Over that time, I have provided services in community mental health, inpatient drug rehabilitation, and outpatient private practice settings. Many clinicians have a "specialty" area and mine is with chronic health concerns and invisible disabilities - if you were recently diagnosed, have been living with a diagnosis for a long time, or even are a caregiver to someone with a chronic health concern - I think we will be a great match. I...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,CADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Katrina Lidik. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I strive to create a therapeutic environment to help others heal and explore different challenges life may bring. My goal is to provide a warm, understanding, and safe environment where my clients can process their feelings and increase self-awareness, confidence, and learn new coping skills to manage stressors. This may include current problems or long lasting patterns. I understand that life can get busy, so I will do my best to accomm...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome and thank you for your time in learning about me! My name is Sarah and I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Illinois. I have around 7 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including residential, outpatient and group. I hope to bring my experience working with a broad range and severity of clinical issues to my work at Better Help. The majority of my practice has been with with anxiety, depression and trauma difficulties, as well as relationship and family conflict. Additionally, i ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

Congratulations on taking the first step toward the change you want to see in your life! It takes a lot of courage to make the decision to ask for help, and we all need help sometimes. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been in the field for over 10 years. I obtained my Masters of Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in 2005. I've worked primarily in a variety of outpatient clinics as a provider, and I have also worked as a clinical coordinator for a program that assisted those who were homeless or at risk of homeles...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Are you searching for a therapist who is both authentic and warm in their approach? Jesse has worked with a diverse range of younger and older adults facing issues such as sadness, burnout, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, identity struggles, life development and communication issues. She received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Calgary in 2014 and her Bachelors of Arts in Journalism and International Studies from Loyola University Chicago in 2012. Her collective experience working with refugees, survivors of domestic violence/sexual ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LSSW,LCWS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 22

JoDana Varilek, MSW, LCSW, LSSW, LCWS JoDana, better known as Jodie, has a passion for working with others to improve their quality of life. She has spent twenty plus years working with young children; ages 0-3, school aged children, adolescents and adults, whom have had emotional, behavioral, medical and learning challenges. Jodie has used different forms of psychotherapy, in working with clients, within residential facilities both inpatient and outpatient, hospitals, agencies, schools, university clinics and within the clients’ home environment and in private...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.,LPC,LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 33

I am an energetic, highly-engaging, professional counselor licensed in Missouri, Illinois, and Vermont. I also have temporary licenses in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.I have been told that I have a professional, youthful, warm demeanor. My clients call me Dr. Joe. I hold a Ph.D. from St. Louis University, where I specialized in systemic family therapy. I have a lifetime of experience and bring it to each session. In recent years, I have focused on couples counseling, and use The Gottman Method. I have been certified to administer the Gottman Relationship Che...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

I am a clinical social worker (LCSW) licensed in Illinois with over 17 years of experience working as a school social worker, educator, and yoga instructor in Chicago, New York City, Los Angeles, Fiji, Ecuador, and Colombia. I have worked with individuals, families, and communities aged five-adult with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, repatriation, compassion fatigue, body image issues, LGBTQ+ issues, substance abuse, chronic stress and trauma, community violence, and career challenges. My counseling style is eclectic, equitable, and r...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW/LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Welcome to BetterHelp! You are taking the first step to having the life you were meant to live. Therapy can be a way to find a different perspective to life's many challenges, to facilitate personal growth and focus on you and what you want. When you find that right therapist, the experience can offer you a platform to share your personal truth in a setting that is supportive and non-judgmental. My experience helping others spans over 15 years and over several different settings. I have a Masters of Social Work degree and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,L.M.F.T.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hello and Welcome, My name is Debbie and I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist with 25 years experience working as a therapist. I have provided counseling to individuals, couples, adolescents, and families since 1995. I provide therapy for Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional families, blended families, codependency, communication problems, depression/anxiety, family counseling, couples/marital counseling, infidelity, parenting issues, self-esteem and stress management. I am an active, directive, cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused therapist ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, 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 - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Hi! I am a LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) in Illinois with over 14 years experience working as a therapist. I have worked with a wide range of range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief issues, emotional abuse, parenting problems, career/co-worker issues and navigating divorce challenges. I have worked in the school setting, jail setting and as an in home therapist for families involved in the foster care system. My counseling approach is warm, empathetic and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

Hello there! My name is Jessica Townsend and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I hold over 6 years of clinical social work experience in a wide variety of settings, ranging from working with survivors of domestic violence to providing support to residents within a long-term care facility/nursing home. Other areas of practice have included hospice, community mental health and working in a medical clinic for individuals with severe, chronic health conditions. I have additional experience and training around working with individuals who have dementia (and other...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,C-SSWS
Therapy Specialties: Anger management
Years of Experience: 5

My name is Jordan Coleman. I have a black lab named Bruce Wayne. I attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for both my undergrad (B.S. Human Development and Family Studies 2012) and for my Master's in Social Work (MSW 2015). I have been a School Social Worker for 4 years but have always had a passion for helping others. I have worked with clients on a wide range of concerns including emotion management, trauma, family relationships, and beyond. I tend to be a positive, optimistic person and I very much value relationships with others. I feel tha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Forest Park, Illinois (Forest Park, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,CSAYC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 17

I am an experienced counselor with more than 15 years of experience working with families and individuals. I have supported clients with a variety of issues most commonly related to abuse, trauma and mood dysregulation. I assist clients with problem solving, developing self-awareness and making positive changes for success. I work to create a safe environment to share. I use compassion and empathy and listen to draw out the answers that are within. I use various therapeutic techniques based on what is needed and most beneficial to the client including, human...

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

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Forest Park 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 Forest Park 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 Forest Park, or elsewhere in the Cook 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 Forest Park, 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 Forest Park and elsewhere throughout the state of Illinois, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $40 to $70 per week (billed monthly).


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 Forest Park offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

Whether that’s via sms texting 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.

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 Forest Park therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 13982 people in the city of Forest Park, 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 today. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 60130 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 Forest Park, couples counseling in Forest Park, family conflict therapy in Forest Park, 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 Forest Park, 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 Forest Park, Illinois can serve:

60130, 60682