People have very big hearts in the village of North Riverside and everyone really cares about their community. You are a very caring person yourself but you might be having a hard time feeling normal while dealing with severe depression. Depression problems can make even the strongest hearts feel a deep sense of doubt and isolation. There are millions that suffer from these problems and you are not alone in this fight.

If you need help to get your life back to what you want it to be, then contacting North Riverside-area online counselors will be in your best interests. These counselors know what it is like to feel depressed and they know what it takes to defeat depression. It may be quite a process to work towards eliminating depression from your life, but these dedicated counselors will be there for you every step of the way. Simply reaching out to the counselors can give you the confidence that you need to know that everything will be okay.

This is Jakara Hubbard's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,IL-LCPC,WI-LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 9

I have a BS in sports management from the University of Illinois - Champaign Urbana. I later discovered counseling was a better fit and I went on to complete my MA in marriage and family counseling from Governors State University. I am a licensed professional counselor who utilizes solution focused therapy, emotional focused therapy, and attachment theory. I value the the therapeutic relationship as the catalyst for change and take strength based approaches to empower independence. My approach has been described as a velvet glove over an iron fist. I take a gentl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) working as an individual, couples, and family therapist in central Illinois. I want to thank you for taking the first step down the path of growth. My main focus is to help you develop more strength and find hope in your current situation. My treatment approach includes a strengths-based personal centered point of view. I focus on meeting my client where they are at. I am never here to judge, but only to understand. I will advise only when asked to. My goal is to help you become a better version of yourself. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,MA CTT ,(TF-CBT) Trauma Therapist
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Welcome! I am so glad you are here. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Trauma Therapist in Chicago, Illinois. I have an extensive background working in the field of education and mental health with over 20 years of experience. Before entering private practice I've worked for several of the top therapeutic treatment facilities, served as a crisis management specialist, professional consultant, educator, and senior supervising therapist. This is a 'judgement-free zone' to express and process; I approach the therapeutic relationship with sen...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,MA,MS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Your personal growth and your well-being are important! I am so glad that you are willing to take the first step by seeking out a licensed therapist to help you on this journey! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a MS in Health and an MA in Counseling with more than twenty years teaching experience in the areas of health and human sexuality. For nearly thirty years while working for a non-profit agency, I aided individuals between the ages of 18 and 50 as they faced major life changes and role adjustments. If you are seeking clarity in some ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over twelve years of experience providing assessment and therapy. I earned my Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, my Master’s Degree from Pepperdine University in Southern California, and my Doctoral Degree (PsyD) from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Irvine (formerly known as Argosy University). My experience in this profession has included work in both community mental health and private clinical practice. Earlier in my career I also enjoyed my past ro...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 26

Thank you for reaching out to BetterHelp! My name is Pamela Regan. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois and Wisconsin. I obtained a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Ball State University; a Guidance Specialist Certificate in School Counseling and Guidance from Lewis University; and completed the Substance Use Disorders Counselor Certificate Program from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Continuing Studies Program. Additionally, I have 25 years professional experience providing therapy and related services in a variety of commu...

This is Mark Hatfield's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A., M.F.A.,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am a professional clinical counselor licensed in Illinois, Michigan, and Kentucky with 10 years of professional experience. I am a nationally Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. I have helped people with a variety of issues, including existential/life issues, grief/loss, anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and trauma based illnesses. I also have experience working with existential life issues and career/work problems. My counseling style often involves the use of imagination,...

This is Lisa Joswick's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Lisa M. Joswick and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the Midwest. I have been working as a therapist in private practice for nearly 20 years treating children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. I have a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from a profession school in Chicago, Illinois and I've been working passionately in the mental health field since 1996. I will offer a safe, judgment-free space for you to process and discuss whatever is on your mind. Establishing a healthy rapport will be our first priority and w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW ,LCSW ,CADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor with over five years experience working in mental health. I have experience working with individuals of all ages including individuals who have experienced symptoms of anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, stressors due to life transitions, gender identity issues as well as substance abuse and chemical dependency. I tend to pull from several different therapeutic models to work alongside my clients with a person-centered approach. Taking the first steps in the journey of healing can be dif...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a clinically licensed counselor in the state of Illinois. I have vast experience working with people who have depression, anxiety, trauma and anger concerns. I also have experience treating people with bipolar, schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders. I believe our mental health is as important as our physical health and I take a holistic approach. I am excited to get to know you and to find out how I can help. I think through a lens of cognitive behavioral therapy and believe strongly in creating strong relationships with my clients based on trust and ac...

This is Amanda Elliott's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,E-RYT 500
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

Hello! My name is Amanda, and I am a clinical therapist who specializes in treating PTSD/trauma, depression/mood disorders, anxiety and eating disorders. I am also skilled in addressing the challenges of life transitions, relationships, body image, self-esteem, personal growth and issues of sexuality, spirituality and gender. I began working in the mental health field in 1998 and have provided services in the following settings: outpatient behavioral health centers (hospital-affiliated and community-based), employee assistance and behavioral health managed care p...

This is Tara Beckett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Illinois. I graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelors of Science in Human and Community Development and a Masters Degree in Social Work. My experience includes over a decade working with children, families and adults of all ages. I have worked in community mental health, hospital and school settings with individuals in emotional crisis to address immediate concerns related to depression and anxiety. In addition to working with individuals to address goals to reduce depression and anxiety i...

This is Stefanie Schanaberger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University. I have over 10 years of experience working with clients in a broad range of settings, including private practice, community mental health, and hospitals. My work has focused on helping people with anxiety, depression, mood instability, eating disorders, relationship conflict, trauma, life transitions, and related challenges. I strive to create a safe, compassionate, and accepting environment for clients of all backgrounds. I under...

This is Danae Gordeuk's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! It’s nice to meet you. My name is Danae and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Illinois. I earned my Master of Social Work degree from Loyola University Chicago and have been working with and learning from my clients since 2015. You may be thinking, “I thought social workers only worked with foster kids.” It’s true, but we also work in an array of other settings. You can find social workers at hospitals, schools, Employee Assistance offices, on military bases, and providing therapy! Which brings us to the “right now.” A ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I earned my undergraduate degree in Anthropology at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia (southern girl in an Illinois world). After which I attended the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine where I completed my Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. I hold a license as an Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am working towards licensing in Georgia and I am also certified as a substance use counselor by the Illinois Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse. I began my social work career as a mental health and substance use counselor in...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." - Helen Keller Hi , my name is Alexandra Parker, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is passionate about providing therapeutic services to men and women of all races, backgrounds, and sexual orientations. I hold confidentiality in high regard and will always offer a safe place to share thoughts , feelings, values and emotions. I specializes in depression, stress management, trauma and anxiety. I have been employed and have experience in various different modalities such as hospitals, nursin...

This is Elizabeth Abruzzese's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! I am a licensed clinical professional counselor in Illinois with 4 years experience in working in community counseling. My experience in community counseling has allowed me to refine my skills in many areas. Some of these areas include individual counseling, couples counseling, family counseling as well as group counseling. I have worked with clients from young children throughout the life span. My particular interests lie in working with individuals who are suffering from anxiety, depression and relational issues. I am also a spouse to an active duty milit...

This is Robert Zima's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 15

I collaborate with individuals, couples and families experiencing anxiety, anger and addiction issues as a direct result of trauma, grief and/or loss. As a former broadcast media professional, our life story is vital to our behavioral health. Using the individual's story (or couple's/family's collective and individual stories), I work with people to help them modify and develop effective and efficient psychological fitness skills. When one leverage their skills, one can improve the quality of their life and find mental wellness. Therapeutically, I leverage Narrati...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience. Whether seeking to address a specific problem, understand patterns, or explore past relationships or trauma, our work will be collaborative, strength based, and affirming. I strive to provide a safe and welcoming space to explore your feelings and experiences. My approach is person-centered, direct and trauma informed. I believe that everyone has the strengths and resilience to achieve self-fulfillment. I specialize in individual and couples committed to working on matters related to trauma,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - North Riverside, Illinois (North Riverside, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

Hello! My name is Susan and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) from Northern Illinois. I am happy that you are viewing my profile because it shows that you are taking an interest in taking care of you. The journey that you are on can seem daunting and scary, but can have the very best result. I can help you to find peace within yourself by helping you to untangle the jumble of thoughts in your mind and present your thoughts in a different way. This is the most important journey that you can undertake, because it's a journey for yourself. Congratul...

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

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the North Riverside 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 North Riverside 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 North Riverside, 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 North Riverside, 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 North Riverside 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 North Riverside 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 North Riverside therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 6598 people in the city of North Riverside, 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 60546 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 North Riverside, couples counseling in North Riverside, family conflict therapy in North Riverside, 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 North Riverside, 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 North Riverside, Illinois can serve:

60546