West Peoria, Illinois is a suburb of the larger center of Peoria and is situated between two golf courses. It is in a beautiful river valley mid-way between Chicago and St. Louis and is the oldest community in Illinois. It has over 10,000 acres of parks and recreation areas. The headquarters of a number of enterprises are situated there, including Caterpillar and Enercon. The area is the home of the U. of Illinois College of Medicine and Bradley University.

Help with mental health disorders, depression, anxiety and stress is just a phone call away. Contact a licensed mental health practitioner, a counselor or a therapist in the West Peoria area.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I am a clinically licensed professional counselor licensed in Illinois. I have over 15 years of direct experience providing therapy. I have over 30 years of working in the social service field which has given me the opportunity to work with a wide range of populations and concerns. Concerns I have counseled include depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress, and a wide range of relationship issues that impact a person's mental health and well-being. My counseling style and approach is person centered. Each person is an individual with their individual concerns and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW, LISW-CP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

My name is Jada April-Brown. I have my Master’s Degree in Social Work and am licensed in several states to offer individual based counseling. Originally from Chicago, I attended Governors State University in which I obtained my BSW and MSW. I have been a resident of South Carolina almost 4 years now. Within my professional career, I have worked in many settings, including inpatient, outpatient, hospitals, corrections, community based, residential based, and transitional housing. In both my personal and professional career, I have been told and also have provided w...

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

First and foremost, applaud yourself for taking your mental health into consideration. This can be a scary thing and unfamiliar territory for some but the world is becoming much more aware of the importance if mental health! Hi, I'm Angela and here is a little about me. I like people and I like to help people and sometimes I'm better at helping others than I am myself, but I'm human! I have my bachelors in Psychology from Argosy University - Chicago and a masters degree in Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. I am currently a Li...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! Welcome to the BetterHelp community! My name is Dorian Turner and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in Chicago, IL. I have been providing psychotherapy for a wide variety of issues and populations for 5 + years. I graduated from Chicago State University with a Master in Social Work. I have spent most of my career working with youth in the school setting, seniors and the disabled in the community mental health setting as well as in the hospital setting. I would describe my approach as goal oriented, and client centered. I use Cognitiv...

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

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois. I have been in the field for over 6 years and enjoy walking alongside others in the beautiful mess that we call life. I believe my role to be one of supporting, guiding, and encouraging positive change. I truly am eclectic in my approach to therapy in order to best meet the needs and goals of each individual. Therapy isn't easy, but is worth it! I look forward to working with you!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, NBCC, LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Walt Nunnally, Therapist MA, NCC, LCPC, CADC ​ Walt Nunnally is a professional Mental Health Therapist as well as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He holds a Masters of Counseling Degree from Bradley University and has 25 plus years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families. Walt has been in Private Practice since June of 2008 desiring to serve and strengthen individuals and families through an eclectic approach designed to meet his clients where they are at in the most practical ways. ​ Walt is a popular speaker and has led man...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and have provided outpatient individual therapy for 10 years. I spent the first half of my career providing therapy in community mental health centers; and the second half in an outpatient behavioral health clinic within a hospital. I developed an interest in the area of trauma treatment early on, and have focused much of my post-graduate learning on understanding the effects of complex trauma on individuals, and learning ways to help individuals reprocess their traumatic experiences. Some modalities I frequently use includ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,CADC,CCTS-I
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

About Me I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois and I've been practicing for three years. I am also a Certified Alcohol and Drugs Counselor (CADC), and I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist (CCTS). I have worked in Community Mental Health, outpatient addictions treatment, a sober-living home for women with addiction and mental health issues. I consider myself to have an eclectic approach to therapy. The one thing I have learned is that each individual is unique and a one-size fits all approach is not effective. The pr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 53

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). I received my masters degree at the Jane Addams Graduate School of Social Work in Chicago, and my LCSW license in 1990, after taking the first clinical exam ever offered. I have extensive experience working with many different age levels. My post graduate training includes the basic principles of Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) with Dr. Albert Ellis. I am selective about this style of therapy but also am eclectic about using different techniques such as mindfulness exercises. I have worked extensively...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 26

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Illinois who helps people who are struggling emotionally, socially, and relationally. Everyone goes through challenges and conflicts in life and it can be frustrating to know when and where to get help. I can help with those struggles so that you can create real and lasting change. My approach with my clients is thoughtfully direct and relational. I have been in practice for 26 years and have experience helping with anxiety, depression, divorce, self esteem, relational issues, developmental transitional issue...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 32

Hello. If you’ve landed here, you are most likely struggling with something. I’m grateful you’ve found me. Because relationship is key to therapeutic progress, finding the right person to journey through these struggles with you is really important. Here is some information about me to help you decide if my counseling style and experience is the right fit for you. I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for more than 30 years and have worked with people from all different ages, stages, and backgrounds who are struggling with a wide variety of life’s chall...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D,LCSW,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois with over 25 years of service in multiple capacities. I have worked with individuals with a wide range of concerns including depression, bipolar, anxiety, and substance use. I also helped people who have experienced trauma. As a mental health professional I thrive to empower individuals to, gain clarity, increase confidence, and become energized about their decisions. I inspire individuals and families to transform “stuck” patterns and become guardians of their future. As a proven leader in mental hea...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! I am a licensed clinical professional counselor with over 12 years of experience serving many people in an array of environments. I have worked with people struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, relational conflict in couples, families and blended families. I love to help people find the root issue of their problems and symptoms. We will heal those things deep inside to reveal true self apart from the hurt and pain. My desire is for people to live a life with more freedom, joy and purpose so they may connect with their true identity and live in thei...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCPC,CADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and am certified in addictions. I am also a Christian Counselor. I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Behavioral Science and a Masters degree in Developmental Psychology both from National Louis University. I have over 19 years of clinical experience in treating Adolescents and adults. My expertise is in treating trauma and addictions. However, I treat a wide range of diagnoses and mental health issues. I utilize Cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical behavioral therapy, Solution focused therapy an...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of Experience: 6

As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) licensed in the state of Illinois I am honored to help you manage challenges and overcome barriers. As far as credentials, I am also a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and board-certified by The National Board for Certified Counselors (NCC). As a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator, I am also passionate about supporting individuals that are newly engaged or soon to be married. My goal as a therapist is to help you clarify the life you want to live. I will help you identify obstacles, recognize strengths,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I have been a therapist in Illinois for 20 years working with clients struggling primarily with anxiety, depression, family conflict, parenting, ADHD, and grief/loss. I have a Master's in Social Work degree from University of Illinois at Chicago as well as an additional certification in mindfulness. My therapy approach involves creating a compassionate, calm space where clients can delve into the barriers that make life difficult to manage. Using a solution-focused based therapy infused with dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and min...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Illinois with over 12 years of professional work experience. I have had the privilege of working with a variety of different populations across the lifespan. A large portion of my career has been working with teens that are experiencing complex emotional challenges. I use a variety of activities and learning opportunities to enhance my clients understanding of their mental health and treatment options. I have a passion for understanding Neuropsychology and Integrative Health in an effort to treat the whole self. ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Illinois with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy takes courage and you should feel proud for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MEd,LMFT,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Hello, I am Jessica Larson. I graduated with my Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2007. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Illinois and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Colorado. I have passionately helped individuals, couples, and families for over 15 years. My professional experience includes working with adults, children, and adolescents both individually and in family settings. I have extensive experience working with couples in all stages of their relationship including dating, premarital, and in confl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - West Peoria, Illinois (West Peoria, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Thank you for reaching out. It takes a ton of courage and strength to make that first step for additional supports. I am a licensed clinical social worker and have assisted others through their therapeutic journey for approximately 17 years. I am compassionate about others emotional well-being and strive to provide a safe place without discrimination or judgement. Everyone has a voice and their own story to share. I have worked with families and children with varying ages, abilities, disabilities, while conceptualizing mental health struggles that people ...

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

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

With more than 4608 people in the city of West 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 61604 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.

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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 West Peoria, couples counseling in West Peoria, family conflict therapy in West 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 West 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 West Peoria, Illinois can serve:

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