Therapists in Illinois specializing in Premarital counseling and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Below you'll find a list of therapists and mental health care providers who offer online and in-person appointments. You can use the filters above to refine your search.

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a skill-based therapy focused on communication, management, and validation of painful emotions. It focuses on mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. DBT is often used to treat depression, bulimia, binge-eating, bipolar disorder, and substance abuse. You’ll find mental health professionals who specialize in DBT listed below. 

Finding Psychologists, Therapists, and Counselors in Illinois

Finding a therapist in Illinois is easiest in the city of Chicago. Online therapy may be a good option if you live in more rural areas or if a therapist with a particular specialty is not located near you. 

Out of pocket costs for therapy in Illinois will run between $100 - $130+ per session. For couples counseling and family therapy, costs might start at $100 - $125+ per session. First appointments with a therapist tend to be a little longer and may cost a little more. Also, it’s important to note that specialized services can cost more.

There are currently over 38,000 counselors working in Illinois with licenses, including Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), and Psychologists (Ph.D. and Psy.D.). 

If you think you might qualify for free or reduced-cost services from the state, take a look at the IDHS website and/or see if you qualify for Medicaid.

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