Therapists in Illinois specializing in Depression and Internal Family Systems Therapy

Therapy for Depression

Depression often causes people to feel sad, empty, or hopeless, and can cause a lack of interest in life. It can also affect a person's thinking patterns and physical health. Working with a therapist who specializes in depression may reduce symptom frequency and severity and lead to a better quality life.

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Internal family systems therapy identifies sub-personalities or families within the mind that try to shield us but are made of destructive emotions. IFS aims to restore a sense of balance between these parts and the person's true self. You’ll find mental health professionals who specialize in internal family systems therapy 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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