Therapists in Illinois specializing in Veterans' issues

Below you’ll find a list of therapists in Illinois who specialize in treating veterans' issues and are available for online and in-person therapy sessions. You can review each therapist’s profile page to decide if they’re right for you, and then easily book an appointment.

Therapy for Veteran's Issues

Veterans’ issues involve any issues associated with veterans and/or their family members (military families). Veterans oftentimes present with issues that are unique to the human experience. PTSD, suicide, and substance use prevalence are high in this population as a result of immense stress and trauma. Other issues may include adjustment to civilian life, re-integrating with family, medical care, mental health treatment, employment, and finances. Working with a therapist who specializes in veterans' issues may help someone overcome mental health issues linked to military life.

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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