Therapy for Chronic Illness and Health Anxiety

Changes in Health Can Impact Our Emotional Well-Being and Quality of Life

  • Have you recently been diagnosed with a chronic illness?
  • Are you suffering from a long-term illness that has changed your identity, relationships, and life?
  • Are you grieving your life before illness?
  • Maybe you are feeling anxious and worried about your health and what the future holds?
  • Do you feel frustrated with no longer being able to do the things you used to love to do?
  • Are you feeling guilty about family members helping to care for you?
  • Do you find it exhausting to deal with appointments and managing all of the details of your new life with illness?
  • Are you coping with chronic pain and its devastating impacts on your life and relationships?

Scared Young Woman In Mask, Coronavirus Panic. Coping with health anxiety and therapy for chronic illness in Chicago, IL 60602

Learning to adjust to life after a new health diagnosis can be difficult, as can coping with a long-term illness. Sometimes we experience deep feelings of loss, fear, depression, and anxiety as we struggle to find our new normal. We might feel uncertain about sharing our feelings with the people we love, so we simply hold in our feelings and emotions.

A therapist can help you to cope with chronic illness and health anxiety in Chicago, IL

Living with chronic illness can be difficult and can have an impact on our emotional health. We might feel uncertain about sharing our feelings with the people we love, so we simply hold our emotions in.  Seeing a therapist can help us take care of our mental well-being, and can also be useful in helping to address some of the long-term symptoms of chronic illness.

You don’t need to suffer from health anxiety alone or in silence.

Our therapists at LifePath Therapy Associates will offer a safe place to process your feelings about your health and illness and what it means for you and your life. Of course, we have helped many people like you, learning to adjust and to cope with illness and managing pain, fear, anxiety, and depression. Finally, we will help you to tap into your internal strengths and plan for your future as you focus on what matters to you the very most.

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The LifePath Approach to Health Anxiety Therapy and Coping With Chronic Illness

Our therapists utilize a wide range of approaches to help our clients cope with illness and health anxiety.  Some of the tools we find most helpful include meditation and mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral approaches to explore how we relate to our feelings and thoughts, non-medical pain management strategies, self-compassion, and exploring meaningful activities that bring us the greatest meaning and joy. We create a place to openly share your feelings and explore and plan for your future wishes and needs. Also, we can also help you communicate with your loved ones in a meaningful and positive way. And, to share your feelings about your illness and your wishes for a meaningful, quality life.

Take the next step to care for your mind and body and to live a meaningful life despite illness.

A therapist can offer a safe place to share and process our feelings about our illness, relationships, losses, and the challenges we face. We can also learn more about our illness. Also, strategies for managing symptoms of illness and treatment. And, planning for the future as we focus on what matters most for us.

  • Disabled Handicapped Man Has A Hope. He Is Sitting On Wheelchair dealing with health anxiety and chronic illness in Chicago, IL 60602meditation and mindfulness
  • exploring how we relate to our feelings and thoughts
  • pain management strategies
  • identifying the activities that bring us the greatest meaning and joy.

A therapist can also help us to communicate with our loved ones in a meaningful and positive way. Finally, daring to share our feelings about our illness and our own wishes for a meaningful life.

Start Therapy for Chronic Illness in Chicago, IL

Beginning counseling at LifePath Therapy is straight forward and simple. The process of getting started at our Chicago therapy clinic is made efficient, clear, and easy. To begin working with us, just follow these three simple steps.

  1. Contact LifePath Therapy Associates for a free consultation
  2. Meet with one of our experienced clinicians.
  3. Find greater comfort, peace in yourself, and your relationships, and a deeper connection to a meaningful life.

More Counseling Services at LifePath Therapy Associates

Our Chicago, IL therapy team specializes in working with a variety of clients dealing with a multitude of different areas across all stages of life.  Anxiety Counseling and treatment for depression are other high-quality services we offer at our Chicago therapy clinic  Other mental health services at LifePath Therapy Associates work involve the areas of chronic illness, couples counselingcounseling for moms, executive coaching, LGBTQI, and caregiver support.

25 E Washington Street Suite 1835
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 940-3655
Fax: (312) 374-4966