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We found 5 providers matching psychotherapy treatment and who accept Humana Gold near Aurora, IL.

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Althea R Olson LCSW
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling
123W Washington ST 321
Oswego, IL
(630) 383-2077

Ms. Althea Olson's areas of specialization are social work and counseling. Clinical interests for Ms. Olson include behavior therapy, depression, and christian counseling. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Ms. Olson is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , behavior therapy, psychodynamic therapy, psychotherapy treatment, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), eclectic therapy, dialectical behavior therapy

All Interests: Treatment Approaches: Behavioral, Treatment Approaches: Christian, Treatment Approaches: ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
1561 Jeanel Lane
Aurora, IL
(630) 898-1682

Ms. Barbara Gillett works as a social worker in Aurora, IL. Clinical interests for Ms. Gillett include crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Gillett takes.

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Relevant Interests: , psychodynamic therapy, narrative therapy, family therapy services, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, sex therapy

All Interests: Methods Used: Couple/Marital, Methods Used: Family Systems, Methods Used: Individual, Theoretical ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
1444 N Farnsworth Avenue; #109
Aurora, IL
(630) 202-3062

Ms. Leslie Pruyn's area of specialization is counseling. Clinical interests for Ms. Pruyn include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , family therapy services

All Interests: Mood/Anxiety Disorders, PTSD/Grief, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally ... (Read more)

Mrs. Pamela Dockstader-Ortiz PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
1900 Ogden Avenue; Suite 106
Aurora, IL
(630) 256-8007; (630) 409-9700

Dr. Pamela Dockstader-Ortiz specializes in psychology and practices in Aurora, IL and Naperville, IL. Her areas of expertise include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Dockstader-Ortiz honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Humana HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

All Interests: Cognitive/Cog Behavioral, Systems

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Specializes in Psychiatry
1877 W Downer Place
Aurora, IL
(630) 906-5120

Dr. Jeremy Brown specializes in psychiatry and practices in Aurora, IL. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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  • Uninsured Cost: $120
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What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is commonly referred to as talk therapy or simply therapy. Trained therapists help and guide patients as they talk through issues in their life and problem-solve ways to make healthy changes.

The use of therapy is extremely common, with millions of people going through therapy each year in the United States alone. It can be useful for patients who want to learn coping skills when they are facing difficult issues or need to heal from past trauma. Therapy can also be a support tool when patients are facing stressful periods in their life. Essentially, therapy is helpful any time life events require more mental or emotional resources than a patient currently has. Change is a major theme of therapy, offering a supportive environment for patients to make changes to their life or themselves so that past problems stop recurring in the future.

There are several different types of psychotherapy, with the most common being cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT. This type of therapy focuses on the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behavior. Dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, is a form of CBT that encourages acceptance and validation as well as change. Interpersonal therapy focuses on relationships and communication as a pathway to feeling better. Psychoanalysis, an older form of therapy invented by Sigmund Freud, teaches that all problems stem from the unconscious. Although many people see therapists by themselves, not all psychotherapy is one-on-one. For example, in family therapy, the therapist treats a family as a unit. Patients can also participate in group therapy, where they meet as a group to work on issues.

Psychotherapy is a safe, powerful healing tool that can help patients lead happier and healthier lives. However, therapy is a joint effort between the patient and the therapist. Both need to work together in order for therapy to be effective.