Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) Therapists in Dyer, IN

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Kaylie Bartels
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified
I have had extensive training in treating trauma, including evidenced-based models like Post-Induction Therapy (PIT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ( ACT ).
Are you wondering if therapy is the best step for you? Finding the right therapist can be quite scary and I’m so glad you’re here. I am passionate about working with individuals who are transitioning from incarceration, those recovering from substance use disorders, mental health and/or experiencing current or past trauma.
(219) 401-5984 
Dyer, IN 46311
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Kala D Anders
Counselor, MA, LCPC, LMHC
Verified
Have you been feeling overwhelmed, stuck, depressed or like your life seems to be really hard right now? Maybe you have been feeling disconnected in your relationship due to having the same arguments, the same issues, or feeling like roommates, and you just don't know how to make it better. Or, maybe you have recently gone through a divorce or breakup and you just don't know how to pick up the pieces and get your life back. Or, maybe you are just tired of always putting yourself last and have lost who you are and what you want out of life. You really just want to experience some peace, clarity, and to get your life back.
(219) 245-7576 
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Dyer, IN 46311
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Nanette M Stokes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
As a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, I am psychodynamically trained but also use a variety of treatment modalities, (CBT, family systems, experiential, narrative, play, music, art therapy). In my 20 years of experience, I have found that the single most important aspect of treatment is the sacred relationship between client and therapist. I’ve created a safe, judgment-free environment for the entire family, (children, teens, adults, & the elderly). You will be heard, respected, and supported on your journey to become your best self. We proudly serve diverse populations & LGBTQ. Christian counseling & life coaching available
(219) 327-6277 
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Dyer, IN 46311
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Jana Smith
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified
Are you tired, frustrated, and overwhelmed? Have you lost motivation and feel like you are just trying to make it through the day instead of living your life with joy? Do you find yourself struggling and wanting more out of the significant relationships in your life? Are you suffering a loss or going through a major life change that leaves you confused and unsure of where to turn? These are a few of the issues that I can help you work through so that you can look to your future with a renewed sense of hope.
(219) 319-1522 
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Dyer, IN 46311
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Robin Eldert
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
My goal is to support my clients in their journey through life's challenges. All of us have times in our lives where we need the support and encouragement from someone who has the training to help us navigate every day situations and experiences. I hope to be that person for my client. Whether you are dealing with anxiety, depression, divorce/relationship or any other life issues I will be a sounding board and support for you. I will actively listen to you with a compassionate, empathetic and strategic psychological perspective to help guide you.
 
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Stefanie Sears
Counselor, MA, LCPC, LMHC
Verified
I help clients achieve this through the use Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, & Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor at the Anxiety & OCD Behavioral Health Center, I believe that my essential role in the therapeutic setting is to encourage and empower my clients to push past fear and shame and move towards a values-driven life.
(847) 499-1055 
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Munster, IN 46321
Offers online therapy
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Infinity Counseling and Wellness
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MS, CADC
Verified
Whether or not it's about addiction, I view ACCEPTANCE as the central key to handling our issues or as I once read, "our pain isn't so much in our problems but in our resistance to problems.
My ideal client would be open to my observations of their personality; one who knows that I too can learn from them, not only the other way around; who is a good historian and willing to be compliant in sharing pertinent factors to their recovery; one with whom I can establish a basis of mutual trust and who understands that my role as a therapist is not to only tell them what they want to hear; one who can appreciate a good sense of humor; one who is willing to apply my experience, strength and hope to their situation; one who is open to the importance of accepting life on life's terms, particularly the will of God.
(219) 472-8277 
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Crown Point, IN 46307
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Brad Novak
Counselor, MA, LCPC, LMHC
Verified
I use mindfulness based CBT, DBT, ACT , Adlerian Life Tasks exploration, Written Exposure Therapy (an effective new treatment for trauma), Exposure Response Prevention Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
Telehealth sessions available on Zoom; I currently have a few openings. With our everyday stressors, life will leave you feeling as if you are unreachable & helpless. I'm honored to work with ALL people that are looking for support & desire a change in their life. I support clients who are dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, eating disorders (including binge eating disorder) to reconnect my clients with their lives & to get unstuck, this I'm committed to. There are many struggles that often contribute greatly to our anxiety & make it challenging for us to focus on the here & now. My YouTubeChannel: bit.ly/3MOGd2D
(224) 501-9708 
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Munster, IN 46321
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Dochas Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
I primarily practice from Cognitive-Behavioral orientation but often incorporate Mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
As a Clinical Social Worker, my focus is to meet my patients where they are. I work to connect with people and build a trusting and honest rapport from the moment they walk into my office. My focus is women's mental health and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
(219) 641-3362 
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Merrillville, IN 46410
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Kathryn Druzbicki
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
I specialize in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy which utilizes mindfulness techniques along with psychodrama to help you reach creative solutions to your challenges.
When life's challenges threaten to overwhelm you, I seek to help you restore balance and harmony in your life. I approach therapy with the fundamental belief that we all have a unique life path which brings us the most joy and fulfillment. Together, we will develop treatment goals that help you live in alignment with your deepest values. Along the way we will uncover what blocks you from achieving your goals and living with vitality and joy.
(219) 841-6129 
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Munster, IN 46321
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Shadia Ibrahim
Counselor, MA LMHC
Verified
I provide acceptance and a safe, supportive, non-judgmental environment to guide female clients of all ages, races and sexual orientations in exploring issues that have been impacting their growth.
I am a licensed mental health therapist with over 12 years of experience. I have extensive experience working with teens, adults and elders. I work with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, grief, self- esteem issues, women’s issues, communication skills among other disorders. I believe in a holistic approach to psychotherapy. Working with several local community mental health centers have provided me with a strong foundation to work with a variety of client populations including outpatient therapy, inpatient psych, and chemical dependency and addictions. I have also spent a year working in residential treatment.
(219) 327-6556 
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Merrillville, IN 46410
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Natalie Grantner LCSW llc
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
I provide an accepting and compassionate environment so that you can begin the healing process and move towards meaningful, long term change. My areas of focus are eating disorders and co-occurring disorders such as OCD, mood disorders, and trauma. I also work with individuals that have had bariatric surgery and also have an eating disorder. I approach food and body issues with the understanding that an ED can affect any person in any body. Clients that are seeking treatment for eating disorders will be encouraged to experience health and body acceptance through a non-diet approach.
(219) 240-0184 
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Merrillville, IN 46410
Not accepting new clients
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Dr. Ellen Bronder
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
You deserve to have a therapist that has a deep and unique understanding of struggle, a therapist that is skillful, knowledgeable, real, transparent & compassionate. You deserve a therapist that gets it. You deserve a psychologist with expertise in the diagnosis & treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma & other conditions based on advanced knowledge of human development, the causation & treatment of psychopathology, psychotherapeutic treatment practices & the advanced knowledge of research in psychology. I'm a member of PSYPACT that allows me to practice across state lines.
(720) 712-1766 
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Schererville, IN 46375
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Leslee Sims
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
Verified
I am passionate about empowering clients to navigate through life's challenges. Utilizing an existential approach to help clients find direction in life and through various challenges such as anxiety, depression, life transitions, grief, self-esteem issues, and trauma. I help clients to identify where they are now and where they want to be. I believe in empowering clients with support, knowledge, and tools to assist them on their path to self-actualization and to creating positive change in their lives. Recognizing and reclaiming your inherent self-worth are important steps in becoming the best version of yourself.
(219) 758-8693 
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Merrillville, IN 46410
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Dr. Nieves A. Esquivel
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, PsyD
Verified
I am determined to help my clients feel aligned in all aspects of their lives. Everyone can use a little help, sometimes! I have worked with several clients who have struggled with some of life's biggest battles, losses, stressors, heartaches, and journeys. I am passionate and fully devoted to collaborating with my clients in fulfilling their own sense of happiness.
(219) 327-4810 
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Merrillville, IN 46410
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Clara Damarjian
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified
My desire and passion is within our tween, teen, and adult communities and improving their mental health and wellness. My main goal is to assist you in having a fresh start and help prevent you from carrying (childhood) traumas into your life. I want to help you overcome any stress, anxiety, depression, grief, or trauma you may be struggling with in order to live a more fulfilling life. Therapy is a journey and while working to manage through and overcome difficulties, you also get to learn more about yourself along the way.
(219) 255-4263 
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Saint John, IN 46373
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Elena Makarenko
LPC Intern, BA
Verified
Hi, my name is Elena Makarenko. I work with a wide variety of clients, such as couples, adults, and children addressing a wide range of needs including depression, anxiety, trauma, and relationship issues. I have an experience working with families on all levels addressing their emotional needs throughout all spectrums of their lives.
(219) 258-4286 
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Merrillville, IN 46410
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Alaina Ciarrocchi
Counselor, LMHC, MSEd
Verified
Do you want to make a change? Is the voice in the back of your head telling you it’s time to get help? If so, I am here for you. I believe each and every one of us has the answers within, and sometimes, we need help drawing out those answers. I value the therapeutic relationship, and strive to be understanding, empathetic, and a safe place for you to share anything that is on your mind and heart. We all need healing, and that is what I love to help client’s do.
(219) 249-4762 
Crown Point, IN 46307
Offers online therapy
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Elishia Hendricks
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
Verified
My ideal client is a woman who is experience fear, anxiety, depression, or stress. Her goal is to regain control of her life and break down the barriers that have been holding her back. She has desires and goals and wants to get there, she just needs some support and encouragement to believe that she can overcome.
(219) 351-6244 
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Merrillville, IN 46410
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Lisa Walters
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC
Verified
My goal is to create a comfortable environment where my clients feel heard and understood. I believe therapy is a place where people can let their guard down and express their authentic thoughts and feelings. By gaining self-awareness, clients can better understand their innate strengths and find ways to incorporate these positive traits into their daily living. I also believe by better understanding their values, individuals can connect with a deeper sense of meaning and purpose, which ultimately contributes to a more fulfilling life.
(219) 615-6035 
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Merrillville, IN 46410
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Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) Therapists

Is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy evidence-based?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is one of many approaches within the field of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT is an evidence-based treatment framework that has been shown to be effective in treating many mental health conditions including depression, anxiety disorders, PTSD, and OCD.

What is the difference between Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Despite being part of the CBT family of therapies, ACT differs from other approaches within this field in several important ways: First, it emphasizes acceptance over change; second, it focuses on present moment experiences rather than past experiences or future events; third it focuses on what clients can do rather than what they cannot do; and fourth it emphasizes values rather than symptoms as targets for change.

What credentials will a certified Acceptance and Commitment Therapy have?

A certified Acceptance and Commitment therapist in Dyer will have completed specialized training in this approach at a university accredited by The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).

How long does ACT typically take?

ACT is a relatively short-term therapy that focuses on helping you accept the things you can't change and commit to the things you can. It typically takes about eight weeks of weekly sessions with a therapist to complete the entire process. You may need to see your therapist weekly or biweekly, depending on the circumstances surrounding your situation.