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When it comes time to choose a therapist, you may prefer a Black therapist over therapists of other races or ethnicities. This is understandable, considering that you may connect best with a Black therapist or therapist who shares a similar racial background as you.

Wherever you are located in Alabama from Auburn to Tuscaloosa or even Huntsville, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

The Benefits of Working with a Black Therapist

There are several reasons why you may choose to work with a Black therapist over someone from another racial background or identity, and they include:

  • You may connect more deeply with a Black therapist or feel that they "just get you."
  • The therapist may be better attuned to culturally rooted issues that affect your life or therapeutic process.
  • You may better trust them or feel more confident in their skills as a therapist.
  • Some mental health issues may stem from racial injustice, bias, or crimes, and an African American therapist may feel safer to you.
  • A Black therapist may better be able to point to the impacts of racial bias and how they affect your life.
  • You may feel more comfortable and be able to let your guard down more with a Black therapist than if you feel like you must be aware of and fight racial stereotypes.

Just as in the rest of your life, having a Black therapist can help you tap into the healing power of Black community on mental health.

Begin Therapy with an African American Therapist Now!

At Mental Health Match, you’ll find licensed Black therapists who can help you work through your mental health concerns and improve your life. To find an experienced therapist in your area, browse the Black experts below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Chardonney Washington
Together, we will:

Identify your specific needs and goals and the best way(s) to achieve them. Whether it be mental health concerns or general life stress, we'll work together to find the best solution(s) for YOU.


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Together, we will:

Identify your specific needs and goals and the best way(s) to achieve them. Whether it be mental health concerns or general life stress, we'll work together to find the best solution(s) for YOU.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe in full transparency and sometimes, life just happens. However, I will always communicate openly and honestly to assure you are receiving the best care. I prefer to walk alongside you while we find healthy solutions to your obstacles.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Identity
  • Life Stress
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychosis
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Chardonney Washington remote and phone therapy in Alabama
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LaTonya Washington
Together, we will:

We will identify your top priorities for change, learn how to cope with common problems, mental health symptoms, & other challenges that may prevent you from enjoying healthy relationships, succeeding at work & having the best quality of life.


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Together, we will:

We will identify your top priorities for change, learn how to cope with common problems, mental health symptoms, & other challenges that may prevent you from enjoying healthy relationships, succeeding at work & having the best quality of life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a client centered approach and informed by evidence based practices in Behavioral Therapy that focus on changing your behaviors by changing the way you think, see, & interact with the world and those around you based on your values not feelings

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attachment Issues
  • Birth trauma
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Breakups
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Living with a disability
  • Medical Trauma
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Relationship Distress
  • Reproductive Mental Health (perimenopause-menopause)
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LaTonya Washington  remote and phone therapy in Alabama
Picture of Dr. Britney  Alford, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Dr. Britney Alford
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Believe that you are capable of helping yourself. Empower you to transform into the Best version of yourself. Strive for you to live your Best life. Teach you how to thrive in the face of adversity.


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Picture of Dr. Britney  Alford, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Together, we will:

Believe that you are capable of helping yourself. Empower you to transform into the Best version of yourself. Strive for you to live your Best life. Teach you how to thrive in the face of adversity.

Something to know about my approach is:

I thoroughly enjoy facilitating individual, couples, and family therapy, and the passion for my craft is evident during every session. I truly believe that without discomfort, there is no growth!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Families
  • Mood Disorders
  • Partners & Family of Addiction
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationships
  • Stress Management
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Dr. Britney  Alford remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Dr. QuaVaundra Perry, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Dr. QuaVaundra Perry
Together, we will:

Explore the nature and quality of your past/current relationships. Identify limiting thoughts that prevent you from showing up as your best self. Discuss ways your faith helps/hurts your current situation (if requested).


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Picture of Dr. QuaVaundra Perry, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Together, we will:

Explore the nature and quality of your past/current relationships. Identify limiting thoughts that prevent you from showing up as your best self. Discuss ways your faith helps/hurts your current situation (if requested).

Something to know about my approach is:

I work from a psychodynamic and interpersonal perspective, which simply means I believe childhood and early relationships can impact our current mood and the way we interact with others.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Depression
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • grief
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Interpersonal Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
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Dr. QuaVaundra Perry remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Dr. Speshal  Walker Gautier , therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Dr. Speshal Walker Gautier
Together, we will:

Address the issues preventing you from becoming the best version of yourself. People seek therapy for a range of issues, but the common goal is reducing and addressing barriers that get in the way of living a fulfilling life.


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Picture of Dr. Speshal  Walker Gautier , therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Together, we will:

Address the issues preventing you from becoming the best version of yourself. People seek therapy for a range of issues, but the common goal is reducing and addressing barriers that get in the way of living a fulfilling life.

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy is about change. During our work, I will support you and assist you in identifying and changing the patterns that are not serving you. I approach therapy with an integrative approach, combining relational and cognitive-behavioral techniques.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Dr. Speshal  Walker Gautier  remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin