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If you’ve previously struggled with social norms about weight and body-image, a fat-positive therapist can help. The Fat Acceptance Movement, founded on body positivity, inspires others to accept and even celebrate their fatness. However, seeing others love themselves is not always enough.

It could take help from a licensed, professional fat-positive therapist to help you improve your self-esteem and empower you to fully embrace and love your body just as it is. 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.

Benefits of a Fat-Positive Therapist

Most therapists are equipped to help you sort through common problems like depression, anxiety, and PTSD. But when you’re fat, there’s a possible element of shame and social anxiety that can take over and effect your therapy experience.

In addition to providing traditional behavioral health treatment, a fat-positive therapist can provide:

  • A non-judgemental haven for you to articulate your feelings and problems.
  • Encouragement to improve your self-esteem and love yourself the way you are.
  • Practical methods and tips to help you cope with social stigma and anxiety.

For an example of how a fat-positive therapist can help, read licensed therapist Brianna Ramon’s tips for fighting back against fat-shaming culture.

Love Yourself with a Fat-Positive Therapist

Don’t let shame, low self-esteem, or social expectations drive you. Instead, see a fat-positive therapist to help you love yourself and your body. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified fat-positive counselor or therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Dr. Humama Khan
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Finding meaning and impact of the past, along with your purpose in the present, can inspire positive changes. We'll discuss how to face and embrace fears and anxiety, while moving towards living a life of purpose.


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Together, we will:

Finding meaning and impact of the past, along with your purpose in the present, can inspire positive changes. We'll discuss how to face and embrace fears and anxiety, while moving towards living a life of purpose.

Something to know about my approach is:

I focus on a holistic approach where we consider multiple aspects of the mind, body, and environment. Additionally, my therapy is conducted through a multicultural lens which advocates for an understanding and respect for the nuance in each person.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • BIPOC
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • children of immigrants
  • Depression
  • Family Relationships
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • grief
  • Identity
  • Immigrants
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Multicultural Issues
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Postpartum
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Religious Identity
  • Trauma
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Dr. Humama Khan remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, 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 Rebecca Leslie, 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, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Rebecca Leslie
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help you overcome the challenges you are facing. We will define your goals for therapy and work together to meet them. In therapy, you will come to a better understanding of yourself and gain tools to help you meet your goals.


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Picture of Rebecca Leslie, 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, West Virginia, Wisconsin
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

help you overcome the challenges you are facing. We will define your goals for therapy and work together to meet them. In therapy, you will come to a better understanding of yourself and gain tools to help you meet your goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

I specialize in helping people who have eating or body image concerns. I also specialize in working with clients with anxiety, depression, insomnia, or relationship challenges.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating
  • Body Image
  • Eating Disorders
  • Food and Eating Concerns
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Overeating
  • Stress
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Rebecca Leslie 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, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Dr. Megan Marks
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Work together to understand what you want & address what is holding you back. We will develop a plan to learn new tools & behaviors. Together we can achieve: Hope, Clarity, Joy, Connection, Peace, Meaning, Confidence, Grounded, Purpose, Empowerment.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Work together to understand what you want & address what is holding you back. We will develop a plan to learn new tools & behaviors. Together we can achieve: Hope, Clarity, Joy, Connection, Peace, Meaning, Confidence, Grounded, Purpose, Empowerment.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide a safe & affirming environment where all are welcome. I work to balance my psychological knowledge with your life experiences. I draw from different approaches that can help you clarify your desires, identify patterns, and learn new tools.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Career Stress
  • Career Transitions
  • College Students
  • Feeling Stuck
  • Financial Anxiety
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Graduate Students
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Overwhelmed
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Relationship issues
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Dr. Megan Marks remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, 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. Danielle McGraw, 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. Danielle McGraw
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I emphasize self-compassion. I focus on challenging unhelpful thoughts, learning to experience and process your emotions in a healthy way, and building meaningful connections. You will also learn concrete skills on how to cope with your emotions.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

I emphasize self-compassion. I focus on challenging unhelpful thoughts, learning to experience and process your emotions in a healthy way, and building meaningful connections. You will also learn concrete skills on how to cope with your emotions.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a variety of approaches that have research supported effectiveness. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) based interventions and therapies that help you learn skills to achieve your goals and feel mentally and emotionally healthier

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Complex Trauma
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship issues
  • Relationship Skills
  • Religious Trauma
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trauma
  • War trauma
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Dr. Danielle McGraw 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 Reyna Schwartz, 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
Reyna Schwartz
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practice mindfulness and acceptance skills to help you cope with painful experiences while taking steps to create meaningful change.


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Picture of Reyna Schwartz, 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
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

practice mindfulness and acceptance skills to help you cope with painful experiences while taking steps to create meaningful change.

Something to know about my approach is:

I draw from evidence- based treatments including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, exposure-based therapies, and the Gottman Method.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Birth trauma
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • New Parent
  • Overachievers
  • Perfectionism
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum
  • Relationship issues
  • Young Adults
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Reyna Schwartz 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