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If you’ve ever been a victim of racial trauma, you may be aware of the scars it can leave behind. Addressing your own racist tendencies or attempting to heal from racial discrimination will take a concerted effort, and having professional support can make things much easier.

In order to make progress, you need an anti-racist mental health professional who can help you change your behavior and thinking patterns and give you tools to move forward. 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 Effects of Racial Discrimination

Racial discrimination has a clear impact on your mental health. Here are some of the most common effects of racism on mental health:

  • You relive racist events and have trouble healing from them.
  • You avoid people or places that remind you of racist trauma you’ve experienced.
  • You don’t feel good about yourself, especially pertaining to your race.
  • You’re easily offended or frightened, given that you’ve been hurt in the past.
  • You feel depressed as a result of the trauma.
  • You frequently feel stressed, anxious, or depressed.

This is not a full list of the effects of racial discrimination. Systemic racism can also lead to a lack of necessary resources like:

  • Supportive or appropriate mental health care.
  • Job and economic opportunities.
  • Education.

To learn more about the effects of racism on mental health, read licensed therapist Michael Friedman’s article about intergenerational racial trauma.

You Can Overcome Racial Discrimination with Therapy

You can benefit from a race-focused therapist whether you've been discriminated against or you’ve committed racial acts. They will assist in examining your thought processes and your unique situation and give you the tools you need to succeed. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified anti-racist therapist is easy! Start by browsing race and mental health experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Dr. Nahed Barakat
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Understand patterns of behavior and self that have potentially gotten in your way of living the life you want. We will dive deep into your value system to understand whether you're living your own life, or the life you were told you should live.


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Understand patterns of behavior and self that have potentially gotten in your way of living the life you want. We will dive deep into your value system to understand whether you're living your own life, or the life you were told you should live.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have a collaborative approach that helps clients feel safe, empowered, and help assess their readiness for change. As opposed to popular belief, there might not be a breakthrough or a light bulb moment, but it will be a steady process of insight.

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  • Anticipatory Grief
  • Anxiety in Relationships
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Identity
  • Multicultural Identity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Prolonged Grief Disorder
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationship Distress
  • Social Anxiety
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Women
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Dr. Nahed Barakat remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, ...
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Collaborate on developing greater insight and awareness of what is concerning you so that you can have more clarity on how to make the changes you seek.

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My foundation is in psychodynamic and relational therapy and I can draw upon other approaches (e.g., CBT, emotion-focused approaches) depending on what the client is needing. I strive to be flexible and adaptive to what clients are needing.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cultural Identity
  • Emerging Adults
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
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Dr. Elyse Rocco remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, No...
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seek to gain a deep understanding of how the events, traumas and relationships in your life have intersected with your unique psychology. You will feel seen and valued as an individual, and less alone and ashamed in your struggle.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am highly skilled in building trust and feelings of safety when working with all clients. I will be empathic and attuned to you as we uncover and process your underlying issues, and not just their manifestation (behaviors).

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  • Adult Adoptees
  • Anxiety
  • Child Abuse
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial Trauma
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Transracial Adoption
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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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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!

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  • Loving Someone with Addiction
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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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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.

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  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Assessments
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
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  • BIPOC
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Children of Immigrants
  • Depression
  • Families
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • Identity
  • Immigrants
  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • Multicultural Identity
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Postpartum
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Religious Identity
  • Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
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