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A language barrier can make it impossible to communicate effectively, thwarting your therapy experience from the start. Good communication between you and your therapist is key to success in therapy.

If French is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a French-speaking therapist. Whether you are located in downtown Anchorage, Bear Valley, Downtown, Huffman, or even Northeast, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Ways a Language Barrier Can Hinder Therapy

Here are several ways that a language barrier can decrease the effectiveness of therapy and counseling:

  • It can cause a misdiagnosis based on an insufficient understanding of your symptoms.
  • Your therapist may misunderstand statements or cultural factors important to your health.
  • Without good communication, you may not fully understand the therapist’s treatment plan.

Due to the above reasons, it’s in your best interest to see a therapist who speaks your native language. We also encourage you to read licensed therapist Meredith Walker’s article to learn about additional things to consider when choosing a therapist.

See a Therapist Who Speaks Your Native Language Today!

Licensed French-speaking therapists are available to get to know you, pinpoint your issues, and create a plan to get you on track toward a happier life. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified bilingual therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Sarah Edwards
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Heal an grow. This is a private, client-focused, professional psychotherapy office. I focus on grief, healing from abuse, women's issues, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and other life and mental health issues and mental illnesses.


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Heal an grow. This is a private, client-focused, professional psychotherapy office. I focus on grief, healing from abuse, women's issues, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and other life and mental health issues and mental illnesses.

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This is your time to work toward your goals. A positive, comfortable, genuine, spiritual, and holistic approach to healing and growth is promoted here. Individual & group psychotherapy is offered.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Critical Incidents
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Maternal Mental Health
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  • Psychosis
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Carol Altepeter
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Gain a deeper understanding of yourself and underlying issues, uncover strengths, and learn skills that will help you reach your goals and improve your well-being. I would love to help you work through whatever it is that brings you to counseling.


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Gain a deeper understanding of yourself and underlying issues, uncover strengths, and learn skills that will help you reach your goals and improve your well-being. I would love to help you work through whatever it is that brings you to counseling.

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I use an integrated approach that draws upon a variety of techniques because each individual and situation is unique. I'm trained in EMDR and view things through a trauma informed and attachment-based lens.

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Jennifer Dolphin
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Map out your story. Where you came from, where you are and where you want to go while learning the skills you need to face bumps along the way. We will forge a new path so that you can achieve peace and connection.


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Map out your story. Where you came from, where you are and where you want to go while learning the skills you need to face bumps along the way. We will forge a new path so that you can achieve peace and connection.

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My work focuses on relationships. Relationship with self, family and others. Most of our “wounds” come from broken attachment and dysfunctional dynamics. I’m a cycle breaker and together we can break your cycle of generational trauma.

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  • Parenting
  • Relationships
  • Teenagers
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kacia zuill
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Fear, anxiety & trauma can leave you feeling stuck. I help you: · identify & process through those feelings, · stop your negative thought cycles, · learn emotional regulation and mindfulness & · help you lighten the heavy load you’ve been carrying.


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Fear, anxiety & trauma can leave you feeling stuck. I help you: · identify & process through those feelings, · stop your negative thought cycles, · learn emotional regulation and mindfulness & · help you lighten the heavy load you’ve been carrying.

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I use my skills as an intuitive empath to tailor my style to meet each client’s individual needs. I utilize a combination of CBT, EMDR, Expressive Arts therapies, EFT, mindfulness techniques and other person-centered therapies.

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  • Depression
  • Postpartum
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Jessica Magenheimer
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Shift your story to see your sensitivity as a strength. You’ll be a boundaries badass who feels confident with your decisions. You’ll take your perfectionism head on so you can live in the present. You’ll have concrete action steps toward goals!


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Shift your story to see your sensitivity as a strength. You’ll be a boundaries badass who feels confident with your decisions. You’ll take your perfectionism head on so you can live in the present. You’ll have concrete action steps toward goals!

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I consider there to be two paths to therapy; first: exploring, processing, and developing insight into your patterns and programming, and second: learning skills, tools and strategies to cope in the moment. We will tackle both!

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  • Highly Sensitive People
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