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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 Vietnamese is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Vietnamese-speaking therapist. Wherever you are located in Alaska, 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 Vietnamese-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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We will work together to create an individualized behavior support plan that best fits the needs of your family. We will make small, measurable changes that will have big impact on the happiness of the entire family.


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We will work together to create an individualized behavior support plan that best fits the needs of your family. We will make small, measurable changes that will have big impact on the happiness of the entire family.

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I work with parents to build their toolbox of skills to better help their children manage difficult behaviors. I help assess why behaviors are occurring, and create individualized plans that are easy to follow using evidence-based practices.

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My experience has taught me that each individual knows what is the best for their life. We will work together through the stuck places and discover how to get you past where you are to living a life that brings you freedom.


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My experience has taught me that each individual knows what is the best for their life. We will work together through the stuck places and discover how to get you past where you are to living a life that brings you freedom.

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My style of therapy is collaborative and trauma informed. My goal is to provide you a safe place, so that you can reach your goals. When you are ready, I want you to know I'm ready to help guide you to the freedom you so desire.

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problem solve using your existing strengths and learn new skills to move forward in living life more fully. I provide services for youth ages 12 and up, adults and families across Alaska via telehealth, and in person at our Fairbanks office.


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problem solve using your existing strengths and learn new skills to move forward in living life more fully. I provide services for youth ages 12 and up, adults and families across Alaska via telehealth, and in person at our Fairbanks office.

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I believe in the value of the dignity and worth of all individuals. My approach is evidence-based and individualized, which means that research studies show that these approaches are effective and make a difference.

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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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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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Together, we will:

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!

Something to know about my approach is:

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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