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Is shame negatively affecting your life? Many people feel shame for all sorts of reasons, but shame is often a weapon used in bullying behaviors to make others feel defenseless, embarrassed, or confused. If you are experiencing these symptoms of shame, then it's a good idea to seek professional assistance from a licensed therapist, who can help you make sense of those feelings and stop them at the source.

Whether you are located in downtown Gilbert, Agritopia, Ashland Ranch, Coronado Ranch, or even Finley Farms, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Common Signs of Shame

If you’re wondering whether you’re experiencing shame, this section is for you. Shame can bring on a myriad of symptoms, including:

  • Feelings of vulnerability.
  • Feelings of rejection.
  • Feeling small in relation to others.
  • Worrying about failing.
  • Worrying about what others may think about you.

This is not an exhaustive list. Licensed therapist Aaron Mason wrote this article about shame, imperfections, and the difference between guilt and shame.

Don’t Wait: Get Shame Counseling Today!

It’s totally normal to feel shame in the short term, but when these feelings linger or grow over time, they can have detrimental effects on your self-esteem and mental health as a whole. Therapy can help tremendously by helping you discover the source of your shame and how to overcome it. And Mental Health Match can help you find a quality therapist to get started. Start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

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Georgia Bichekas
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Explore how shame distorts thinking and contributes to life's difficulties; Identify faulty thinking and negative thought patterns that create Anxiety and Depression then go on to "rewire" the brain so they no longer interfere.


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Explore how shame distorts thinking and contributes to life's difficulties; Identify faulty thinking and negative thought patterns that create Anxiety and Depression then go on to "rewire" the brain so they no longer interfere.

Something to know about my approach is:

I practice a wholistic approach that considers: the role of diet and lifestyle in mental health symptoms; Human development and attachment; and the role of symptoms as self protection. I treat the whole person not just a diagnosis.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse
  • Chronic Fear
  • Depression
  • Functional Anxiety
  • Life Stress
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Shame
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16.9 miles from you
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Estrella Gonzalez
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Embrace what we feel plague us. From overthinking, hyper-sensitivity around emotions to obsession; there's strength in all of these things. We'll use inner child/reparenting + attachment-style work to help you better understand yourself & your needs.


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Embrace what we feel plague us. From overthinking, hyper-sensitivity around emotions to obsession; there's strength in all of these things. We'll use inner child/reparenting + attachment-style work to help you better understand yourself & your needs.

Something to know about my approach is:

I don't have a standard approach to therapy. I'll adapt to what works for you! I often use acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness, emotion-focused therapy and exposure therapy to support my clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Disordered Eating
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family trauma
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Open Relationships
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self Harm Reduction
  • Sexuality
  • supporting LGBT children
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Estrella Gonzalez remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Florida, Illinois
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Kaitlyn Pinegar
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I know choosing a therapist is a hard decision, especially if you are trying to find one for your child. Communication is of utmost importance to me and I aim to be the warm, compassionate, and consistent counselor you have been looking for.


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I know choosing a therapist is a hard decision, especially if you are trying to find one for your child. Communication is of utmost importance to me and I aim to be the warm, compassionate, and consistent counselor you have been looking for.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am integrative in my practice and tend to use techniques and interventions from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Internal Family Systems.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Children
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • EMDR
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Peer Relationships
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
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Kelsey Barbieri
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Discuss what is important to you! Whether it is processing something that happened during the week or digging into bigger trauma or negative beliefs, this is a space where you will always be heard.


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Together, we will:

Discuss what is important to you! Whether it is processing something that happened during the week or digging into bigger trauma or negative beliefs, this is a space where you will always be heard.

Something to know about my approach is:

that I tailor it to each of my clients. No two people are the same and my work looks unique with each individual. I utilize Brainspotting often in my treatment with clients and think it is an incredible tool!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Complex Trauma
  • Financial Anxiety
  • Financial Goals
  • Life Transitions
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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Kelsey Barbieri remote and phone therapy in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma, Vermont, Wyoming
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Dr. Tara Thompson
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My expertise includes mood disorders, depression, addictions, relationships issues, eating disorders, anxiety and panic symptoms. In addition to being a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, I am also a certified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP).


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My expertise includes mood disorders, depression, addictions, relationships issues, eating disorders, anxiety and panic symptoms. In addition to being a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, I am also a certified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP).

Something to know about my approach is:

With over 15 years of experience as a Psychologist, I have an eclectic approach to treatment, but tend to draw from relational and cognitive behavioral approaches in order to design a specialized treatment plan based on your unique needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Healthy Conflict Resolution
  • LGBTQ+
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Dr. Tara Thompson remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, 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