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Military life comes with unique struggles that can have lasting effects on veterans and their families. The stress of service, war-related trauma, and adjustment coming back to civilian life can all take their toll. Members of the military and their loved ones may develop mental health concerns like PTSD, depression, and anxiety, making life more difficult than it could be.

This is where therapy can help. Whether you are located in downtown Phoenix, Ahwatukee Foothills, Alhambra, Arcadia, or even Biltmore, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Common Issues Military Veterans and Families Face

Here are some of the most prevalent issues facing veterans and military families:

  • Veterans: Combat injuries, addictions to narcotics, alcoholism, difficulties getting reacclimated to the civilian world, mental issues like anxiety and PTSD.
  • Military families: worry and sadness during deployment, concern for the well-being of the military member, financial struggles, a fear of being uprooted, lack of control, mental conditions like depression and anxiety, vicarious trauma.

It’s normal to have difficulty during military service or after exiting the military, and that’s why veteran and military family counseling exists. If you or your family are struggling, we recommend you explore your therapy options.

Seek Veteran/Military Family Counseling Now!

A licensed counselor will work with you and your family to explore and resolve the mental and emotional issues holding you back from enjoying life to its fullest. And Mental Health Match can help you find an experienced therapist in your area. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

Phoenix, AZ Veteran and Military Family Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Doe Daughtrey
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discuss anything you like, including whatever is important to you, past and more recent traumas, your own insights into behaviors you want to change, and your hopes for the future.


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Together, we will:

discuss anything you like, including whatever is important to you, past and more recent traumas, your own insights into behaviors you want to change, and your hopes for the future.

Something to know about my approach is:

My main goal is to help you increase your psychological flexibility so that you can begin to unhook from unhelpful thoughts and feelings that get in the way of what matters to you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • College Students
  • Existential Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Identity Persecution
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Nonbinary Gender Identity
  • Religious Identity
  • Religious Trauma
  • Starting College
  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • transgender identity
  • Trauma
  • Women's Identity/Image
  • Women's Issues
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Dwayne Kruse
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I teach the stress model, improving relationship connection and understanding of how we relate to ourselves and others. You will learn how to control your fear, sadness and anger that cripple your desire for success.


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I teach the stress model, improving relationship connection and understanding of how we relate to ourselves and others. You will learn how to control your fear, sadness and anger that cripple your desire for success.

Something to know about my approach is:

You are in charge of how much effort you put into overcoming your life challenges and what you get out of therapy. Change is hard. Expect to be challenged. It takes time. As your therapist I help guide you through these tough times.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Children
  • Depression
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Engagement and Marriage
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief and Loss due to addiction
  • Issues of Middle Adulthood
  • Life changes
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • School issues
  • Trauma Recovery
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Dwayne Kruse remote and phone therapy in Arizona
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Lily Kaufmann
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Develop a shared understanding of your goals and find new ways to approach your challenges. We may decide to focus on skill-building, processing thoughts and emotions, and/or better connecting with important people and activities in your life.


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Together, we will:

Develop a shared understanding of your goals and find new ways to approach your challenges. We may decide to focus on skill-building, processing thoughts and emotions, and/or better connecting with important people and activities in your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is evidence-based, individualized, collaborative, and culturally-informed. I can offer you a different perspective, new tools for difficult situations, and a flexible, values-based approach to your psychological well-being.

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  • Adjustment issues
  • Anxiety
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Life Transitions
  • Perfectionism
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma
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Lily Kaufmann 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
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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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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 Karen Loaiza, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Karen Loaiza
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Collaboratively help you to understand the underlying factors contributing to your distress, teach you ways to more effectively work through the symptoms you're experiencing, and increase your sense of engagement and enjoyment in life.


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Picture of Karen Loaiza, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, 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:

Collaboratively help you to understand the underlying factors contributing to your distress, teach you ways to more effectively work through the symptoms you're experiencing, and increase your sense of engagement and enjoyment in life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work from an integrative approach, drawing on evidence-based interventions, clinical instincts, and the therapy relationship. I often use cognitive behavioral therapy as well as incorporate insight-oriented skill and emotional processing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Substance Use
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Karen Loaiza remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin