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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. Whether you are located in downtown Sierra Vista, the suburbs of Sierra Vista, other nearby places such as Marana, Tucson, or anywhere else in Arizona, 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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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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Identify the thoughts, emotions and behaviors that keep you from living your fullest. Together we implement evidence based approaches based on the goals and uniqueness of you.


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Identify the thoughts, emotions and behaviors that keep you from living your fullest. Together we implement evidence based approaches based on the goals and uniqueness of you.

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Each individual is unique and I understand that. Together we embrace your challenges and seek the best ways to move toward a healthier and happier version of you. I am trained in a wide variety of theoretical models and intervention techniques.

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Jessica Anderson
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Together we will work through any relationship, substance use or racial identity issues that one may face.


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Together we will work through any relationship, substance use or racial identity issues that one may face.

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My approach is client driven and I believe in meeting the client wherever they are in their journey and moving forward together. I am easy going.

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TEDDIE COX LANCE
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Help you heal and get unstuck by identifying patterns, organizing thoughts and feelings, healing traumatic experiences, and re-learning how to feel safe and secure within yourself, your environments, and your relationships.


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Help you heal and get unstuck by identifying patterns, organizing thoughts and feelings, healing traumatic experiences, and re-learning how to feel safe and secure within yourself, your environments, and your relationships.

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I practice Relational-Cultural Therapy, which is based on the theory that healthy connection with others is necessary to be a healthy individual, and most emotional or psychological distress can be traced to a break in our important relationships.

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discuss ways of coping with the stressors of life as well as helping navigate the challenges that you may be facing. The goal is to feel more empowerment, hope, and healing as well as feel at peace with yourself and find tangible solutions.


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discuss ways of coping with the stressors of life as well as helping navigate the challenges that you may be facing. The goal is to feel more empowerment, hope, and healing as well as feel at peace with yourself and find tangible solutions.

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We work together to accomplish your goals in order to bring you Empowerment, Hope, and Healing in your life. Weather it be adjusting to new transitions in life, addressing trauma, or helping process through difficult situations, I am here to help.

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