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Find Fat Postive Therapists & Counselors in Yuma, AZ.

 

If you’ve previously struggled with social norms about weight and body-image, a fat-positive therapist can help. The Fat Acceptance Movement, founded on body positivity, inspires others to accept and even celebrate their fatness. However, seeing others love themselves is not always enough.

It could take help from a licensed, professional fat-positive therapist to help you improve your self-esteem and empower you to fully embrace and love your body just as it is. Whether you are located in downtown Yuma, the suburbs of Yuma, other nearby places such as El Centro, Indio, or anywhere else in Arizona, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Benefits of a Fat-Positive Therapist

Most therapists are equipped to help you sort through common problems like depression, anxiety, and PTSD. But when you’re fat, there’s a possible element of shame and social anxiety that can take over and effect your therapy experience.

In addition to providing traditional behavioral health treatment, a fat-positive therapist can provide:

  • A non-judgemental haven for you to articulate your feelings and problems.
  • Encouragement to improve your self-esteem and love yourself the way you are.
  • Practical methods and tips to help you cope with social stigma and anxiety.

For an example of how a fat-positive therapist can help, read licensed therapist Brianna Ramon’s tips for fighting back against fat-shaming culture.

Love Yourself with a Fat-Positive Therapist

Don’t let shame, low self-esteem, or social expectations drive you. Instead, see a fat-positive therapist to help you love yourself and your body. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified fat-positive counselor or therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Rob Nganga
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explore your path to wellness! I am accepting new clients (12+ years old). Please contact me today to schedule your free 15-minute consultation.


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explore your path to wellness! I am accepting new clients (12+ years old). Please contact me today to schedule your free 15-minute consultation.

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I practice mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and trauma-focused treatments to help clients build skills and gain knowledge necessary to improve their productivity and their relationships.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Communication Issues
  • Cultural Diversity and Identities
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Stress
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Rob Nganga remote and phone therapy in Arizona, California, Vermont
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Dr. Ellie Gordon
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Create a plan based on your specific needs & values to help you start to see & love yourself authentically, and experience the freedom that inevitably follows. We will take an active, skills-based approach with homework assignments between visits.


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Together, we will:

Create a plan based on your specific needs & values to help you start to see & love yourself authentically, and experience the freedom that inevitably follows. We will take an active, skills-based approach with homework assignments between visits.

Something to know about my approach is:

My job is to empower you in finding balance, self-compassion, and fulfillment, so that you can more fully live the life you've always dreamed of without being held back by insecurities, self-doubts, or obsessions with food/weight.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Binge Eating
  • Body Image
  • Chronic stress
  • Eating Disorders
  • emotional eating
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Orthorexia
  • Overeating
  • Self-love
  • Self-Worth
  • Stress Eating
  • Weight Management
  • weight stigma
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Dr. Ellie Gordon 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
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Sammi Farber
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I believe that, in order to live a fuller life, one cannot focus on what they wish to restrict or lessen; rather, they must focus on what they have to gain in this world. together we will find out what you have to gain!


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I believe that, in order to live a fuller life, one cannot focus on what they wish to restrict or lessen; rather, they must focus on what they have to gain in this world. together we will find out what you have to gain!

Something to know about my approach is:

Though I specialize primarily in eating disorders, I also have extensive experience in treating generalized anxiety disorder, depression, borderline personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, relationship problems and life transitions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anorexia
  • Binge Eating
  • Bulimia
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • Eating Disorders
  • Food and Eating Concerns
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mental Health and Drug Use
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (OCSDs)
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma
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Sammi Farber remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Connecticut, New York
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Dr. Maria Lise Flores
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My clients balance hectic schedules with multiple responsibilities. Career, family, and social stressors--we're all feeling it. Healthy boundaries, communication skills, burnout prevention and addressing self-defeating thinking are starting points.


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My clients balance hectic schedules with multiple responsibilities. Career, family, and social stressors--we're all feeling it. Healthy boundaries, communication skills, burnout prevention and addressing self-defeating thinking are starting points.

Something to know about my approach is:

Clients who are seeking treatment for Anxiety Disorders, Stress and Burnout, and Divorce/Breakups will find compassionate understanding, empowerment, and relief. I'm integrative in my approach and have a wide variety of effective approaches to share.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Bipolar II
  • Burn Out
  • Career Transitions
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Health Anxiety
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Narcissist recovery
  • Racial Trauma
  • Social Anxiety
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Dr. Maria Lise Flores 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, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Johanna Isaacs
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Identify and understand your personal strengths and use those skills to help you feel ready to make changes and take action. In a supportive space, we will get to know who you are, what your values are, and how your brain works.


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Picture of Johanna Isaacs, therapist 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
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Identify and understand your personal strengths and use those skills to help you feel ready to make changes and take action. In a supportive space, we will get to know who you are, what your values are, and how your brain works.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am committed to helping people find their path and take action to move forward in their lives. Therapy is a place where we can learn how to get “unstuck” and counter the worries that create doubt and uncertainty in ourselves.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Health Anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Parenting Skills
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Johanna Isaacs 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