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Find Portuguese-speaking Therapists & Counselors in Fayetteville, AR.

 

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 Portuguese is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Portuguese-speaking therapist. Whether you are located in downtown Fayetteville, the suburbs of Fayetteville, other nearby places such as Fort Smith, Rogers, or anywhere else in Arkansas, 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 Portuguese-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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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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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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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.

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Through the process of therapy, we will work together to help you increase awareness of your own emotions and help you learn safe and effective ways to express your thoughts., navigate transitions and become the best version of yourself.


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Through the process of therapy, we will work together to help you increase awareness of your own emotions and help you learn safe and effective ways to express your thoughts., navigate transitions and become the best version of yourself.

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I realize that starting therapy can be a vulnerable and sometimes intimidating experience, which is why I work to create a safe space where you and I can work collaboratively to explore your concerns and help get you "unstuck".

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Wrap our arms around the problem you're grappling with, discuss the psychological factors that brought you to this point, and use that knowledge to move you forward - feeling better and living the life you want to live.


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Wrap our arms around the problem you're grappling with, discuss the psychological factors that brought you to this point, and use that knowledge to move you forward - feeling better and living the life you want to live.

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I'll act as a bridge between you and the science-backed techniques that we know can help you meet your goals for changing your life. I have broad experience, but specialize in treating anxiety, trauma, and addiction.

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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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VIEW PROFILE
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

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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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VIEW PROFILE
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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment issues
  • Anxiety
  • Emotion Dysregulation
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  • Perfectionism
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