Find Somali-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 Somali is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Somali-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 Somali-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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Andrew McKenzie
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Help you re-engage with life, learn tangible tools to manage your thoughts and feelings, and help you connect more vitally and authentically with others. We will get you moving in a direction you can be proud of.


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Together, we will:

Help you re-engage with life, learn tangible tools to manage your thoughts and feelings, and help you connect more vitally and authentically with others. We will get you moving in a direction you can be proud of.

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I believe therapy is about both insight and change: understanding who you are and how you got here, and identifying action steps you can take to bring healing and meaningful change into your life.

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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress Management
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Kevin Barnett
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Make necessary changes and allow open communication during the client therapist relationship for positive outcomes. Any individual I work for is allowed to share as much as they would like to reach their goals, without feeling judged.


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Make necessary changes and allow open communication during the client therapist relationship for positive outcomes. Any individual I work for is allowed to share as much as they would like to reach their goals, without feeling judged.

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I like to listen and reflect techniques during my therapy sessions to help the client(s) understand their concerns and ways to help themselves. People often experience changes because of this approach, and they perceive life differently with it.

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  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life changes
  • Life Stress
  • Overwhelmed
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship problems
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-love
  • Self-sabotage
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
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Dr. Tera Lensegrav-Benson
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Together, we will develop insight, self compassion, and skills to manage life pressures. Our work with include discovery of patterns from the past that show up in your approach to the world and relationships today, setting a new path for growth.


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Together, we will:

Together, we will develop insight, self compassion, and skills to manage life pressures. Our work with include discovery of patterns from the past that show up in your approach to the world and relationships today, setting a new path for growth.

Something to know about my approach is:

Feeling worn out, constantly anxious, unsettled? I will partner with you to offer support and tools to help you understand yourself and start to feel better. We will collaborate on what is most important to you to start helping right away.

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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Women's Issues
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Dr. Tera Lensegrav-Benson remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, 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
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Carol O'Saben
Together, we will:

understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.

Something to know about my approach is:

I want to work with you to create a space where you can be yourself, build on your strengths, explore your vulnerabilities and grow from your challenges. I tend to work with clients in long-term, insight-oriented psychotherapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Childhood Issues
  • Family of Origin
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Women's Issues
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Dr. Rosanna Lora
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We will discuss everything and anything that you feel comfortable bringing into our session. The focus will be on past behaviors and patterns that have kept you from reaching happiness and satisfaction in your life. Together we will work on tools.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

We will discuss everything and anything that you feel comfortable bringing into our session. The focus will be on past behaviors and patterns that have kept you from reaching happiness and satisfaction in your life. Together we will work on tools.

Something to know about my approach is:

Confidential and non-judgmental. I like to be straightforward in a supportive way that will foster growth and healthy ways of being in the world. Therapy is about shifting those thoughts and behaviors that have kept you stuck.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Geriatric Counselor
  • Hispanic and Latino Issues
  • Immigrants
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • multicultural identity
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationship issues
  • Social Justice
  • Women's Issues
  • Work-Life Balance
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Dr. Rosanna  Lora  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, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin