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If you’ve dealt with any type of abuse in the past, you may be aware of the adverse effects it can have on your mental health. On the opposite end of the spectrum, if you’ve been abusive in the past, you may have trouble forgiving yourself.

Regardless, a licensed therapist can help you access your feelings and heal from abuse you’ve experienced. Wherever you are located in California from Alameda to Yucaipa or even Montclair, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Need Help with Abuse

Whether you’ve abused someone else in the past or you’ve been a victim of abuse, you may have some scars that make life difficult.

Here are some signs you need help with abuse:

  • You may be easily triggered to feel fear or panic.
  • You may hold a lot of anger toward the person who abused you.
  • You avoid talking about or doing anything that can remind you of your experience.
  • You blame yourself for your experience.

Abuse comes in many forms, including physical abuse, mental abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse, verbal abuse, and more (this is not an exhaustive list). No matter the type of abuse you are dealing with, Mental Health Match can help you find a therapist to get the healing process started and improve your life.

If you’re struggling with past abuse and not sure how therapy can help, read this article by licensed therapist Kennyetta Watkins: When bad things happen to good people.

Speak With an Abuse Counselor Today!

Abuse can take hold and change the trajectory of your life - in severe cases, it can take your life completely off track. But, with targeted therapy based on your specific abuse situation, there’s hope for recovery and lasting happiness. And with Mental Health Match, finding a great therapist is easy! Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Samantha Calvillo
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Together, we will tackle whatever you feel is holding you back in life. We will work together to set attainable goals to make the most use of our time together.


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Together, we will tackle whatever you feel is holding you back in life. We will work together to set attainable goals to make the most use of our time together.

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My approach is guided by my belief that the client knows all the answers. I don’t see myself as a “fixer”, but rather someone who can guide you through your thoughts, past, and feelings in a safe way.

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Nicole Zens
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help you build the skills necessary to hold your partner's pain and communicate in a way that forges connection and intimacy. We will identify and unpack any fears/insecurities that block healthy communication. We will explore and heal your past.


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help you build the skills necessary to hold your partner's pain and communicate in a way that forges connection and intimacy. We will identify and unpack any fears/insecurities that block healthy communication. We will explore and heal your past.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize only the most effective research-based approaches. I offer the empathy + expertise needed to heal deep wounds, repair hurting relationships, and transform life's most difficult battles into opportunities for deep, human connection/healing.

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  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
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  • Relationship Conflict
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  • Relationship Patterns
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Patricia Fahmy
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Empower you to break free from trauma cycles so you can create who you want to become and experience healthy, secure relationships. I will work with you to facilitate your capacity to experience greater fulfillment and authentic self-expression.


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Empower you to break free from trauma cycles so you can create who you want to become and experience healthy, secure relationships. I will work with you to facilitate your capacity to experience greater fulfillment and authentic self-expression.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is holistic and integrative and consists of trauma-informed, attachment-focused, and somatically-based experiential techniques.

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  • Anxiety
  • Child Abuse
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • Physical Emotional Abuse
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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  • Relationship issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma
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Patricia Fahmy remote and phone therapy in California
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Kelsey Barbieri
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Discuss what is important to you! Whether it is processing something that happened during the week or digging into bigger trauma or negative beliefs, this is a space where you will always be heard.


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Discuss what is important to you! Whether it is processing something that happened during the week or digging into bigger trauma or negative beliefs, this is a space where you will always be heard.

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that I tailor it to each of my clients. No two people are the same and my work looks unique with each individual. I utilize Brainspotting often in my treatment with clients and think it is an incredible tool!

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  • Anxiety
  • Complex Trauma
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Kelsey Barbieri remote and phone therapy in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma, Vermont, Wyoming
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James Foley
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Together we will correct the thoughts, interpretations, views, and conclusions that had you risk what you care about in order to get experiences you definitely did not need while telling yourself you were managing risks while actually risking it all


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Together, we will:

Together we will correct the thoughts, interpretations, views, and conclusions that had you risk what you care about in order to get experiences you definitely did not need while telling yourself you were managing risks while actually risking it all

Something to know about my approach is:

Working with me is knowing you have found a empathetic, knowledgeable, focused, educated, and experienced two decades plus specialist who will help you protect the life you have from further misbehavior of yours and rebuild what you can.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Issues
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James  Foley remote and phone therapy in California, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas