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Military life comes with unique struggles that can have lasting effects on veterans and their families. The stress of service, war-related trauma, and adjustment coming back to civilian life can all take their toll. Members of the military and their loved ones may develop mental health concerns like PTSD, depression, and anxiety, making life more difficult than it could be.

This is where therapy can help. Whether you are located in downtown Antioch, the suburbs of Antioch, other nearby places such as Concord, Pittsburg, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Common Issues Military Veterans and Families Face

Here are some of the most prevalent issues facing veterans and military families:

  • Veterans: Combat injuries, addictions to narcotics, alcoholism, difficulties getting reacclimated to the civilian world, mental issues like anxiety and PTSD.
  • Military families: worry and sadness during deployment, concern for the well-being of the military member, financial struggles, a fear of being uprooted, lack of control, mental conditions like depression and anxiety, vicarious trauma.

It’s normal to have difficulty during military service or after exiting the military, and that’s why veteran and military family counseling exists. If you or your family are struggling, we recommend you explore your therapy options.

Seek Veteran/Military Family Counseling Now!

A licensed counselor will work with you and your family to explore and resolve the mental and emotional issues holding you back from enjoying life to its fullest. And Mental Health Match can help you find an experienced therapist in your area. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Desiree McLaughlin
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Take the next step not just to overcome ongoing barriers, but to dismantle them, so that you can have the right tools to take on future obstacles. Your trauma does not define you or set the boundaries of who you are, and can be.


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Together, we will:

Take the next step not just to overcome ongoing barriers, but to dismantle them, so that you can have the right tools to take on future obstacles. Your trauma does not define you or set the boundaries of who you are, and can be.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use evidence-based modalities, and am trained in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness Practice. With these tools, I will work with you to ensure our approach is individualized and specific to how you learn and heal.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Distress tolerance
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting Children with ADHD
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • School issues
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
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Paulina Izzo
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Together we will work through any obstacles that have arisen from your past and present as you move forward and into a space of healing. My work with clients is trauma informed, depth and insight oriented, and results driven.


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Together we will work through any obstacles that have arisen from your past and present as you move forward and into a space of healing. My work with clients is trauma informed, depth and insight oriented, and results driven.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have extensive experience treating anxiety, depression, and trauma in adults and children. My goal is to support clients in building here and now tools to reduce symptoms while exploring patterns from the past to create meaningful change.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • Isolation
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Relationship issues
  • Religious Trauma
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
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Maria Borges
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Explore how anxiety, stress and burnout are present in the body. We will use somatic practices to increase the capacity to feel your emotions in a more manageable way and feel calmer and grounded. We will work to move towards more aliveness and joy.


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Together, we will:

Explore how anxiety, stress and burnout are present in the body. We will use somatic practices to increase the capacity to feel your emotions in a more manageable way and feel calmer and grounded. We will work to move towards more aliveness and joy.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a body-mind approach called Somatics. By slowing down, we pay attention to physical sensations, movements, and breath. This helps us learn and practice skills to process stress, anxiety, and trauma in order to feel more present and grounded.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Artists & Creative Personalities
  • Burn Out
  • multicultural identity
  • Oppression
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Melissa Pottash
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Look at patterns that are happening in your life and collaboratively work on changing patterns that aren’t working.


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Together, we will:

Look at patterns that are happening in your life and collaboratively work on changing patterns that aren’t working.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe that therapy should be primarily driven by the client. You control the content and the pace of therapy. With you taking the lead, I'll be there to guide the process and offer observations, suggestions, and support.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Identity Development
  • Life Transitions
  • Trauma
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Melissa Pottash remote and phone therapy in California
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Ellen Ottman
Together, we will:

learn to understand how certain ways of being in the world get in the way of you living your best life. We will explore how emotions manifest in your body and practice grounding and relaxing activities that can help you regulate your nervous system.


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Together, we will:

learn to understand how certain ways of being in the world get in the way of you living your best life. We will explore how emotions manifest in your body and practice grounding and relaxing activities that can help you regulate your nervous system.

Something to know about my approach is:

I blend somatic therapy, talk therapy, and mindfulness to help my clients connect to themselves more deeply and move towards a place of healing and self-compassion. My work with clients is trauma-informed and healing-centered.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Burn Out
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosomatic Issues
  • Racial justice
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Ellen Ottman remote and phone therapy in California