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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 American Sign Language is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a American Sign Language-speaking therapist. Whether you are located in downtown Bell Gardens, the suburbs of Bell Gardens, other nearby places such as Montebello, Pico Rivera, or anywhere else in California, 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 American Sign Language-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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dig in. Simply existing as a queer person can feel overwhelming and draining. Move from feeling stuck and lonely in your relationship to feeling cared for, grounded, and connected. It can take time and hard work, but I promise we can get you there.


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Together, we will:

dig in. Simply existing as a queer person can feel overwhelming and draining. Move from feeling stuck and lonely in your relationship to feeling cared for, grounded, and connected. It can take time and hard work, but I promise we can get you there.

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I specialize in somatic and relational therapy for queer and trans adult individuals and couples. Basically, this means that we will work together on unpacking the ways in which your emotions impact your mind, your body, and your relationships.

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