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If you’re a first responder (such as police, EMT, firefighter, etc.), you regularly work in a high-stress environment to perform life-saving work. This puts you at a higher risk of developing mental and emotional issues, including depression and PTSD, necessitating professional therapy.

Therapists are a critical resource for first responders. 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.

Do You Need First Responder Counseling?

First responders often experience traumatic events that can leave a lasting effect on their mental health. Here are some signs that you could use counseling:

  • Recurring memories of a traumatic event, such as a shooting, arrest, fire, or critical incident.
  • Feeling anxious or stressed on a chronic basis.
  • Feeling sad on an ongoing basis without hope.
  • Loss of interest in things that you used to love.
  • Being easily agitated or emotionally reactive.
  • Feeling burned out or apathetic about your job.

If any of the above signs ring true to you, consider getting some help in the form of first responder counseling. For more help to figure out if counseling is right for you, read this article from licensed therapist Dana Carretta-Stein about signs of trauma common to first responders.

Get First Responder Therapy Today!

Mental Health Match can help you find a professional therapist who can help you cope with the demands of your job so you can feel great and continue to do your best work. On our platform, finding a licensed therapist is easier than you may think. Get started today by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Eric van der Voort
Together, we will:

Work to find ways you can better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge your unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and journey toward pursuing more pleasure in your life!


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Together, we will:

Work to find ways you can better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge your unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and journey toward pursuing more pleasure in your life!

Something to know about my approach is:

Active, collaborative, empowering, kink-affirming, and evidence-based. I draw primarily from CBT, Motivational Interviewing, ACT, DBT, psychodynamic, humanistic, and sex therapy models when conceptualizing and treating individuals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Acute Grief
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Issues
  • Compulsive Sexuality / Hypersexuality
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Front Line Workers
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • grief
  • Grief counseling
  • Guilt
  • Healthcare workers
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Kink Community
  • Out of Control Sexual Behavior
  • Pornography Addiction
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sex problems
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexual Issues
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Substance Use issues
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Eric van der Voort remote and phone therapy in California
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Elizabeth Cowell
Together, we will:

Explore your trauma story and get you to a place where it no longer affects your everyday life, help you and your partner communicate more effectively and efficently, and help your family live more peacefully.


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Together, we will:

Explore your trauma story and get you to a place where it no longer affects your everyday life, help you and your partner communicate more effectively and efficently, and help your family live more peacefully.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is influenced by Aaron Beck who founded Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Many people struggle with misconceptions about themselves. These misconceptions are created by the environment. I also use EMDR.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Christian Counseling
  • Depression
  • Dermatillomania / Skin Picking / Excoriation
  • Disordered Eating
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family trauma
  • Grief counseling
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Intuitive Eating
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Religious Trauma
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trichotillomania / Hair Pulling
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Elizabeth Cowell remote and phone therapy in California
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Kristina Maglic
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Hopefully create a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship. I have experience working on a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression and trauma. I incorporate a variety of techniques including mindfulness, CBT and art.


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Together, we will:

Hopefully create a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship. I have experience working on a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression and trauma. I incorporate a variety of techniques including mindfulness, CBT and art.

Something to know about my approach is:

My sessions are holistic and structured uniquely to each person. My style is to be honest and compassionate while meeting the client where they are at. I work to create an environment where clients can feel safe and comfortable being themselves.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Childhood Issues
  • Depression
  • developmental trauma
  • Encopresis
  • Families of Trauma and Critical Incidents
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Trauma
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Kate Williams
Together, we will:

figure out what you want, what you need and make a plan to get there. We will practice skills for feeling calm and clear. How about the past stuff? Together we will address those experiences in a way that keeps them from coming back to haunt you.


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Together, we will:

figure out what you want, what you need and make a plan to get there. We will practice skills for feeling calm and clear. How about the past stuff? Together we will address those experiences in a way that keeps them from coming back to haunt you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I want you to know that for whatever you reason you seek therapy, you are most likely having a normal and common response. I'm here to help you learn about that and have compassion for yourself. I'm ready to partner with you in making the change.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • First Responders
  • Perfectionism
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
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Kate Williams remote and phone therapy in California, Oregon
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Holly Spotts, Psy.D.
Together, we will:

create something new. Together, we will sift through the mess and give voice to your goals and dreams. Together, we will create a life you love!


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Picture of Holly Spotts, Psy.D., therapist in California, Florida, Mississippi
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

create something new. Together, we will sift through the mess and give voice to your goals and dreams. Together, we will create a life you love!

Something to know about my approach is:

You are complex, with deep layers, not a mere list of symptoms or a diagnosis to treat. My approach to therapy is integrative, meaning that I blend elements from different theoretical approaches to customize treatment according to your needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Burn Out
  • Family of Origin
  • Helping Professionals
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Relationship Distress
  • Women's Issues
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Holly Spotts, Psy.D. remote and phone therapy in California, Florida, Mississippi