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If you’ve ever been a victim of racial trauma, you may be aware of the scars it can leave behind. Addressing your own racist tendencies or attempting to heal from racial discrimination will take a concerted effort, and having professional support can make things much easier.

In order to make progress, you need an anti-racist mental health professional who can help you change your behavior and thinking patterns and give you tools to move forward. 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.

The Effects of Racial Discrimination

Racial discrimination has a clear impact on your mental health. Here are some of the most common effects of racism on mental health:

  • You relive racist events and have trouble healing from them.
  • You avoid people or places that remind you of racist trauma you’ve experienced.
  • You don’t feel good about yourself, especially pertaining to your race.
  • You’re easily offended or frightened, given that you’ve been hurt in the past.
  • You feel depressed as a result of the trauma.
  • You frequently feel stressed, anxious, or depressed.

This is not a full list of the effects of racial discrimination. Systemic racism can also lead to a lack of necessary resources like:

  • Supportive or appropriate mental health care.
  • Job and economic opportunities.
  • Education.

To learn more about the effects of racism on mental health, read licensed therapist Michael Friedman’s article about intergenerational racial trauma.

You Can Overcome Racial Discrimination with Therapy

You can benefit from a race-focused therapist whether you've been discriminated against or you’ve committed racial acts. They will assist in examining your thought processes and your unique situation and give you the tools you need to succeed. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified anti-racist therapist is easy! Start by browsing race and mental health experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Dr. Jadah Petty
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Identify what's keeping your stuck from reaching your goals and learn new ways of managing your difficult thoughts and feelings related to past trauma, relationships issues, work stress, discrimination, and more.


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Identify what's keeping your stuck from reaching your goals and learn new ways of managing your difficult thoughts and feelings related to past trauma, relationships issues, work stress, discrimination, and more.

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It is very interactive and solution-focused. I want to offer you tools and skills to manage your life on your own, while also providing a comfortable space for you to share. We'll create a customized plan based on your values and goals.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Life Stress
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial Trauma
  • Trauma Recovery
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Rob Nganga
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explore your path to wellness! I am accepting new clients (12+ years old). Please contact me today to schedule your free 15-minute consultation.


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explore your path to wellness! I am accepting new clients (12+ years old). Please contact me today to schedule your free 15-minute consultation.

Something to know about my approach is:

I practice mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and trauma-focused treatments to help clients build skills and gain knowledge necessary to improve their productivity and their relationships.

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  • Communication Issues
  • Cultural Diversity and Identities
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Stress
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Jared Morgan
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Explore your different roots (intersections) to process childhood traumas or experiences, connect with wisdom of ancestors, and revitalize roots that may have withered from traumas, early adversities, or other stressors.


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Explore your different roots (intersections) to process childhood traumas or experiences, connect with wisdom of ancestors, and revitalize roots that may have withered from traumas, early adversities, or other stressors.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe in the therapeutic power of relationships. By joining with clients to bear witness to their stories, I use a person-centered approach to encourage people to reflect on their lives and examine their stressors and strengths.

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  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Stress Management
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Tara Makhani
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Minimize barriers, accomplish your goals, and grow the insight, tools, and resilience to be able to apply your gained knowledge to any obstacles that come your way. What is often left unsaid is your step to a better life, so let's start talking.


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Minimize barriers, accomplish your goals, and grow the insight, tools, and resilience to be able to apply your gained knowledge to any obstacles that come your way. What is often left unsaid is your step to a better life, so let's start talking.

Something to know about my approach is:

Each client needs a little something different, and I tailor my approach to meet your needs. I want to gain a better understanding of the person(s) across from me and help them to process what hasn't been working and get closer to what will.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Breakups
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Communication Issues
  • Dating and Romance
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • multicultural identity
  • Panic Attacks
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship problems
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Justice
  • Stress Management
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Annette Chan Han
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I help my clients move through “stuck-ness” and find balance in their inner world. During our session, we try to figure out how to find rest while making practical changes; look into past history and also move toward the future.


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Together, we will:

I help my clients move through “stuck-ness” and find balance in their inner world. During our session, we try to figure out how to find rest while making practical changes; look into past history and also move toward the future.

Something to know about my approach is:

Together, we will create a warm, non-judgmental space where we could explore thoughts and patterns honestly. We will begin to practice coping skills which will allow you to dive deep and further understand yourself.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Burn Out
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Racial Trauma
  • Religious Trauma
  • Trauma EMDR
  • Working Professionals
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Annette Chan Han remote and phone therapy in California