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Find First responders Therapists & Counselors in Calexico, CA.

 

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 Calexico, the suburbs of Calexico, other nearby places such as El Centro, Indio, 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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Christine Sarkissian
Together, we will:

Nurture you and watch you bloom by to helping you uncover, address, reprocess, and heal from past trauma through a holistic lens. Our work will focus on reconnecting your mind, body, and spirit to help you realize your highest potential.


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Together, we will:

Nurture you and watch you bloom by to helping you uncover, address, reprocess, and heal from past trauma through a holistic lens. Our work will focus on reconnecting your mind, body, and spirit to help you realize your highest potential.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe therapy should be goal focused, short term, and effective. I maintain a level of professionalism in sessions, but my goal is to create a safe, comforting, casual space where you can be free to be your authentic self.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Acute Grief
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth trauma
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • High anxiety
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma Recovery
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Christine Sarkissian remote and phone therapy in California
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Dr. Kalana Greer
Together, we will:

Focus on what’s important to you and help you see blind spots to meet your life and internal goals more effectively.


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Together, we will:

Focus on what’s important to you and help you see blind spots to meet your life and internal goals more effectively.

Something to know about my approach is:

Direct, solution-focused, and emotionally available.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Academic Issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Issues
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Codependency
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional regulation
  • Family of Origin
  • Helping Professionals
  • Identity Issues
  • Parenting Issues
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Racism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
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Dr. Kalana Greer 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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Jessica Anishban
Together, we will:

find tools to cope with what you are struggling with, while working on accessing and elevating your strengths.


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Together, we will:

find tools to cope with what you are struggling with, while working on accessing and elevating your strengths.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with clients of all ages and like to take creative approaches. One example of this is when working with children using techniques such as Executive Functioning, CBT, Social Skills and Sand Tray Therapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Depression
  • First Responders
  • Front Line Workers
  • grief
  • Managing Change
  • Parenting Issues
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Skills
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Jessica  Anishban  remote and phone therapy in California
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Kate Williams
Together, we will:

review your history, reasons for coming to therapy and goals for treatment. After that we will practice skills for feeling calm and safe. Lastly we will reprocess life experiences such that they reduce their impact on your day to day life.


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Together, we will:

review your history, reasons for coming to therapy and goals for treatment. After that we will practice skills for feeling calm and safe. Lastly we will reprocess life experiences such that they reduce their impact on your day to day life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will guide you through the hard work. We will work at your pace and that no past experience is too big or too small to tackle. I recommend longer sessions for EMDR.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Birth trauma
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Families of Trauma and Critical Incidents
  • First Responders
  • grief
  • Medical Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Kate Williams remote and phone therapy in California, Oregon