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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 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.

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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Alexis Lee
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Discuss how to rebuild your future and equip you with the tools to cope with the past and current struggles.


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Discuss how to rebuild your future and equip you with the tools to cope with the past and current struggles.

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I will empower you to be kind to yourself through self-compassion and self-care and remind you that YOU are resilient.

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  • Domestic Violence
  • grief
  • High anxiety
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  • Racial Trauma
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Yuriko Domyo
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understand what's getting on a way for you to feel fulfilled and identify changes you'd like to make. We will explore and understand your emotions, body sensations, thoughts and behavior patterns and support you finding new ways and perspectives.


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understand what's getting on a way for you to feel fulfilled and identify changes you'd like to make. We will explore and understand your emotions, body sensations, thoughts and behavior patterns and support you finding new ways and perspectives.

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I use body-centered approach called Somatic Experiencing. By slowing down our conversations at times & learning how to recognize physical sensations, emotions, and thoughts, you'll develop skills to process trauma responses and bring balance & calm.

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  • Asian and Pacific Islander Issues
  • Creatives
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  • Depression
  • Immigration
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Relationship Distress
  • Social Justice
  • Trauma
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Yuriko Domyo remote and phone therapy in California
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I-Ching Grace Hung
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explore life's biggest questions on "Who am I, what do I believe in, and how can I live a fulfilling life?" We will make powerful changes to your self-esteem, relationships, and career with confidence, humour, and joy, bit by bit.


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explore life's biggest questions on "Who am I, what do I believe in, and how can I live a fulfilling life?" We will make powerful changes to your self-esteem, relationships, and career with confidence, humour, and joy, bit by bit.

Something to know about my approach is:

I marry the wisdom of Buddhist thought and the science of psychology along with a multiculturally nuanced understanding to deepen your self-awareness, and create manageable, practical strategies for change based on who you aspire to be.

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  • Coaching
  • Existential Issues
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Carmit Zur
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Carmit is interested in getting to know and hear your experiences and help make sense of the circumstances, feelings and challenges you are going through.  In the process of therapy, we will explore the areas in your life you want to focus on.


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Carmit is interested in getting to know and hear your experiences and help make sense of the circumstances, feelings and challenges you are going through.  In the process of therapy, we will explore the areas in your life you want to focus on.

Something to know about my approach is:

We are all human and at times yearn to feel heard and understood. I believe that we need to put words and find meaning to the challenges we go through in life.

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  • Abusive Relationships
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  • Young Women
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Carmit Zur remote and phone therapy in California
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Delseta Robinson
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Increase your awareness of the thoughts that trigger the stress response, emotions that can bubble into conflict, physical signs that your body is in distress, and maladaptive behaviors. We will also incorporate strategies to help you manage stress.


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Together, we will:

Increase your awareness of the thoughts that trigger the stress response, emotions that can bubble into conflict, physical signs that your body is in distress, and maladaptive behaviors. We will also incorporate strategies to help you manage stress.

Something to know about my approach is:

Constant worry, predicting the worst, racing mind, and negating thinking may be among what you are experiencing. My approach is collaborative and warm, while also being directive when needed.

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  • Anxiety
  • Burn Out
  • Communication Issues
  • Conflict resolution
  • Depression
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  • grief
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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Justice
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Delseta Robinson remote and phone therapy in California, Colorado, Nevada