Find Somali-speaking Therapists & Counselors in Calexico, CA.

 

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 Somali is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Somali-speaking therapist. 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.

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 Somali-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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Maria Borges
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Explore how anxiety, stress and burnout are present in the body. We will use somatic practices to increase the capacity to feel your emotions in a more manageable way and feel calmer and grounded. We will work to move towards more aliveness and joy.


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Together, we will:

Explore how anxiety, stress and burnout are present in the body. We will use somatic practices to increase the capacity to feel your emotions in a more manageable way and feel calmer and grounded. We will work to move towards more aliveness and joy.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a body-mind approach called Somatics. By slowing down, we pay attention to physical sensations, movements, and breath. This helps us learn and practice skills to process stress, anxiety, and trauma in order to feel more present and grounded.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Artists & Creative Personalities
  • Burn Out
  • multicultural identity
  • Oppression
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Adam Kaufman
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I HELP MILLENNIAL AND GEN X PROFESSIONALS CONSCIOUSLY GET WHAT THEY WANT (IN LIFE AND RELATIONSHIPS). My expertise is anxiety, relationship/dating/sexual challenges, work/life balance issues, and existential/spiritual concerns.


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I HELP MILLENNIAL AND GEN X PROFESSIONALS CONSCIOUSLY GET WHAT THEY WANT (IN LIFE AND RELATIONSHIPS). My expertise is anxiety, relationship/dating/sexual challenges, work/life balance issues, and existential/spiritual concerns.

Something to know about my approach is:

You may find yourself in a guided meditation or a role-play exercise. Sometimes there is homework. We’ll tune into exactly what you need. I’m here to support you to find your unique, confident voice. The work is to discover your unique truth.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Dating and Romance
  • Existential Issues
  • Financial Concerns
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men's Issues
  • Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness meditation and spirituality
  • Non-monogamy
  • Open Relationships
  • Polyamory
  • Relationship issues
  • Sexual Issues
  • Sexuality
  • Social Anxiety
  • Working Professionals
  • Work-Life Balance
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Michael Majeski
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People will get to discuss boundaries, how to get their life back on track, addiction, relationships, etc.


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People will get to discuss boundaries, how to get their life back on track, addiction, relationships, etc.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is very much to meet our clients where they are and support our clients through whatever there going through and do it at there pace.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Substance Abuse Aftercare Planning
  • Substance Addiction Programs
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Rachel Engels
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Do what it takes for you to flourish. We'll make sense of your life, grieve when we need to, and work to rekindle hope. We'll work through old wounds, develop new insights, and begin to reclaim the joy, freedom, and connection you were made for.


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Together, we will:

Do what it takes for you to flourish. We'll make sense of your life, grieve when we need to, and work to rekindle hope. We'll work through old wounds, develop new insights, and begin to reclaim the joy, freedom, and connection you were made for.

Something to know about my approach is:

We'll talk about what's important to you. I blend structure with open-endedness, so you have the freedom to be yourself, but also feel confident that I'm here to help guide our work and point you in the right direction.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Couples Therapy
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Pastors & Clergy
  • Perfectionism
  • Personal growth
  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • Trauma
  • Women in Ministry
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Crystal Young
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work collaboratively to improve your quality of life on your own terms but with the challenge and support of me as your therapist. We will address underlying issues ,familial trauma and day to day barriers to support a healthy quality of living !


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Together, we will:

work collaboratively to improve your quality of life on your own terms but with the challenge and support of me as your therapist. We will address underlying issues ,familial trauma and day to day barriers to support a healthy quality of living !

Something to know about my approach is:

My clients say that they enjoy my directive approach. I challenge my clients, I cheerlead and advocate for my clients, I support my clients and meet them where they are at on their journey.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Life Adjustment
  • Personality Disorders
  • Work-Life Balance
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Crystal  Young remote and phone therapy in California