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Childhood trauma can cause you mental trouble long after it occurred. It may affect your relationships, self-image, mental health, and even your physical wellbeing.

Mental Health Match connects you with top-notch therapists who can help you manage the feelings, behaviors, and triggers associated with traumatic childhood events. Wherever you are located in California from Alameda to Yucaipa or even Montclair, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Childhood Trauma Symptoms

Childhood trauma stems from childhood abuse, neglect, accidents, and more. It can affect adolescents, teens, and adults, causing them to experience a wide range of symptoms, some of which include:

  • Chronic sadness or depression
  • Worry
  • Anger and irritability
  • Panic attacks
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Mood swings
  • Poor concentration

If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, therapy can help to improve the quality of your life. You can learn more about childhood trauma and how it affects you in this article from therapist Lacy Shawn.

Overcome Your Childhood Trauma with Therapy

There’s no better time to seek treatment for childhood trauma than now - therapy can help you heal and let go of the trauma. Mental Health Match can help get you started by connecting you with a licensed therapist fast. Get childhood trauma therapy and counseling online or in-person. Browse below, or use our therapist matching survey to get personalized results.

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Elizabeth Karsh
Together, we will:

uncover and work through the strategies you adopted to help get through difficult experiences. I am here to help you gain insight into your own nature, and resolve long-standing patterns that are holding you back from the life you desire.


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Together, we will:

uncover and work through the strategies you adopted to help get through difficult experiences. I am here to help you gain insight into your own nature, and resolve long-standing patterns that are holding you back from the life you desire.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a certified EMDR therapist, utilizing an approach that combines aspects of EMDR along with present moment, body-based awareness. I am a registered yoga teacher (E-RYT), and incorporate yoga to increase awareness and to balance and address mood.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Depression
  • Distress tolerance
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
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Nadezhda (Nadya) Peeva
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I will support you in addressing the challenges of chronic stress and the painful effects of trauma while holding the conviction that your capacity for connection, peace, and well-being is your birthright.


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I will support you in addressing the challenges of chronic stress and the painful effects of trauma while holding the conviction that your capacity for connection, peace, and well-being is your birthright.

Something to know about my approach is:

I approach the process of therapy with the deepest respect for the inherent wholeness and dignity of every individual I have the privilege to work with. I am firmly committed to supporting my clients in having more choice and freedom in their lives.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Couples issues
  • Depression
  • High Sensitivity
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Nadezhda (Nadya) Peeva remote and phone therapy in California
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Chris White
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I am experienced with a variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, relational issues, trauma. I have a particular interest in addressing concerns related to religious abuse, and loss related to athletic careers, as well as parts work.


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I am experienced with a variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, relational issues, trauma. I have a particular interest in addressing concerns related to religious abuse, and loss related to athletic careers, as well as parts work.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am integrative, but often use IFS, CBT and EFT in my approach. Everyone has dignity and worth, but also has a unique story, so I tailor my approach to you. My goal is to be human and authentic, but aware of my own biases that I may put them aside.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Existential Issues
  • Religious Trauma
  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • Trauma
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Chris White remote and phone therapy in California, Washington
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Denyse Rehfeld
Together, we will:

we will practice grounding and relaxing activities to bring awareness to your mind/body before exploring and releasing the anxiety and past trauma so you can regulate your emotions, set boundaries, and build confidence around what you can control.


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Together, we will:

we will practice grounding and relaxing activities to bring awareness to your mind/body before exploring and releasing the anxiety and past trauma so you can regulate your emotions, set boundaries, and build confidence around what you can control.

Something to know about my approach is:

I treat trauma and anxiety with EMDR, which is an amazing brain-body technique that retrains your brain to relax. I also use cognitive behavioral therapy for depression and anxiety where we replace unhelpful thoughts with appropriate alternatives.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma EMDR
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Denyse Rehfeld remote and phone therapy in California
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Alba Bradley-Delgado
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Collaborate to create desired change and healthy acceptance.


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Collaborate to create desired change and healthy acceptance.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is collaborative and empathetic with an emphasis placed on creating a supportive environment conducive to creating desired change.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavior Modification
  • Depression
  • Goals/Accountability
  • LGBTQ+
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Stress Management
  • Toxic Family Systems
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Alba Bradley-Delgado remote and phone therapy in California