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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.

California Childhood Trauma Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Andrea Murray
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Explore what keeps you from being your best self. We will take the time to hear your story without judgment, connect with all the parts of you that need tending to, and then find your inner wisdom and power to get you where you want to be.


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Explore what keeps you from being your best self. We will take the time to hear your story without judgment, connect with all the parts of you that need tending to, and then find your inner wisdom and power to get you where you want to be.

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I take a mindful and compassionate approach, gently connecting your mind and body for a more holistic and in-depth experience so that you feel empowered and authentic to be who you are.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Trauma
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Farah Zerehi
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Find the thing or things that work for you. As a therapist with OCD myself, I get what it can feel like to want therapy that fits my individual needs, and that is what we are going to find together. If you think I might be of help, reach out today!


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Find the thing or things that work for you. As a therapist with OCD myself, I get what it can feel like to want therapy that fits my individual needs, and that is what we are going to find together. If you think I might be of help, reach out today!

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I am very invested in the individual needs of my clients. I work hard to make sure that we are not just taking some cookie-cutter approach, but instead are exploring and collaborating to find approaches that work for you as a unique person.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety in Relationships
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Healing From Relationships
  • Life Transitions
  • Narcissistic Abuse
  • Personal Growth
  • Relational Trauma
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationships
  • Starting College
  • Trauma
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Hector Estrada
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Together we will explore the therapeutic relationship and how essential it is in the stages of change. My purpose is to assist the individual in developing a sense of self autonomy in emotional regulation and overall life improvements.


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Together we will explore the therapeutic relationship and how essential it is in the stages of change. My purpose is to assist the individual in developing a sense of self autonomy in emotional regulation and overall life improvements.

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I believe in the art of healing through identifying and facing emotional pain with the belief of healing and the embracing of empowerment. I focus on rediscovery of our inner strengths and identity through self-awareness and reflection of empowerment

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  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Confidence
  • Depression
  • Interpersonal Difficulties
  • PTSD from Abuse
  • Self-Esteem
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Jess Lucett
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We can't change our past experiences or current diagnostics, but we can work together to better understand and work with the challenges in your life. By applying evidenced based therapy approaches and techniques, approach all of life's challenges


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We can't change our past experiences or current diagnostics, but we can work together to better understand and work with the challenges in your life. By applying evidenced based therapy approaches and techniques, approach all of life's challenges

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When working together, I offer a very direct approach to solution based therapy. There are many aspects that lead us to places and that all need compassion. It takes time and acceptance to see how all aspects of our life intertwine.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Relationship Skills
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Veronica Ayala
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Explore a range of themes, from identity and relationships to self-discovery and personal growth. Your journey is unique, and I'm here to support you every step of the way.


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Explore a range of themes, from identity and relationships to self-discovery and personal growth. Your journey is unique, and I'm here to support you every step of the way.

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In our sessions, you'll feel deeply understood and supported in a judgment-free environment. I integrate holistic practices like mindfulness and somatic therapy to cultivate self-compassion, fostering healing and self-acceptance.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescent Anxiety
  • Anxiety Management
  • Authenticity
  • Cultural Identity
  • Depression
  • Discrimination
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief
  • Guilt
  • Highly Sensitive People (HSPs)
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
  • LGBTQ Family Development
  • Multicultural Identity
  • New Parent
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Parenting Skills
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Queer
  • Racial Justice
  • Racial Trauma
  • Religious Trauma
  • Reparenting Yourself
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Shame
  • Trauma
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