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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. Whether you are located in downtown Chula Vista, Eastlake Vistats, Golf Course, Northwest, or even Rancho Del Rey, 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.

Chula Vista, CA Childhood Trauma Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Melissa Winston
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Together we will uncover the hidden truths in your story and learn to find the strength and resilience that’s already in you!


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Together we will uncover the hidden truths in your story and learn to find the strength and resilience that’s already in you!

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a Narrative, systems based Marriage & Family Therapist. As all of us have a story with many highs and lows, our task is not to fix what’s broken, but to understand our stories through the lens of truth. To walk in freedom and strength.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Families
  • High functioning autism
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
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Chris Kincheloe
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Together we will allow you to live the life that you deserve!

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You deserve to live a life that leaves you excited to wake up every morning. I work under the firm belief that trust is the most important factor in a client-therapist relationship. Helping people is so much more than just an occupation for me.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Grief and Loss due to addiction
  • Mental health issues and disorders
  • Self-Esteem
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma
  • Working Professionals
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Dakota Westlake
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Learn how codependency develops and how to manage it with healthy boundaries, how to embrace and love who we are even if others don’t, and how to cope with trauma triggers, build up your resiliency, and learn internal skills to promote healing.


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Learn how codependency develops and how to manage it with healthy boundaries, how to embrace and love who we are even if others don’t, and how to cope with trauma triggers, build up your resiliency, and learn internal skills to promote healing.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use mindfulness, DBT, CBT, and ACT frequently in sessions. However, for me the most important part is that we keep it real and we go from there to find healing. That isn't always done with all the interventions, sometimes it's about being present.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Codependency
  • Communication Skills
  • Empowering women
  • Enabling Behavior
  • Family trauma
  • LGBTQ+
  • People Pleasing
  • Relationship Addiction
  • Resilience
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-love
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Triggers
  • Unmet Emotional Needs
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Angela James
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Work collaboratively to reach your desired outcome. I want to understand your experience in order to empower you with the skills to manage any distress. Together, we'll identify your goals of therapy and make a plan to reach them.


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Work collaboratively to reach your desired outcome. I want to understand your experience in order to empower you with the skills to manage any distress. Together, we'll identify your goals of therapy and make a plan to reach them.

Something to know about my approach is:

I value research-based modalities of treatment. In other words, I prefer to use therapy approaches that are proven to be successful and will give you the best chance at healing and thriving.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Couples Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Teen issues
  • Trauma
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Angela James remote and phone therapy in California
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Ellen Ottman
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learn to understand how certain ways of being in the world get in the way of you living your best life. We will explore how emotions manifest in your body and practice grounding and relaxing activities that can help you regulate your nervous system.


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Together, we will:

learn to understand how certain ways of being in the world get in the way of you living your best life. We will explore how emotions manifest in your body and practice grounding and relaxing activities that can help you regulate your nervous system.

Something to know about my approach is:

I blend somatic therapy, talk therapy, and mindfulness to help my clients connect to themselves more deeply and move towards a place of healing and self-compassion. My work with clients is trauma-informed and healing-centered.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Burn Out
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosomatic Issues
  • Racial justice
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Ellen Ottman remote and phone therapy in California, North Carolina