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If you’ve previously struggled with social norms about weight and body-image, a fat-positive therapist can help. The Fat Acceptance Movement, founded on body positivity, inspires others to accept and even celebrate their fatness. However, seeing others love themselves is not always enough.

It could take help from a licensed, professional fat-positive therapist to help you improve your self-esteem and empower you to fully embrace and love your body just as it is. Whether you are located in downtown Placentia, the suburbs of Placentia, other nearby places such as Brea, Orange, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Benefits of a Fat-Positive Therapist

Most therapists are equipped to help you sort through common problems like depression, anxiety, and PTSD. But when you’re fat, there’s a possible element of shame and social anxiety that can take over and effect your therapy experience.

In addition to providing traditional behavioral health treatment, a fat-positive therapist can provide:

  • A non-judgemental haven for you to articulate your feelings and problems.
  • Encouragement to improve your self-esteem and love yourself the way you are.
  • Practical methods and tips to help you cope with social stigma and anxiety.

For an example of how a fat-positive therapist can help, read licensed therapist Brianna Ramon’s tips for fighting back against fat-shaming culture.

Love Yourself with a Fat-Positive Therapist

Don’t let shame, low self-esteem, or social expectations drive you. Instead, see a fat-positive therapist to help you love yourself and your body. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified fat-positive counselor or therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Amanda Walker
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Organize thoughts, uncover goals, and help you find your own bravery and insight. I will help you tackle the present challenge, heal emotional wounds from the past, and set the stage for a brighter future. Come, be your authentic self.


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Organize thoughts, uncover goals, and help you find your own bravery and insight. I will help you tackle the present challenge, heal emotional wounds from the past, and set the stage for a brighter future. Come, be your authentic self.

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I am neurodivergent myself and I try to help those struggling to find a therapist who understands the unique struggles in being autistic while dealing with life’s difficulties in a neurotypical world.

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  • Autism Related Challenges
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
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  • Young Adults
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Melissa Grisi
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As your therapist, we will create an individualized plan tailored to your needs and wants. Together we can explore your feelings, thoughts, history, beliefs, and patterns at your pace.


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As your therapist, we will create an individualized plan tailored to your needs and wants. Together we can explore your feelings, thoughts, history, beliefs, and patterns at your pace.

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I use a holistic approach and offer EMDR, CBT, DBT, expressive arts, mindfulness and trauma-informed yoga to help you achieve your goals so you can live the life you deserve.

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  • Childhood Trauma
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Christina Dee
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Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.


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Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.

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My psychotherapy practice integrates psychodynamic, existential, Jungian, trauma-informed, neuroscience, meditative-based, somatic and depth approaches to psychological growth, emotional healing, and spiritual transformation.

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  • Artists & Creative Personalities
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  • Shame
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Dr. Geneva Reynaga-Abiko
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We will work collaboratively to understand your concerns, develop goals for treatment and co-construct a therapeutic space that feels safe and supportive for you.


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We will work collaboratively to understand your concerns, develop goals for treatment and co-construct a therapeutic space that feels safe and supportive for you.

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I provide affirmative, empowerment-based, relational, insight-oriented (psychodynamic) psychological services. I believe that everyone has the right to make their own decisions and that people are doing the best they can given their circumstances.

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  • Anxiety
  • BIPOC
  • Borderline Personality
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  • Transgender Issues
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Dr. Geneva Reynaga-Abiko remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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John Armando
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start by putting the puzzle together that explains how things got the way the are for you. We'll identify the efforts you made to live your best life, but that ultimately may have fallen short. And then we'll patch together a plan that can work.


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Together, we will:

start by putting the puzzle together that explains how things got the way the are for you. We'll identify the efforts you made to live your best life, but that ultimately may have fallen short. And then we'll patch together a plan that can work.

Something to know about my approach is:

that I don't see you as broken and needing to be fixed, and I don't judge. I see you and I as the same: humans struggling to find meaning, and trying to be effective in what matters most deeply to us. We'll work together to help you get unstuck.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Aging and Getting Older
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  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship issues
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John Armando remote and phone therapy in California, Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas