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It's not uncommon to struggle with body image issues at one time or another - most of us do. But it’s what you do about it that really matters. If you’re working on cultivating a positive body image, that’s fantastic! Yet, everyone can use a little help every now and again.

A body-positive therapist is a great resource you can use to build a better relationship with your body. Whether you are located in downtown San Mateo, the suburbs of San Mateo, other nearby places such as San Bruno, Daly City, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

How a Body-Positive Therapist Can Help

Whether you’re seeking therapy for a mental disorder, crisis intervention, or to address body image issues, there are many benefits to using a body-positive therapist, including:

  • Self-esteem-boosting encouragement when you’re having negative feelings about your body.
  • A safe space where you are free to convey your feelings and better understand the impact of social messages about how you should look.
  • Helpful tips, coping methods, and affirmations to cope with self-esteem and body-consciousness.

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

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Finding a body-positive therapist is easy if you use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing body-positive therapists and counselors below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Elizabeth Cowell
Together, we will:

Explore your trauma story and get you to a place where it no longer affects your everyday life, help you and your partner communicate more effectively and efficently, and help your family live more peacefully.


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Together, we will:

Explore your trauma story and get you to a place where it no longer affects your everyday life, help you and your partner communicate more effectively and efficently, and help your family live more peacefully.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is influenced by Aaron Beck who founded Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Many people struggle with misconceptions about themselves. These misconceptions are created by the environment. I also use EMDR.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Christian Counseling
  • Depression
  • Dermatillomania / Skin Picking / Excoriation
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Family trauma
  • Grief counseling
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Religious Trauma
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trichotillomania / Hair Pulling
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Elizabeth Cowell remote and phone therapy in California
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Yvette Osorio
Together, we will:

Build healthy skills to navigate conflict in a productive & meaningful way, achieve intimacy, & strengthen you relationship. Gain the tools to guide your child to express & manage emotions, connect, set consistent limits & encourage problem-solving.


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Together, we will:

Build healthy skills to navigate conflict in a productive & meaningful way, achieve intimacy, & strengthen you relationship. Gain the tools to guide your child to express & manage emotions, connect, set consistent limits & encourage problem-solving.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is Influenced by Gottman because of the emotional nature of his writings. I'm an excellent fit for those looking to change their parenting style & couples wishing to be closer.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Communication Skills
  • Co-parenting
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Emotional regulation
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum
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Yvette Osorio  remote and phone therapy in California
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Ross Kellogg
Together, we will:

Partner to identify emotional and relational patterns that are keeping you stuck. After developing your ability to recognize the old patterns, we will develop and practice new habits that support a healthy relationship with self and loved ones.


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Together, we will:

Partner to identify emotional and relational patterns that are keeping you stuck. After developing your ability to recognize the old patterns, we will develop and practice new habits that support a healthy relationship with self and loved ones.

Something to know about my approach is:

I focus on both the body and the mind. I will support the development of new insight into self and behavior through the emotional work as well as supporting a growing awareness of the body's response to strong emotions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Marriage
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Trauma
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Ross  Kellogg remote and phone therapy in California, Washington
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Hannah Hernandez
Together, we will:

Find what is holding you back from moving forward, find new ways to cope, identify your boundaries and triggers, and resolve longstanding trauma.


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Together, we will:

Find what is holding you back from moving forward, find new ways to cope, identify your boundaries and triggers, and resolve longstanding trauma.

Something to know about my approach is:

I treat trauma through the lens of mind/body connection. I primarily use EMDR, which bridges the trauma stored in your body/mind/spirit to allow healing, CBT, which helps you identify and replace unhealthy thoughts, and DBT to teach coping skills

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Veterans / Military Families
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Hannah Hernandez remote and phone therapy in California, Minnesota
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Ellen Ottman
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.


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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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