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Find Discrimination Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Discrimination and mental health are intimately connected, and if you've been a victim of discrimination, you may agree. Those who have dealt with discrimination may find it difficult to cope in some cases, and this is where a therapist who specializes in discrimination can help.

They’ll draw upon their training and experience to help you identify your pain points and teach you skills you can use to cope with the situation and move forward. Whether you are located in downtown Santa Barbara, the suburbs of Santa Barbara, other nearby places such as Ventura, Lompoc, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Types of Discrimination

Racial discrimination, which refers to being treated unfairly because of your race, is one of the most widespread and well-known types of discrimination. But you may not be aware that there are several other types of discrimination, including:

  • Discrimination for mental health concerns
  • Sexual orientation discrimination
  • Religious discrimination
  • Disability discrimination
  • Parental status discrimination
  • Pregnancy discrimination

This is not an exhaustive list of discrimination types.

If you’re suffering from any type of discrimination and finding it difficult to move forward, therapy is a great option to consider. If you’ve been experiencing discrimination, read licensed therapist Vaughn O’Neals article about how to cope with anxiety and depression caused by discrimination.

Move Past Discrimination with Therapy!

No matter what type of discrimination you’ve experienced, a licensed therapist can help you sort through your feelings and guide you toward the path of healing. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts in discrimination below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Darren Santos
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Build a relationship and environment that works best for you, where your feedback matters, and we collaborate to help reach your personal goals at a pace that you decide. Even if you're not sure where to go, you've come to the right place.


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Build a relationship and environment that works best for you, where your feedback matters, and we collaborate to help reach your personal goals at a pace that you decide. Even if you're not sure where to go, you've come to the right place.

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I will listen, highlight your strengths, and help to uncover where your distress is coming from. Together we can explore your present and past, to fine tune what tools you need to take control and create the future you want to build for yourself.

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Genean Jeffery
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develop a plan that is tailored to your individual needs. I believe that everyone can benefit from having an ongoing and supportive therapeutic relationship, which is a collaborative alliance based on trust, empathy, and validation.


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develop a plan that is tailored to your individual needs. I believe that everyone can benefit from having an ongoing and supportive therapeutic relationship, which is a collaborative alliance based on trust, empathy, and validation.

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By gaining insights into old beliefs that no longer serve you, discovering strengths already within you, and developing more profound acceptance of yourself and others, your life can become more manageable, fulfilling, and peaceful.

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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
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Samantha Sloan
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Create the changes you have been wanting to make in your life. You will have a space that is collaborative and safe so you can focus on pursuing your therapeutic goals. It's time you did this for yourself, let's make the changes you want, together.


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Create the changes you have been wanting to make in your life. You will have a space that is collaborative and safe so you can focus on pursuing your therapeutic goals. It's time you did this for yourself, let's make the changes you want, together.

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My clinical multi-probe approach, includes psychodynamic (understanding our childhood impacts), cognitive behavioral therapy, and somatic mindfulness tools to provide a well-rounded and effective treatment that is tailored to your needs and goals.

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Mindy Edwards
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My goal will always be for you to have a safe space to process, learn to look at problems in new ways, and learn concrete skills for coping with future stressors.


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My goal will always be for you to have a safe space to process, learn to look at problems in new ways, and learn concrete skills for coping with future stressors.

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I believe that therapy is about human connection and creating a safe environment to explore and learn more about yourself. I take my clients' mental health and other issues very seriously, but I also tend to use humor in my approach.

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  • LGBTQ+
  • Relationship Distress
  • Religious Trauma
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  • Women's Issues
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Anh Hoang Plasencia
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undo aloneness by befriending emotions and heal relationships. You will reconnect with the qualities you already possess, gain awareness of your protectors, patterns, and strengths. You will learn to relate to yourself in a new and different way.


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undo aloneness by befriending emotions and heal relationships. You will reconnect with the qualities you already possess, gain awareness of your protectors, patterns, and strengths. You will learn to relate to yourself in a new and different way.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am relational, direct, experiential, and privilege the relationship between client and therapist. I utilize a combination of AEDP, Internal Family Systems, DBT, neuroscience and mindfulness practices.

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  • Anxiety
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  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-Worth
  • Shame
  • Trauma
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