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When it comes time to choose a therapist, you may prefer a Latinx therapist over therapists of other races or ethnicities. This is understandable, considering that no other therapists can quite understand your cultural experience like another Latinx person can.

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.

The Benefits of Talk Therapy with a Latinx Therapist

Some Latinx individuals choose to work with a Latinx therapist over a therapist from another background for several reasons, including:

  • You may feel more at ease with a Latinx therapist and connect with them on a deeper level.
  • Latinx therapists are more apt to understand your how your cultural background affects your life and experiences.
  • Some mental health issues may stem from racial injustice, bias, or crimes, and a Latinx therapist may feel safer to you.
  • You may feel more comfortable and be able to let your guard down more with a Latinx therapist than if you feel like you must be aware of and fight stereotypes.
  • You may feel more comfortable sharing deep-seated issues with someone of the same cultural background.

To learn more about if a Latinx therapist is right for you, check out this article to know: Is it important for my therapist to be like me?

Start Healing with Latinx Therapy!

At Mental Health Match, you’ll find licensed Latinx therapists who work to improve the quality of your life through evidence-based therapies. To find a qualified Latinx therapist in your area, browse the experts below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Frances Wyatt
Together, we will:

discuss how to cope with life stressors, how to be confident in your identity, & lead a peaceful & joyful life. I will help you to slow down, walk through a journey of self-discovery, & give you the tools needed to have the audacity to be yourself.


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Together, we will:

discuss how to cope with life stressors, how to be confident in your identity, & lead a peaceful & joyful life. I will help you to slow down, walk through a journey of self-discovery, & give you the tools needed to have the audacity to be yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I love holding a non-judgmental space for people to heal. As a clinician of color, I acknowledge the complexities of self-discovery, challenging culture/society's stereotypes, and I am honored to be a witness of the healing journey.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Life Transitions
  • Personal growth
  • Pregnancy
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Trauma
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Frances Wyatt remote and phone therapy in California, Tennessee
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Jessica Hernandez
Together, we will:

I will encourage you to have a gentleness and curiosity about the coping skills that helped you survive but no longer suit you and to explore your values and core beliefs to help you become the person you hope to.


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Together, we will:

I will encourage you to have a gentleness and curiosity about the coping skills that helped you survive but no longer suit you and to explore your values and core beliefs to help you become the person you hope to.

Something to know about my approach is:

My counseling approach is humanistic. I want to help you gain awareness of patterns that no longer suit you. My hope is to walk alongside you and help you identify issues that interfere with your life story.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Relational difficulties
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Jessica Hernandez remote and phone therapy in California
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Johana M. de Oca, LMFT
Together, we will:

Identify stressors, process emotional pain, ease anxieties and/or sadness caused by experiences, work through attachment issues and relationship problems that may come from trauma. Gain awareness, learn supportive coping tools, healing emotionally.


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Together, we will:

Identify stressors, process emotional pain, ease anxieties and/or sadness caused by experiences, work through attachment issues and relationship problems that may come from trauma. Gain awareness, learn supportive coping tools, healing emotionally.

Something to know about my approach is:

I tend to begin with a more directive and structured approach when I am exploring with you the root of the problem. This is because we need to have a deeper understanding. I utilize CBT, Psychodynamic, Client Centered, and a more Holistic approach.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Betrayal Trauma
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Infidelity
  • Life Stress
  • Major Accidents
  • Past Abuse
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
  • Violence
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Johana  M. de Oca, LMFT remote and phone therapy in California
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Carmen Montenegro-Sis
Together, we will:

Strive to reach your goals, equipping you with the tools needed to grow into your healthiest version by challenging negative belief systems, processing your experiences, and supporting you with healing your traumas. You can accept and love yourself!


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Together, we will:

Strive to reach your goals, equipping you with the tools needed to grow into your healthiest version by challenging negative belief systems, processing your experiences, and supporting you with healing your traumas. You can accept and love yourself!

Something to know about my approach is:

I will help you process distressing experiences so that you can heal the things that have hurt you, keep pressing forward, and build healthier relationships. I am very mindful about sifting through the hard things you've been through at your pace.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • People Pleasing
  • Perfectionism
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Stress
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Carmen Montenegro-Sis remote and phone therapy in California
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Jessica Perez
Together, we will:

Together we will learn what it is that’s holding you back from a fulfilling life. I will educate you so that you can understand what you’re feeling and then I will teach you the skills to overcome these barriers .


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Together, we will:

Together we will learn what it is that’s holding you back from a fulfilling life. I will educate you so that you can understand what you’re feeling and then I will teach you the skills to overcome these barriers .

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize a direct and supportive approach . We connect past experiences to current relationships and challenges and then learn how to navigate them so that you can feel confident in your future goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression Management
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
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Jessica Perez remote and phone therapy in California