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When it comes time to choose a therapist, you may prefer a Black therapist over therapists of other races or ethnicities. This is understandable, considering that you may connect best with a Black therapist or therapist who shares a similar racial background as you.

Whether you are located in downtown South San Francisco, the suburbs of South San Francisco, 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.

The Benefits of Working with a Black Therapist

There are several reasons why you may choose to work with a Black therapist over someone from another racial background or identity, and they include:

  • You may connect more deeply with a Black therapist or feel that they "just get you."
  • The therapist may be better attuned to culturally rooted issues that affect your life or therapeutic process.
  • You may better trust them or feel more confident in their skills as a therapist.
  • Some mental health issues may stem from racial injustice, bias, or crimes, and an African American therapist may feel safer to you.
  • A Black therapist may better be able to point to the impacts of racial bias and how they affect your life.
  • You may feel more comfortable and be able to let your guard down more with a Black therapist than if you feel like you must be aware of and fight racial stereotypes.

Just as in the rest of your life, having a Black therapist can help you tap into the healing power of Black community on mental health.

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At Mental Health Match, you’ll find licensed Black therapists who can help you work through your mental health concerns and improve your life. To find an experienced therapist in your area, browse the Black experts below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Jennifer Ozomaro
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I hope to help get you back on the right track, by identifying areas in your life that cause you distress. We will build new coping skills, and manage emotional regulation by increasing distress tolerance and mindfulness.


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Together, we will:

I hope to help get you back on the right track, by identifying areas in your life that cause you distress. We will build new coping skills, and manage emotional regulation by increasing distress tolerance and mindfulness.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a cognitive and mindfulness approach to identify the areas in your life you'd like to improve. I like to collaboratively work with clients on setting achievable goals for the future.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Distress tolerance
  • Emotional regulation
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Distress
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Jennifer Ozomaro remote and phone therapy in California
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Delseta Robinson
Together, we will:

Increase your awareness of the thoughts that trigger the stress response, emotions that can bubble into conflict, physical signs that your body is in distress, and maladaptive behaviors. We will also incorporate strategies to help you manage stress.


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Together, we will:

Increase your awareness of the thoughts that trigger the stress response, emotions that can bubble into conflict, physical signs that your body is in distress, and maladaptive behaviors. We will also incorporate strategies to help you manage stress.

Something to know about my approach is:

Constant worry, predicting the worst, racing mind, and negating thinking may be among what you are experiencing. My approach is collaborative and warm, while also being directive when needed.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Burn Out
  • Communication Issues
  • Conflict resolution
  • Depression
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • grief
  • multicultural identity
  • Personal Development
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Justice
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Delseta Robinson remote and phone therapy in California, Colorado, Nevada
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William James Jones
Together, we will:

Whether you struggle with social anxiety, low self-esteem, relationships distress, depression, loss, career change, or reconnecting with your purpose in life, I hope to help you cope, unblock barriers and deepen your understanding of yourself.


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Whether you struggle with social anxiety, low self-esteem, relationships distress, depression, loss, career change, or reconnecting with your purpose in life, I hope to help you cope, unblock barriers and deepen your understanding of yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use an exclusive approach known as Integrative Depth Psychology where we explore issues through four pillars that make up my approach. I use cultural sensitive, humanistic, intersubjective, and Jungian modalities to set the groundwork for therapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Borderline Personality
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional regulation
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Identity Issues
  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage Counseling
  • multicultural identity
  • Panic Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Justice
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William  James Jones remote and phone therapy in California
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Anim Aweh
Together, we will:

Together we will examine the good and ugly in order to help you decide what is working and what needs to change to get to where you want to be.


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Together, we will:

Together we will examine the good and ugly in order to help you decide what is working and what needs to change to get to where you want to be.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have an identical twin sister.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depression
  • Financial Anxiety
  • Manic Depression
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Racial Trauma
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Anim Aweh remote and phone therapy in California, Georgia, Massachusetts
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Crystal Young
Together, we will:

work collaboratively to improve your quality of life on your own terms but with the challenge and support of me as your therapist. We will address underlying issues ,familial trauma and day to day barriers to support a healthy quality of living !


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Together, we will:

work collaboratively to improve your quality of life on your own terms but with the challenge and support of me as your therapist. We will address underlying issues ,familial trauma and day to day barriers to support a healthy quality of living !

Something to know about my approach is:

My clients say that they enjoy my directive approach. I challenge my clients, I cheerlead and advocate for my clients, I support my clients and meet them where they are at on their journey.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Life Adjustment
  • Personality Disorders
  • Work-Life Balance
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Crystal  Young remote and phone therapy in California