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If you’ve ever been a victim of racial trauma, you may be aware of the scars it can leave behind. Addressing your own racist tendencies or attempting to heal from racial discrimination will take a concerted effort, and having professional support can make things much easier.

In order to make progress, you need an anti-racist mental health professional who can help you change your behavior and thinking patterns and give you tools to move forward. Whether you are located in downtown Westminster, the suburbs of Westminster, other nearby places such as Fountain Valley, Cypress, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

The Effects of Racial Discrimination

Racial discrimination has a clear impact on your mental health. Here are some of the most common effects of racism on mental health:

  • You relive racist events and have trouble healing from them.
  • You avoid people or places that remind you of racist trauma you’ve experienced.
  • You don’t feel good about yourself, especially pertaining to your race.
  • You’re easily offended or frightened, given that you’ve been hurt in the past.
  • You feel depressed as a result of the trauma.
  • You frequently feel stressed, anxious, or depressed.

This is not a full list of the effects of racial discrimination. Systemic racism can also lead to a lack of necessary resources like:

  • Supportive or appropriate mental health care.
  • Job and economic opportunities.
  • Education.

To learn more about the effects of racism on mental health, read licensed therapist Michael Friedman’s article about intergenerational racial trauma.

You Can Overcome Racial Discrimination with Therapy

You can benefit from a race-focused therapist whether you've been discriminated against or you’ve committed racial acts. They will assist in examining your thought processes and your unique situation and give you the tools you need to succeed. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified anti-racist therapist is easy! Start by browsing race and mental health experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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work together to process difficult experiences, practice skills, grow in self-compassion/acceptance, identify and nurture strengths, and build a support system.

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I use evidence-based & creative approaches using your interests/strengths to help you explore & meet goals in a a personalized way. I hope you’ll feel seen/heard in this space, heal from painful experiences, find clarity and hope, & feel empowered!

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My goal is to provide a warm, supportive, and comfortable environment that allows for personal growth and self-awareness. I am devoted to helping individuals overcome relationship issues, depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, grief, and loss.

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develop the mental fortitude needed to lead a successful life. Additionally, we will work on the skill of self-compassion, which will allow you to move more easily through difficult times in the future, as well as become more productive and happier.


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develop the mental fortitude needed to lead a successful life. Additionally, we will work on the skill of self-compassion, which will allow you to move more easily through difficult times in the future, as well as become more productive and happier.

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that I use a variety of approaches including cognitive-behavioral therapy, and person-centered therapy. I will work with you to create a treatment plan that is customized to meet your unique circumstances.

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My approach in therapy focuses on solution-based therapy and CBT to find the bad behavioral pattern and past unprocessed memories that are causing the pain and restructure your life to meet your goal.

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Identify what's keeping your stuck from reaching your goals and learn new ways of managing your difficult thoughts and feelings related to past trauma, relationships issues, work stress, discrimination, and more.

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It is very interactive and solution-focused. I want to offer you tools and skills to manage your life on your own, while also providing a comfortable space for you to share. We'll create a customized plan based on your values and goals.

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