Find Shame Therapists & Counselors in Westminster, CA.

 

Is shame negatively affecting your life? Many people feel shame for all sorts of reasons, but shame is often a weapon used in bullying behaviors to make others feel defenseless, embarrassed, or confused. If you are experiencing these symptoms of shame, then it's a good idea to seek professional assistance from a licensed therapist, who can help you make sense of those feelings and stop them at the source.

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.

Common Signs of Shame

If you’re wondering whether you’re experiencing shame, this section is for you. Shame can bring on a myriad of symptoms, including:

  • Feelings of vulnerability.
  • Feelings of rejection.
  • Feeling small in relation to others.
  • Worrying about failing.
  • Worrying about what others may think about you.

This is not an exhaustive list. Licensed therapist Aaron Mason wrote this article about shame, imperfections, and the difference between guilt and shame.

Don’t Wait: Get Shame Counseling Today!

It’s totally normal to feel shame in the short term, but when these feelings linger or grow over time, they can have detrimental effects on your self-esteem and mental health as a whole. Therapy can help tremendously by helping you discover the source of your shame and how to overcome it. And Mental Health Match can help you find a quality therapist to get started. Start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

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Stephanie Harimoto
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Empower you to find lasting and sustainable change at a pace that feels comfortable for you. We will discuss important events of your past, process them, and help you find meaning in them - who you were, are, and who you are becoming.


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Together, we will:

Empower you to find lasting and sustainable change at a pace that feels comfortable for you. We will discuss important events of your past, process them, and help you find meaning in them - who you were, are, and who you are becoming.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work collaboratively with you! I trust that you are the expert of your life. I aim to provide thoughtful challenges and shifts in perspective that may give you deeper freedom to heal and be wholly yourself.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • EMDR
  • Identity Development
  • Spiritual Exploration
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Women's Issues
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Map in Glendora, California for Stephanie Harimoto therapy location.
27.7 miles from you
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Eliana Kohanzad
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Together we can turn your wounds into wisdom and your knowledge into power. Through tailoring my practice to meet the specific needs of every client, I can help you learn strategies to address your struggles and equip you with healthy coping tools.


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Together we can turn your wounds into wisdom and your knowledge into power. Through tailoring my practice to meet the specific needs of every client, I can help you learn strategies to address your struggles and equip you with healthy coping tools.

Something to know about my approach is:

I listen attentively with my ears and deeply with my heart as I am here to help you uncover & better understand the life challenges and stressors that detract from your life and focus, come to peace with your past & to break old patterns and habits.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Attachment Wounds
  • Breakups
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Coping Skills
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Graduate Students
  • Job related issues/stress
  • Life Transitions
  • Narcissist recovery
  • Relationship Coaching
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Young Adults
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Eliana Kohanzad remote and phone therapy in California
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Christina Dee
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Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.


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Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.

Something to know about my approach is:

My psychotherapy practice integrates psychodynamic, existential, Jungian, trauma-informed, neuroscience, meditative-based, somatic and depth approaches to psychological growth, emotional healing, and spiritual transformation.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjusting
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Attachment Wounds
  • Bereavement
  • Career Transitions
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Childhood Issues
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Connection
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Emotional abuse
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Emotional regulation
  • Emotional Self Sufficiency
  • Executive Coaching
  • Existential Issues
  • Family of Origin
  • Goals/Accountability
  • Grief counseling
  • Healing from Relationships
  • Healthcare workers
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Inner Child Work
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Satisfaction and Fulfillment
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Meaning of Life
  • Mindfulness meditation and spirituality
  • Moving and Relocation
  • Panic
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • quarter life crisis
  • Racial justice
  • Racial Trauma
  • Racism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Relationship Patterns
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Self care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-love
  • Social media use
  • Spiritual Exploration
  • Spiritual Trauma
  • Starting College
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Trust Issues
  • Unmet Emotional Needs
  • Vicarious Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Work stress
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Eric van der Voort
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Work to find ways you can better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge your unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and journey toward pursuing more pleasure in your life!


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Work to find ways you can better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge your unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and journey toward pursuing more pleasure in your life!

Something to know about my approach is:

Active, collaborative, empowering, kink-affirming, and evidence-based. I draw primarily from CBT, Motivational Interviewing, ACT, DBT, psychodynamic, humanistic, and sex therapy models when conceptualizing and treating clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Acute Grief
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Issues
  • Compulsive Sexuality / Hypersexuality
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Front Line Workers
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • grief
  • Grief counseling
  • Guilt
  • Healthcare workers
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Kink Community
  • Out of Control Sexual Behavior
  • Pornography Addiction
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sex problems
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexual Issues
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Substance Use issues
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Eric van der Voort remote and phone therapy in California
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Rodman Walsh
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explore areas of concern and importance for you. We will examine how past experiences, development and patterns influence our current emotions, behaviors and relationships. We will work to understand you better while finding ways to move forward.


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Together, we will:

explore areas of concern and importance for you. We will examine how past experiences, development and patterns influence our current emotions, behaviors and relationships. We will work to understand you better while finding ways to move forward.

Something to know about my approach is:

I want you to feel like each session has value and meaning for you. I use an eclectic approach because therapy and progress look different for everyone. I take an active role and provide insight and interpretations to help you grow and improve.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
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Map in Redondo Beach, California for Rodman Walsh therapy location.
23.8 miles from you