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If you’ve dealt with any type of abuse in the past, you may be aware of the adverse effects it can have on your mental health. On the opposite end of the spectrum, if you’ve been abusive in the past, you may have trouble forgiving yourself.

Regardless, a licensed therapist can help you access your feelings and heal from abuse you’ve experienced. Wherever you are located in Connecticut from Bridgeport to West Haven or even New Britain, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Need Help with Abuse

Whether you’ve abused someone else in the past or you’ve been a victim of abuse, you may have some scars that make life difficult.

Here are some signs you need help with abuse:

  • You may be easily triggered to feel fear or panic.
  • You may hold a lot of anger toward the person who abused you.
  • You avoid talking about or doing anything that can remind you of your experience.
  • You blame yourself for your experience.

Abuse comes in many forms, including physical abuse, mental abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse, verbal abuse, and more (this is not an exhaustive list). No matter the type of abuse you are dealing with, Mental Health Match can help you find a therapist to get the healing process started and improve your life.

If you’re struggling with past abuse and not sure how therapy can help, read this article by licensed therapist Kennyetta Watkins: When bad things happen to good people.

Speak With an Abuse Counselor Today!

Abuse can take hold and change the trajectory of your life - in severe cases, it can take your life completely off track. But, with targeted therapy based on your specific abuse situation, there’s hope for recovery and lasting happiness. And with Mental Health Match, finding a great therapist is easy! Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Alex Garver
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Be honest about what is going well and what could be better in your life. Reframe how to think about problems. Meet important needs more directly. Tap into spiritual resources like inner parents and spirit guides.


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Together, we will:

Be honest about what is going well and what could be better in your life. Reframe how to think about problems. Meet important needs more directly. Tap into spiritual resources like inner parents and spirit guides.

Something to know about my approach is:

I help people who are blocked and weighed down to turn towards past pain and transform it. Clients leave feeling lighter, in touch with a deep peace, and living with more and more joy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child Abuse
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Spiritual Exploration
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James Foley
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Together we will correct the thoughts, interpretations, views, and conclusions that had you risk what you care about in order to get experiences you definitely did not need while telling yourself you were managing risks while actually risking it all


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Together, we will:

Together we will correct the thoughts, interpretations, views, and conclusions that had you risk what you care about in order to get experiences you definitely did not need while telling yourself you were managing risks while actually risking it all

Something to know about my approach is:

Working with me is knowing you have found a empathetic, knowledgeable, focused, educated, and experienced two decades plus specialist who will help you protect the life you have from further misbehavior of yours and rebuild what you can.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Issues
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James  Foley remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York
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Sandra Gibson
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My focus of interest specifically is with children and adolescents who have faced behavioral and trauma related issues. Through best practices and clinical interventions, I have seen better outcomes and improved functioning at home and at school.


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My focus of interest specifically is with children and adolescents who have faced behavioral and trauma related issues. Through best practices and clinical interventions, I have seen better outcomes and improved functioning at home and at school.

Something to know about my approach is:

Sandra develops a therapeutic alliance and helps improve my functioning.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Erika Lamara G.
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Find the resources you have had within you all along and the patterns of behavior that are keeping you feeling stuck in old ways. My goal is for you to have a breakthrough and a shift in your perspective of yourself and your life.


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Together, we will:

Find the resources you have had within you all along and the patterns of behavior that are keeping you feeling stuck in old ways. My goal is for you to have a breakthrough and a shift in your perspective of yourself and your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am client-centered, strengths-based and solutions-focused. I believe when you know your strengths you can shift your perspective from inward to outward. Looking at the bigger picture can help you grow in self-compassion.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Career Counseling
  • Co-parenting
  • Couples Counseling
  • Emotional regulation
  • Emotional Self Sufficiency
  • Empowering women
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting Skills
  • Relationship Distress
  • Religious Trauma
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Erika Lamara G. remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Maria Apuzzo Okon
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I am here to support you in gaining control and providing support to you making positive decisions during overwhelming times. I am hoping we can work together in a warm, welcoming, and non judgmental environment.


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Together, we will:

I am here to support you in gaining control and providing support to you making positive decisions during overwhelming times. I am hoping we can work together in a warm, welcoming, and non judgmental environment.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with individuals and families that are struggling with mental health issues. I work with adults with a combination of mental health, addiction and trauma related issues.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anger
  • Betrayal Trauma
  • Betting and Gambling
  • Boundaries
  • Chronic Mental Disorders
  • Complex Trauma
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Therapy
  • Life Adjustment
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Trauma Related Disorders
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Maria Apuzzo Okon remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, New York