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It's not uncommon to struggle with body image issues at one time or another - most of us do. But it’s what you do about it that really matters. If you’re working on cultivating a positive body image, that’s fantastic! Yet, everyone can use a little help every now and again.

A body-positive therapist is a great resource you can use to build a better relationship with your body. 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.

How a Body-Positive Therapist Can Help

Whether you’re seeking therapy for a mental disorder, crisis intervention, or to address body image issues, there are many benefits to using a body-positive therapist, including:

  • Self-esteem-boosting encouragement when you’re having negative feelings about your body.
  • A safe space where you are free to convey your feelings and better understand the impact of social messages about how you should look.
  • Helpful tips, coping methods, and affirmations to cope with self-esteem and body-consciousness.

For an example of how a body-positive therapist can help, read licensed therapist Brianna Ramon’s tips for fighting back against body-shaming culture.

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Finding a body-positive therapist is easy if you use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing body-positive therapists and counselors below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Erika Lamara G.
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.


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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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Debra Gottschalk
Together, we will:

Go on a journey to learn about your grief or trauma. Learn ways for you to cope, heal, and thrive. With loss, we'll create ways for you to stay connected to your loved one. And of course identify your goals and learn effective ways to reach them.


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Together, we will:

Go on a journey to learn about your grief or trauma. Learn ways for you to cope, heal, and thrive. With loss, we'll create ways for you to stay connected to your loved one. And of course identify your goals and learn effective ways to reach them.

Something to know about my approach is:

I offer a combination of Trauma-Informed Talk Therapy, Art therapy, and Nature-Based Therapy. Engaging our bodies and brains in different ways helps process and manage stress, and provides different forms of emotional connection and expression.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Acute Grief
  • Anxiety
  • Disenfranchised Grief
  • grief
  • Miscarriage
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss
  • Prolonged Grief Disorder
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Debra Gottschalk remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Lillyana Morales
Together, we will:

identify and build upon your strengths, developing tools to manage your thoughts and feelings so you can fully live your life.


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Together, we will:

identify and build upon your strengths, developing tools to manage your thoughts and feelings so you can fully live your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work from an integrative approach, which means our work together is tailored specifically for your situation and needs. I incorporate CBT, DBT, mindfulness and forward facing trauma treatment models

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Birth trauma
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Graduate Students
  • Infertility
  • Life Transitions
  • Perinatal
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Related Disorders
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adults
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Lillyana Morales remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Florida, New York
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Lisa Shea
Together, we will:

discuss what’s on your mind and heart, causing pain by taking a look at what may be keeping you from moving forward. you choose your goals that I support, we begin to add effective coping skills to support your goals towards reaching empowerment.


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Together, we will:

discuss what’s on your mind and heart, causing pain by taking a look at what may be keeping you from moving forward. you choose your goals that I support, we begin to add effective coping skills to support your goals towards reaching empowerment.

Something to know about my approach is:

As a trauma informed therapist/intuitive, I am passionate about creating safe space for clients to feel supported in finding their truth about what’s hurting. I believe each of us has the capacity for permanent & lasting healing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma
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Lisa Shea remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Massachusetts
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John Armando
Together, we will:

start by putting the puzzle together that explains how things got the way the are for you. We'll identify the efforts you made to live your best life, but that ultimately may have fallen short. And then we'll patch together a plan that can work.


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Together, we will:

start by putting the puzzle together that explains how things got the way the are for you. We'll identify the efforts you made to live your best life, but that ultimately may have fallen short. And then we'll patch together a plan that can work.

Something to know about my approach is:

that I don't see you as broken and needing to be fixed, and I don't judge. I see you and I as the same: humans struggling to find meaning, and trying to be effective in what matters most deeply to us. We'll work together to help you get unstuck.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Couples Therapy
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress Management
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John Armando remote and phone therapy in California, Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas