Find French-speaking Therapists & Counselors in Meriden, CT.

 

A language barrier can make it impossible to communicate effectively, thwarting your therapy experience from the start. Good communication between you and your therapist is key to success in therapy.

If French is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a French-speaking therapist. Whether you are located in downtown Meriden, the suburbs of Meriden, other nearby places such as Waterbury, Hartford, or anywhere else in Connecticut, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Ways a Language Barrier Can Hinder Therapy

Here are several ways that a language barrier can decrease the effectiveness of therapy and counseling:

  • It can cause a misdiagnosis based on an insufficient understanding of your symptoms.
  • Your therapist may misunderstand statements or cultural factors important to your health.
  • Without good communication, you may not fully understand the therapist’s treatment plan.

Due to the above reasons, it’s in your best interest to see a therapist who speaks your native language. We also encourage you to read licensed therapist Meredith Walker’s article to learn about additional things to consider when choosing a therapist.

See a Therapist Who Speaks Your Native Language Today!

Licensed French-speaking therapists are available to get to know you, pinpoint your issues, and create a plan to get you on track toward a happier life. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified bilingual therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Melanie Fortin
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Look at life through a "systems lens", as I believe we are influenced by our past, the significant people in our lives, our place of study/work, and communities. We will also discuss the many ups and downs of life, and focus on your personal growth.


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Look at life through a "systems lens", as I believe we are influenced by our past, the significant people in our lives, our place of study/work, and communities. We will also discuss the many ups and downs of life, and focus on your personal growth.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use an integrative approach that includes CBT and solution-focused therapy. I will validate your thoughts and feelings as they help me determine which interventions are best for you, as every client is different.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • anticipatory grief
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Natasha Kennedy
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Whatever you bring into session we can work on. If you do not bring something in, we will start there because that usually means something too...


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Whatever you bring into session we can work on. If you do not bring something in, we will start there because that usually means something too...

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a straight shooter and only work with teens/college students and their families so I am very comfortable navigating whatever comes up for you all. I am not only there for you during the session as that is not the only time the work happens.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • College Students
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Family Therapy
  • high achieving
  • Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Suicide
  • Trauma
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SCHUYLER MANHATTAN
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Get to heal through your anxiety and whatever could be holding you back. You CAN increase confidence. I work with people who have someone in their life that is causing you stress, and we can put our heads together and create solutions immediately.


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Get to heal through your anxiety and whatever could be holding you back. You CAN increase confidence. I work with people who have someone in their life that is causing you stress, and we can put our heads together and create solutions immediately.

Something to know about my approach is:

I’m a Solution-Focused Therapist and Coach. This is an amazing evidence-based talk approach that can create massive breakthroughs in your life in 5-10 sessions, so you save loads of time and money and get on to living your fabulous life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Career
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress
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