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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 Portuguese is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Portuguese-speaking therapist. 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.

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 Portuguese-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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John Armando
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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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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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Natasha Kennedy remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Georgia, South Carolina
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Leanna Lee-Sydnor
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Tackle LIFE and all of its complexities. We can talk about your past or present. We can touch on loss, depression, anxiety, family or faith. One guarantee is no matter where we start; the goal is to increase your hope for a better future.


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Tackle LIFE and all of its complexities. We can talk about your past or present. We can touch on loss, depression, anxiety, family or faith. One guarantee is no matter where we start; the goal is to increase your hope for a better future.

Something to know about my approach is:

Client-centered Clinician with 8+ years of experience across school, hospital and outpatient clinic setting. I have worked I want to meet my clients where they are. This means just listening or asking you tough questions that will bring clarity.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Family Therapy
  • Parenthood
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  • Young Adults
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Carey ONeill
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Explore the underlying issues that cause you problems. We will help bridge the gap between understanding and change. We will determine your willingness and motivation to improve your relationships with yourself and others.


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Explore the underlying issues that cause you problems. We will help bridge the gap between understanding and change. We will determine your willingness and motivation to improve your relationships with yourself and others.

Something to know about my approach is:

I gently guide individual to have a deeper understanding and appreciation of how they operate in the world, which then drives the person to change. I want the individual to have significant, long term change and not just a quick fix.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family of Origin
  • Women’s health
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Amie Markowitz
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We will discover what your goals are and figure out what is holding you back from reaching them. We will work on developing coping strategies to help you through difficult situations so you are able to be the best version of yourself possible


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We will discover what your goals are and figure out what is holding you back from reaching them. We will work on developing coping strategies to help you through difficult situations so you are able to be the best version of yourself possible

Something to know about my approach is:

I like to say that I am client centered and goal oriented. I don’t believe that one therapeutic approach that works for everyone. We are all unique and individual so I feel that my approach should recognize that.

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  • Adoption
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Manic Depression
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Amie Markowitz remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Florida, New York