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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.

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.

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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Katie Campochiaro
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develop skills you need to calm anxiety, change patterns and find true healing. My approach is tailored to you personally, utilizing CBT, EFT, Somatic experiencing and mindfulness techniques so that both thoughts and emotions can shift.


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Together, we will:

develop skills you need to calm anxiety, change patterns and find true healing. My approach is tailored to you personally, utilizing CBT, EFT, Somatic experiencing and mindfulness techniques so that both thoughts and emotions can shift.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe that human connection is vital to healing. I focus on forming a genuine connection with you and adjusting my style to meet your needs. I do not believe people are broken. Everyone has the power to heal, we just need a hand to get there.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Boundaries
  • Burn Out
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Family of Origin
  • Fear of Failure
  • Grief counseling
  • Life changes
  • Overachievers
  • Overwhelmed
  • Personal growth
  • Professional Women
  • Rebuilding & Starting over
  • Relationship problems
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Related Disorders
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Sara Sumner
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We will start by identifying your goals and figuring out what is keeping you from having a satisfying and fulfilling life. We will also work at strengthening what is already going right in your life!


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We will start by identifying your goals and figuring out what is keeping you from having a satisfying and fulfilling life. We will also work at strengthening what is already going right in your life!

Something to know about my approach is:

I employ collaborative and evidenced-based approaches to counseling including Cognitive-Behavioral, Narrative, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, and DBT therapeutic techniques to address a wide variety of life circumstances.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationships
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Lauren Cooper
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I will spend time getting to know you & develop a rapport. We will prioritize where you would like to focus on treatment first & develop a treatment plan together. We will have continuous open dialogue about what works & what does not work for you.


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I will spend time getting to know you & develop a rapport. We will prioritize where you would like to focus on treatment first & develop a treatment plan together. We will have continuous open dialogue about what works & what does not work for you.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is client centered and strengths based geared towards managing every day stressors as well as unexpected life challenges. I incorporate CBT, Motivational Interviewing, TF-CBT, solution focused, and mindfulness techniques in my practice.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma
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Lauren Cooper remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Melanie Fortin
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Focus on your strengths and who you are, as I believe we are influenced by our past, the significant people in our lives, our place of study/work, and our communities. We will discuss the ups and downs of life, and focus on your personal growth.


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Focus on your strengths and who you are, as I believe we are influenced by our past, the significant people in our lives, our place of study/work, and our communities. We will discuss the ups and downs of life, and focus on your personal growth.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will validate your thoughts and feelings as they help me determine which interventions are best for you. I believe you are the expert in your life, but I will also provide you with the guidance, tools, and resources you need to achieve your goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • anticipatory grief
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Cancer Diagnosis
  • Caregiver support
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Conflict
  • grief
  • Grief counseling
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage
  • Personal growth
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Terminal Illness
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Worrying
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Melanie Fortin remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Sarah Aftab
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Collaborate so you can heal and grow by learning to reconnect with your mind, body & surroundings, love & trust yourself, prioritize your needs, recover from people-pleasing & perfectionism, set boundaries & accept that nothing is wrong with you.


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Together, we will:

Collaborate so you can heal and grow by learning to reconnect with your mind, body & surroundings, love & trust yourself, prioritize your needs, recover from people-pleasing & perfectionism, set boundaries & accept that nothing is wrong with you.

Something to know about my approach is:

My practice is mindfulness-based with a holistic approach: nurturing your mind, body, spirit, & being present with yourself & the world around you. We may explore your childhood, relationships & difficult experiences to help you learn about yourself.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Mindfulness
  • Self-Worth
  • Trauma
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Sarah Aftab remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Massachusetts