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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 American Sign Language is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a American Sign Language-speaking therapist. Wherever you are located in District of Columbia, 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 American Sign Language-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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Christine Henry
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Explore how your past is impacting your present, find new ways to cope with emotions, and figure out what goes wrong in your relationships so they can be healthy and more satisfying.


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Together, we will:

Explore how your past is impacting your present, find new ways to cope with emotions, and figure out what goes wrong in your relationships so they can be healthy and more satisfying.

Something to know about my approach is:

Together we will not just treat your symptoms, rather we will dig deep down to figure out the root of your issues so you stop repeating old patterns.

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  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Career Stress
  • Complex Trauma
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Grief counseling
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Identity Issues
  • Neurodivergence
  • Pet Loss
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Tiffani Boykin
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There is a interconnectedness of multiple dimensions of life. I use a wellness model to deepen awareness of how presenting issues impact multiple aspects of life.


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There is a interconnectedness of multiple dimensions of life. I use a wellness model to deepen awareness of how presenting issues impact multiple aspects of life.

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I am trained in EMDR, Internal Family Systems, expressive art, mindfulness, and mandala art therapy. I also use Emotional Focused Family Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, somatic processing & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

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  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
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  • Trauma
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Dr. Tera Lensegrav-Benson
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Together, we will develop insight, self compassion, and skills to manage life pressures. Our work with include discovery of patterns from the past that show up in your approach to the world and relationships today, setting a new path for growth.


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Together, we will:

Together, we will develop insight, self compassion, and skills to manage life pressures. Our work with include discovery of patterns from the past that show up in your approach to the world and relationships today, setting a new path for growth.

Something to know about my approach is:

Feeling worn out, constantly anxious, unsettled? I will partner with you to offer support and tools to help you understand yourself and start to feel better. We will collaborate on what is most important to you to start helping right away.

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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Women's Issues
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Dr. Tera Lensegrav-Benson remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Dr. Rachel DuPaul
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talk about interpersonal relationships (i.e. family dynamics, romantic partnerships), identity issues (i.e. diversity, self-confidence), and adulting obstacles (i.e. money management, major/career selection). We'll get you feeling clear & confident!


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

talk about interpersonal relationships (i.e. family dynamics, romantic partnerships), identity issues (i.e. diversity, self-confidence), and adulting obstacles (i.e. money management, major/career selection). We'll get you feeling clear & confident!

Something to know about my approach is:

I'm very active in session. I will share my thoughts if you would like to hear them and I will ask permission to challenge the thoughts/fears that may be getting in your way. Therapy doesn't have to be serious all the time either; Dark humor is OK!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Career Transitions
  • Codependency
  • Confidence and Self-worth
  • Coping Skills
  • Life Satisfaction and Fulfillment
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • People Pleasing
  • Perfectionism
  • Romantic Relationships
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Skills
  • Stress Management
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Dr. Rachel DuPaul remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Andrew Bingman
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Together, we will take a gentle and nonjudgmental look at your internal experiences, behaviors, and relationships, and I will help you identify prominent themes and patterns that arise in different contexts so that we can identify areas for change.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Together, we will take a gentle and nonjudgmental look at your internal experiences, behaviors, and relationships, and I will help you identify prominent themes and patterns that arise in different contexts so that we can identify areas for change.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is collaborative, and I work closely with each client to create a unique experience that is tailored to their specific challenges and needs. My primary goals are to help clients understand themselves and practice self-compassion.

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  • Anxiety
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Discrimination
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men's Issues
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Andrew Bingman remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin