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When it comes time to choose a therapist, you may prefer a Black therapist over therapists of other races or ethnicities. This is understandable, considering that you may connect best with a Black therapist or therapist who shares a similar racial background as you.

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.

The Benefits of Working with a Black Therapist

There are several reasons why you may choose to work with a Black therapist over someone from another racial background or identity, and they include:

  • You may connect more deeply with a Black therapist or feel that they "just get you."
  • The therapist may be better attuned to culturally rooted issues that affect your life or therapeutic process.
  • You may better trust them or feel more confident in their skills as a therapist.
  • Some mental health issues may stem from racial injustice, bias, or crimes, and an African American therapist may feel safer to you.
  • A Black therapist may better be able to point to the impacts of racial bias and how they affect your life.
  • You may feel more comfortable and be able to let your guard down more with a Black therapist than if you feel like you must be aware of and fight racial stereotypes.

Just as in the rest of your life, having a Black therapist can help you tap into the healing power of Black community on mental health.

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At Mental Health Match, you’ll find licensed Black therapists who can help you work through your mental health concerns and improve your life. To find an experienced therapist in your area, browse the Black experts below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Jessica Harris
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make sure each session is an effective use of your time, and help you effectively build and sustain emotional strength and competence for your personal and professional endeavors through EMDR, Brainspotting, coping tools & mindfulness practices.


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Picture of Jessica Harris, therapist in District Of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia
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Together, we will:

make sure each session is an effective use of your time, and help you effectively build and sustain emotional strength and competence for your personal and professional endeavors through EMDR, Brainspotting, coping tools & mindfulness practices.

Something to know about my approach is:

Individualized care is my way of teaming up with you because you have specific needs. You also know how you want to feel when you think about the other side of where you are. I want to help you get there in a judgment free, compassion filled zone.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Birth trauma
  • Couples Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Infertility
  • Leadership Development
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum
  • Workplace Issues
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Jessica Harris remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia
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MARLAINE REGISTE
Together, we will:

Working together as partners, we will develop a treatment plan that combines practical lifestyle changes: nutrition, exercise, mind-body interventions, and medications (when needed). I strongly believe this approach works best.


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Picture of MARLAINE  REGISTE , therapist in District Of Columbia, Maryland
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Together, we will:

Working together as partners, we will develop a treatment plan that combines practical lifestyle changes: nutrition, exercise, mind-body interventions, and medications (when needed). I strongly believe this approach works best.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide medication management with therapy. My approach is patient centered care, designed to improve your mental health and address your unique circumstances and needs. I look at physical, emotional, cultural conditions that can impact health.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Mood Swings
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
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MARLAINE  REGISTE  remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia, Maryland
Picture of Dr. Britney  Alford, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
Dr. Britney Alford
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Believe that you are capable of helping yourself. Empower you to transform into the Best version of yourself. Strive for you to live your Best life. Teach you how to thrive in the face of adversity.


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Picture of Dr. Britney  Alford, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Together, we will:

Believe that you are capable of helping yourself. Empower you to transform into the Best version of yourself. Strive for you to live your Best life. Teach you how to thrive in the face of adversity.

Something to know about my approach is:

I thoroughly enjoy facilitating individual, couples, and family therapy, and the passion for my craft is evident during every session. I truly believe that without discomfort, there is no growth!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Families
  • Mood Disorders
  • Partners & Family of Addiction
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationships
  • Stress Management
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Dr. Britney  Alford remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
Picture of Dr. Speshal  Walker Gautier , therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
Dr. Speshal Walker Gautier
Together, we will:

Address the issues preventing you from becoming the best version of yourself. People seek therapy for a range of issues, but the common goal is reducing and addressing barriers that get in the way of living a fulfilling life.


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Picture of Dr. Speshal  Walker Gautier , therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Together, we will:

Address the issues preventing you from becoming the best version of yourself. People seek therapy for a range of issues, but the common goal is reducing and addressing barriers that get in the way of living a fulfilling life.

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy is about change. During our work, I will support you and assist you in identifying and changing the patterns that are not serving you. I approach therapy with an integrative approach, combining relational and cognitive-behavioral techniques.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Dr. Speshal  Walker Gautier  remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia