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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 English is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a English-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 English-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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Lizzy Kosin
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I believe in an integrative approach that addresses the complexities of your separate life while also recognizing the impact of the environment around you.


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Together, we will:

I believe in an integrative approach that addresses the complexities of your separate life while also recognizing the impact of the environment around you.

Something to know about my approach is:

My hope is to create a space built on trust and collaboration. The goal is to help you find areas of growth and strength within your life. The therapeutic process should be adaptable, human, creative, and it should actually WORK.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Depression
  • Interpersonal Problems
  • Life Adjustment
  • Personal Development
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Dr. Janet Civitelli
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Tackle whatever challenges you are facing. We'll build your skills to be more effective in your career and in your personal life. Depending on your interests, therapy may include bibliotherapy, journaling, mindfulness meditation, and/or hypnotherapy.


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Together, we will:

Tackle whatever challenges you are facing. We'll build your skills to be more effective in your career and in your personal life. Depending on your interests, therapy may include bibliotherapy, journaling, mindfulness meditation, and/or hypnotherapy.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have a strong background in personality psychology and I will use that expertise to choose therapy methods that work well for you. I will help you to build upon your strengths.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Burn Out
  • Career
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Transitions
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin
  • Health
  • Health Anxiety
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Stress
  • Work-Life Balance
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Dr. Janet Civitelli 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
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Della S. Lusk, Ph.D.
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I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.


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I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.

Something to know about my approach is:

I generally use a cognitve behavioral therapy (CBT) approach with most clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Adulting
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Executive Coaching
  • Families
  • Forensics
  • Graduate Students
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Personal growth
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Starting College
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Della S. Lusk, Ph.D. remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia
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Alicia Rozycki, PhD
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Identify your main concerns, review your history for patterns, build up your strengths, and create a practical plan to help you cope better, worry less, and rest more. Let's break through what's holding you back from living your most actualized life.


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Together, we will:

Identify your main concerns, review your history for patterns, build up your strengths, and create a practical plan to help you cope better, worry less, and rest more. Let's break through what's holding you back from living your most actualized life.

Something to know about my approach is:

My process offers the opportunity to identify the life patterns, thoughts, and behaviors that have you stuck, and include growth exercises to help you between visits. I provide expert, custom-tailored care in a thorough, compassionate and honest way.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Active Duty Military
  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Career Transitions
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Moral injury
  • Moving and Relocation
  • Professional Women
  • Veterans / Military Families
  • Women's Issues
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Alicia Rozycki, PhD remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
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Jessica Harris
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.


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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