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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 District of Columbia, 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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Kavita Sekhsaria
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Our goal is to alleviate distress, achieve clarity, and ultimately, feel better. I aim to create a space that is safe, inclusive, and non-judgmental – where you get to lead the way.


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Our goal is to alleviate distress, achieve clarity, and ultimately, feel better. I aim to create a space that is safe, inclusive, and non-judgmental – where you get to lead the way.

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I aim to use a strengths based approach to work collaboratively with you to understand your distress and its origins, to relieve suffering, and move towards healing and reaching your full potential.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Confidence and Self-worth
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • Marriage
  • Marriage Counseling
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  • Relationship Conflict
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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 holistic, mind-body and trauma informed therapy.


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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 holistic, mind-body and trauma informed therapy.

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 space.

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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Laura Riss
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work together to understand how your past experiences inform your present difficulties as well as your strengths. We will use this lens to develop new tools and strategies to generate momentum for sustainable change.


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Together, we will:

work together to understand how your past experiences inform your present difficulties as well as your strengths. We will use this lens to develop new tools and strategies to generate momentum for sustainable change.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work collaboratively using an integrative approach that draws on mindfulness, cognitive behavioral, dynamic, and creative techniques. We work together to create a plan to help support healing in your thoughts, emotions, and interpersonal patterns.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Boundaries
  • Depression
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Food and Eating Concerns
  • Interpersonal Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Distress
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Laura Riss remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, 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
Picture of Danny Sharara, PhD, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Danny Sharara, PhD
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In the eyes of others, you’ve got a great life. You’ve learned how to be successful but not how to be happy. You’re searching for a deeper, more meaningful, balanced, and authentic way of living and I can help you realize it.


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Together, we will:

In the eyes of others, you’ve got a great life. You’ve learned how to be successful but not how to be happy. You’re searching for a deeper, more meaningful, balanced, and authentic way of living and I can help you realize it.

Something to know about my approach is:

ACT Therapy is a process of collaborative self-exploration into our values, needs, and ways of being with others. From this understanding, I work with clients to develop the valuable skills of self-awareness and psychological flexibility.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Burn Out
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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Danny Sharara, PhD remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Dr. Paige Hover, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Dr. Paige Hover
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understand the roots of your concerns and gain insight-once you see it, you won't unsee it. Then we can talk about ways to address your concerns that work for you, but also that make you have to stretch and challenge yourself a bit.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

understand the roots of your concerns and gain insight-once you see it, you won't unsee it. Then we can talk about ways to address your concerns that work for you, but also that make you have to stretch and challenge yourself a bit.

Something to know about my approach is:

that is informed by ACT/CBT but I don't provide coping skills right away. I like to understand your concerns before we talk about coping skills. I will ask about your family, your upbringing and thoughts and feelings associated with your concerns.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Burn Out
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • People Pleasing
  • Perfectionism
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Dr. Paige Hover remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin