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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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Lily Kaufmann
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Create an affirming, collaborative environment, where we will work together to help you feel less overwhelmed and get you on track to what’s most important in your life.


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Together, we will:

Create an affirming, collaborative environment, where we will work together to help you feel less overwhelmed and get you on track to what’s most important in your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is evidence-based and individualized, grounded in curiosity about your experiences, identifying what's most important to you, acknowledging societal and environmental context, and exploring what is or isn’t working for you in your life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Life Transitions
  • Low motivation
  • Perfectionism
  • Trauma
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Lily Kaufmann remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia, Maryland
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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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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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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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Together, we will:

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.

Something to know about my approach is:

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
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
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Kavita Sekhsaria remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
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Priscilla Chin
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Help you move from surviving to thriving. You may have come far from the discontent in your childhood, but inside, you still struggle with high-functioning anxiety, feeling broken, feeling emotionally numb, self-doubt, or maybe even past traumas.


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Together, we will:

Help you move from surviving to thriving. You may have come far from the discontent in your childhood, but inside, you still struggle with high-functioning anxiety, feeling broken, feeling emotionally numb, self-doubt, or maybe even past traumas.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will help you understand, address, and find relief from the root causes of your struggles. The journey to deepen your self-awareness and heal your inner child wounds is by no means easy or quick but it’s one of the best gifts you can give yourself.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Complex Trauma
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Emotional abuse
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Overachievers
  • Perfectionism
  • Racial Trauma
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Priscilla Chin remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia, Florida, New Jersey, New York
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Dr. Karen Tringle, Psy.D, HSP
Together, we will:

identify the "stuck" places in your life, exploring what helped create this bottleneck and then create a better infrastructure that sets you up for success in the future. We'll use humor and creativity to find new solutions to old problems


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Picture of Dr. Karen Tringle, Psy.D, HSP, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

identify the "stuck" places in your life, exploring what helped create this bottleneck and then create a better infrastructure that sets you up for success in the future. We'll use humor and creativity to find new solutions to old problems

Something to know about my approach is:

authentic, no-nonsense, and straightforward, with equal measures of compassion and humor, to focus on your presenting concerns. We'll highlight your current assets and strengths, while building new skills, tools, and resources to tackle any situation

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjusting
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • College Students
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Life Satisfaction and Fulfillment
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • Narcissist recovery
  • Perfectionism
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Personal growth
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Shame
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
  • Working Professionals
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Dr. Karen Tringle, Psy.D, HSP remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia