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It's not uncommon to struggle with body image issues at one time or another - most of us do. But it’s what you do about it that really matters. If you’re working on cultivating a positive body image, that’s fantastic! Yet, everyone can use a little help every now and again.

A body-positive therapist is a great resource you can use to build a better relationship with your body. Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

How a Body-Positive Therapist Can Help

Whether you’re seeking therapy for a mental disorder, crisis intervention, or to address body image issues, there are many benefits to using a body-positive therapist, including:

  • Self-esteem-boosting encouragement when you’re having negative feelings about your body.
  • A safe space where you are free to convey your feelings and better understand the impact of social messages about how you should look.
  • Helpful tips, coping methods, and affirmations to cope with self-esteem and body-consciousness.

For an example of how a body-positive therapist can help, read licensed therapist Brianna Ramon’s tips for fighting back against body-shaming culture.

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Finding a body-positive therapist is easy if you use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing body-positive therapists and counselors below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Ronald Shectman
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Work on building the cognitive and behavioral skills required for dealing with current challenges well. If warranted, I will point out blind spots, unrecognized strengths, examples of self-sabotage, and ways in which the past has shaped the present.


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Work on building the cognitive and behavioral skills required for dealing with current challenges well. If warranted, I will point out blind spots, unrecognized strengths, examples of self-sabotage, and ways in which the past has shaped the present.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am always ready to present new ways of thinking or concrete guidance should there exist gaps in self-understanding or know-how. My suggestions are never imposed but are presented for you to consider, and I will respect your right of refusal.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Management
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Persistant Depressive Disorder
  • Relationships
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Kirk Burke-Hamilton
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We begin by building a therapeutic relationship. We will elevate your concerns and adjust based on your personal needs. I don’t start stress or trauma work until we agree on healthy coping techniques for you to use throughout the treatment.


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We begin by building a therapeutic relationship. We will elevate your concerns and adjust based on your personal needs. I don’t start stress or trauma work until we agree on healthy coping techniques for you to use throughout the treatment.

Something to know about my approach is:

First, we assess the concerns and develop a plan together. Then we get to know each other through a "therapeutic relationship." Followed by methodically working our way through psychoeducation and mixed modalities to address each concern.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Acute Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationships
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Allison Kirsch
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We will work together to develop a treatment plan that is personalized to you. We will check in frequently on treatment progress and I will stay flexible to changing and expanding the approach as needed to best meet your needs.


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We will work together to develop a treatment plan that is personalized to you. We will check in frequently on treatment progress and I will stay flexible to changing and expanding the approach as needed to best meet your needs.

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I integrate mind- and body-based approaches to help you explore areas for personal growth. I believe you are the expert on yourself and I am your partner in helping you process, uncover your strengths, and move towards your life goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Dynamics
  • Life Transitions
  • Self-Harm
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma
  • Women’s Health
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Priya Tahim
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Priya works with individuals from all cultures and backgrounds who feel dissatisfied or uneasy as an individual or within their relationships.


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Priya works with individuals from all cultures and backgrounds who feel dissatisfied or uneasy as an individual or within their relationships.

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Therapy can be an intimidating process, and our goal is to provide an open, safe environment to help instill support, understanding and empowerment throughout your therapeutic journey.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Anxiety in Relationships
  • Conscious Uncoupling
  • Couples
  • Couples Sex Therapy
  • Functional Anxiety
  • Life Adjustment
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Relationship Trauma
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sibling Relationships
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Lou Sanfillipo
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Create the safe relationship needed to work through the craziness that is life. I have a love for creating safe space for folx that often find it elusive, particularly those who identify as gender, sexuality, or relationship diverse (GSRD).


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Create the safe relationship needed to work through the craziness that is life. I have a love for creating safe space for folx that often find it elusive, particularly those who identify as gender, sexuality, or relationship diverse (GSRD).

Something to know about my approach is:

Flexibility: People are so different. Every experience and every belief shapes the lens through which we view the world. This is why I stay flexible and keep an ever-growing clinical toolbox so that I can have as many options for clients as possible.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Alternative Relationships
  • Gender Transition in Families
  • Kink
  • Polyamory
  • Sexuality
  • Sex Workers
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