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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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Sarah Reijnen
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Work together to discover your strengths and supports, and utilize them in order to promote healing and growth. I highly value our relationship and will work with you at your pace while also walking with you through areas of difficulty.


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Work together to discover your strengths and supports, and utilize them in order to promote healing and growth. I highly value our relationship and will work with you at your pace while also walking with you through areas of difficulty.

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I am dedicated to helping teens and adults work through life transitions, relationship challenges, and trauma while providing a safe space to overcome anxiety, stress, and social expectations.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Confidence
  • Family Conflict
  • Parenting
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Self-Worth
  • Teen Girls
  • Trauma
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Stacie Englund
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Together we will explore your relational patterns, any past trauma that you want to process, your family of origin as it relates to your healing, and anything else where you want to see growth.


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Together we will explore your relational patterns, any past trauma that you want to process, your family of origin as it relates to your healing, and anything else where you want to see growth.

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Therapy is not a one size fits all, so I tailor what therapy looks like depending on the needs of my client. The time and space is for you and it's important you feel agency and connection during sessions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Spirituality
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Micah Rees
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Confront the problems you are experiencing and find ways to overcome them. Mental health challenges are varied but are all human, and they are all improvable. Together we will improve your ability to live the kind of life you want.


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Confront the problems you are experiencing and find ways to overcome them. Mental health challenges are varied but are all human, and they are all improvable. Together we will improve your ability to live the kind of life you want.

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Therapy is meant to feel safe, but it isn't always comfortable. Working with me you will feel supported as we try new ways of confronting old problems. I will provide honest feedback and challenge you to try on new perspectives.

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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Existential Issues
  • Religious Trauma
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Christopher Norris
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The journey through therapy is highly individual, and how you feel can vary from session to session. You may experience a range of emotions as part of the therapeutic process. My commitment is to support you through this process of personal growth.


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The journey through therapy is highly individual, and how you feel can vary from session to session. You may experience a range of emotions as part of the therapeutic process. My commitment is to support you through this process of personal growth.

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My approach combines elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), each offering unique strategies to help cope with life.

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  • Addictions
  • Adult ADHD
  • Complex Anxiety
  • Functional Anxiety
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Neurodivergence
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
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Alexandra Woollacott
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We begin a thoughtful exploration of how your past experiences and relationships impact you presently. Together we will uncover and create new meanings out of your experiences, these new understandings can give you the power to relate differently.


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We begin a thoughtful exploration of how your past experiences and relationships impact you presently. Together we will uncover and create new meanings out of your experiences, these new understandings can give you the power to relate differently.

Something to know about my approach is:

My practice is grounded in psychoanalytic theory, humanist philosophy, and feminist theory. These approaches guide us towards a deeper understanding of yourself and the worlds that shape you, and help us examine the barriers to an authentic life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anticipatory Grief
  • Anxious Attachment
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Attachment Issues
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Complicated Grief
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Dissociation
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Eco-Anxiety
  • Family Trauma
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Highly Sensitive People (HSPs)
  • Infertility
  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • Life Balance
  • Life Transitions
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • New Parent
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Relational Trauma
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