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Discrimination and mental health are intimately connected, and if you've been a victim of discrimination, you may agree. Those who have dealt with discrimination may find it difficult to cope in some cases, and this is where a therapist who specializes in discrimination can help.

They’ll draw upon their training and experience to help you identify your pain points and teach you skills you can use to cope with the situation and move forward. 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.

Types of Discrimination

Racial discrimination, which refers to being treated unfairly because of your race, is one of the most widespread and well-known types of discrimination. But you may not be aware that there are several other types of discrimination, including:

  • Discrimination for mental health concerns
  • Sexual orientation discrimination
  • Religious discrimination
  • Disability discrimination
  • Parental status discrimination
  • Pregnancy discrimination

This is not an exhaustive list of discrimination types.

If you’re suffering from any type of discrimination and finding it difficult to move forward, therapy is a great option to consider. If you’ve been experiencing discrimination, read licensed therapist Vaughn O’Neals article about how to cope with anxiety and depression caused by discrimination.

Move Past Discrimination with Therapy!

No matter what type of discrimination you’ve experienced, a licensed therapist can help you sort through your feelings and guide you toward the path of healing. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts in discrimination below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Donna Allen
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We will collaborate to identify your main goals for our time together, and periodically thereafter we'll check in to celebrate progress and identify any challenges or roadblocks. We may also change or add new goals as we go along.


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We will collaborate to identify your main goals for our time together, and periodically thereafter we'll check in to celebrate progress and identify any challenges or roadblocks. We may also change or add new goals as we go along.

Something to know about my approach is:

I blend diverse therapeutic methods, tailored to your unique journey. This may involve mindfulness, Eastern philosophy, reiki energy support, CBT, Gottman therapy, IFS, creative arts expression, and the principles of non-violent communication.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Aging Parents
  • Anger Management
  • Aspergers
  • Autism in Adults
  • Chronic Stress
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationships
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women
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Matthew Wolfe
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Identify your values and sense of self. This is the foundation to align your actions, relationships, and dreams with your authenticity. We may do trauma work, parts work, attachment work, etc. to build on that foundation towards the life you deserve.


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Identify your values and sense of self. This is the foundation to align your actions, relationships, and dreams with your authenticity. We may do trauma work, parts work, attachment work, etc. to build on that foundation towards the life you deserve.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a liberationist personally and professionally. I'm invested in de-pathologizing our experiences and deconstructing harmful social norms of oppression and restriction. Your core self is innately worthy and valid, but it may be hidden or shielded.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Authenticity
  • Clinician Supervision
  • Complex Trauma
  • Gender Identity
  • Hearing Voices
  • Neurodivergence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexuality
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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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Dr. Lenora Ivy
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Define your specific therapeutic goals/areas for support, and begin the journey toward helping you find solutions to your concerns, learn healthy coping strategies, and evolve into an elevated version of yourself.

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I prioritize creating safe, nonjudgmental spaces by respecting your journey, highlighting your personal strengths, incorporating your interests in treatment, and being authentic.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Burnout
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Changes
  • Loneliness
  • Relationships
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
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Christopher Franklin
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Work to help you let go of old fears or conditioning that hold you back from feeling truly comfortable with yourself. We'll identify subtle sources of self-judgment that create suffering for you, and work to heal these on a deep level.


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Work to help you let go of old fears or conditioning that hold you back from feeling truly comfortable with yourself. We'll identify subtle sources of self-judgment that create suffering for you, and work to heal these on a deep level.

Something to know about my approach is:

I'll create an experience and space that is safe for you. I'll help you let go of old fears or conditioning from the culture that hold you back from feeling worthy. I do NOT focus on, 'What is wrong with you?' I ask, 'What has happened to you?'

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abusive Relationships
  • ADHD in Womxn or Femme Populations
  • Adult ADHD
  • Adult Child of Emotionally Immature Parents
  • Ancestral Trauma
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Boundaries
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Anxiety
  • Complex Trauma
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Faith/Religious Deconstruction
  • Family Dynamics
  • Family Trauma
  • Impulsive Behavior
  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • Intimacy
  • Loneliness
  • Men
  • Negative Self-Talk
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • PTSD from Abuse
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship Trauma
  • Religious Trauma
  • Reparenting Yourself
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Self-Awareness
  • Self Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Image
  • Self-Understanding
  • Self-Worth
  • Sexual Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Shame
  • Spirituality
  • Spiritually Transformative Experiences
  • Spiritual Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Trauma From Abuse
  • Traumatic Loss
  • Women
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