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Many therapists commit to racial justice principles, including working to expose and counter white privilege and heal the effects of racial trauma. Racial trauma can take the form of hurtful social interactions, lack of education and employment opportunities, and more.

Thankfully, racial justice therapists are available not only to help you heal but to empower you to commit to racial injustice. 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 Racial Justice Therapists Can Help

Here are a few of the ways racial justice therapists can help you:

  • They can be a supportive guide to understanding the effect racism has on you, your mental health, and your life.
  • They set the stage for a meaningful discussion and inspire you to look inwardly for answers to problems.
  • They can give you tips and tricks to remain calm amidst racial aggressions.
  • They can help you feel empowered about who you are.
  • They can help you understand and dismantle white privilege.

If you are a White person considering a racial justice therapist, read licensed therapist Marla Berger’s article on promoting racial equality. If you are BIPOC, consider licensed therapist Vaughn O'Neal’s tips for Black mental health during turbulent times.

Get Started with a Racial Justice Therapist Today!

A licensed racial justice therapist is available to help you improve your mental health with the help of someone who shares your values. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified counselor or therapist is easy! Start by browsing racial justice therapists below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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May Jamshedi
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Talk about your relationships with others and how your mental health has been impacted by these relationships, work or school stress, balancing life and responsibilities, and your general mental health and well-being.


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Talk about your relationships with others and how your mental health has been impacted by these relationships, work or school stress, balancing life and responsibilities, and your general mental health and well-being.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with teens and adults who are external processors and find it helpful to talk out loud to help uncover patterns and feel less stressed. Those who do not want to burden friends or family with their "problems" often enjoy working with me.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Anxiety
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Distress
  • School Issues
  • Teenagers
  • Work Stress
  • Young Adults
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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?'

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  • Adult ADHD
  • Men
  • PTSD from Abuse
  • Religious Trauma
  • Shame
  • Women
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Jamie Appleby-Dykes
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create a safe and trusting relationship, deeply understand the problem/symptoms that led you to therapy together, set goals, and explore what a happy life looks like for you and how we can get you to that point.


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create a safe and trusting relationship, deeply understand the problem/symptoms that led you to therapy together, set goals, and explore what a happy life looks like for you and how we can get you to that point.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe every person possesses an intuition and the innate knowledge to heal, grow, move forward, and create change. I enjoy helping clients improve self-awareness and develop a healthy understanding and relationship with their emotions.

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  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Family Trauma
  • Gender Identity
  • Manic Depression
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Esteem
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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.

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  • Authenticity
  • Clinician Supervision
  • Complex Trauma
  • Gender Identity
  • Hearing Voices
  • Neurodivergence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexuality
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Dr. Rachana Doshi
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We will work together to increase a sense of confidence, clarity, and intentionality within your life.


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We will work together to increase a sense of confidence, clarity, and intentionality within your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am collaborative and relational. I meet clients where they are in their journey and we identify goals that help them lead meaningful lives. I look to create a safe space, be fully present, and listen deeply with non-judgement.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin
  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationship Conflict
  • South Asians
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Dr. Rachana Doshi remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, ...