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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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Laura Humpf
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Together, we will look at what is causing you to feel stuck in your life. We will create practices uniquely tailored to you living the life you desire, and with each session you will leave empowered with actions you can take towards your healing.


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Together, we will look at what is causing you to feel stuck in your life. We will create practices uniquely tailored to you living the life you desire, and with each session you will leave empowered with actions you can take towards your healing.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is based in yoga therapy, which is a bottom up and inside out approach. We look at the root causes of suffering and address these through the wisdom of your nervous system, physiology, body and breath. This is truly a holistic approach.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Mind-Body Connection
  • Trauma
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Anya Szumowski
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Identify and challenge those patterns, behaviors, and beliefs that are holding you back and keeping you stuck. We can work to create meaningful change that aligns with your unique values, interests, wants, and needs.


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Identify and challenge those patterns, behaviors, and beliefs that are holding you back and keeping you stuck. We can work to create meaningful change that aligns with your unique values, interests, wants, and needs.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide gentle challenges and necessary tools to help you overcome difficult obstacles, while highlighting your existing strengths to cultivate growth and healing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Confidence
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Trauma
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Alex Winnicki
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My mission is to help clients transform their pain into an opportunity for self-discovery, healing and empowerment, to ultimately reclaim their voice, purpose, and self-worth. I strive to assist you in finding your inner wisdom.


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My mission is to help clients transform their pain into an opportunity for self-discovery, healing and empowerment, to ultimately reclaim their voice, purpose, and self-worth. I strive to assist you in finding your inner wisdom.

Something to know about my approach is:

My role as a therapist is also as a collaborator, offering a partnership with a person centered approach. Thus I allow therapy to move at a pace you feel comfortable with, addressing issues as they arise.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Confidence
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Family Conflict
  • Mind-Body Connection
  • Self-Esteem
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Bee Cook
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We'll explore your relationships, attachments, sense of self, and how past experiences still impact you today. I'm happy to support those undergoing major life transitions, working through trauma, navigating identity questions, or seeking growth.


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We'll explore your relationships, attachments, sense of self, and how past experiences still impact you today. I'm happy to support those undergoing major life transitions, working through trauma, navigating identity questions, or seeking growth.

Something to know about my approach is:

In our work together, you can expect a warm, nonjudgmental presence as we explore your inner world. I offer a space where all parts of you are welcome, even those you've tried to push away. My goal is for you to feel truly seen, heard, and understood

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Anxiety-Driven Anger
  • Attachment Issues
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Body Image
  • Cancer
  • Career Counseling
  • Child Behavior Issues
  • Children of Divorce
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Complex Trauma
  • Cutting
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Disability
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Eating Disorders
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Highly Sensitive People (HSPs)
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Immigrants
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • Job Stress
  • Kink
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marriage
  • Men
  • Mild Depression
  • Multicultural Identity
  • Neurodivergence
  • Open Relationships
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parental Burnout
  • Parenting
  • Parenting Skills
  • Persistant Depressive Disorder
  • Personal Growth
  • Political Anxiety
  • Polyamory
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Relationships
  • Seasonal Depression
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexuality
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Spiritual Trauma
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Depression
  • Tourette Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Veterans/Military Families
  • White Privilege
  • Women
  • Women Veterans
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Caitlyn Liao
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Explore your inner world to better understand what drives your feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. While at times painful, this process can be profoundly healing and empowering. You'll gain clarity and compassion to live more freely as your best self.


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Explore your inner world to better understand what drives your feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. While at times painful, this process can be profoundly healing and empowering. You'll gain clarity and compassion to live more freely as your best self.

Something to know about my approach is:

I blend insight-oriented talk therapy with experiential creative methods to meet your needs. Our work aims to help you process emotions, gain self-awareness, heal old wounds, and actualize your potential.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Couples
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Financial Stress
  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • Job Stress
  • Life Transitions
  • Personal Growth
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationships
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Understanding
  • Social Anxiety
  • Teenagers
  • Women
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Map in Seattle, Washington for Caitlyn Liao therapy location.
6.3 miles from you