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Is shame negatively affecting your life? Many people feel shame for all sorts of reasons, but shame is often a weapon used in bullying behaviors to make others feel defenseless, embarrassed, or confused. If you are experiencing these symptoms of shame, then it's a good idea to seek professional assistance from a licensed therapist, who can help you make sense of those feelings and stop them at the source.

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.

Common Signs of Shame

If you’re wondering whether you’re experiencing shame, this section is for you. Shame can bring on a myriad of symptoms, including:

  • Feelings of vulnerability.
  • Feelings of rejection.
  • Feeling small in relation to others.
  • Worrying about failing.
  • Worrying about what others may think about you.

This is not an exhaustive list. Licensed therapist Aaron Mason wrote this article about shame, imperfections, and the difference between guilt and shame.

Don’t Wait: Get Shame Counseling Today!

It’s totally normal to feel shame in the short term, but when these feelings linger or grow over time, they can have detrimental effects on your self-esteem and mental health as a whole. Therapy can help tremendously by helping you discover the source of your shame and how to overcome it. And Mental Health Match can help you find a quality therapist to get started. Start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

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Chris Lemig
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Begin to dissolve unconscious blocks and tend to old emotional hurts so you will free yourself from the unnecessary limitations that have been holding you back.


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Begin to dissolve unconscious blocks and tend to old emotional hurts so you will free yourself from the unnecessary limitations that have been holding you back.

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My client centered approach is a unique blend of up-to-date hypnotic techniques, eastern spirituality, and guided intuition.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Cigarettes and Smoking
  • Coaching
  • Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Weight Management
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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.

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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.

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  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Mind-Body Connection
  • Trauma
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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.

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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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Vanja P. Buckley
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Learn specific tools to help you change and improve the aspects of your life that you wish to change. Investing in yourself can be the most rewarding process one can experience because personal growth leads to improvement in all areas of life.


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Learn specific tools to help you change and improve the aspects of your life that you wish to change. Investing in yourself can be the most rewarding process one can experience because personal growth leads to improvement in all areas of life.

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I have a passion for emotional wellness, self-discovery, and empowerment and am dedicated to helping individuals who seek personal growth and development, healing from painful feelings and memories, and coping with anxiety and difficult life changes.

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  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Communication Skills
  • Divorce and Separation
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  • Self-Worth
  • 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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