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Everyone deals with traumatic events and experiences at some point, but that doesn’t make them any easier to deal with. Sometimes we can process trauma and get on with our lives, and other times it just becomes too much to bear.

This is where trauma therapy can help. 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.

Do You Need a Trauma Therapist?

Are you on the fence regarding whether you should see a trauma therapist? This section will help you decide.

If you’ve dealt with a traumatic event (a death, rape, natural disaster, war, etc.), a therapist may be able to help you if you are experiencing any of the following signs of psychological trauma:

  • Recurring memories of the traumatic event
  • Nightmares
  • Anger and irritability
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Recurring headaches
  • Depression

Read this article to learn more about how to heal from trauma.

Take Action: Get Trauma Therapy Today

A professional therapist or counselor can assist you in unpacking your feelings about the event and teach you proven techniques to help you heal. With Mental Health Match, you can find a therapist who specializes in helping people move forward after trauma. Use our therapist matching tool to get started.

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Amanda Morgan
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Discuss and work through anything that is relevant and important to you! My goal is to support you and help you navigate current stressors or challenges. The ultimate goal of therapy is to bring you to a happier and healthier life!


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Discuss and work through anything that is relevant and important to you! My goal is to support you and help you navigate current stressors or challenges. The ultimate goal of therapy is to bring you to a happier and healthier life!

Something to know about my approach is:

I am very accepting, open, non-judgmental, and understanding. I want to provide you with a safe and supportive space to talk about your concerns. It is important to me that you feel welcomed and that you feel heard. No cookie cutter therapy here!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Adjustment
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sex Workers
  • Single Parents
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Megan Connell
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Develop a plan to help you reach your stated goals for therapy. I will use evidence based practices to help you reach your therapy goals. Most of my clients reach their goals within 12 therapy sessions.


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Develop a plan to help you reach your stated goals for therapy. I will use evidence based practices to help you reach your therapy goals. Most of my clients reach their goals within 12 therapy sessions.

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I want to help you build compassion for yourself though learning about the brain and behavior. I believe if you understand why you tend to react the way that you do you will be more able to work through the challenges that you are facing on your own.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism-Related Challenges
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Changes
  • Middle Age
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • School Issues
  • Trauma
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Megan Connell 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, Nort...
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Osato Egonmwan
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We will work together to help you identify your goals for therapy and break those goals down into achievable, specific, and realistic steps that will allow you to feel optimistic and hopeful for the future. I will assist you in identifying childhood.


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We will work together to help you identify your goals for therapy and break those goals down into achievable, specific, and realistic steps that will allow you to feel optimistic and hopeful for the future. I will assist you in identifying childhood.

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My approach to therapy is warm, relaxed, and direct. I believe change is individual and often times, progress is a marathon, not a sprint.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult Children of Immigrants
  • Adult Children of Narcissistic Parents
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Depression
  • Families
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • Self-Advocacy
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Dr. Karen Tringle, Psy.D, HSP
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identify the "stuck" places in your life, exploring what helped create this bottleneck so that we can create a better infrastructure that sets you up for success in the future. We'll use humor and creativity to find new solutions to old problems


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identify the "stuck" places in your life, exploring what helped create this bottleneck so that we can create a better infrastructure that sets you up for success in the future. We'll use humor and creativity to find new solutions to old problems

Something to know about my approach is:

authentic, no-nonsense, and straightforward, with equal measures of compassion and humor, to focus on your presenting concerns. We'll highlight your current assets and strengths, while building new skills, tools, and resources to tackle any situation

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Boundaries
  • Confidence
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Feeling Stuck
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • Narcissistic Abuse
  • Perfectionism
  • Personal Growth
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Esteem
  • Shame
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Dr. Karen Tringle, Psy.D, HSP remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvani...
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Phillip Stepka, PsyD
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Explore the interaction between your history, emotional style, relationships, and current circumstances as they affect and concern you. Together we collaborate on pathways to recovery and/or greater wellbeing, sense of self, and resiliency.


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Picture of Phillip Stepka, PsyD, mental health therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New...
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Together, we will:

Explore the interaction between your history, emotional style, relationships, and current circumstances as they affect and concern you. Together we collaborate on pathways to recovery and/or greater wellbeing, sense of self, and resiliency.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am trained in and utilize state-of-the-art approaches to address impacts of stress, self-image, and overwhelming emotions. However, each therapeutic relationship and approach is different and collaboratively based on your unique needs and pace.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety-Driven Anger
  • Attachment Issues
  • Behavior Change
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Confidence
  • Depression
  • Feelings of Not Being Good Enough
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • Impulsive Behavior
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Traumatic Loss
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Phillip Stepka, PsyD remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, No...