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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.

U Street Corridor of Washington DC, DC Discrimination Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Kirk Burke-Hamilton
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We begin by building a therapeutic relationship. We will elevate your concerns and adjust based on your personal needs. I don’t start stress or trauma work until we agree on healthy coping techniques for you to use throughout the treatment.


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We begin by building a therapeutic relationship. We will elevate your concerns and adjust based on your personal needs. I don’t start stress or trauma work until we agree on healthy coping techniques for you to use throughout the treatment.

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First, we assess the concerns and develop a plan together. Then we get to know each other through a "therapeutic relationship." Followed by methodically working our way through psychoeducation and mixed modalities to address each concern.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Acute Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationships
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Sabrina Valdez
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Together we will explore your understanding of self, developing healthy strategies of treating self and others. I work alongside you in developing the life and healthy relationships you desire.


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Together we will explore your understanding of self, developing healthy strategies of treating self and others. I work alongside you in developing the life and healthy relationships you desire.

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I am passionate about empowering folks to heal from the trauma they've experienced and learn new ways of viewing themselves and the relationships they inhabit.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Family Trauma
  • Grief
  • Identity
  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • Interpersonal Difficulties
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Skills
  • Relationship Trauma
  • Trauma
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Jalessa Townsend
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Explore any topic with me. I prioritize a client-centered approach; you lead the session—we unpack whatever's on your mind, no topics policed. Discuss what's important to you in as much or as little detail as needed. Think of me as your co-pilot.


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Explore any topic with me. I prioritize a client-centered approach; you lead the session—we unpack whatever's on your mind, no topics policed. Discuss what's important to you in as much or as little detail as needed. Think of me as your co-pilot.

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Therapy is a series of conversations; let's talk. We will discuss what's holding you back from being the person you dream about. Explore fear, process trauma, & celebrate gains to help you find confidence, clarity, & alignment that will empower you

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship Conflict
  • School Issues
  • Situational Stress
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Leen Nguyen
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Together, we will find that healing is within reach. We'll foster collaboration as I help guide you towards you full potential in your healing journey.


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Together, we will find that healing is within reach. We'll foster collaboration as I help guide you towards you full potential in your healing journey.

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I practice an integrative and holistic therapeutic approach, addressing mind, body, and spirit. With expertise in crisis, trauma, and addiction, I view clients through a contextual and social lens, guided by the Person-in-Environment Theory.

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  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Crisis
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Mild Depression
  • Trauma
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Neshia Riley
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Adult ADHD, Anxiety Management , Artists and Creative Personalities, Black and African American Issues, Burnout, Career Burnout, Creatives, Digital Nomads, Spirituality, Spiritually Transformative Experiences , Work-Life Balance, Workplace Issues


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Adult ADHD, Anxiety Management , Artists and Creative Personalities, Black and African American Issues, Burnout, Career Burnout, Creatives, Digital Nomads, Spirituality, Spiritually Transformative Experiences , Work-Life Balance, Workplace Issues

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I provide a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their inner experiences, honoring their unique stories and perspectives with empathy and respect.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety Management
  • Artists and Creative Personalities
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Burnout
  • Career Burnout
  • Creatives
  • Sex Workers
  • Spirituality
  • Spiritually Transformative Experiences
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Workplace Issues
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