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Find Discrimination Therapists & Counselors in Riverside, IL.

 

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 Riverside, the suburbs of Riverside, other nearby places such as Berwyn, Hines, or anywhere else in Illinois, 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.

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Akilah Yates
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I will laugh with you, be silent with you and whatever you need to feel comfortable and safe. A sense of connection, safety, honesty & open-mindedness are the values that I strive for.


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I will laugh with you, be silent with you and whatever you need to feel comfortable and safe. A sense of connection, safety, honesty & open-mindedness are the values that I strive for.

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My approach focuses on your strengths to ascend your personal growth. We are required to adapt to the various obstacles that we come across. My goal is to make sure that you are equipped to handle life. I pride myself on being personable.

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  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Development
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • College Students
  • Cultural Issues
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Financial Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Life Coaching
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Mindfulness meditation and spirituality
  • Overachievers
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  • Personal Development
  • Personal growth
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial Trauma
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
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  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
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Christine Hatchard
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seek to gain a deep understanding of how the events, traumas and relationships in your life have intersected with your unique psychology. You will feel seen and valued as an individual, and less alone and ashamed in your struggle.


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seek to gain a deep understanding of how the events, traumas and relationships in your life have intersected with your unique psychology. You will feel seen and valued as an individual, and less alone and ashamed in your struggle.

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I am highly skilled in building trust and feelings of safety when working with all clients. I will be empathic and attuned to you as we uncover and process your underlying issues, and not just their manifestation (behaviors).

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  • Adult Adoptees
  • Anxiety
  • Child Abuse
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial Trauma
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Transracial Adoption
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Dr. Tara Thompson
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My expertise includes mood disorders, depression, addictions, relationships issues, eating disorders, anxiety and panic symptoms. In addition to being a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, I am also a certified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP).


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My expertise includes mood disorders, depression, addictions, relationships issues, eating disorders, anxiety and panic symptoms. In addition to being a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, I am also a certified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP).

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With over 15 years of experience as a Psychologist, I have an eclectic approach to treatment, but tend to draw from relational and cognitive behavioral approaches in order to design a specialized treatment plan based on your unique needs.

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  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Healthy Conflict Resolution
  • LGBTQ+
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Dr. Tara Thompson remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Larisa Leader
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We will go over your general history & develop what your goals will be in your treatment plan. After that, sessions are more fluid, where we talk more comfortably. Goals can be updated or changed as we go along, based on what makes sense for you.


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Together, we will:

We will go over your general history & develop what your goals will be in your treatment plan. After that, sessions are more fluid, where we talk more comfortably. Goals can be updated or changed as we go along, based on what makes sense for you.

Something to know about my approach is:

CBT: identifying thoughts that lead to feelings/behaviors & helping you improve those thoughts.. I also focus on you as a whole person (gestalt), building your strengths (humanistic), helping you make changes you want to see in your life (MI & SBT).

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • LGBTQ+
  • Panic Attacks
  • Social Anxiety
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Larisa Leader remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Teresa Stire
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Through the process of therapy, we will work together to help you increase awareness of your own emotions and help you learn safe and effective ways to express your thoughts., navigate transitions and become the best version of yourself.


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Together, we will:

Through the process of therapy, we will work together to help you increase awareness of your own emotions and help you learn safe and effective ways to express your thoughts., navigate transitions and become the best version of yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I realize that starting therapy can be a vulnerable and sometimes intimidating experience, which is why I work to create a safe space where you and I can work collaboratively to explore your concerns and help get you "unstuck".

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  • Adjustment issues
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anger Management
  • Betting and Gambling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth trauma
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Empowering women
  • grief
  • Health Anxiety
  • High anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Distress
  • Religious Identity
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexuality
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Women's Identity/Image
  • Young Women
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Teresa Stire remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin