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Find Racial Justice Therapists & Counselors in Riverside, IL.

 

Many therapists commit to racial justice principles, including working to expose and counter white privilege and heal the effects of racial trauma. Racial trauma can take the form of hurtful social interactions, lack of education and employment opportunities, and more.

Thankfully, racial justice therapists are available not only to help you heal but to empower you to commit to racial injustice. 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.

How Racial Justice Therapists Can Help

Here are a few of the ways racial justice therapists can help you:

  • They can be a supportive guide to understanding the effect racism has on you, your mental health, and your life.
  • They set the stage for a meaningful discussion and inspire you to look inwardly for answers to problems.
  • They can give you tips and tricks to remain calm amidst racial aggressions.
  • They can help you feel empowered about who you are.
  • They can help you understand and dismantle white privilege.

If you are a White person considering a racial justice therapist, read licensed therapist Marla Berger’s article on promoting racial equality. If you are BIPOC, consider licensed therapist Vaughn O'Neal’s tips for Black mental health during turbulent times.

Get Started with a Racial Justice Therapist Today!

A licensed racial justice therapist is available to help you improve your mental health with the help of someone who shares your values. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified counselor or therapist is easy! Start by browsing racial justice therapists below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Michelle Constantino
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Explore family dynamics/interpersonal relationships, life goals/skills development, personal identity goals, behavioral management techniques, as well as parent skills training. We will get you and/or your family feeling your best!


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Explore family dynamics/interpersonal relationships, life goals/skills development, personal identity goals, behavioral management techniques, as well as parent skills training. We will get you and/or your family feeling your best!

Something to know about my approach is:

I enjoy getting to know you/your child, and discovering unique ways to challenge and empower you/your child. My goal is to help make you comfortable with change, and achieve the life goals that you have for yourself or your child/family.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Body Acceptance
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Family Dynamics
  • Trauma
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Michelle Constantino remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Nina Foushee
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In therapy, I will partner with you to understand who you are, what you have experienced, and how to use your strengths to create the lasting change you want in your life.


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In therapy, I will partner with you to understand who you are, what you have experienced, and how to use your strengths to create the lasting change you want in your life.

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I believe that therapy is sacred work. My role as a therapist is to accompany you on your own path to increased agency, fulfillment, and meaning in life.

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  • Anxiety
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • Life Transitions
  • Queer Identity
  • Self-Esteem
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Ashley Knight
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identify skills that will help you to meet your full potential and goals.


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identify skills that will help you to meet your full potential and goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

I recognize that no problem is too big or small, and I understand that therapy should feel like a safe, non-judgmental space for clients. I work with adolescent and adult clients who are dealing with depression, anxiety, grief and life transitions.

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  • Adjustment issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Distress
  • Stress Management
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Dr. Golnaz Hansen, MFT, Ph.D.
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work on assisting you in living your best life and in learning skills to improve your quality of life. Many individuals I work with seek and find support related to anxiety, stress, depression, adjustment challenges, trauma, as well as grief and loss


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Together, we will:

work on assisting you in living your best life and in learning skills to improve your quality of life. Many individuals I work with seek and find support related to anxiety, stress, depression, adjustment challenges, trauma, as well as grief and loss

Something to know about my approach is:

I am highly adept at building trust and safety when working with clients. I'm deeply passionate about clinical work and use evidence-based practice and research to inform my clinical work. I feel genuinely grateful to do this work.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • grief
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Postpartum
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Women's Issues
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Dr. Golnaz Hansen, MFT, Ph.D. remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Stephanie Haugen
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Develop coping skills that can be useful both now and in the future. We will also work to identify negative thoughts, practice new skills, problem solve, and set goals so that you can fully live in the present moment.


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Together, we will:

Develop coping skills that can be useful both now and in the future. We will also work to identify negative thoughts, practice new skills, problem solve, and set goals so that you can fully live in the present moment.

Something to know about my approach is:

An Integrative approach uses multiple approaches to help clients. In most cases, this means a combination of psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, and humanistic therapies. The approach is flexible and based on the needs of the client.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression Management
  • Disordered Eating
  • Grief counseling
  • Learning differences
  • Life Transitions
  • Panic
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self Harm Reduction
  • Trauma
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Map in Chicago, Illinois for Stephanie  Haugen therapy location.
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