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Find Discrimination Therapists & Counselors in Springfield, 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 Springfield, the suburbs of Springfield, other nearby places such as Florissant, Peoria, 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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Dr. Speshal Walker Gautier
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Address the issues preventing you from becoming the best version of yourself. People seek therapy for a range of issues, but the common goal is reducing and addressing barriers that get in the way of living a fulfilling life.


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Address the issues preventing you from becoming the best version of yourself. People seek therapy for a range of issues, but the common goal is reducing and addressing barriers that get in the way of living a fulfilling life.

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Therapy is about change. During our work, I will support you and assist you in identifying and changing the patterns that are not serving you. I approach therapy with an integrative approach, combining relational and cognitive-behavioral techniques.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Dr. Speshal  Walker Gautier  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, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Xinyan Mao
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Your voices will be heard here, and it is my honor to be one of your supporters in the journey of life. With respect, warmth, and compassion, we will explore and understand your past experiences and inner space together.


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Your voices will be heard here, and it is my honor to be one of your supporters in the journey of life. With respect, warmth, and compassion, we will explore and understand your past experiences and inner space together.

Something to know about my approach is:

Having an international and multicultural background, I will use my empathy, kindness, and knowledge to work collaboratively with my clients as we figure out social, cultural, and gender identities. There will be no judgments in our space.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Issues
  • east asian cultural issues
  • Empowering women
  • Racial justice
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress
  • Women's Identity/Image
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adults
  • Young Women
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Julianna Murphy
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I will build a relationship of trust and explore together what is needed to transpire growth for the client by learning new strategies for managing emotions, boost self-awareness and promote self discovery.


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I will build a relationship of trust and explore together what is needed to transpire growth for the client by learning new strategies for managing emotions, boost self-awareness and promote self discovery.

Something to know about my approach is:

"In using different modalities within my practice, I believe that within the therapeutic process it is important to address issues early on upon presentation but to also meet where the client is in their recovery. I utilize Adlerian, Person-centered.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • children of divorce
  • children with chronic illness/terminal illness
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • grief
  • Life Stages
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Personal Development
  • School issues
  • Self Understanding
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Emily Majkrzak
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Work towards your values and what you want to get out of therapy. Some people come to therapy to talk about every day stress. Others need a space to grieve or to work through life experiences. I am here for what YOU need.


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Together, we will:

Work towards your values and what you want to get out of therapy. Some people come to therapy to talk about every day stress. Others need a space to grieve or to work through life experiences. I am here for what YOU need.

Something to know about my approach is:

When you or your child work with me, I use a creative approach so that therapy can be fun and productive! For example, is your interest in video games, music, art? We can use that in therapy!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • grief
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQ+
  • School issues
  • School Resistance
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Emily Majkrzak remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Andrew McKenzie
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Help you re-engage with life, learn tangible tools to manage your thoughts and feelings, and help you connect more vitally and authentically with others. We will get you moving in a direction you can be proud of.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Help you re-engage with life, learn tangible tools to manage your thoughts and feelings, and help you connect more vitally and authentically with others. We will get you moving in a direction you can be proud of.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe therapy is about both insight and change: understanding who you are and how you got here, and identifying action steps you can take to bring healing and meaningful change into your life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress Management
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Andrew McKenzie 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