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Find Racial Justice Therapists & Counselors in Springfield, 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 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.

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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Deborah Danner
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Together we will explore your childhood, past, and present. Learning more about who you are is essential for being able to challenge the difficulties that have brought you here. Together we will work to make you stronger, happier, and empowered.


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Together, we will:

Together we will explore your childhood, past, and present. Learning more about who you are is essential for being able to challenge the difficulties that have brought you here. Together we will work to make you stronger, happier, and empowered.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a variety of approaches using talk therapy, explorations of your childhood and your past, and a variety of art therapy techniques. I like to find out what your interests are and incorporate that into your sessions (art, music, books, etc).

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • interracial couples
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
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Binta Ka
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co-create a safe space for you to explore the issues that have brought you to therapy and create strategies to support you as you face them.


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co-create a safe space for you to explore the issues that have brought you to therapy and create strategies to support you as you face them.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe that a collaborative therapeutic relationship can be the key to supporting and empowering you to grow and realize your potential.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Immigration
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mood Disorders
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Trauma
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Binta Ka remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Madison Mange
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I hope to build a strong therapeutic relationship to help you achieve your treatment goals. My practice is informed by a variety of interventions, and evidence-based techniques, specifically tailored to each individuals' needs.


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I hope to build a strong therapeutic relationship to help you achieve your treatment goals. My practice is informed by a variety of interventions, and evidence-based techniques, specifically tailored to each individuals' needs.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is holistic, strongly rooted in mindfulness, and empowerment.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • Eating Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • Occupational Stress
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Skills
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
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Madison Mange remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Kavita Sekhsaria
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Our goal is to alleviate distress, achieve clarity, and ultimately, feel better. I aim to create a space that is safe, inclusive, and non-judgmental – where you get to lead the way.


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Our goal is to alleviate distress, achieve clarity, and ultimately, feel better. I aim to create a space that is safe, inclusive, and non-judgmental – where you get to lead the way.

Something to know about my approach is:

I aim to use a strengths based approach to work collaboratively with you to understand your distress and its origins, to relieve suffering, and move towards healing and reaching your full potential.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Confidence and Self-worth
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • Marriage
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
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Kavita Sekhsaria remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
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Kyla Dannelke
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I want to help you write your story, as you have always imagined it. Incorporating your dreams and letting go things that no longer serve you today.


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I want to help you write your story, as you have always imagined it. Incorporating your dreams and letting go things that no longer serve you today.

Something to know about my approach is:

I don’t believe therapy is one size fits all, I want to tailor it to your life and your vision! If that means sharing memes and laugh, I’m here for it!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adjustment issues
  • Anger Management
  • Children of Parents with Substance Use Disorders
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Employment
  • grief
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Persistant Depressive Disorder
  • Prolonged Grief Disorder
  • Substance Abuse Aftercare Planning
  • Substance Abuse Education
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Kyla Dannelke remote and phone therapy in Illinois