Find German-speaking Therapists & Counselors in Overland Park, KS.

 

A language barrier can make it impossible to communicate effectively, thwarting your therapy experience from the start. Good communication between you and your therapist is key to success in therapy.

If German is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a German-speaking therapist. Whether you are located in downtown Overland Park, the suburbs of Overland Park, other nearby places such as Kansas City, Lenexa, or anywhere else in Kansas, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Ways a Language Barrier Can Hinder Therapy

Here are several ways that a language barrier can decrease the effectiveness of therapy and counseling:

  • It can cause a misdiagnosis based on an insufficient understanding of your symptoms.
  • Your therapist may misunderstand statements or cultural factors important to your health.
  • Without good communication, you may not fully understand the therapist’s treatment plan.

Due to the above reasons, it’s in your best interest to see a therapist who speaks your native language. We also encourage you to read licensed therapist Meredith Walker’s article to learn about additional things to consider when choosing a therapist.

See a Therapist Who Speaks Your Native Language Today!

Licensed German-speaking therapists are available to get to know you, pinpoint your issues, and create a plan to get you on track toward a happier life. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified bilingual therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Mark Ireland
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Identify real changes you want to make, and then execute a plan to help you change what you specifically want to be different.


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Together, we will:

Identify real changes you want to make, and then execute a plan to help you change what you specifically want to be different.

Something to know about my approach is:

that it is Person Centered with an unconditional positive regard for my clients. My goal is to help clients gain their own insight and come to realizations through their own thoughts, not me forcing my opinion.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depressive Disorders
  • grief
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Persistant Depressive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Substance Use issues
  • Trauma
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Lisa Doyle
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We will explore the issues that keep you from being happy and help you to develop the tools you need! You have the power to make these changes. I believe in you and that we can go through this journey together!


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We will explore the issues that keep you from being happy and help you to develop the tools you need! You have the power to make these changes. I believe in you and that we can go through this journey together!

Something to know about my approach is:

I rely a lot on CBT approaches. I have often believed that we program our mind over time and if we can reprogram our mind, we can get better. I have numerous certifications and training, including life coaching!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Families
  • Family Therapy
  • grief
  • Individual Issues
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Substance Abuse
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Pilar Yoho
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Explore patterns that continue to come up and impact your sense of self. We'll work on establishing a sense of safety, a strong core self, and develop tools that will help you feel safe and secure in all surroundings.


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Explore patterns that continue to come up and impact your sense of self. We'll work on establishing a sense of safety, a strong core self, and develop tools that will help you feel safe and secure in all surroundings.

Something to know about my approach is:

I consider the healing journey to be one of the most sacred journeys you'll ever be on. I consider it an honor to walk beside you as you sift through all the experiences that have brought you to this vulnerable space and make sense of them.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Attachment Wounds
  • Codependency
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence Survivors
  • Exploring Attachment Styles
  • Families
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Sara Baker
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I want you to feel valued and heard during therapy so that you can achieve your therapy goals. We will explore all areas that you feel are most important by identifying goals, actionable steps, and developing a plan for treatment together.


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I want you to feel valued and heard during therapy so that you can achieve your therapy goals. We will explore all areas that you feel are most important by identifying goals, actionable steps, and developing a plan for treatment together.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a directive but empathetic therapist. I will help you to make the changes you are seeking by applying therapy techniques tailored specifically to you to get to the root of the problem.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • acute stress
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Transitions
  • Depression
  • EMDR
  • grief
  • Life Adjustment
  • Males with mental health challenges
  • Mental Health and Drug Use
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-acceptance
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  • Trauma EMDR
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Alison Funk
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work on how to help you become the best version of yourself


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work on how to help you become the best version of yourself

Something to know about my approach is:

I like to utilize play therapy when I can. I strive for my relationship with clients to be based on working together for an ultimate goal of healing and understanding of life stressors.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Children
  • Depression
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Teenagers
  • Trauma
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