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When it comes time to choose a therapist, you may prefer a Black therapist over therapists of other races or ethnicities. This is understandable, considering that you may connect best with a Black therapist or therapist who shares a similar racial background as you.

Wherever you are located in Louisiana from Alexandria to Shreveport or even Lafayette, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

The Benefits of Working with a Black Therapist

There are several reasons why you may choose to work with a Black therapist over someone from another racial background or identity, and they include:

  • You may connect more deeply with a Black therapist or feel that they "just get you."
  • The therapist may be better attuned to culturally rooted issues that affect your life or therapeutic process.
  • You may better trust them or feel more confident in their skills as a therapist.
  • Some mental health issues may stem from racial injustice, bias, or crimes, and an African American therapist may feel safer to you.
  • A Black therapist may better be able to point to the impacts of racial bias and how they affect your life.
  • You may feel more comfortable and be able to let your guard down more with a Black therapist than if you feel like you must be aware of and fight racial stereotypes.

Just as in the rest of your life, having a Black therapist can help you tap into the healing power of Black community on mental health.

Begin Therapy with an African American Therapist Now!

At Mental Health Match, you’ll find licensed Black therapists who can help you work through your mental health concerns and improve your life. To find an experienced therapist in your area, browse the Black experts below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Picture of Marissa  Batie Collier, therapist in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana
Marissa Batie Collier
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Together we will work to empower, educate and provide you with mental health wellness. Like the lotus flower, you TOO have the ability to rise from the mud, bloom out of the darkness and RADIATE into the WORLD.


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Picture of Marissa  Batie Collier, therapist in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana
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Together, we will:

Together we will work to empower, educate and provide you with mental health wellness. Like the lotus flower, you TOO have the ability to rise from the mud, bloom out of the darkness and RADIATE into the WORLD.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is simple allowing you to express your feelings in a safe and confidential environment.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress Management
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Marissa  Batie Collier remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana
Picture of Chanell Finley, therapist in Florida, Louisiana, Texas
Chanell Finley
Together, we will:

identify, challenge and replace negative core beliefs and thought patterns that are keeping you stuck with new, positive core beliefs and thought patterns. We also process any trauma through EMDR or Brainspotting therapy.


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Picture of Chanell Finley, therapist in Florida, Louisiana, Texas
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Together, we will:

identify, challenge and replace negative core beliefs and thought patterns that are keeping you stuck with new, positive core beliefs and thought patterns. We also process any trauma through EMDR or Brainspotting therapy.

Something to know about my approach is:

In our time together, you will experience me as professional, supportive, and empathetic.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma EMDR
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Chanell Finley remote and phone therapy in Florida, Louisiana, Texas
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Maya B Galathe
Together, we will:

Together we will explore what is stopping you from reaching your goals and creating the life of your dreams. We will explore negative thought patterns and behaviors. Though we cannot control situations we can control our responses.


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Picture of Maya B Galathe, therapist in Louisiana
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Together, we will:

Together we will explore what is stopping you from reaching your goals and creating the life of your dreams. We will explore negative thought patterns and behaviors. Though we cannot control situations we can control our responses.

Something to know about my approach is:

My practice Goal Digging Therapy is just what the name suggests. My counseling style is goal-oriented and solution focused. Besides traditional talk therapy, I use other means such as music and art therapy and even assign "homework" to clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Racial Trauma
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Maya B Galathe remote and phone therapy in Louisiana
Picture of Nicole Nichols, therapist in Louisiana
Nicole Nichols
Together, we will:

work to identify past happenings that have contribute to the current patterns of life that have been adapted and identify need patterns to replace those that no longer serve toward our chosen purpose.


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Together, we will:

work to identify past happenings that have contribute to the current patterns of life that have been adapted and identify need patterns to replace those that no longer serve toward our chosen purpose.

Something to know about my approach is:

I approach life under the principles of scripture. In counseling I work with you to identify problem areas and the root issues that attribute to those areas.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Christian Counseling
  • Co-parenting
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Relationships
  • Stress
  • Workplace Issues
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Nicole Nichols remote and phone therapy in Louisiana
Picture of Darleshia  Bibbins , therapist in Florida, Louisiana, Texas
Darleshia Bibbins
Together, we will:

understand you, your relationships goals, and how you can improve relationships that are important to you. We will work together to learn new tools for you to implement boundaries and cope when triggered.


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Picture of Darleshia  Bibbins , therapist in Florida, Louisiana, Texas
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Together, we will:

understand you, your relationships goals, and how you can improve relationships that are important to you. We will work together to learn new tools for you to implement boundaries and cope when triggered.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is very person-centered. I won't just sit and listen. I guide you in your journey towards healing. I understand all aspects of the connection between thoughts and behavior and I have the tools needed to help shift your mindset.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression Management
  • Grief counseling
  • Self care
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-love
  • Trauma
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Darleshia  Bibbins  remote and phone therapy in Florida, Louisiana, Texas