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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 English is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a English-speaking therapist. 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.

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 English-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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Darrell RENFRO, Ph.D., LPC-S
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Clients will identify, process, and learn skills/techniques that may be used to resolve negative thoughts, feelings, attitudes, and behaviors associated with past negative experiences, including trauma.


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Clients will identify, process, and learn skills/techniques that may be used to resolve negative thoughts, feelings, attitudes, and behaviors associated with past negative experiences, including trauma.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have almost 20 years of experience in the social services field. I see the therapist-client relations as a partnership. I am solution-focused and understand the basic fundamental concept of working with others for the betterment of the entirety.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Crisis
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Men's Issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Darrell RENFRO, Ph.D., LPC-S remote and phone therapy in Louisiana
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Nicole Nichols
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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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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
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Deborah Ridgeway
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Work to build skills and new approaches in order to move toward your best version of yourself.


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Together, we will:

Work to build skills and new approaches in order to move toward your best version of yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work hard to help you, and I need to know that you are committed to growth, willing to consider new approaches and work hard together.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Issues
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin
  • LGBTQ+
  • Recovery
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Deborah Ridgeway remote and phone therapy in Louisiana
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Jamie Gaskin
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Attachment, comfort, emotions, communication, unhealthy patterns, family dynamics, coping skills, traumatic experiences, we will not avoid difficult topics. We will learn new and healthy ways to cope and come back to process through the trauma.


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Attachment, comfort, emotions, communication, unhealthy patterns, family dynamics, coping skills, traumatic experiences, we will not avoid difficult topics. We will learn new and healthy ways to cope and come back to process through the trauma.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize an attachment framework derived from Emotionally Focused Therapy and Story Informed Trauma Therapy (SITT) to help my clients understand how they came to be who they are. We can learn new behaviors once we have identified the unhealthy ones

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Childhood Issues
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin
  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Trust Issues
  • Veterans / Military Families
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Jamie Gaskin remote and phone therapy in Louisiana
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Julie Benoit
Together, we will:

Explore the thoughts and emotions that are troubling you. Perhaps you have noticed a negative pattern that you would like to break. We will work on increasing your self confidence and provide some tools so that you can find peace of mind.


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Together, we will:

Explore the thoughts and emotions that are troubling you. Perhaps you have noticed a negative pattern that you would like to break. We will work on increasing your self confidence and provide some tools so that you can find peace of mind.

Something to know about my approach is:

My counseling philosophy is one with both acceptance and change. I believe that people do the best that they can, but can also do better. I will share with you the skills that I have seen work for other people who want to improve their life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress Management
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Julie Benoit remote and phone therapy in Louisiana