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Indigenous peoples have unique mental health concerns as a result of a long history of ancestral trauma. If you’re an indigenous person who prefers an indigenous counselor or therapist, it makes total sense. In the end, no one can understand your life experience as an indigenous person quite like another indigenous person.

Whether you are located in downtown Lafayette, the suburbs of Lafayette, other nearby places such as Alexandria, Kenner, or anywhere else in Louisiana, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Benefits of Seeing an Indigenous Counselor

As an indigenous person, seeing an indigenous counselor can lead to several benefits:

  • A greater sense of understanding between you and your therapist.
  • Greater freedom to be honest and forthcoming with information about your mental health and the struggles you face.
  • Better care since an indigenous person may recognize issues stemming from racial injustice imposed on indigenous peoples.

That said, not every indigenous therapist will be a good fit for you. When choosing a therapist, you need to consider many other factors. Read this article to discover how to find a therapist who’s the right fit.

Get in Touch With an Indigenous Therapist today!

It can be challenging to find indigenous therapists or counselors if you don't know where to look. That’s why we're here! With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified indigenous counselor or therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Darleshia Bibbins
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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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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
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Samuel Chesterfield
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"Let the monster out." I'm interested in the crevices of your mind. Show me where the cobwebs are because that's where your freedom is. The truth is that the most beneficial aspect of therapy is your ability to feel at home, so make yourself at home.


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"Let the monster out." I'm interested in the crevices of your mind. Show me where the cobwebs are because that's where your freedom is. The truth is that the most beneficial aspect of therapy is your ability to feel at home, so make yourself at home.

Something to know about my approach is:

I create a safe space to connect, recharge, and gain inspiration. The time is now, to morph into your full potential!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adopted Children
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Anger
  • Anger Management
  • Bisexuality
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • children of divorce
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • Driving Anxiety
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Gay Identity
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Racial Trauma
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-Worth
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sexuality
  • Social Anxiety
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Traumatic loss
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Samuel Chesterfield remote and phone therapy in Louisiana
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Lauren Delahoussaye
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Help you begin to like yourself again and be kind and forgiving to yourself, even when you're not checking off all the items on that endless to-do list. I can help navigate these feelings and help you find peace within yourself.


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Help you begin to like yourself again and be kind and forgiving to yourself, even when you're not checking off all the items on that endless to-do list. I can help navigate these feelings and help you find peace within yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide therapy during perinatal and postpartum periods, grief and loss, teen pregnancy, anxiety and depression. I am aware of the struggles parents experience and am able to help you navigate your challenges in a way that is productive for you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Infertility
  • Miscarriage
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
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Julie Benoit
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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
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Victoria Rodriguez
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As a trauma specialist, we will work together to help you feel safe again. You will NEVER be pressured to talk before you’re ready. You face enough judgement from your family down the bayou - counseling should be a place where you get to be safe.


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Together, we will:

As a trauma specialist, we will work together to help you feel safe again. You will NEVER be pressured to talk before you’re ready. You face enough judgement from your family down the bayou - counseling should be a place where you get to be safe.

Something to know about my approach is:

I’m a holistic counselor - this means we might examine what stories you have been told about your role and how that might affect how you think about yourself today. Sometimes this can show up as anxiety, perfectionism, or over-working yourself.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Chronic Illness
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Health Anxiety
  • medical anxiety
  • Medical Trauma
  • Physical health issues
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Victoria  Rodriguez  remote and phone therapy in Louisiana