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Find Racial Justice Therapists & Counselors in Lafayette, LA.

 

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 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.

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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Phillip Stepka, PsyD
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Explore the interaction between your history, emotional style, relationships, and current circumstances as they affect and concern you. Together we collaborate on pathways to recovery and/or greater wellbeing, sense of self, and resiliency.


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Together, we will:

Explore the interaction between your history, emotional style, relationships, and current circumstances as they affect and concern you. Together we collaborate on pathways to recovery and/or greater wellbeing, sense of self, and resiliency.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am trained in and utilize state-of-the-art approaches to address impacts of stress, self-image, and overwhelming emotions. However, each therapeutic relationship and approach is different and collaboratively based on your unique needs and pace.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Anxiety
  • anxiety-driven anger
  • Attachment Issues
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Feelings of not being good enough
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Impulsive Behavior
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Repeating Patterns of Ineffective Behavior
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic loss
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Phillip Stepka, PsyD remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Maya B Galathe
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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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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
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Ariel Sheeger
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change the way you run your life. So often, clients come in with one or two acute issues and find that our work together improves so many other areas of life!


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change the way you run your life. So often, clients come in with one or two acute issues and find that our work together improves so many other areas of life!

Something to know about my approach is:

I value transparency and collaboration. We are here to strengthen your resilience, guide you toward honesty, and a higher sense of self. Also, we may even laugh together from time to time.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Couples issues
  • Kink Community
  • Open Relationships
  • Polyamory
  • Relationship Distress
  • Sexuality
  • Sex worker support
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Marissa Batie Collier
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By working together, you will be able to transform your mindset by learning strategies to allow live a life of purpose, bringing peace as a daily norm and celebrating you daily!


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By working together, you will be able to transform your mindset by learning strategies to allow live a life of purpose, bringing peace as a daily norm and celebrating you daily!

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I help overworked and burnout parents, students and adults overcome a negative thoughts of imposter syndrome, "I can't do this"; "I'm not good enough" to develop self-worth & positive self-esteem to creating a life of work-life harmony balance.

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  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress Management
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Marissa  Batie Collier remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana
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Calvary De'Rosa Sampson
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Together we will explore and empower you through transitions and phases of life.


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Together, we will:

Together we will explore and empower you through transitions and phases of life.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is multifaceted which allows for integrative evidence-based approaches to help focus on working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families on a variety of concerns, including adjustment to major life transitions, trauma, and anxiety.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment issues
  • Anxiety
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Trauma
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Calvary De'Rosa Sampson  remote and phone therapy in Louisiana, Texas