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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.

Whether you are located in downtown Baltimore, Butchers Hill, Canton, Downtown, or even Federal Hill, 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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Oluremi Adedapo
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My commitment to patient care keeps the patient at the center of the process with a compassionate resolve to assist the individual with a solutions-based action plan to overcome challenges.


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My commitment to patient care keeps the patient at the center of the process with a compassionate resolve to assist the individual with a solutions-based action plan to overcome challenges.

Something to know about my approach is:

One of the best ways I support my patients is by educating and guiding them on prevention and healthy lifestyle habits, managing your overall patient care from your first appointment, ongoing care, and following up for optimal health results.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
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David Defoe
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The counseling experience should provide an environment that is supportive, nonjudgemental, safe, and encouraging. I use that space to help clients explore their traumas, fears, apprehensions, anxieties and self-defeating thoughts/behaviors.


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The counseling experience should provide an environment that is supportive, nonjudgemental, safe, and encouraging. I use that space to help clients explore their traumas, fears, apprehensions, anxieties and self-defeating thoughts/behaviors.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe that each individual client has within themselves the power to change, live their ideal intended life, and maintain satisfying relationships. I have been known to challenge my clients to confront their issues head on without fear.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Stress Management
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Map in Laurel, Maryland for David Defoe therapy location.
18.1 miles from you
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Margo Claybrooks
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We will start by unpacking what's bringing you into therapy and Identify a goal. We'll work together to improve your insight and increase your awareness. How you feel matters and how you cope matters. I'm here to support you on your journey to heal.


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Together, we will:

We will start by unpacking what's bringing you into therapy and Identify a goal. We'll work together to improve your insight and increase your awareness. How you feel matters and how you cope matters. I'm here to support you on your journey to heal.

Something to know about my approach is:

I operate from an insight-oriented therapeutic stance as I deem change that happens inside-out to be most lasting; while also encouraging outside-in changes that can be used as a spring board to promote insight for an effective lasting change.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • Life Problems
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
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Map in Laurel, Maryland for Margo Claybrooks therapy location.
19.5 miles from you
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India Simms
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Set goals and work toward them. Process trauma. Learn new coping skills for anxiety. Do EFT tapping. Practice couples communication exercises together. Discuss setting boundaries with your loved ones! Start a new self-care regimen!


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Set goals and work toward them. Process trauma. Learn new coping skills for anxiety. Do EFT tapping. Practice couples communication exercises together. Discuss setting boundaries with your loved ones! Start a new self-care regimen!

Something to know about my approach is:

I like to give people concrete skills they can use when they're not in therapy. Therapy is about finding ways to improve your quality of life, or increase relationship satisfaction. There's no topic too taboo.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Couples Therapy
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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India  Simms remote and phone therapy in Maryland
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Safiya McHale
Together, we will:

Break down the ways that systemic oppression harms us and creates some of the struggles we're having. We'll draw on your strengths and supports on your healing journey. We'll work as a team to make sure you have what you need to experience peace.


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Together, we will:

Break down the ways that systemic oppression harms us and creates some of the struggles we're having. We'll draw on your strengths and supports on your healing journey. We'll work as a team to make sure you have what you need to experience peace.

Something to know about my approach is:

that my overall framework is rooted in anti-oppression and liberation. I have a variety of techniques to draw from based on your own goals and needs. You're the expert on your own story and I'm here to support and offer new ideas and strategies.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Gender Transition
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • LGBTQ+
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Shame
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
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Safiya McHale remote and phone therapy in Maryland