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It's not uncommon to struggle with body image issues at one time or another - most of us do. But it’s what you do about it that really matters. If you’re working on cultivating a positive body image, that’s fantastic! Yet, everyone can use a little help every now and again.

A body-positive therapist is a great resource you can use to build a better relationship with your body. Whether you are located in downtown Gaithersburg, the suburbs of Gaithersburg, other nearby places such as Leesburg, Frederick, or anywhere else in Maryland, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

How a Body-Positive Therapist Can Help

Whether you’re seeking therapy for a mental disorder, crisis intervention, or to address body image issues, there are many benefits to using a body-positive therapist, including:

  • Self-esteem-boosting encouragement when you’re having negative feelings about your body.
  • A safe space where you are free to convey your feelings and better understand the impact of social messages about how you should look.
  • Helpful tips, coping methods, and affirmations to cope with self-esteem and body-consciousness.

For an example of how a body-positive therapist can help, read licensed therapist Brianna Ramon’s tips for fighting back against body-shaming culture.

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Finding a body-positive therapist is easy if you use Mental Health Match. Start by browsing body-positive therapists and counselors below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Adrienne Jeffries
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discuss you as a whole person, but focus on the areas you are most concerned about. We will talk about your history, current life and what you want for the future. We will delve into your symptoms and traumas and work toward your goals.


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discuss you as a whole person, but focus on the areas you are most concerned about. We will talk about your history, current life and what you want for the future. We will delve into your symptoms and traumas and work toward your goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

working with me you will have a relief of negative symptoms, feel like your talking to a friend, and feel understood and cared for. I utilize EMDR and expressive arts, and occasionally CBT,DBT and IFS in my work. I am interactive in the session.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Anger Disorders
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Attachment Issues
  • Attachment Wounds
  • Childhood Issues
  • Codependency
  • Domestic Abuse
  • EMDR
  • Empaths/HSPs
  • Grief counseling
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Life Satisfaction and Fulfillment
  • Narcissism
  • Narcissist recovery
  • Religious Trauma
  • Spiritual Exploration
  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • Trauma EMDR
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Adrienne Jeffries remote and phone therapy in Maryland, North Carolina
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Portia S. Rouse
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Together, we can discuss how to mange your emotions effectively and navigate everyday life. We can tap into your past and relate it to your current and future. The goal is for you to be holistically well.


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Together, we can discuss how to mange your emotions effectively and navigate everyday life. We can tap into your past and relate it to your current and future. The goal is for you to be holistically well.

Something to know about my approach is:

My therapy style is warm and interactive. My approach is person-centered and strengths-based with a combination of rational-emotive cognitive behavioral therapy. I provide a safe space for you to work on your mental health goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Child behavior issues
  • Christian Counseling
  • Christian Women
  • Confidence and Self-worth
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Family Conflict
  • Financial Anxiety
  • Life Balance
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-advocacy
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-expression
  • Self-Worth
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spiritual Exploration
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Work-Life Balance
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Anastazyia Vareschi
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I enjoy counseling young adults and adults coping with depression, anxiety, trauma, career or relationship stress, and life changes.


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I enjoy counseling young adults and adults coping with depression, anxiety, trauma, career or relationship stress, and life changes.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a person-centered, trauma-informed therapist. My eclectic, evidence-based counseling approach draws from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and feminist lenses.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Career Development
  • Career Transitions
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Social Anxiety
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Anastazyia Vareschi remote and phone therapy in Maryland
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Jay Gould
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Work to see progress on your goals in a short time.


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Work to see progress on your goals in a short time.

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Clients will get know themselves and the underlying issues for their behaviors and/or symptoms.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Job related issues/stress
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Relationship Distress
  • Trauma
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Jay Gould remote and phone therapy in Florida, Maryland
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Dr. Geneva Reynaga-Abiko
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We will work collaboratively to understand your concerns, develop goals for treatment and co-construct a therapeutic space that feels safe and supportive for you.


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Together, we will:

We will work collaboratively to understand your concerns, develop goals for treatment and co-construct a therapeutic space that feels safe and supportive for you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide affirmative, empowerment-based, relational, insight-oriented (psychodynamic) psychological services. I believe that everyone has the right to make their own decisions and that people are doing the best they can given their circumstances.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • BIPOC
  • Borderline Personality
  • LGBTQ+
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
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Dr. Geneva Reynaga-Abiko remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia