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Is shame negatively affecting your life? Many people feel shame for all sorts of reasons, but shame is often a weapon used in bullying behaviors to make others feel defenseless, embarrassed, or confused. If you are experiencing these symptoms of shame, then it's a good idea to seek professional assistance from a licensed therapist, who can help you make sense of those feelings and stop them at the source.

Wherever you are located in Maryland from Annapolis to Rockville or even Frederick, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Common Signs of Shame

If you’re wondering whether you’re experiencing shame, this section is for you. Shame can bring on a myriad of symptoms, including:

  • Feelings of vulnerability.
  • Feelings of rejection.
  • Feeling small in relation to others.
  • Worrying about failing.
  • Worrying about what others may think about you.

This is not an exhaustive list. Licensed therapist Aaron Mason wrote this article about shame, imperfections, and the difference between guilt and shame.

Don’t Wait: Get Shame Counseling Today!

It’s totally normal to feel shame in the short term, but when these feelings linger or grow over time, they can have detrimental effects on your self-esteem and mental health as a whole. Therapy can help tremendously by helping you discover the source of your shame and how to overcome it. And Mental Health Match can help you find a quality therapist to get started. Start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

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we will co-create a safe, affirming and inclusive space for you to explore, heal and grow. We will work collaboratively to help you deeper understanding of your authentic self & healthier relationship with yourself and others.


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we will co-create a safe, affirming and inclusive space for you to explore, heal and grow. We will work collaboratively to help you deeper understanding of your authentic self & healthier relationship with yourself and others.

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You deserve a therapeutic relationship in which you feel empowered, truly seen and deeply understood. My culturally-affirming approach is guided by a sense of compassion, genuine curiosity, and social justice values.

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Increase your insight and awareness of your feelings.


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Increase your insight and awareness of your feelings.

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Working with me, you will experience the opportunity to dive deep into your inner-child and connect your childhood experiences to your current adult behaviors. I will empower you to dig deep into dormant areas of your psyche.

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Tiffany Anderson
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Together, we will embark on a journey of emotional, psychological, and spiritual freedom. Through the internal work, you will begin to feel a sense of hope and guidance, as you heighten your sense of self-acceptance, inner peace, and authenticity.


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Together, we will embark on a journey of emotional, psychological, and spiritual freedom. Through the internal work, you will begin to feel a sense of hope and guidance, as you heighten your sense of self-acceptance, inner peace, and authenticity.

Something to know about my approach is:

As a mental health provider and educator, I believe that personal liberation is attainable through a holistic approach. My practice dismantles generational traumas, fosters spiritual awareness, and empowers one’s self-identity.

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Miranda Layton
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If you are someone who struggles with life stressors, life changes, anxiety, depression, postpartum or parenting that you would like to improve then we will be the perfect team. Let’s get you to the best version of you!


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If you are someone who struggles with life stressors, life changes, anxiety, depression, postpartum or parenting that you would like to improve then we will be the perfect team. Let’s get you to the best version of you!

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My goal is to pass tools along to others so that you can feel happier, more balance and fulfilled in all of the roles in your life.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Co-parenting
  • Depression
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  • Infertility
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  • Parenthood
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  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
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  • Self-Worth
  • Work-Life Balance
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Miranda Layton remote and phone therapy in Florida, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia
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Meghan Hansen
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Increase tolerance of difficult or uncomfortable emotions, increase awareness of unhelpful thinking patterns, and work towards your own therapy goals.


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Together, we will:

Increase tolerance of difficult or uncomfortable emotions, increase awareness of unhelpful thinking patterns, and work towards your own therapy goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

I used evidenced based approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Stress Management
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