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If you’ve previously struggled with social norms about weight and body-image, a fat-positive therapist can help. The Fat Acceptance Movement, founded on body positivity, inspires others to accept and even celebrate their fatness. However, seeing others love themselves is not always enough.

It could take help from a licensed, professional fat-positive therapist to help you improve your self-esteem and empower you to fully embrace and love your body just as it is. Wherever you are located in Rhode Island from Cranston to Woonsocket or even Providence, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Benefits of a Fat-Positive Therapist

Most therapists are equipped to help you sort through common problems like depression, anxiety, and PTSD. But when you’re fat, there’s a possible element of shame and social anxiety that can take over and effect your therapy experience.

In addition to providing traditional behavioral health treatment, a fat-positive therapist can provide:

  • A non-judgemental haven for you to articulate your feelings and problems.
  • Encouragement to improve your self-esteem and love yourself the way you are.
  • Practical methods and tips to help you cope with social stigma and anxiety.

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

Love Yourself with a Fat-Positive Therapist

Don’t let shame, low self-esteem, or social expectations drive you. Instead, see a fat-positive therapist to help you love yourself and your body. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified fat-positive counselor or therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Alex Garver
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Be honest about what is going well and what could be better in your life. Reframe how to think about problems. Meet important needs more directly. Tap into spiritual resources like inner parents and spirit guides.


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Together, we will:

Be honest about what is going well and what could be better in your life. Reframe how to think about problems. Meet important needs more directly. Tap into spiritual resources like inner parents and spirit guides.

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I help people who are blocked and weighed down to turn towards past pain and transform it. Clients leave feeling lighter, in touch with a deep peace, and living with more and more joy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child Abuse
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Spiritual Exploration
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Dr. Sigal Levy
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Begin a road where you gradually believe in yourself, face challenges despite possible fear, gain motivation and stamina to deal with any obstacles in your way and feel the fire in your heart which propels you to pursue your own valuable truths.


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Together, we will:

Begin a road where you gradually believe in yourself, face challenges despite possible fear, gain motivation and stamina to deal with any obstacles in your way and feel the fire in your heart which propels you to pursue your own valuable truths.

Something to know about my approach is:

Focus on clients' strengths, talents and abilities to instill hope, carefully and empathically listen to my clients' perception of challenges and described treatment goals, offering effective solutions and coping skills to remove obstacles.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Codependency
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
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  • Partners & family of mental health issues
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  • Pre-Marital Counseling
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  • Sex Addiction
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  • Women's Issues
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Erica Albert
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Work together to help you discover and uncover more about yourself at a deeper level.


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Together, we will:

Work together to help you discover and uncover more about yourself at a deeper level.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is focused on somatic/body-centered. I help clients get connected to themselves by getting connected to their body.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Childhood Trauma
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Trauma Resolution
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Robert Wilson
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Anxiety, depression, panic attacks, PTSD, grief, marital,


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Anxiety, depression, panic attacks, PTSD, grief, marital,

Something to know about my approach is:

CBT, Psychodynamic, solution focused and active listening.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Financial Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Spiritual Trauma
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Robert Wilson remote and phone therapy in Massachusetts, Rhode Island