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Find Discrimination Therapists & Counselors in Knoxville, TN.

 

Discrimination and mental health are intimately connected, and if you've been a victim of discrimination, you may agree. Those who have dealt with discrimination may find it difficult to cope in some cases, and this is where a therapist who specializes in discrimination can help.

They’ll draw upon their training and experience to help you identify your pain points and teach you skills you can use to cope with the situation and move forward. Whether you are located in downtown Knoxville, the suburbs of Knoxville, other nearby places such as Kingsport, Johnson City, or anywhere else in Tennessee, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Types of Discrimination

Racial discrimination, which refers to being treated unfairly because of your race, is one of the most widespread and well-known types of discrimination. But you may not be aware that there are several other types of discrimination, including:

  • Discrimination for mental health concerns
  • Sexual orientation discrimination
  • Religious discrimination
  • Disability discrimination
  • Parental status discrimination
  • Pregnancy discrimination

This is not an exhaustive list of discrimination types.

If you’re suffering from any type of discrimination and finding it difficult to move forward, therapy is a great option to consider. If you’ve been experiencing discrimination, read licensed therapist Vaughn O’Neals article about how to cope with anxiety and depression caused by discrimination.

Move Past Discrimination with Therapy!

No matter what type of discrimination you’ve experienced, a licensed therapist can help you sort through your feelings and guide you toward the path of healing. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts in discrimination below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Maura Merritt
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Explore the thoughts and behaviors that are causing you to get caught in negative patterns and figure out ways to create more helpful patterns. We will explore your values, beliefs, and what makes you unique so we can help you thrive.


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Together, we will:

Explore the thoughts and behaviors that are causing you to get caught in negative patterns and figure out ways to create more helpful patterns. We will explore your values, beliefs, and what makes you unique so we can help you thrive.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use CBT techniques and teach DBT skills. CBT involves exploring how your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors effect each other to create maladaptive patterns. DBT skills focus on emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and relationship skills.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Identity Issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Orientation
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Maura Merritt remote and phone therapy in California, Tennessee
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Dr. Rosanna Lora
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We will discuss everything and anything that you feel comfortable bringing into our session. The focus will be on past behaviors and patterns that have kept you from reaching happiness and satisfaction in your life. Together we will work on tools.


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Together, we will:

We will discuss everything and anything that you feel comfortable bringing into our session. The focus will be on past behaviors and patterns that have kept you from reaching happiness and satisfaction in your life. Together we will work on tools.

Something to know about my approach is:

Confidential and non-judgmental. I like to be straightforward in a supportive way that will foster change and adjustment. Therapy is about shifting those thoughts and behaviors that have kept you stuck.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Geriatric Counselor
  • Hispanic and Latino Issues
  • Immigrants
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • multicultural identity
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationship issues
  • Social Justice
  • Women's Issues
  • Work-Life Balance
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Dr. Rosanna  Lora  remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Dr. Speshal Walker Gautier
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Address the issues preventing you from becoming the best version of yourself. People seek therapy for a range of issues, but the common goal is reducing and addressing barriers that get in the way of living a fulfilling life.


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Together, we will:

Address the issues preventing you from becoming the best version of yourself. People seek therapy for a range of issues, but the common goal is reducing and addressing barriers that get in the way of living a fulfilling life.

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy is about change. During our work, I will support you and assist you in identifying and changing the patterns that are not serving you. I approach therapy with an integrative approach, combining relational and cognitive-behavioral techniques.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Dr. Speshal  Walker Gautier  remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Hope Burbine
Together, we will:

Will we laugh? Yes. Will we cry? Also yes. Will we navigate this wild ride called life and break patterns that no longer serve you? Absolutely. I don't see you as a pathology, but as a person having a human experience.


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Together, we will:

Will we laugh? Yes. Will we cry? Also yes. Will we navigate this wild ride called life and break patterns that no longer serve you? Absolutely. I don't see you as a pathology, but as a person having a human experience.

Something to know about my approach is:

I offer a holistic approach to therapy. I take into account a client’s emotional, physical, environmental, spiritual (or non-spiritual), culture, and social justice factors. I allow an open-minded place for them to feel seen, empowered, and heard.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Forensics
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Narcissist recovery
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Religious Trauma
  • Sex Therapy
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Trauma
  • Women's Identity/Image
  • Women's Issues
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Amber Smith
Together, we will:

discuss your concerns, process them, and problem-solve through them. We will identify your triggers and develop effective ways to cope.


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Picture of Amber Smith, therapist in Ohio, Tennessee
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Together, we will:

discuss your concerns, process them, and problem-solve through them. We will identify your triggers and develop effective ways to cope.

Something to know about my approach is:

my approach is centered on the individual and their needs. Together we will work to build a treatment plan and approach that you are most comfortable with.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Empowering women
  • Women's Issues
  • Women Veterans
  • Young Women
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Amber Smith remote and phone therapy in Ohio, Tennessee