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A language barrier can make it impossible to communicate effectively, thwarting your therapy experience from the start. Good communication between you and your therapist is key to success in therapy.

If English is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a English-speaking therapist. Whether you are located in downtown Laredo, Heights, La Bota Ranch, Lago Del Mar Division, or even Plantation, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Ways a Language Barrier Can Hinder Therapy

Here are several ways that a language barrier can decrease the effectiveness of therapy and counseling:

  • It can cause a misdiagnosis based on an insufficient understanding of your symptoms.
  • Your therapist may misunderstand statements or cultural factors important to your health.
  • Without good communication, you may not fully understand the therapist’s treatment plan.

Due to the above reasons, it’s in your best interest to see a therapist who speaks your native language. We also encourage you to read licensed therapist Meredith Walker’s article to learn about additional things to consider when choosing a therapist.

See a Therapist Who Speaks Your Native Language Today!

Licensed English-speaking therapists are available to get to know you, pinpoint your issues, and create a plan to get you on track toward a happier life. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified bilingual therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Amanda Dishner
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explore boundaries, self-care, anxiety, grief, (in)fertility, adoption, pregnancy, postpartum, dreams, sexuality, parenting, caregiving, trauma, growth, & life balance.


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explore boundaries, self-care, anxiety, grief, (in)fertility, adoption, pregnancy, postpartum, dreams, sexuality, parenting, caregiving, trauma, growth, & life balance.

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I pull from a variety of techniques to cater our work together specifically for you. I quickly find your strengths and help you use them to access the change you desire. I support and empower you through the good, bad, and in-between.

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Ashley Ray
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We will look at how your body responds to triggers and ways to re-regulate the nervous system. We will see where you lost your joy and passion and help you find your way back to your higher self. We will work on balance and inner harmony.


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We will look at how your body responds to triggers and ways to re-regulate the nervous system. We will see where you lost your joy and passion and help you find your way back to your higher self. We will work on balance and inner harmony.

Something to know about my approach is:

Trauma and anxiety is treated holistically, blending somatic experiencing, CBT, ACT and spiritual exploration to help you heal in body, mind, heart and spirit. Your collaboration is important to the process. I seek to understand your Inner Healer.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma
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Katherine Traxler
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Work on better communication, establish and maintain healthy boundaries, and learning how to validate ourselves and others. Our sessions will give you the tools for your relationships to flourish.


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Work on better communication, establish and maintain healthy boundaries, and learning how to validate ourselves and others. Our sessions will give you the tools for your relationships to flourish.

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I view everything through a postmodern lens, meaning that I pay attention to people's context, try to see it from their perspective, and seeking to learn from my clients. I assist in guiding you in conversation to your solutions.

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  • Couples sex therapy
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • gender transition in families
  • LGBTQ Family Development
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexual Orientation
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Kristen Skowronski
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Take small but meaningful steps towards your family goals. Each member of the family will feel supported in being an active voice in sessions leading to an impactful experience. Let’s work together to bring laughter and smiles back into your home!


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Take small but meaningful steps towards your family goals. Each member of the family will feel supported in being an active voice in sessions leading to an impactful experience. Let’s work together to bring laughter and smiles back into your home!

Something to know about my approach is:

I have received extensive training working alongside couples and families feeling lost and disrupted and have learned to help navigate difficult conversations. Using this training I will walk with you and your family to seek out a brighter future.

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  • Life Transitions
  • Marital stress
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  • Peer Relationships
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Teenagers
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Teresa Petersen
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Enter into this experience gently, allowing you to develop confidence in the process and in yourself. Embodied skills will be introduced and practiced in session, giving you "tools" to begin to manage daily life stressors and reach your goals.


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Enter into this experience gently, allowing you to develop confidence in the process and in yourself. Embodied skills will be introduced and practiced in session, giving you "tools" to begin to manage daily life stressors and reach your goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

As a trauma specialist and Certified EMDR therapist, I utilize both "top down" instilling knowledge to expand perception and personal insight and a "bottom up" approach to manage symptoms felt in the body that can be overwhelming when triggered.

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  • Anxiety
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • grief
  • Trauma EMDR
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