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If you’ve ever been a victim of racial trauma, you may be aware of the scars it can leave behind. Addressing your own racist tendencies or attempting to heal from racial discrimination will take a concerted effort, and having professional support can make things much easier.

In order to make progress, you need an anti-racist mental health professional who can help you change your behavior and thinking patterns and give you tools to move forward. 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.

The Effects of Racial Discrimination

Racial discrimination has a clear impact on your mental health. Here are some of the most common effects of racism on mental health:

  • You relive racist events and have trouble healing from them.
  • You avoid people or places that remind you of racist trauma you’ve experienced.
  • You don’t feel good about yourself, especially pertaining to your race.
  • You’re easily offended or frightened, given that you’ve been hurt in the past.
  • You feel depressed as a result of the trauma.
  • You frequently feel stressed, anxious, or depressed.

This is not a full list of the effects of racial discrimination. Systemic racism can also lead to a lack of necessary resources like:

  • Supportive or appropriate mental health care.
  • Job and economic opportunities.
  • Education.

To learn more about the effects of racism on mental health, read licensed therapist Michael Friedman’s article about intergenerational racial trauma.

You Can Overcome Racial Discrimination with Therapy

You can benefit from a race-focused therapist whether you've been discriminated against or you’ve committed racial acts. They will assist in examining your thought processes and your unique situation and give you the tools you need to succeed. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified anti-racist therapist is easy! Start by browsing race and mental health experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Kendra Lee- Martin
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We will work together to address events or patterns that are distressing to you. Therapy doesn't have to be a chore. I like to present it as a safe and objective space to process thoughts and feelings.


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We will work together to address events or patterns that are distressing to you. Therapy doesn't have to be a chore. I like to present it as a safe and objective space to process thoughts and feelings.

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My approach to therapy is integrative, considering personality dynamics and the type of client concerns. Techniques I commonly use are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy and Solution- Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT).

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Michelle Quiroga
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Identify, understand and heal the blocks that are keeping you from developing the best version of yourself using a variety of evidence-based therapeutic models and interventions.


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Identify, understand and heal the blocks that are keeping you from developing the best version of yourself using a variety of evidence-based therapeutic models and interventions.

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If you're new to therapy, or have tried talk therapy in the past and are open to new therapeutic approaches, I can be of help. I'm also a yoga teacher and believe in the importance of a holistic approach when it comes to healing our mind.

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Sanna Khoja
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Together, we'll make sure you see your strengths, use your coping skills, and practice leaning into your support system to calm your fears and develop self-love and confidence in managing your panic attacks, anxiety, perfectionism, and/or OCD.


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Together, we'll make sure you see your strengths, use your coping skills, and practice leaning into your support system to calm your fears and develop self-love and confidence in managing your panic attacks, anxiety, perfectionism, and/or OCD.

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I am here to support you and help you hold yourself accountable to accomplishing your goals of feeling less anxious, stressed, and overwhelmed with life.

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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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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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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.

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Tracey Davis
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Together we will develop and execute a practical plan towards change. This will be achieved by exploring the barriers that are impacting one's personal growth, establishing realistic goals and utilizing effective skills for coping.


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Together, we will:

Together we will develop and execute a practical plan towards change. This will be achieved by exploring the barriers that are impacting one's personal growth, establishing realistic goals and utilizing effective skills for coping.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach builds upon one's strengths by working cooperatively to find and execute solutions through skills development and mental wellness techniques. My ultimate goal is for the client to be empowered in navigating through life's obstacles.

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