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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 Portuguese is your native language and you feel most comfortable expressing yourself in that language, you should seek therapy from a bilingual therapist or a Portuguese-speaking therapist. Wherever you are located in West Virginia, 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 Portuguese-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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Elizabeth Reed
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For couples, I use a structured method called "The Gottman Method", considered the gold standard for couples therapy, in which I am trained at level 2. For individuals, I utilize Solution Focused Brief Therapy and CBT/DBT approaches.


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For couples, I use a structured method called "The Gottman Method", considered the gold standard for couples therapy, in which I am trained at level 2. For individuals, I utilize Solution Focused Brief Therapy and CBT/DBT approaches.

Something to know about my approach is:

I specialize in relationships. Whether you are experiencing relationship issues that affect your own mental health, or whether you need therapy for yourself and your partner, I am here to help you start your journey.

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  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Postpartum Depression
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Dr. Aaron Weiner
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Wrap our arms around the problem you're grappling with, discuss the psychological factors that brought you to this point, and use that knowledge to move you forward - feeling better and living the life you want to live.


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Wrap our arms around the problem you're grappling with, discuss the psychological factors that brought you to this point, and use that knowledge to move you forward - feeling better and living the life you want to live.

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My role is to be a bridge between you and the science-backed techniques that we know can help you meet your goals for changing your life. I have broad experience, but specialize in treating trauma, PTSD, and addiction.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
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Christy Shutok
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Overcome anxiety, depression, and past trauma. My goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life. I am passionate about utilizing the researched based approach EMDR in my work.


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Overcome anxiety, depression, and past trauma. My goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life. I am passionate about utilizing the researched based approach EMDR in my work.

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I take a person centered approach and treat each client as a unique individual, tailoring treatment to fit your needs. You will learn concrete tools and skills you can use in your daily life outside of session. I find a sense of humor helpful, too.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Tiffany Stock
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History Future goals Barriers Meditation Journaling Relaxation


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History Future goals Barriers Meditation Journaling Relaxation

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I enjoy establishing rapport and always allow the client to talk about what is most important to them.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • grief
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Tiffany Stock remote and phone therapy in Ohio, 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