It's Complicated

Find a therapist that can help with Self-harm

Self-harm refers to deliberate and intentional actions that an individual takes to harm themselves, often as a way to cope with intense emotional pain or distress. Common forms of self-harm include cutting, burning, or hitting oneself. While self-harm can provide temporary relief from emotional pain, it is ultimately harmful and can have serious physical and emotional consequences.

Therapy can be a crucial resource for individuals struggling with self-harm. A therapist can provide a safe and supportive environment for individuals to explore the underlying causes of their self-harm, such as past trauma, intense emotional distress, or a lack of healthy coping mechanisms. Through therapy, individuals can learn new and healthier ways to cope with emotional pain, such as mindfulness techniques or cognitive-behavioral therapy.

A therapist can also help individuals develop a stronger sense of self-awareness and self-care, which can reduce the risk of future self-harm. This may involve exploring how past experiences and relationships have influenced their thoughts and behaviors, and identifying new strategies to build self-esteem and self-worth. Additionally, a therapist can provide practical support and guidance, such as connecting individuals to community resources or helping them develop a safety plan to manage urges to self-harm.

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The connection and therapeutic alliance to one's therapist is the most important factor for a successful outcome. Our in-house psychologists will help you find the right match based on your individual background and needs.Meet with one of our 1,500 vetted therapists online or in-person. Our psychologists, psychotherapists, and counsellors are experts at helping with anxiety, depression, stress, burnout, couples therapy, and more. It's Complicated is built and owned by therapists. Since starting in Berlin 2019 we have grown organically into an international platform with local therapist communities in cities such as Berlin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Lisbon, London, and New York.
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 8 HOURS

Larisa Kharlanova

Accreditated Psychotherapist and Jungian Analyst
Active Imagination • Couples therapy • Eating disorders • Jungian analysis • LGBTQI • Polyamory and Consensual non-monogamy • Self-harm
Active Imagination • Couples therapy • Eating disorders • Jungian analysis • LGBTQI • Polyamory and Consensual non-monogamy • Self-harm
60/session
Online only
Phnom Penh
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RESPONSE TIME UNKNOWN

Megan Cornelissen

Psychologist
Addictions • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Grief & Loss • Harm reduction • Self-harm
Addictions • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Grief & Loss • Harm reduction • Self-harm
85/session
In-person and Online
Leiden
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 4 HOURS

Ekaterina Reymarova

Psychologin & Beraterin
Addictions • Anxiety • Attachment • Co-Dependency • Self-harm • Stress • Trauma
Addictions • Anxiety • Attachment • Co-Dependency • Self-harm • Stress • Trauma
100/session
In-person, Online and Text
Berlin
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 4 HOURS

Александра Саман

Психолог, Гипнолог, Психосоматолог, Нейрокоуч
Anxiety • Depression • Relationships • Self-harm • Sexuality • Stress • Trauma
Anxiety • Depression • Relationships • Self-harm • Sexuality • Stress • Trauma
50/session
Online only
Kherson
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 8 HOURS

Dr. Delia Latina

Researcher, Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist in Education
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Self-harm
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Self-harm
65/session
Online only
Munich

About It's Complicated

In 2019, two therapists set out to tackle a complicated problem.

The psychiatrist Carl Jung once wrote that, “Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble”. One does not have to be a therapist, though, to realize that life is complicated. But finding the right therapist, who you can build a strong relationship with, shouldn’t have to be. This is the founding principle of It’s Complicated.Since our start, we've helped over 23,000 clients and counting, offering thousands of free crisis support hours, and built thriving therapy communities in Berlin, Amsterdam, London, Munich, and Athens.

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