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Find Sexual Orientation Therapists & Counselors in Maricopa, AZ.

 

Do you need support in understanding, accepting, or navigating your sexual orientation? It can be hard to embrace your identity if you are gay or lesbian, and even harder if you identify as bisexual, pansexual, queer, or otherwise. Sometimes the labels of sexual orientation get in the way of just understanding and listening to yourself.

If you aren’t sure of your sexual orientation or which genders you are attracted to, seeking therapy is a great step to take. Whether you are located in downtown Maricopa, the suburbs of Maricopa, other nearby places such as Gilbert, Chandler, or anywhere else in Arizona, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Could Benefit from a Therapist for Sexual Orientation

If you’re not sure whether you should seek treatment for sexual orientation issues and identities, we can help. Here are some signs indicating you could use the help of a trained professional:

  • You aren’t sure which genders you are attracted to.
  • You have internal turmoil between what you experience and what you want.
  • You are struggling to accept your sexual orientation.
  • You have experienced, or are currently experiencing, trauma related to your sexual orientation.
  • You need mental or emotional support with regard to your sexual orientation.
  • You don’t feel good about yourself.
  • You want people to know your sexual orientation, but are not sure how to tell them.

As one anonymous contributor shared about therapy and sexual orientation, "Therapy helped me love my queer self for who I am. I learned that I didn’t need to label my sexuality to understand it."

Get Started with Sexual Orientation Therapy Today!

Therapy for sexual orientation can drastically improve your mental health, leading you to become a happier, more confident version of yourself. And Mental Health Match can help you get started by matching you with a quality therapist in your area. Just browse the experts below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Together we will work through any relationship, substance use or racial identity issues that one may face.

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My approach is client driven and I believe in meeting the client wherever they are in their journey and moving forward together. I am easy going.

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We will work on navigating difficult changes in your life, as well as help you not doubt yourself, stop worrying about *everything,* communicate more effectively, and take better care of yourself. We will working on honoring you and your choices.


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We will work on navigating difficult changes in your life, as well as help you not doubt yourself, stop worrying about *everything,* communicate more effectively, and take better care of yourself. We will working on honoring you and your choices.

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I believe in using science to build up your toolbox and your beliefs and values to build your sense of self. What's important to you is important to me. You'll like working with me if you like for your therapists to be straightforward but validating.

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Lisa Schmidt
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Do you feel overwhelmed, irritable, uncomfortable & consumed with worry and fear? Are you struggling to remember things, stay focused and effectively engage with tasks at hand? Stress & anxiety take a toll; I will help you find mental ease & clarity.


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Do you feel overwhelmed, irritable, uncomfortable & consumed with worry and fear? Are you struggling to remember things, stay focused and effectively engage with tasks at hand? Stress & anxiety take a toll; I will help you find mental ease & clarity.

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I have a dual Masters degree in clinical health psychology and nutrition and believe in an integrated approach to mental health and wellness. One can not heal the mind while neglecting the body and its nourishment, & I will help you find solutions.

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Brittany Bate (she/her)
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Help you: 1. Take your life back from the grip of trauma, grief/loss, or addiction 2. Communicate better and improve intimacy with your partner(s) 3. Explore your identities (i.e., gender, sexual orientation, relational) & 4. Be your authentic self!


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Together, we will:

Help you: 1. Take your life back from the grip of trauma, grief/loss, or addiction 2. Communicate better and improve intimacy with your partner(s) 3. Explore your identities (i.e., gender, sexual orientation, relational) & 4. Be your authentic self!

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Together, we work to more deeply understand your identity, struggles, grief, trauma, communication styles, and patterns. We customize solutions to move you towards the life you deeply desire and wholly deserve.

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Brittany Bate (she/her) remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia