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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. Wherever you are located in Arkansas from Bentonville to Springdale or even Little Rock, or anywhere else nearby, 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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Lauren Bartholomew
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We work together to notice unhealthy thought patterns and gently and kindly replace them with healthier methods of thinking. I believe that therapy isn't about changing who you are, but rather helping you be the best version of yourself!


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Together, we will:

We work together to notice unhealthy thought patterns and gently and kindly replace them with healthier methods of thinking. I believe that therapy isn't about changing who you are, but rather helping you be the best version of yourself!

Something to know about my approach is:

I use an integrative approach tailored to each patient to help you explore and get to know your true self. I feel that true healing occurs when we can function from a place of authenticity and congruence.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • equestrians
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • LGBTQ+
  • Women's Issues
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Martha Womack
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focus on helping you cope and reduce your distress. The process of self-discovery can lead to an increased understanding and acceptance of yourself. It can also lead to an expansion of comfort with all aspects of yourself.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

focus on helping you cope and reduce your distress. The process of self-discovery can lead to an increased understanding and acceptance of yourself. It can also lead to an expansion of comfort with all aspects of yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is strength-based and focuses on using curiosity to attend to those areas of a client’s current functioning which enhance addressing daily challenges and those which interfere with daily functioning.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Martha Womack remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Kevin Barnett
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Make necessary changes and allow open communication during the client therapist relationship for positive outcomes. Any individual I work for is allowed to share as much as they would like to reach their goals, without feeling judged.


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Together, we will:

Make necessary changes and allow open communication during the client therapist relationship for positive outcomes. Any individual I work for is allowed to share as much as they would like to reach their goals, without feeling judged.

Something to know about my approach is:

I like to listen and reflect techniques during my therapy sessions to help the client(s) understand their concerns and ways to help themselves. People often experience changes because of this approach, and they perceive life differently with it.

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  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life changes
  • Life Stress
  • Overwhelmed
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship problems
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-love
  • Self-sabotage
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Triggers
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Dr. Jen Joseph
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In order to work together productively, we will collaboratively create a space where you can be heard, feel valued, and be appropriately challenged. I will encourage you to say anything.


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Together, we will:

In order to work together productively, we will collaboratively create a space where you can be heard, feel valued, and be appropriately challenged. I will encourage you to say anything.

Something to know about my approach is:

My style is warm, interactive, and analytical. I focus on helping you to find compassion for yourself as you create changes in your life. Your talking helps me to understand you better so that you can understand and know yourself more deeply.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating
  • Bulimia
  • Chronic Pain
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Panic Disorders
  • Queer Identity
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Trauma Recovery
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Dr. Jen Joseph remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Christine Hatchard, therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Christine Hatchard
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seek to gain a deep understanding of how the events, traumas and relationships in your life have intersected with your unique psychology. You will feel seen and valued as an individual, and less alone and ashamed in your struggle.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

seek to gain a deep understanding of how the events, traumas and relationships in your life have intersected with your unique psychology. You will feel seen and valued as an individual, and less alone and ashamed in your struggle.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am highly skilled in building trust and feelings of safety when working with all clients. I will be empathic and attuned to you as we uncover and process your underlying issues, and not just their manifestation (behaviors).

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult Adoptees
  • Anxiety
  • Child Abuse
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial Trauma
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Transracial Adoption
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Christine Hatchard remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin