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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. Whether you are located in downtown Antioch, the suburbs of Antioch, other nearby places such as Concord, Pittsburg, or anywhere else in California, 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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Kay Guyer
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I will offer steadfast support along your journey. We will take time to thoroughly understand your experiences, hopes, and dreams. Together, we will develop a plan that builds on your strengths and meet regularly to reach your goals.


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I will offer steadfast support along your journey. We will take time to thoroughly understand your experiences, hopes, and dreams. Together, we will develop a plan that builds on your strengths and meet regularly to reach your goals.

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As a liberation-focused Psychotherapist and Art Therapist, I commit to providing an affirming space for your full self to show up so we can partner in the important work of healing. Therapy can include talking, making art, or a combination of the two

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  • Anxiety
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  • Life Transitions
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  • Transgender Experience
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Samantha Grimes
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Explore and identify patterns in attachment, strategies, and ways of coping. We will work together to find your true self again.


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Explore and identify patterns in attachment, strategies, and ways of coping. We will work together to find your true self again.

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I am a mirror that allows you to look deeper into yourself. We will explore your relationships with self, others, and your own narratives. I use EMDR and Brainspotting to help process the parts of your story that are hard to put words to.

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  • Family Relationships
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Eve Peters
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Together, we will work through life transitions, relationship issues, behavioral patterns, dating, being single, heartbreak, self-esteem, anxiety, illness, grief, and growing pains. Psychotherapy is part of the path of self-actualization.


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Together, we will work through life transitions, relationship issues, behavioral patterns, dating, being single, heartbreak, self-esteem, anxiety, illness, grief, and growing pains. Psychotherapy is part of the path of self-actualization.

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I combine formal training in DBT (dialectical behavior therapy), psychodynamic therapy, and somatic therapy to provide an approach to healing that is holistic and effective. Sometimes I weave in ancient wisdom, spiritual practices, and meditation.

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Jungeun Kim
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We will collaboratively explore bio-psycho-socio-cultural factors (e.g., family, trauma, 'isms') influencing and interacting with your symptoms, with the goals of improved self-awareness and positive behavioral changes.


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We will collaboratively explore bio-psycho-socio-cultural factors (e.g., family, trauma, 'isms') influencing and interacting with your symptoms, with the goals of improved self-awareness and positive behavioral changes.

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Utilizing empirically supported treatments (e.g., EFT, CBT, IFS, ACT), I strive to help my clients make their decisions based on healthy, wise mind, not based on fear.

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  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
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Nicole Zens
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help you build the skills necessary to hold your partner's pain and communicate in a way that forges connection and intimacy. We will identify and unpack any fears/insecurities that block healthy communication. We will explore and heal your past.


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help you build the skills necessary to hold your partner's pain and communicate in a way that forges connection and intimacy. We will identify and unpack any fears/insecurities that block healthy communication. We will explore and heal your past.

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I utilize only the most effective research-based approaches. I offer the empathy + expertise needed to heal deep wounds, repair hurting relationships, and transform life's most difficult battles into opportunities for deep, human connection/healing.

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  • Childhood Trauma
  • Conflict resolution
  • Co-parenting
  • Couples Therapy
  • Developing Secure Attachment
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Engagement and Marriage
  • Exploring Attachment Styles
  • Fear of Failure
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Healing from Relationships
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  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
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  • Marriage
  • Marriage Counseling
  • narcissistic abuse
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  • Pre-Marital Counseling
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