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Gender identity can be a complicated issue to understand, especially when you feel like you are a different gender than the one assigned to you at birth. No matter if you feel like you are transgender, nonbinary, or gender fluid, the right support can help you gain clarity and feel more confident in who you are and how you express your gender identity.

Whether you are located in downtown Calexico, the suburbs of Calexico, other nearby places such as El Centro, Indio, 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 Can Benefit from Therapy for Gender Identity

It can be difficult to decide whether you need professional help to understand and embrace your gender identity.

Here are some signs a therapist can help you:

  • You’re unsure of your gender identity.
  • You get uneasy or anxious when asked for pronouns.
  • You have symptoms of Gender Dysphoria, such as fantasizing about being another gender or feeling profound discomfort or disgust with your own anatomy.
  • You feel hopeless for being able to live as your authentic self.
  • You feel ready to transition genders but don’t know where to start.
  • You have conflict with friends or family who don’t respect your gender identity.

If any of the above describe you, it’s time to consider therapy. A good gender identity therapist won’t try to change who you are; rather, they will help you explore and embrace who you are.

If you’re interested in reading further, check out our Guide to Mental Health Care for People Who Are Transgender by Dr. ks Stanley.

Find Gender Identity Counseling and Therapy Today!

Left untreated, gender identity conflicts can have negative effects on your mental health. Gender dysphoria or Gender Identity Disorder can lead to depression and even physical harm in severe cases - so, the time to seek treatment is now. And Mental Health Match can help by matching you with a gender identity therapist near you. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Dakota Westlake
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Learn how codependency develops and how to manage it with healthy boundaries, how to embrace and love who we are even if others don’t, and how to cope with trauma triggers, build up your resiliency, and learn internal skills to promote healing.


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Together, we will:

Learn how codependency develops and how to manage it with healthy boundaries, how to embrace and love who we are even if others don’t, and how to cope with trauma triggers, build up your resiliency, and learn internal skills to promote healing.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use mindfulness, DBT, CBT, and ACT frequently in sessions. However, for me the most important part is that we keep it real and we go from there to find healing. That isn't always done with all the interventions, sometimes it's about being present.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
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  • Communication Skills
  • Empowering women
  • Enabling Behavior
  • Family trauma
  • LGBTQ+
  • People Pleasing
  • Relationship Addiction
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  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-love
  • Trauma Recovery
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Salatha Helton
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Although you may be feeling alone, discouraged or unmotivated, I can support you in strengthening attachment injuries and negative distortions.


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Together, we will:

Although you may be feeling alone, discouraged or unmotivated, I can support you in strengthening attachment injuries and negative distortions.

Something to know about my approach is:

My therapeutic approach in integrative and provides empathy and warmth. I help individuals, adolescents and couples to address challenges and develop skills.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Co-parenting
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • High functioning autism
  • LGBTQ+
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Salatha Helton remote and phone therapy in Arizona, California
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Christina Dee
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Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.


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Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.

Something to know about my approach is:

My psychotherapy practice integrates psychodynamic, existential, Jungian, trauma-informed, neuroscience, meditative-based, somatic and depth approaches to psychological growth, emotional healing, and spiritual transformation.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjusting
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  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Attachment Wounds
  • Bereavement
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  • Healthcare workers
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Inner Child Work
  • LGBTQ+
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  • Loneliness
  • Meaning of Life
  • Mindfulness meditation and spirituality
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  • Panic
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  • quarter life crisis
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  • Racial Trauma
  • Racism
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  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Relationship Patterns
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Self care
  • Self-Compassion
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  • Spiritual Trauma
  • Starting College
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Veronica Newsom
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If you haven't been coping well or it's been hard to ask for help, I can help you work through this difficult time. If you want to become your most authentic self and find meaning and passion in your life, let's figure out how to get you there.


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Together, we will:

If you haven't been coping well or it's been hard to ask for help, I can help you work through this difficult time. If you want to become your most authentic self and find meaning and passion in your life, let's figure out how to get you there.

Something to know about my approach is:

My direct and conversational approach works well with clients who have tried therapy before with limited or temporary success. Clients also see me when they want depth therapy for inner work and personal growth.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression Management
  • Kink Community
  • LGBTQ+
  • Polyamory
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Veronica  Newsom remote and phone therapy in California, Washington
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Maura Merritt
Together, we will:

Explore the thoughts and behaviors that are causing you to get caught in negative patterns and figure out ways to create more helpful patterns. We will explore your values, beliefs, and what makes you unique so we can help you thrive.


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Together, we will:

Explore the thoughts and behaviors that are causing you to get caught in negative patterns and figure out ways to create more helpful patterns. We will explore your values, beliefs, and what makes you unique so we can help you thrive.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use CBT techniques and teach DBT skills. CBT involves exploring how your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors effect each other to create maladaptive patterns. DBT skills focus on emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and relationship skills.

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  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Identity Issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Orientation
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Maura Merritt remote and phone therapy in California, Tennessee