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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 Meriden, the suburbs of Meriden, other nearby places such as Waterbury, Hartford, or anywhere else in Connecticut, 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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RACHEL LESLIE
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Develop goals for the therapeutic process that are realistic and attainable, and will lead to you feeling better than when you started. You will learn, through examining your strengths, that you are very capable of solving your own problems!


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Develop goals for the therapeutic process that are realistic and attainable, and will lead to you feeling better than when you started. You will learn, through examining your strengths, that you are very capable of solving your own problems!

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe clients should feel heard and get feedback on what they bring to therapy. Sessions are interactive, conversational and educational. How the process goes, is entirely up to you!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adulting
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Co-parenting
  • Couples Counseling
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
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Shontelle Brewster
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We will explore past and present relationships and family systems which most times are the root cause of difficult feelings that can hold us back. Together, we will work on finding the light within you to becoming your best self.


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Together, we will:

We will explore past and present relationships and family systems which most times are the root cause of difficult feelings that can hold us back. Together, we will work on finding the light within you to becoming your best self.

Something to know about my approach is:

While working with me, I will use the appropriate therapy model based on whether you are struggling with anxiety, a relationship, lingering memories of negative past experiences, identity concerns or anything else you are experiencing.

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  • African American Women
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Failure to Launch
  • Immigration
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Problems
  • Men's Issues
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self care
  • Social Isolation
  • Trauma
  • Work stress
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Shontelle  Brewster  remote and phone therapy in Connecticut