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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 Bolingbrook, the suburbs of Bolingbrook, other nearby places such as Naperville, Wheaton, or anywhere else in Illinois, 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 take a gentle and nonjudgmental look at your internal experiences, behaviors, and relationships, and I will help you identify prominent themes and patterns that arise in different contexts so that we can identify areas for change.


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Together, we will take a gentle and nonjudgmental look at your internal experiences, behaviors, and relationships, and I will help you identify prominent themes and patterns that arise in different contexts so that we can identify areas for change.

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My approach is collaborative, and I work closely with each client to create a unique experience that is tailored to their specific challenges and needs. My primary goals are to help clients understand themselves and practice self-compassion.

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Sydney James
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Dive into your experiences and the source(s) of your distress. Next, we will collaborate on your goals together because it’s important that you have a voice in your care! We'll begin by easing your distress and empowering you with tools to succeed.


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Dive into your experiences and the source(s) of your distress. Next, we will collaborate on your goals together because it’s important that you have a voice in your care! We'll begin by easing your distress and empowering you with tools to succeed.

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Regardless of the therapy strategy we engage in (I will always be transparent and explain what it is and how it will help!) my approach will always include pulling out the strengths you already have to help you adjust to lifes inevitable transitions.

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Candyce Hurd
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When taking this journey, there are expectations of not being afraid of growth, working through your comfort zone at times, & be motivated to do the "homework" I may assign. Be ready to work towards your best possible self in the oasis I provide!


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When taking this journey, there are expectations of not being afraid of growth, working through your comfort zone at times, & be motivated to do the "homework" I may assign. Be ready to work towards your best possible self in the oasis I provide!

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My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, dialectical-behavioral, existential and holistic spirituality. I will customize our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.

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We talk about money mindsets, dating, relationships, family drama, health problems, healthy eating, work/life balance, and more. Therapy is a safe space and all aspects of you are welcome in the therapy room.


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We talk about money mindsets, dating, relationships, family drama, health problems, healthy eating, work/life balance, and more. Therapy is a safe space and all aspects of you are welcome in the therapy room.

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Are you wanting to feel better about your self, have a deeper understanding of navigating your strengths and weaknesses, feel less overwhelmed, rewrite negative thoughts, and feel more hopeful about the future? Welcome, you're in the right place!

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Dr. Speshal Walker Gautier
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Address the issues preventing you from becoming the best version of yourself. People seek therapy for a range of issues, but the common goal is reducing and addressing barriers that get in the way of living a fulfilling life.


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Together, we will:

Address the issues preventing you from becoming the best version of yourself. People seek therapy for a range of issues, but the common goal is reducing and addressing barriers that get in the way of living a fulfilling life.

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy is about change. During our work, I will support you and assist you in identifying and changing the patterns that are not serving you. I approach therapy with an integrative approach, combining relational and cognitive-behavioral techniques.

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Dr. Speshal  Walker Gautier  remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin