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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 Glen Ellyn, the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, other nearby places such as Wheaton, Lombard, 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 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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Tiffany Green
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Together, we will work together to identify the root causes of high functioning anxiety and depression. We will explore relational and intergenerational trauma, which might be contributing to feelings of overwhelm and isolation.


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Together, we will work together to identify the root causes of high functioning anxiety and depression. We will explore relational and intergenerational trauma, which might be contributing to feelings of overwhelm and isolation.

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I believe integrating influences of culture, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation contribute to a client's feeling of wholeness. My approach utilizes psychodynamic, CBT, mindfulness, somatic, attachment, spiritual and coaching interventions.

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  • Anxiety
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Gay Identity
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • LGBTQ+
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Religious Trauma
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Aubrey Koel
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Explore your greatest strengths, fears, challenges, and desires for growth by working together in a collaborative partnership. I specialize in athlete and executive clientele, helping clients realize their untapped potential.


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Explore your greatest strengths, fears, challenges, and desires for growth by working together in a collaborative partnership. I specialize in athlete and executive clientele, helping clients realize their untapped potential.

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I believe the therapy experience should be unique to each client, encompassing what is most important to them and fulfilling their specific needs. I am proud to work with clients of all races, religions, and identities. All are welcome.

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  • Anxiety
  • Athletes
  • Burn Out
  • Communication Issues
  • Conflict resolution
  • Executive Coaching
  • Identity
  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Open Relationships
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Relationships
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Work stress
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Alexis Lopez-Palomar
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work towards the goals you identify as important.


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work towards the goals you identify as important.

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my approach is trauma informed. I am trained in somatic and cognitive behavioral therapies.

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  • Adjusting
  • Anxiety
  • Dissociation
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Hispanic and Latino Issues
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Distress
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Matt Liberatore
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mutually partner to explore life’s challenges, identify old belief systems, and cultivate your inner light; your authentic self. Tapping into your beliefs and values will guide the counseling process and allow greater healing and change .


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mutually partner to explore life’s challenges, identify old belief systems, and cultivate your inner light; your authentic self. Tapping into your beliefs and values will guide the counseling process and allow greater healing and change .

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is affirming and progression oriented; you often may have strategies to employ between sessions. I practice an integrative counseling style with Cognitive Behavior Therapy modality.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Counseling
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Gender Transition
  • Goals/Accountability
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Regulation
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
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Dr. Geneva Reynaga-Abiko
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We will work collaboratively to understand your concerns, develop goals for treatment and co-construct a therapeutic space that feels safe and supportive for you.


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We will work collaboratively to understand your concerns, develop goals for treatment and co-construct a therapeutic space that feels safe and supportive for you.

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I provide affirmative, empowerment-based, relational, insight-oriented (psychodynamic) psychological services. I believe that everyone has the right to make their own decisions and that people are doing the best they can given their circumstances.

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  • Anxiety
  • BIPOC
  • Borderline Personality
  • LGBTQ+
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
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Dr. Geneva Reynaga-Abiko remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia