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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 Maywood, the suburbs of Maywood, other nearby places such as Forest Park, Hines, 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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Jennifer Diamond
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Together we will get to the root of your troubles, understanding and healing the source of those troubles so that the symptoms are relieved and the old coping mechanisms that can be draining and problematic are no longer needed.


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Together we will get to the root of your troubles, understanding and healing the source of those troubles so that the symptoms are relieved and the old coping mechanisms that can be draining and problematic are no longer needed.

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My approach is integrative & holistic. I've trained in many approaches to talk therapy as well as EMDR, and when useful, I draw upon mindfulness tools developed from decades studying & teaching yoga & meditation. I'm also a trained divorce mediator.

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  • Co-parenting
  • Dating and Romance
  • Divorce and Separation
  • EMDR
  • Parenting
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
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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!

Something to know about my approach is:

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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  • Addictions
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
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  • Depression Management
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • LGBTQ+
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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  • Social Anxiety
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  • Women's Issues
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Carol O'Saben
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understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.


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Together, we will:

understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.

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I want to work with you to create a space where you can be yourself, build on your strengths, explore your vulnerabilities and grow from your challenges. I tend to work with clients in long-term, insight-oriented psychotherapy.

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  • Childhood Issues
  • Family of Origin
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Carol O'Saben remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, 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
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Shana Jackson
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work to create goals that allow you to manage your life now, and going forward. You are the driver of your life, I am in the passenger seat making sure we don't go over a cliff. It will be my pleasure to help you reach the destination of your choice.


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Together, we will:

work to create goals that allow you to manage your life now, and going forward. You are the driver of your life, I am in the passenger seat making sure we don't go over a cliff. It will be my pleasure to help you reach the destination of your choice.

Something to know about my approach is:

I prefer to work from a Person Centered Model which allows me to meet my clients where they, are and help them direct their treatment to their comfort. I am comfortable with first timers and therapy veterans.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • African American Women
  • Alternative Relationships
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Chronic Mental Disorders
  • Depression
  • Financial Stress
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Non-traditional Relationship and Family Structures
  • Occupational Stress
  • Relationships
  • Stress Management
  • Substance use disorders
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Shana Jackson remote and phone therapy in California, Florida, Illinois, Michigan
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Dr. Adriana W. Bal
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work to help you face and overcome current and past challenges, understand the root cause of your difficulties, explore your thoughts and feelings, and develop long-lasting strategies to accomplish your goals and get closer to the life you want.


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Together, we will:

work to help you face and overcome current and past challenges, understand the root cause of your difficulties, explore your thoughts and feelings, and develop long-lasting strategies to accomplish your goals and get closer to the life you want.

Something to know about my approach is:

I customize my therapeutic approach to fit your unique situation. In a pragmatic way, I guide you to face and cope with your present and past challenges in judgment-free atmosphere of empathy, trust, honesty, transparency, respect, and safety.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment issues
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Attachment Wounds
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Boundaries
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Conflict resolution
  • Co-parenting
  • Coping Skills
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Emotional regulation
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief counseling
  • Healing from Relationships
  • Life Transitions
  • Menopause
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Regulation
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Past Abuse
  • Relational difficulties
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship issues
  • Relationships
  • Relationship Skills
  • Repetitive relational issues
  • Stress Management
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Dr. Adriana W. Bal  remote and phone therapy in Florida, Illinois