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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 River Grove, the suburbs of River Grove, other nearby places such as Franklin Park, Melrose Park, 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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CIARA WARD
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Sessions and treatment plans will be designed to meet your unique, specific needs. It takes courage to seek an unfamiliar alternative approach to life. If you are ready to take the first step, let’s take it together.


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Sessions and treatment plans will be designed to meet your unique, specific needs. It takes courage to seek an unfamiliar alternative approach to life. If you are ready to take the first step, let’s take it together.

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My counseling approach starts with compassion, providing a warm and intimate atmosphere. I use strength-based, insight-oriented, and collaborative techniques individualized to meet the unique needs of each client.

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Uncover a happier you. Relationships are one of the best parts of life, or a chronic source of pain. Together we can explore what you need in order to move forward in a happier, healthier way.

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If you want someone to help you understand what's really going on with you and help you navigate your way to a more fulfilling life, that's what I do. Sometimes an extra set of eyes and an objective guide can make a huge difference.

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Dr. Jo Marwil
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Together we will identify your reasons for wanting therapy, establish goals, and work together to identify and dismantle the obstacles in your path. Common themes: relationship struggles, work/family/financial/academic stress, and low motivation


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Together we will identify your reasons for wanting therapy, establish goals, and work together to identify and dismantle the obstacles in your path. Common themes: relationship struggles, work/family/financial/academic stress, and low motivation

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I am authentic, compassionate and empathetic. I also will challenge you to face the things that are holding you back, while supporting you to make the changes to live a more fulfilling life.

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Help you re-engage with life, learn tangible tools to manage your thoughts and feelings, and help you connect more vitally and authentically with others. We will get you moving in a direction you can be proud of.


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Help you re-engage with life, learn tangible tools to manage your thoughts and feelings, and help you connect more vitally and authentically with others. We will get you moving in a direction you can be proud of.

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I believe therapy is about both insight and change: understanding who you are and how you got here, and identifying action steps you can take to bring healing and meaningful change into your life.

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Ann Surber
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It is my hope that together we will help you to come to know yourself, and create new meanings that allow you to live more freely and authentically. We will laugh, get curious, and hold space for all parts of you.


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It is my hope that together we will help you to come to know yourself, and create new meanings that allow you to live more freely and authentically. We will laugh, get curious, and hold space for all parts of you.

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I take a relational and depth-oriented approach, meaning that the work we do together will involve exploring your inner world and understanding how your experiences have shaped the ways you think, behave, and feel.

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