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Open relationships are relationships in which partners have agreed to be non-monogamous and have sexual or romantic relationships with other people. Open (or polyamorous) relationships can be rewarding, but they can also be sources of jealousy, self-doubt, anger, and miscommunication.

If you’re having trouble in an open relationship or are considering one, guidance from licensed therapists or counselors can go a long way. Relationship therapists are well-equipped to help you navigate the intricacies of open relationships, so you can feel more fulfilled in your relationships and be supportive and trusting with your partners.

Whether you are located in downtown Lafayette, the suburbs of Lafayette, other nearby places such as Alexandria, Kenner, or anywhere else in Louisiana, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Common Open Relationship Issues

Just like monogamous relationships, open relationships can be turbulent. Polyamorous relationships can create a variety of negative issues for you and your partner, including:

  • Jealousy
  • Self-doubt or low self-esteem
  • Pressure or coercion to enter into a non-monogamous relationship
  • Fear over sexual health and disease
  • Arguments or conflicts stemming from a lack of efficient communication
  • Lack of clear boundaries and limits on outside relationships
  • Honesty and trust issues
  • Uncertainty about the reasons for an open relationship

If you are feeling any of these issues that may happen with open relationships, check out licensed therapist Nicole O’Hare’s 10 tips to improve communication in your relationship.

A Better Open Relationship is Within Reach with Therapy

Relationship therapy can help you tremendously, enabling you to enjoy your relationships even more. Mental Health Match can help you find an experienced relationship therapist or counselor in your area. Start by browsing open relationship experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Dayle Malen
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Together we will find ways of untangling those issues that interfere in creating the life you want to live. All issues are welcome for discussion, and you may take whatever time you need to work through them. Your therapy will be designed by you.


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Together we will find ways of untangling those issues that interfere in creating the life you want to live. All issues are welcome for discussion, and you may take whatever time you need to work through them. Your therapy will be designed by you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use gentle and encouraging methods to assist those who wish to re-design their lives. Since no two people are alike, I use an eclectic therapeutic approach to 're-designing' problems such as anger behavior management, anxiety issues, and PTSD.

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  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Issues
  • Depression
  • Gaslighting
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  • LGBTQ+
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Samuel Chesterfield
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"Let the monster out." I'm interested in the crevices of your mind. Show me where the cobwebs are because that's where your freedom is. The truth is that the most beneficial aspect of therapy is your ability to feel at home, so make yourself at home.


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"Let the monster out." I'm interested in the crevices of your mind. Show me where the cobwebs are because that's where your freedom is. The truth is that the most beneficial aspect of therapy is your ability to feel at home, so make yourself at home.

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I create a safe space to connect, recharge, and gain inspiration. The time is now, to morph into your full potential!

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  • Adopted Children
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
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  • Anger Management
  • Bisexuality
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • children of divorce
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • Driving Anxiety
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Gay Identity
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
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  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Racial Trauma
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  • Traumatic loss
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Ariel Sheeger
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change the way you run your life. So often, clients come in with one or two acute issues and find that our work together improves so many other areas of life!


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change the way you run your life. So often, clients come in with one or two acute issues and find that our work together improves so many other areas of life!

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I value transparency and collaboration. We are here to strengthen your resilience, guide you toward honesty, and a higher sense of self. Also, we may even laugh together from time to time.

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  • Sex worker support
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Phillip Stepka, PsyD
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Explore the interaction between your history, emotional style, relationships, and current circumstances as they affect and concern you. Together we collaborate on pathways to recovery and/or greater wellbeing, sense of self, and resiliency.


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Explore the interaction between your history, emotional style, relationships, and current circumstances as they affect and concern you. Together we collaborate on pathways to recovery and/or greater wellbeing, sense of self, and resiliency.

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I am trained in and utilize state-of-the-art approaches to address impacts of stress, self-image, and overwhelming emotions. However, each therapeutic relationship and approach is different and collaboratively based on your unique needs and pace.

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  • High-functioning anxiety
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  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
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  • Repeating Patterns of Ineffective Behavior
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic loss
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Phillip Stepka, PsyD remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Mental Health Priority- Kimberly Moton
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Become a better version of yourself. Review: Each session I leave feeling exhausted but like I’ve done the work I need to make real and lasting progress.


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Become a better version of yourself. Review: Each session I leave feeling exhausted but like I’ve done the work I need to make real and lasting progress.

Something to know about my approach is:

My therapeutic approach is to help patients identify problems and the thoughts that cause them, and then to help them change their thoughts through thought-challenging and behavioral experiments. Review: I appreciate Dr Moton's expertise and focus.

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  • Academic Issues
  • Adoption
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Blended Families
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Breakups
  • Career Coaching
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Dating and Romance
  • Delinquency
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
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  • grief
  • hearing voices
  • home study
  • Immigration evaluations
  • Infidelity
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  • Introvert
  • Irrational Thoughts
  • Low motivation
  • Marriage
  • Mood Regulation
  • Overwhelmed
  • Parenting
  • Relationship problems
  • School issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self Understanding
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Unfocused
  • Vulnerability
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Mental Health Priority- Kimberly Moton remote and phone therapy in Louisiana, Texas