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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 Baltimore, Butchers Hill, Canton, Downtown, or even Federal Hill, 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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Safiya McHale
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Break down the ways that systemic oppression harms us and creates some of the struggles we're having. We'll draw on your strengths and supports on your healing journey. We'll work as a team to make sure you have what you need to experience peace.


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Together, we will:

Break down the ways that systemic oppression harms us and creates some of the struggles we're having. We'll draw on your strengths and supports on your healing journey. We'll work as a team to make sure you have what you need to experience peace.

Something to know about my approach is:

that my overall framework is rooted in anti-oppression and liberation. I have a variety of techniques to draw from based on your own goals and needs. You're the expert on your own story and I'm here to support and offer new ideas and strategies.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Gender Transition
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • LGBTQ+
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Shame
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
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Safiya McHale remote and phone therapy in Maryland
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Dara Friedman-Wheeler
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figure out what your goals are and develop a plan for working toward them. We will start with things that have been shown to work, through research, but we will keep an eye on what does and doesn't work for you, and will adjust as necessary.


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figure out what your goals are and develop a plan for working toward them. We will start with things that have been shown to work, through research, but we will keep an eye on what does and doesn't work for you, and will adjust as necessary.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use strategies that have been shown to work, to help adults struggling with stress, depression, and making changes in their lives, such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and compassion-based techniques.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Burn Out
  • Caregiver support
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • COVID related issues
  • Depression
  • Social Justice
  • Stress
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Dara Friedman-Wheeler remote and phone therapy in Maryland
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Lisa Rabinowitz
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Learn how to stop your fighting and understand how your attachment and communication styles impact your relationship. You will learn how to create a secure and enduring relationship, effectively discuss difficult issues and develop closeness again.


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Learn how to stop your fighting and understand how your attachment and communication styles impact your relationship. You will learn how to create a secure and enduring relationship, effectively discuss difficult issues and develop closeness again.

Something to know about my approach is:

As a PACT Level 3 and Certified Gottman Therapist, I bring knowledge, tools, and answers you need to improve your relationship. In just 2-6 sessions, my clients report feeling more validated, appreciated, loved and connected with their partner.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Communication Issues
  • Communication Style
  • Couples Counseling
  • Dating and Romance
  • Developing Secure Attachment
  • Fighting
  • Intimacy
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mindfulness
  • Negative Communication
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Stepfamilies
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Lisa Rabinowitz remote and phone therapy in Maryland, Virginia
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Lida Far
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help you to develop healthy relationships with good boundaries where your needs are met, you can manage strong emotions, and overall life feels balanced. You will have more energy with less anxiety, more self-esteem and a sense of being connected!


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help you to develop healthy relationships with good boundaries where your needs are met, you can manage strong emotions, and overall life feels balanced. You will have more energy with less anxiety, more self-esteem and a sense of being connected!

Something to know about my approach is:

That honesty and collaboration are paramount. We will work together to draw from our combined life experiences and help you develop a fresh perspective on the same old issues that keep coming up so that you can change your life for the better.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Life Transitions
  • Miscarriage
  • multicultural identity
  • Neurodivergence
  • Relationships
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  • Social Justice
  • Stress
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Lida Far remote and phone therapy in Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia
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Dr. Lee Phillips
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look at how your past influences the present. I use holistic approaches where I treat the whole person and not just the symptoms. Psychotherapy is a journey and we will take it together.


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Together, we will:

look at how your past influences the present. I use holistic approaches where I treat the whole person and not just the symptoms. Psychotherapy is a journey and we will take it together.

Something to know about my approach is:

for my clients to achieve the goals they wish to accomplish. I use interventions that offer not only symptom relief, but also a means to improve emotional connections to the individual and others.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger
  • Anger Management
  • BDSM
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bisexuality
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Illness Management
  • Chronic Pain
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Kink
  • Kink Community
  • LGBTQ+
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Swings
  • Non-monogamy
  • Polyamory
  • Queer Identity
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-love
  • Self-Worth
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sex problems
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexual Issues
  • Sexuality
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Substance use disorders
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Dr. Lee Phillips remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, Virginia