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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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India Simms
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Set goals and work toward them. Process trauma. Learn new coping skills for anxiety. Do EFT tapping. Practice couples communication exercises together. Discuss setting boundaries with your loved ones! Start a new self-care regimen!


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Together, we will:

Set goals and work toward them. Process trauma. Learn new coping skills for anxiety. Do EFT tapping. Practice couples communication exercises together. Discuss setting boundaries with your loved ones! Start a new self-care regimen!

Something to know about my approach is:

I like to give people concrete skills they can use when they're not in therapy. Therapy is about finding ways to improve your quality of life, or increase relationship satisfaction. There's no topic too taboo.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Couples Therapy
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Ellen Bronder
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When you feel comfortable with your therapist & hopeful about the therapy it's more likely to produce the results you want. At your pace we will explore together what is needed to improve your life. Whatever place you are in, it deserves to be heard


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Together, we will:

When you feel comfortable with your therapist & hopeful about the therapy it's more likely to produce the results you want. At your pace we will explore together what is needed to improve your life. Whatever place you are in, it deserves to be heard

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy is collaborative & tailored to your unique needs & preferences. You'll not find a "one-size-fits all" approach. Evidence-based approaches are customized to you and foster deep self-understanding & lasting change.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Career Transitions
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationships
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Trauma Related Disorders
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Ellen Bronder remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia
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Dara Friedman-Wheeler
Together, we will:

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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Together, we will:

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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Gabriela Rios-Martinez
Together, we will:

embark on a journey of self-exploration and work to live more mindfully to become happier and more fulfilled.


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Together, we will:

embark on a journey of self-exploration and work to live more mindfully to become happier and more fulfilled.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am an LGBTQ+ affirming therapist which means I am specifically knowledgable about topics such as exploring relationships, gender, sexuality, coming out, and transitioning.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self-Esteem
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
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Gabriela Rios-Martinez remote and phone therapy in Maryland
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Safiya McHale
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.


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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