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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. Wherever you are located in Maryland from Annapolis to Rockville or even Frederick, or anywhere else nearby, 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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Eduardo Molina
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In sessions, we may discuss attachment style and how that is currently impacting your friendships, relationships with family, and intimate partner. I am a strong believer that our experiences with family of origin influences how we connect.


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Together, we will:

In sessions, we may discuss attachment style and how that is currently impacting your friendships, relationships with family, and intimate partner. I am a strong believer that our experiences with family of origin influences how we connect.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a bilingual speaker (fluent in English & Spanish). I enjoy forming a relationship with the client at a pace that feels comfortable. Disclosing vulnerable emotions is not easy, I like to provide a trusting environment that welcomes conversation.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Exploring Attachment Styles
  • grief
  • Immigrants
  • Immigration evaluations
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mood Disorders
  • Romantic Relationships
  • Sexual Orientation
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Eduardo Molina remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, 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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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, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West 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
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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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Dara Friedman-Wheeler remote and phone therapy in Maryland
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Shauna Pollard
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We talk about money mindsets, dating, relationships, family drama, health problems, healthy eating, work/life balance, and more. Therapy is a safe space and all aspects of you are welcome in the therapy room.


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Together, we will:

We talk about money mindsets, dating, relationships, family drama, health problems, healthy eating, work/life balance, and more. Therapy is a safe space and all aspects of you are welcome in the therapy room.

Something to know about my approach is:

Results you can expect: feeling better about your self, having a deeper understanding of navigating both strengths and weaknesses, feeling less overwhelmed, rewriting negative thoughts, more hope for the future, and improved clarity about goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • High-Functioning Depression
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Shauna Pollard 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