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Find Gender Identity Therapists & Counselors in Apple Valley, MN.

 

Gender identity can be a complicated issue to understand, especially when you feel like you are a different gender than the one assigned to you at birth. No matter if you feel like you are transgender, nonbinary, or gender fluid, the right support can help you gain clarity and feel more confident in who you are and how you express your gender identity.

Whether you are located in downtown Apple Valley, the suburbs of Apple Valley, other nearby places such as Eagan, Burnsville, or anywhere else in Minnesota, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Can Benefit from Therapy for Gender Identity

It can be difficult to decide whether you need professional help to understand and embrace your gender identity.

Here are some signs a therapist can help you:

  • You’re unsure of your gender identity.
  • You get uneasy or anxious when asked for pronouns.
  • You have symptoms of Gender Dysphoria, such as fantasizing about being another gender or feeling profound discomfort or disgust with your own anatomy.
  • You feel hopeless for being able to live as your authentic self.
  • You feel ready to transition genders but don’t know where to start.
  • You have conflict with friends or family who don’t respect your gender identity.

If any of the above describe you, it’s time to consider therapy. A good gender identity therapist won’t try to change who you are; rather, they will help you explore and embrace who you are.

If you’re interested in reading further, check out our Guide to Mental Health Care for People Who Are Transgender by Dr. ks Stanley.

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Left untreated, gender identity conflicts can have negative effects on your mental health. Gender dysphoria or Gender Identity Disorder can lead to depression and even physical harm in severe cases - so, the time to seek treatment is now. And Mental Health Match can help by matching you with a gender identity therapist near you. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Carol O'Saben
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understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.


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understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.

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I want to work with you to create a space where you can be yourself, build on your strengths, explore your vulnerabilities and grow from your challenges. I tend to work with clients in long-term, insight-oriented psychotherapy.

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  • Childhood Issues
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  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Women's Issues
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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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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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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.

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  • Anxiety
  • Career Transitions
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  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
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Ellen Bronder 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, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Brittany Bate (she/her)
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Help you: 1. Take your life back from the grip of trauma, grief/loss, or addiction 2. Communicate better and improve intimacy with your partner(s) 3. Explore your identities (i.e., gender, sexual orientation, relational) & 4. Be your authentic self!


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Help you: 1. Take your life back from the grip of trauma, grief/loss, or addiction 2. Communicate better and improve intimacy with your partner(s) 3. Explore your identities (i.e., gender, sexual orientation, relational) & 4. Be your authentic self!

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Together, we work to more deeply understand your identity, struggles, grief, trauma, communication styles, and patterns. We customize solutions to move you towards the life you deeply desire and wholly deserve.

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  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Couples Therapy
  • Gender identity
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
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  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-love
  • Shame
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Brittany Bate (she/her) remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Cedar Rose Lundgren
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Rebuild connection and closeness in your relationships. You will work to develop self compassion as well.


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Together, we will:

Rebuild connection and closeness in your relationships. You will work to develop self compassion as well.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have advanced training in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy and Nonviolent Communication. This means that we will be going deep into emotions and attachment needs and that we will be learning powerful relationship and communication skills.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Queer Identity
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship Skills
  • Transgender Issues
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Cedar Rose Lundgren remote and phone therapy in Minnesota
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Jackie Golob
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We will talk about your hopes, our therapeutic alliance, managing self care, stressors, and more! We will laugh, cry, and feel all the feels, together! I'm here to help you take steps and make plans to accomplish your goals weekly!


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

We will talk about your hopes, our therapeutic alliance, managing self care, stressors, and more! We will laugh, cry, and feel all the feels, together! I'm here to help you take steps and make plans to accomplish your goals weekly!

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is being a human first & a therapist second. I am all about keeping it real! I talk with folks about our relationship, rapport, and trust. I use mindfulness, self care, relaxation, strengths, & I enjoy focusing on feelings.

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  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • FTM Identity
  • Gender Transition
  • Helping Professionals
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Stress
  • Life Transitions
  • MTF Identity
  • Self care
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-love
  • Self-Worth
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sex Therapy
  • Stress Management
  • Transgender Issues
  • Work-Life Balance
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Jackie Golob remote and phone therapy in Minnesota