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Find Sexual Orientation Therapists & Counselors in Apple Valley, MN.

 

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 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 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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Dr. Rachel DuPaul
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talk about interpersonal relationships (i.e. family dynamics, romantic partnerships), identity issues (i.e. diversity, self-confidence), and adulting obstacles (i.e. money management, major/career selection). We'll get you feeling clear & confident!


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Together, we will:

talk about interpersonal relationships (i.e. family dynamics, romantic partnerships), identity issues (i.e. diversity, self-confidence), and adulting obstacles (i.e. money management, major/career selection). We'll get you feeling clear & confident!

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I'm very active in session. I will share my thoughts if you would like to hear them and I will ask permission to challenge the thoughts/fears that may be getting in your way. Therapy doesn't have to be serious all the time either; Dark humor is OK!

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  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Career Transitions
  • Codependency
  • Confidence and Self-worth
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  • Perfectionism
  • Romantic Relationships
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Skills
  • Stress Management
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Dr. Rosanna Lora
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We will discuss everything and anything that you feel comfortable bringing into our session. The focus will be on past behaviors and patterns that have kept you from reaching happiness and satisfaction in your life. Together we will work on tools.


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We will discuss everything and anything that you feel comfortable bringing into our session. The focus will be on past behaviors and patterns that have kept you from reaching happiness and satisfaction in your life. Together we will work on tools.

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Confidential and non-judgmental. I like to be straightforward in a supportive way that will foster growth and healthy ways of being in the world. Therapy is about shifting those thoughts and behaviors that have kept you stuck.

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  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Black and African American Issues
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  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Geriatric Counselor
  • Hispanic and Latino Issues
  • Immigrants
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Dr. Leyla Mansur
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Explore how your past is impacting your present, work on strengthening your relationships, uncover the roots of your dissatisfaction, developing more self-compassion, and finding greater life balance.


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Together, we will:

Explore how your past is impacting your present, work on strengthening your relationships, uncover the roots of your dissatisfaction, developing more self-compassion, and finding greater life balance.

Something to know about my approach is:

Together, we will explore how you got here, where you currently are, and where you are headed. Through insight and exploration, we are able to strengthen what’s currently working for you and tackle the areas that need improvement.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • College Students
  • Coping Skills
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress Management
  • Young Adults
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Dr. Leyla Mansur 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, Wisconsin
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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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Claudia Wood
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Find things to laugh about as we work through your struggles, joys, and successes.


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Together, we will:

Find things to laugh about as we work through your struggles, joys, and successes.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will help you sort out everything going on in your head. If I do not know the answer, I will research my little heart out to find it.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Birth trauma
  • Childbirth
  • Gender Transition
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Infertility
  • Kink
  • Kink Community
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
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Claudia Wood remote and phone therapy in Minnesota