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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 Shakopee, the suburbs of Shakopee, other nearby places such as Burnsville, Bloomington, 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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Mary Devorak
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Work towards healing your body and finding your genuine self in a safe space. We'll find the narrative that you tell yourself now and transform that into the narrative you desire for yourself.


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Together, we will:

Work towards healing your body and finding your genuine self in a safe space. We'll find the narrative that you tell yourself now and transform that into the narrative you desire for yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I tailor sessions to each client using techniques such as brainspotting, story telling, and therapeutic gaming.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Grief counseling
  • LGBTQ+
  • Neurodivergence
  • Teenagers
  • Trauma
  • Young Adults
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Map in Saint Paul, Minnesota for Mary Devorak therapy location.
18.7 miles from you
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Dr. Maria Lise Flores
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My clients balance hectic schedules with multiple responsibilities. Career, family, and social stressors--we're all feeling it. Healthy boundaries, communication skills, burnout prevention and addressing self-defeating thinking are starting points.


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Together, we will:

My clients balance hectic schedules with multiple responsibilities. Career, family, and social stressors--we're all feeling it. Healthy boundaries, communication skills, burnout prevention and addressing self-defeating thinking are starting points.

Something to know about my approach is:

I like to spend time getting to know you and your needs. It's important for me to provide an individualized, tailored experience using the tools I've honed from 25+ years in the field. My goal is for you to grow and thrive via the therapy process.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Breakups
  • Burn Out
  • Career Transitions
  • Codependency
  • Couples Therapy
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Health Anxiety
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Multicultural Issues
  • Narcissist recovery
  • Religious Trauma
  • Retirement
  • Social Anxiety
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Dr. Maria Lise Flores remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Shannon Wohlman
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Walk the path of healing through humor, validation, and challenges. We will talk about family of origin, current life stress (including the impact of current events), and trauma as identified by you.


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Walk the path of healing through humor, validation, and challenges. We will talk about family of origin, current life stress (including the impact of current events), and trauma as identified by you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I believe you are the professional of your own life, and my job is to help you find the path that you want to be on. I try to balance compassion and empathy with direct challenges. I also integrate DBT skills with most of my work.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Aging Parents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Birth trauma
  • Borderline Personality
  • Couples Therapy
  • Court Ordered Therapy
  • Dementia
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • EMDR
  • Engagement and Marriage
  • Family Planning
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • LGBTQ+
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • New Parent
  • Parenthood
  • Parenting Skills
  • paternal mental health
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy Loss
  • Racial justice
  • Racism
  • Religious Trauma
  • Teen/young pregnancy and motherhood
  • Trauma
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Shannon Wohlman 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
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Joe Groninga
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We will work together to identify and understand your thoughts, feelings, and behavior (and how they all interact) as you move toward change and solve your problems in a nurturing and collaborative environment.


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Together, we will:

We will work together to identify and understand your thoughts, feelings, and behavior (and how they all interact) as you move toward change and solve your problems in a nurturing and collaborative environment.

Something to know about my approach is:

I balance kindness and compassion with a focus on getting you to where you want to be through the use therapeutic techniques that are evidenced-based which means these methods have been consistently shown effective through research.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Gay Identity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship problems
  • Substance use disorders
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Map in Saint Paul, Minnesota for Joe Groninga therapy location.
19.9 miles from you