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LGBTQ+ Therapy

LGBTQ+ Therapy

ABOUT LGBTQ+ THERAPY

All of us with stigmatized identities face this question daily: how much to accommodate society by constraining ourselves and how much to break the limits of what constitutes a valid life.

Sexuality is a spectrum. Although our society likes to create labels, sexuality often doesn’t fall neatly into a category. At My LA Therapy, our perspective is that it is important to balance recognition that the issues faced by the gay community are no different than the issues of anyone else seeking therapy, while simultaneously never failing to appreciate the unique difficulties, conflicts, and struggles of being LGBTQ+ in a heterosexist world.

We are extremely passionate about working with those who self-identify as LGBTQ+, with those who are trying to understand their sexuality and gender identity, and with those who are questioning their sexuality entirely. We have specialized training and unique sensitivity to the varied issues of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning people.

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Abuse & Trauma

When we experience trauma, sometimes we begin to feel like our pain is who we are. It can…

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Addiction & Recovery

Addiction and substance abuse can be ways to avoid facing the painful aspects of life…

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Aging Therapy

Aging is inevitable. We age with grace or not. We can either buy into the fantasy…

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Anger Management

Anger is a normal, healthy emotion. We have the power to understand it…

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Anxiety

Group therapy can be a powerful way to heal; in fact, research…

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Autism

Autism is characterized by a wide range of conditions, including challenges in…

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BDSM & Kink Friendly Therapy

All of us with stigmatized identities face this…

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Bipolar Disorder

We all have ups and downs, but if your highs and lows seem more extreme…

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Living with Borderline Personality Disorder can often…

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Buddhism & Mindfulness Therapy

Buddhism and psychology share in their central…

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Career Counseling

Career counselors develop plans to improve their client’s current career and…

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Caregiving

Sometimes life demands that we have to care for those we love on an extended basis…

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Child Therapy

Children have unique needs when it comes to counseling. At different ages, we…

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Codependency

Dating can be as intoxicating and exciting as it is painful and destructive. Often we find…

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Couples Therapy

Love can be one of the most powerful and beautiful experiences life has to offer…

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Creative Blocks

You express the deepest parts of yourself to the world. It takes great courage to…

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Dating Coaching

Trying to find the right person can be a painful task. When we can’t seem to find a match…

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Depression

Sadness is present in everyone’s life to some extent, but when it is accompanied by feeling…

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Divorce & Blended Families

Bringing two families together can seem nearly impossible. Blended families…

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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence and abusive relationships can happen to anyone; they don’t…

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Dual Diagnosis

At times, overcoming co-occurring disorders can feel impossible and isolating…

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Eating Disorders

People are not defined by labels. An “Eating Disorder” is a part of you that is telling…

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder

It’s normal to feel anxious from time to time…

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Grief, Loss, & Bereavement

Whether you’ve lost a parent, child, spouse spouse, friend, or beloved pet, all grief has…

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Hypochondria

One of the most frustrating things about suffering from Hypochondria or Illness Anxiety…

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LGBTQ+ Therapy

All of us with stigmatized identities face this question daily: how much…

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Life Transitions

Life transitions are always stressful, but sometimes we feel so overwhelmed by…

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

When you don’t feel in control of your own mind and…

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Panic Disorder

If you’ve ever experienced a panic attack, you know how terrifying and debilitating…

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Parenting

Parenting therapy is here to help you manage these expectations, and the…

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Phobias

One of the most frustrating aspects of phobias is that we know they’re irrational yet we…

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Premarital Therapy

Relationships bring out our best and worst selves, our deepest hopes, and our deepest fears…

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PTSD Therapy

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) develops after you have experienced or witnessed…

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Rape & Sexual Assault

Recovery from rape or assault can seem like a never-ending battle. However painful…

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Self-Harm and Self-Injury

Self-harm is about trauma, emotional dysregulation, and self-hatred. It can feel like…

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Social Anxiety

If you have social anxiety you may long for connection while at the same time…

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Stress Management

Stress is on our lives from simple things to major stressors. The key to stress management…

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Substance Abuse

Substance abuse can be a way of avoiding the painful aspects of life, whether fears…

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Teen Therapy

Teenagers have unique needs when it comes to counseling. At different ages, we…

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Therapy for Men

Our culture often has rigid expectations of masculinity which may stifle us from…

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Therapy for Women

Society is still evolving from the strongly patriarchal system that placed…

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Transgender

Do you need support navigating the process of coming out…

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Young Adults Therapy

We live in a very different time than our parents did. Technology is changing…

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