Are you searching for an LGBTQIA+ therapist (counselor) who is trained, knowledgeable, and/or a part of the community (or an Ally)?
"Personal, family, and social acceptance of sexual orientation and gender identity affects the mental health and personal safety of LGBTQ individuals. Discrimination against LGBTQ+ persons has been associated with high rates of psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, and suicide." [view source]
You are not alone! Some issues we can help with include:
- Questioning sexual orientation / identity - Transitioning and developing coping skills regarding transitioning - Nonbinary - Same Sex Couples - LGBTQI + BIPOC - Discrimination in the workplace - Distress related to political and cultural climate - Bullying - Isolation - Fear of rejection, stigma - Singles - Youth - Substance Abuse - Suicidal Ideation and Crisis management - Family counseling - Internal conflicts - Depression - Anxiety - Social Anxiety / friends / social support - PTSD / C-PTSD - Conflict with important people - Trouble sleeping / insomnia - Planning for the future / motivation / goal setting
If you or someone you know would like counseling for LGBTQ+ related issues, please call.
HELPING FAMILIES HEAL, PLAY AND LOVE!
M-F: 9am - 6pm After hours and weekends by appointment
FCCS is directed by Melinda Haynes, MA, California LMFT 102308. Oklahoma LMFT 1153. North Carolina LMFT 2143.
We provide therapy for various trauma issues including absent parent, parent in prison, violence, witnessing violence, domestic violence, tragedy, murder,, witness to murder, grief, loss,, death, friend killed, violence in neighborhood, fear, first responder, vicarious trauma, nightmares, panic.