Mental health is a critical component of overall well-being, and finding an affirming therapist or counselor is essential for LGBTQ+ individuals. LGBTQ+ affirming mental health professionals understand the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ+ communities, including concerns related to identity, discrimination, trauma, neurodiversity, sex, kink, polyamory, and nonmonogamy. These therapists and counselors provide a supportive environment where clients can explore their mental health without fear of judgment or misunderstanding. They are trained in addressing the specific mental health needs of LGBTQ+ individuals, offering specialized care for issues such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, and navigating the complexities of gender affirmation. By providing compassionate and affirming care, these professionals help clients build resilience, foster self-acceptance, and improve their overall quality of life. Search below for LGBTQ+ affirming therapists and counselors near you to find trusted professionals in your area.

Kimberly Cravotta-Purvis, LMFT
Mission Viejo, California 44.95 mi
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Taeko Uchino, PsyD
San Diego, California 106.95 mi
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MaKael White, MA, LMFT, ATR
Puyallup, Washington 931.98 mi
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Marta Grissom, LMHC, SUDP
5.01
Auburn, Washington 939 mi
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Anne M. Carpenter, MD
5.02
Atlanta, Georgia 1932.03 mi
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Angela R. Peters, MS, LPC
Bentonville, Arkansas 1362.21 mi
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Heather L. Howard, LPC
Shreveport, Louisiana 1417.74 mi
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Heidi Selzler-Echola, APRN, WHNP-BC
5.01
Fargo, North Dakota 1423.89 mi
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Christin Collins, LMHCA, NCC
Indiana 1784.86 mi
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Shannon Walsh, LMHCA
Brownsburg, Indiana 1794.44 mi
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Jess Tomlinson, MSW, LCSW
Greenwood, Indiana 1805.17 mi
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Kaycee Wilson, LMHC, ATR
Indianapolis, Indiana 1806.78 mi
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Jonathan Gurney, LCSW, ACSW
Indianapolis, Indiana 1808.69 mi
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Diana Kafoure, LMHCA
Lawrence, Indiana 1808.89 mi
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Heather Fosnaugh, LMHC, NCC, EMDR Certified
Indianapolis, Indiana 1809.63 mi
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Stephanie L. Drescher, PsyD, HSPP
Indianapolis, Indiana 1814.22 mi
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Dave Payne, LPCC
Burlington, Kentucky 2197.7 mi
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Bethany Johnson, LCSW
Madison, Indiana 1846.53 mi
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Melanie Thomas-Castillo, PsyD
Cincinnati, Ohio 1893.38 mi
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Rachael Lastoff, LCMHC, LPCC, LPC
Newport, Kentucky 1893.75 mi
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Eutoka Quillings-Bland, MA, LPC, NCC, CCTP, BC-...
Acworth, Georgia 1913.33 mi
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Kevin B. Stachowiak, MSW, LMSW
Grand Blanc, Michigan 1953.61 mi
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Timothy Goode, LPC
Columbia, South Carolina 2118.78 mi
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Nick Summa, LMFT
Irwin, Pennsylvania 2145.99 mi
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Diana Sorrentino, PhD
Allentown, Pennsylvania 2369.34 mi
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Michael Kariyev, LCSW
New York, New York 2446.18 mi
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Laura Hoskins, MA, LCMHC, NCC
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Brattleboro, Vermont 2512.5 mi
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Michelle Parrella, LCSW
Santa Monica, California 14.35 mi
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Tori Corbett, LCSW
Eugene, Oregon 736.13 mi
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Lindsay Salem, PhD
Lincoln, Nebraska 1267.4 mi
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Karissa Tobey, LCPC
St. Charles, Illinois 1709.42 mi
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Helen Svoboda-Barber, LCMHCA
Durham, North Carolina 2213.98 mi
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Shelley Marfori, PsyD
Washington, District of Columbia 2293.52 mi
Priscilla Torres, LCSW, CHT, CMDP
Coral Gables, Florida 2332.31 mi
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Rachel Millary, LACMH
Wilmington, Delaware 2368.8 mi
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Andrea Tomoe, LPCC
5.02
Los Angeles, California 0.19 mi