LGBTQIA+ Therapy

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LGBTQIA+ Therapy Provides Much-Needed Support for the Queer Community in Oakdale, MN

Do you live outside of the heteronormative-cisgender box?

Have you been to other supposed “LGBTQ-friendly” counselors who had no idea what you were talking about?

Could you use a safe space to process your feelings and assess your goals?

Are you looking for a mental health practice that embraces inclusivity and celebrates diversity, where you can receive the health care you need without being questioned or made to feel small?

At Summer Counseling in Oakdale, Minnesota, we take immense pride in offering LGBTQIA+ therapy. Our dedicated team of counselors is committed to creating a safe and affirming space for individuals of all gender identities and sexual orientations. Additionally, we are experienced in working with trauma, attachment, personality disorders, neurodiversity, anxiety, depression, and anxiety, allowing us to support you through all aspects of your mental health journey.

Are you seeking transition and need a letter for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)? Or maybe you’re seeking relationship counseling from someone who understands where you’re coming from.  Whoever you are, whoever you love, you are welcome here. 

Why Is Counseling for LGBTQIA+ Individuals Important?

Stigma, in any form, is an impediment to the well-being of those who experience it. LGBTQIA+ individuals often face unique challenges that may not be fully understood in traditional therapy settings, like coming out to one’s family, being discriminated against for their identity or sexual orientation, and searching for affirming mental health support. Specialized LGBTQIA+ therapy creates a space where individuals can openly discuss their experiences without fear of judgment.

Finding a therapist who is openly LGBT-friendly or who specializes in LGBT issues is crucial to your personal growth. At Summer Counseling, individual counseling for LGBTQIA+ individuals is one of our specialties. Available in person or virtually, our therapy sessions will arm you with the tools you need to face the darker side of life with grace and resilience. We also offer family counseling and sessions on parenting skills, which can provide valuable guidance for parents navigating the complexities of raising LGBTQIA+ children.

Discover the Transformative Power of Therapy

No matter where you are in your journey, it is important to find a therapist who can support you in your journey and give you a safe place to process your identity.  If you or someone you know is seeking help from an LGBTQIA+ therapist, contact Emily Patrick, Kathryn Hector, or Morgan McGinnis  at Summer Counseling in Oakdale. Our commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and ongoing learning sets us apart as a wellspring of support for the LGBTQIA+ community.