Therapists in California specializing in LGBTQIA related issues and Attachment-Based Therapy

Therapy for LGBTQIA-Related Issues

Below you'll find a list of therapists and mental health care providers who offer online and in-person appointments. You can use the filters above to refine your search.

A diverse range of sexual orientations and gender identities present unique challenges concerning coming out to family members, confusion with identity, stigma, discrimination, and oppression. Working with a therapist who specializes in LGBTQIA-related issues may help someone overcome linked mental health challenges.

Attachment-Based Therapy

Attachment-based therapy is a form of psychological counseling based on rebuilding trust and expressing dysfunctional emotion. Explores the connection between a person’s early attachment with primary caregivers and their ability to develop healthy relationships as an adult. You’ll find mental health professionals who specialize in attachment-based therapy listed below. 

Finding Psychologists, Therapists, and Counselors in California

Finding a therapist in California may be easier in the city of Los Angeles. Online therapy may be your best option if you live in more rural areas or if a therapist with a particular specialty is not located near you

Out of pocket costs for therapy in California will be between $110 - $150+ per session. For couples counseling and family therapy, costs are around $120 - $175+ per session. First appointments with a therapist tend to be a little longer and may cost a little more. Also, it’s important to note that specialized services can cost more.

There are over 58,500 therapists in the State of California with licenses, including Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Psychologists (Ph.D. and Psy.D.).

If you think you might qualify for free or reduced-cost services from the state, take a look at the DMHC website and/or see if you qualify for Medi-Cal.

Licensed clinicians (and even interns) are held to strict practice guidelines to protect clients. If you’d like to learn more about identifying and reporting misconduct, learn more here.

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