Therapists in Georgia specializing in LGBTQIA related issues and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive 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.

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is a modified form of cognitive therapy that reveals thought patterns that prevail during depressive episodes and teaches new ones to ease emotional pain and maintain wellness. It implements practices like meditation and breathing exercises. You’ll find mental health professionals who specialize in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy listed below. 

Finding Psychologists, Therapists, and Counselors in Georgia

Finding a therapist in Georgia may be easier in the city of Atlanta. Online therapy may be a good 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 Georgia will be between $75 - $120+ per session. For couples counseling and family therapy, costs are about $100 - $125+ 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 currently 18,260 counselors working in Georgia with licenses, including Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and 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 GDBHDD website and/or see if you qualify for Medicaid.

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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