We do more than just listen and agree. We value honesty, compassion, and transparency. We use a combination of Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy CBTDBT, and Solution-Focused Therapy to help you understand underlying reasons for your behavior, give you tangible skills needed to repair unwanted thoughts and behaviors, and find viable options for reconnecting.
These approaches will help you to improve relationships, intimacy, improve your coping, resolve trauma, and heal addictions. Couples Counseling is deed to provide you and your partner a safe place to talk about difficult topics, resolve conflict in a healthy way, and develop tools to restore trust. Our couples report increased intimacy, feeling reconnected, and closeness with their partner. If you're unclear about how to resolve challenges in your relationship, or unclear about the future of your relationship, couples counseling can help bring about clarity in a safe place.
EMDR Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a powerful, evidence-based approach to therapy that has been proven effective for relieving symptoms of trauma as well as other mental health issues. EMDR helps to unlock frozen memories, emotions, and beliefs systems so that the brain can properly "reprocess" them.
EMDR is also contains a meditation component to help you better manage uncomfortable emotions. We help people resolve childhood sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect, violence, grief loss, and many other traumatic events.
It can be difficult to explain the intricacies of LGBTQ life and culture to a heteronormative-focused therapist. Our therapists identify as gay and allied individuals who provide individual and couples therapy to other LGBTQ people. We walk alongside you, guiding you every step of the way into the direction of hope, healing, and connection. We are here to help you get back to your life - not stay in therapy forever.
Below are links to screenings you can take to help you clarify the presence of an addiction:. Do I Have a Sex Addiction? Do I Have a Porn Addiction? Do I Have a Love Addiction? Learn more about Sex and Porn Addiction Here. Depression can make you feel easily annoyed by others, irritable, or leave you feeling tired and unmotivated.
If you are struggling to find the capacity and patience to manage work, life, and relationships, we can help you gain clarity so that you can get back to your life and connect with loved ones. Click to learn more about depression. Click to learn more about Anxiety. The experience of betrayal from your partner will feel like the foundation of your life has been shattered from under you. You may question your relationship, experience deep-rooted anger, shame, and devastation to say the least. We understand the devastation and shame you are experiencing.
We want you to know that you are no t alone and healing is possible.
We are here to help you navigate through this and regain your clarity. Learn more about partners of sex addicts and betrayal here. We are gay and allied therapists who intimately understand the challenges you face. We are here to help you: from dating and sex, to self-acceptance, fitting-in, and internalized homophobia and everything in between.
If you are struggling with whether to stay in your relationship, depression, confused about open relationships, worried about substance use, or trying to navigate the waters of gay dating - we are here for. A way out.
I found myself. It goes without saying: Having a therapist whom you can develop a strong and comfortable relationship with is important. Finding a therapist of color is not easy - but, we are here for you. If you experience oppression, subtle or blatant discrimination and racism, or struggle with integrating into your professional life as a minority- we understand your pain and frustration.
Get in touch with us to begin the path of self-discovery, courage, and peace. Low Self-Esteem. Poor Self-Confidence. Lack of motivation. Social Anxiety. Trauma and PTSD. Sex Addiction. Porn Addiction. Love Addiction. Meaningless Hookups. Compulsive Masturbation. Substance Abuse. Infidelity and cheating.
Co-Parenting Challenges. Single Parenting.
Inability to communicate. Lack of intimacy.
Are you ready to improve your most important relationships?
Partners of Sex Addicts. Staying together vs ending. Loss of trust. Toxic Masculinity. Professional Challenges. Identity challenges. We bring back the art of listening and honoring the unique relationship we have with each client we support.
I've always felt like my last therapist was offering advice even before getting to know me or hearing what I was saying. We emphasize cultural awareness and sensitivity: race, age, sexual orientation- all of the attributes that make you - you!
As we support you on your journey, we never ignore the things that make you, you. We consist of racially diverse, LGBTQ affirmative therapists who value the importance of cultural sensitivity when providing you therapy.
Relationships are tough. we all need help sometimes.
More than just reflective listening: Listening and Validating your feelings is important and this comes natural for us! But giving you solutions should not be ignored - we will provide you with direction, loving honesty, and constructive feedback to guide you in a healthy direction. Our therapists have been trained in Sex Addiction and Sex Therapy. CSATs are rigorously trained in current, up-to-date research and clinical interventions on sex and porn addiction as well as infidelity.
CSATs are also trained in treating partners of sex addictions and affair-recovery. We Use Evidence-Based Practices to help you get back into your daily routines quickly. We use longer-term psychoanalytic approaches to address the unconscious drives as well, but nothing beats getting research-based solutions to the challenges you are having right now. Effective and rapid treatment with EMDR: EMDR is a research-based technique that is used to help you quickly and safely resolve trauma, reduce fears, address addictions, and increase confidence.
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We honor each individual client we support and help them work through the pain they face and find real solutions so that each one can have more connected personal lives and satisfying relationships. We value honesty, compassion, and transparency as this is the foundation of human relationships, connection, and life.
Our Services. Individual Therapy. Couples Counseling. You are not alone.