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LGBTQ Counseling In Greensboro, NC

LGBTQ Counseling In Greensboro, NC

Are you searching for a “therapist near me”? If so, you are at the right place, our counseling office specializes in BIPOC LGBTQ-affirming therapy. Our counseling services aim to provide a safe, compassionate, and respectful space that is culturally responsive and social justice oriented.

Santos Counseling PLLC is committed to fostering acceptance, empowerment, and awareness.

Benefits of working with an LGBTQ-affirming therapist:

  • Learn how to practice self-love and acceptance.
  • Begin the journey of navigating gender expression and your personal style.
  • Develop clinically effective skills and techniques to alleviate anxiety, depression, and stress.
  • Receive support connected to relationship building, healthy communication, and creating meaningful connections with LGBTQ+ relationships.

Coping skills stigma and discrimination.

What does a typical session look like?

In working with the LGBTQIA2S+ community, we know how difficult the world can be. Our goal is to work with you and for you in providing a non-judgmental therapeutic space. A typical counseling session can be one in which the focus is on developing strength and confidence in uncovering the layers of identity while navigating the ups and downs of life. Together we work on learning to understand and process mood healthily and constructively. We collectively work on developing evidence-based and holistically oriented coping skills to address triggers and challenges.

 

What are the common challenges that the LGBTQ community face:

  • Rejection from peers and family.
  • Low self-esteem.
  • Social and legal barriers.
  • Difficulty with identity.
  • Bullying.
  • Violence.
  • Hate crimes.

Working with an LGBTQ-affirming therapist can provide you with a space of empowerment. A counseling space where you can learn to face challenges unique to the LGBTQ community, address issues connected to discrimination, and navigate coming out. To continue reading and learning about mental health challenges faced by the LGBTQ community click here.

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Family Therapy Focused on LGBTQ

The answer is YES!

Working with an LGBTQ-affirming therapist can give you and your family a non-judgmental and constructive space to navigate challenges. Our counseling office has experience in working with individuals with a focus on coming out, talking to their friends and family about their identity, and supporting families to develop healthy and appropriate language.

 

Key areas that counseling can help with:

  • Learn how to navigate the areas of life connected to LGBTQ+ in parenthood.
  • Develop effective skills to support your LGBTQ+ child or teen.
  • Gain the needed skills to create and foster inclusive and affirming family relationships.