Dds Dobson-Smith
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, NLPt, Cert Ed Verified
Offers online therapy
I work with adults and teens individually and with folx in relationships experiencing any and all of the following: Coming-out, gender identity, gender expression, and other issues faced by the LGBTQIA2-S community. Individuals and people in relationships, pods, or polycules experiencing challenges with emotional and physical intimacy and/or sexuality. Adult survivors of chaotic childhoods and/or adult survivors of emotionally immature parents. People experiencing challenges with their self esteem, confidence, and other internal conflicts.
(925) 248-4217
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Offers online therapy
I work with adults and teens individually and with folx in relationships experiencing any and all of the following: Coming-out, gender identity, gender expression, and other issues faced by the LGBTQIA2-S community. Individuals and people in relationships, pods, or polycules experiencing challenges with emotional and physical intimacy and/or sexuality. Adult survivors of chaotic childhoods and/or adult survivors of emotionally immature parents. People experiencing challenges with their self esteem, confidence, and other internal conflicts.

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