Nicole Arkin
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
I find it important to examine the societal context of individual suffering, particularly themes related to oppression and injustice, and tend to be the most well suited for working with sensitive and creative individuals as well as those who struggle with depression, anxiety, self esteem and loss/grief.
It isn't difficult to feel scared, unlovable, vulnerable and not good enough in "our world gone mad", let alone if you have a history of being abused or neglected. Therapy can help you slowly make sense of the past so that you can encounter the present moment with more awareness and vigor. I am psychotherapist with an abiding love of the arts and work with sensitive individuals, many of whom have histories of abuse/neglect and are struggling to make sense of their past and present lives in order to find a greater sense of freedom/comfort within their own skin.
(510) 878-4958
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
I find it important to examine the societal context of individual suffering, particularly themes related to oppression and injustice, and tend to be the most well suited for working with sensitive and creative individuals as well as those who struggle with depression, anxiety, self esteem and loss/grief.
It isn't difficult to feel scared, unlovable, vulnerable and not good enough in "our world gone mad", let alone if you have a history of being abused or neglected. Therapy can help you slowly make sense of the past so that you can encounter the present moment with more awareness and vigor. I am psychotherapist with an abiding love of the arts and work with sensitive individuals, many of whom have histories of abuse/neglect and are struggling to make sense of their past and present lives in order to find a greater sense of freedom/comfort within their own skin.
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April Strongarone
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Starting therapy can often bring up many feelings; excitement, fear, hope, shame, anxiety, determination...and taking those first steps to find a good fit between you and your therapist is an important part of the process. We will work together to create a relationship that feels safe enough to address your concerns. In addition to my private psychotherapy practice I have provided trauma informed therapy to individuals and families in various community based, non-profit agencies, in addition to Clinical Supervision.
(510) 879-5483
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Starting therapy can often bring up many feelings; excitement, fear, hope, shame, anxiety, determination...and taking those first steps to find a good fit between you and your therapist is an important part of the process. We will work together to create a relationship that feels safe enough to address your concerns. In addition to my private psychotherapy practice I have provided trauma informed therapy to individuals and families in various community based, non-profit agencies, in addition to Clinical Supervision.
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Judith Muschel
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Choosing a therapist is a significant decision, and one in which it is crucial to trust your feelings. I am a very engaging, warm and thoughtful person. My approach is eclectic and interactive, and is adapted to the unique needs of each individual or couple. Humor, respectful listening, honest dialogue and collaboration are all important aspects of my work. My priority is to provide a safe connection as a foundation for growth, enhanced self-esteem, and well-being. Habitual patterns causing impasses, lack of passion, anxiety and depression, can shift once underlying needs and feelings are legitimized and given voice.
(510) 403-8134
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Choosing a therapist is a significant decision, and one in which it is crucial to trust your feelings. I am a very engaging, warm and thoughtful person. My approach is eclectic and interactive, and is adapted to the unique needs of each individual or couple. Humor, respectful listening, honest dialogue and collaboration are all important aspects of my work. My priority is to provide a safe connection as a foundation for growth, enhanced self-esteem, and well-being. Habitual patterns causing impasses, lack of passion, anxiety and depression, can shift once underlying needs and feelings are legitimized and given voice.
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Stuart Lee
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Are you seeking a better relationship with yourself or with others? Are you a couple feeling "stuck", seeking more emotional and physical intimacy in your relationship, and wanting to move past ineffective interaction patterns? Need support with identifying and experiencing your feelings? Are you striving to live a more purposeful and meaningful life? I will provide a sensitive, genuine supportive presence where you can feel truly acknowledged with acceptance and without judgment. I will be an active participant in our working alliance to help move you towards experiencing the positive changes you seek and meeting your goals.
(510) 401-3760
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Are you seeking a better relationship with yourself or with others? Are you a couple feeling "stuck", seeking more emotional and physical intimacy in your relationship, and wanting to move past ineffective interaction patterns? Need support with identifying and experiencing your feelings? Are you striving to live a more purposeful and meaningful life? I will provide a sensitive, genuine supportive presence where you can feel truly acknowledged with acceptance and without judgment. I will be an active participant in our working alliance to help move you towards experiencing the positive changes you seek and meeting your goals.
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Loduskia Dusky Pierce
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Whatever challenge or emotional pain has you considering therapy, our sessions will be tailored to your unique needs. Mind/body approaches such as EMDR, Emotional Freedom Technique and the newer Flash Technique are scientifically proven methods that can help resolve trauma or deep emotional wounds. If you struggle with depression, anxiety, or low self esteem, we might explore your judgmental self-talk or consider your limiting beliefs. If you are feeling troubled or stuck in a personal relationship or at work, we could look at ways to communicate that increase understanding and reduce conflict.
(510) 470-5947
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Whatever challenge or emotional pain has you considering therapy, our sessions will be tailored to your unique needs. Mind/body approaches such as EMDR, Emotional Freedom Technique and the newer Flash Technique are scientifically proven methods that can help resolve trauma or deep emotional wounds. If you struggle with depression, anxiety, or low self esteem, we might explore your judgmental self-talk or consider your limiting beliefs. If you are feeling troubled or stuck in a personal relationship or at work, we could look at ways to communicate that increase understanding and reduce conflict.
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Bay Area CBT Center
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Do you feel overwhelmed by challenging relationships with loved ones, friends, or coworkers? Do you feel anxious or depressed, or struggle with low self-esteem, OCD, or the effects of trauma? Are you seeking a way to live a meaningful life that reflects your values? The Bay Area CBT Center is a group practice of behavioral therapists dedicated to providing high quality evidence-based treatments. Our integrative approach allows us to apply principles from the most up to date research-based treatments while adapting these tools to meet your unique needs and build an authentic relationship with you.
(415) 991-6818
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Do you feel overwhelmed by challenging relationships with loved ones, friends, or coworkers? Do you feel anxious or depressed, or struggle with low self-esteem, OCD, or the effects of trauma? Are you seeking a way to live a meaningful life that reflects your values? The Bay Area CBT Center is a group practice of behavioral therapists dedicated to providing high quality evidence-based treatments. Our integrative approach allows us to apply principles from the most up to date research-based treatments while adapting these tools to meet your unique needs and build an authentic relationship with you.
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Kari Kagan
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
My approach to psychotherapy is collaborative, empathic, and oriented toward achieving the results my clients desire. I provide skills to increase awareness of problematic patterns that can lead to feeling stuck. Left unaddressed, these patterns can take a toll on relationships, work, health, and self-esteem. My goal is to create a non-judgmental and supportive space for exploration and change and to help people get back to living a more meaningful and enjoyable life. In addition, I emphasize a "strength-based" approach, in which I help clients identify and build from strengths and other positive qualities they already have.
(415) 968-2557
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
My approach to psychotherapy is collaborative, empathic, and oriented toward achieving the results my clients desire. I provide skills to increase awareness of problematic patterns that can lead to feeling stuck. Left unaddressed, these patterns can take a toll on relationships, work, health, and self-esteem. My goal is to create a non-judgmental and supportive space for exploration and change and to help people get back to living a more meaningful and enjoyable life. In addition, I emphasize a "strength-based" approach, in which I help clients identify and build from strengths and other positive qualities they already have.
Troy Piwowarski
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
If you’re like many of my clients, you might be asking yourself: “Why do I keep repeating the same patterns in my relationships, my career, and in my life?” “I have so much potential, why does it seem to elude me?” “Why don’t I feel closer to the people in my life?" Through a balance of support and challenge, I can help you break through the patterns that have been holding you back from living the life you truly want. My approach is a combination of focusing on patterns that show up in the here-and-now and exploring how your history may still be impacting the way you show up in your life today.
(510) 694-0481
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
If you’re like many of my clients, you might be asking yourself: “Why do I keep repeating the same patterns in my relationships, my career, and in my life?” “I have so much potential, why does it seem to elude me?” “Why don’t I feel closer to the people in my life?" Through a balance of support and challenge, I can help you break through the patterns that have been holding you back from living the life you truly want. My approach is a combination of focusing on patterns that show up in the here-and-now and exploring how your history may still be impacting the way you show up in your life today.
Beth Gadomski
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Working at Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, helped me to develop these three recommendations for finding a therapist: 1) Find the "best fit" by meeting with (or calling) two or three therapists. Research suggests that the relationship you develop with your therapist determines therapy outcomes/benefits. Trust your judgement; pick a therapist that you like. 2) When contacting therapists, ask what experience they have working with your particular concerns. If their response does not increase your comfort, find another therapist. 3) Consider your preferred therapist demographics, such as age, ethnic-racial identity, and gender.
(415) 373-6080
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Working at Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, helped me to develop these three recommendations for finding a therapist: 1) Find the "best fit" by meeting with (or calling) two or three therapists. Research suggests that the relationship you develop with your therapist determines therapy outcomes/benefits. Trust your judgement; pick a therapist that you like. 2) When contacting therapists, ask what experience they have working with your particular concerns. If their response does not increase your comfort, find another therapist. 3) Consider your preferred therapist demographics, such as age, ethnic-racial identity, and gender.
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Amanda Downs
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Do you seek relief from experiences of anxiety, depression, or shame? You may be wanting more self-confidence or deeper intimacy in your relationships. Perhaps you long to shed unwanted conditioning and live more fully in your embodied truth. I can support you to identify and move through old patterns that constrict your vitality, helping you to unearth your passion and unique gifts. My approach is warm, authentic, and collaborative. Together we will develop a safe space to explore wounds and limiting beliefs while allowing you to encounter and experiment with new ways of being.
(628) 228-6175
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Do you seek relief from experiences of anxiety, depression, or shame? You may be wanting more self-confidence or deeper intimacy in your relationships. Perhaps you long to shed unwanted conditioning and live more fully in your embodied truth. I can support you to identify and move through old patterns that constrict your vitality, helping you to unearth your passion and unique gifts. My approach is warm, authentic, and collaborative. Together we will develop a safe space to explore wounds and limiting beliefs while allowing you to encounter and experiment with new ways of being.
Elana Morgulis
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, E-RYT Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Are there big changes happening in your life both inside and outside yourself? Do you feel unsure of how to express and assert yourself in the world and relationships? Maybe you wish for more clarity and confidence. Maybe you feel alone in what you're going through. Therapy is a safe place for us to explore what's going on, for you to find understanding, support, and find your voice so that you can show up as your best self in life. I'll help you navigate through difficult life experiences, communicate effectively in relationships, make sense of conflicting feelings, and cultivate deeper connection within yourself and others.
(510) 241-4667
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Are there big changes happening in your life both inside and outside yourself? Do you feel unsure of how to express and assert yourself in the world and relationships? Maybe you wish for more clarity and confidence. Maybe you feel alone in what you're going through. Therapy is a safe place for us to explore what's going on, for you to find understanding, support, and find your voice so that you can show up as your best self in life. I'll help you navigate through difficult life experiences, communicate effectively in relationships, make sense of conflicting feelings, and cultivate deeper connection within yourself and others.
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Apryl 'avry' Todd
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
I believe strongly in the power of healing though creating a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space for you to explore your unique experience. My goal is to help you connect with your innate inner strengths, deepen self-understanding and insight, and build skills that foster healing and resilience. I provide short-term solution-focused counseling, as well as long-term in-depth therapy for adults seeking support around a variety of issues. My clients describe me as warm, engaging, and caring.
(510) 824-8249
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
I believe strongly in the power of healing though creating a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space for you to explore your unique experience. My goal is to help you connect with your innate inner strengths, deepen self-understanding and insight, and build skills that foster healing and resilience. I provide short-term solution-focused counseling, as well as long-term in-depth therapy for adults seeking support around a variety of issues. My clients describe me as warm, engaging, and caring.
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Olisha Hodges
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Are you experiencing a difficult time? Looking for support? My therapeutic approach is tailored to meet your individual needs, as you are the expert on your life! My goal is to partner with you as you navigate through this difficult time. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with ten years experience working with children and families in various non-profit, school and county capacities. My private practice is dedicated to supporting school-age, teen and adult clients to make the most out of their resources and relationships. I provide psychotherapy services to those in need.
(510) 907-6476
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Are you experiencing a difficult time? Looking for support? My therapeutic approach is tailored to meet your individual needs, as you are the expert on your life! My goal is to partner with you as you navigate through this difficult time. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with ten years experience working with children and families in various non-profit, school and county capacities. My private practice is dedicated to supporting school-age, teen and adult clients to make the most out of their resources and relationships. I provide psychotherapy services to those in need.
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Kathy Dyson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
You are the master of your life, and I will be there to listen, witness and support you as you move from surviving to thriving. When you feel stuck or overwhelmed, I can help you find new tools to increase your ability to cope. It can feel vulnerable to share your worries, concerns, or shameful secrets with a stranger. My job is to create a safe, non-judgmental space, so you don’t have to go through life alone.
(628) 333-2219
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
You are the master of your life, and I will be there to listen, witness and support you as you move from surviving to thriving. When you feel stuck or overwhelmed, I can help you find new tools to increase your ability to cope. It can feel vulnerable to share your worries, concerns, or shameful secrets with a stranger. My job is to create a safe, non-judgmental space, so you don’t have to go through life alone.
Dave Kalloor
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
I'm a cis Indian-American son of immigrants and licensed clinical social worker with 10+ years experience. My specialization is working with BIPOC ages 18+, survivors of violence, and people working toward social change. Some issues I'm skilled in addressing include: trauma, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship/family concerns, and career matters. I use a holistic, mindfulness-based, trauma-informed, relational approach.
(510) 240-8295
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
I'm a cis Indian-American son of immigrants and licensed clinical social worker with 10+ years experience. My specialization is working with BIPOC ages 18+, survivors of violence, and people working toward social change. Some issues I'm skilled in addressing include: trauma, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship/family concerns, and career matters. I use a holistic, mindfulness-based, trauma-informed, relational approach.
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Cheryl Feldman
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, ATR-BC Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Children and teens are more aware of their own internal states and the world around them than ever before, while the family unit takes on more stress. This combination can create anxiety, depression, acting out behaviors, confusion, and educational struggles for many. Through education and a strength-based perspective I focus on communication, relationships, boundaries, and self-care. I work with youth to explore their patterns of interactions with family and peers and encourage self-awareness and growth in these areas. Developing a relationship with a child or teen takes time and care, both of which I have done for over ten years.
(510) 256-7864
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
Children and teens are more aware of their own internal states and the world around them than ever before, while the family unit takes on more stress. This combination can create anxiety, depression, acting out behaviors, confusion, and educational struggles for many. Through education and a strength-based perspective I focus on communication, relationships, boundaries, and self-care. I work with youth to explore their patterns of interactions with family and peers and encourage self-awareness and growth in these areas. Developing a relationship with a child or teen takes time and care, both of which I have done for over ten years.
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Angelyne Arellano
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
I employ compassion, creativity, humility, and humor in working with individuals, couples, families, law enforcement and military personnel, including those who are in transition into new beginnings and stages-of-life. I view the person as separate from their situation and condition, and are capable of change - whether they have a disability, medical/chronic condition, substance use, anger, depression, anxiety, or involvement in the justice system. The journey in therapy can unearth underlying needs in a safe place with a vested partner such as myself on your path to wellness. I offer video sessions to those residing in California.
(510) 216-1525
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
I employ compassion, creativity, humility, and humor in working with individuals, couples, families, law enforcement and military personnel, including those who are in transition into new beginnings and stages-of-life. I view the person as separate from their situation and condition, and are capable of change - whether they have a disability, medical/chronic condition, substance use, anger, depression, anxiety, or involvement in the justice system. The journey in therapy can unearth underlying needs in a safe place with a vested partner such as myself on your path to wellness. I offer video sessions to those residing in California.
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Vivian Dent
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
I'll help you explore your feelings and relationships. Together, we'll work to discover what really matters to you and how you can live your life more fully and happily. Depression, anxiety, painful entanglements, and the lingering effects of damaging experiences sap life of its joy. I have wide experience treating these problems and helping people improve their relationships, work lives, and sense of self.
(415) 673-2747
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
I'll help you explore your feelings and relationships. Together, we'll work to discover what really matters to you and how you can live your life more fully and happily. Depression, anxiety, painful entanglements, and the lingering effects of damaging experiences sap life of its joy. I have wide experience treating these problems and helping people improve their relationships, work lives, and sense of self.
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Nick Wightman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Choosing to start therapy is a sign of strength, not weakness. I believe all people have a natural inclination toward growth and wholeness and sometimes things get in the way. Exploring these obstacles with compassion and courage can help you cultivate the most important relationship of your life -- your relationship with yourself. Whether your challenge is depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationships, addictions or career challenges, all you need to get started is the desire to change.
(510) 403-8480
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Choosing to start therapy is a sign of strength, not weakness. I believe all people have a natural inclination toward growth and wholeness and sometimes things get in the way. Exploring these obstacles with compassion and courage can help you cultivate the most important relationship of your life -- your relationship with yourself. Whether your challenge is depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationships, addictions or career challenges, all you need to get started is the desire to change.
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Joan A Pezanoski
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
I am a warm and caring human being with a clear understanding that therapy is not a "one size fits all" process. I fully appreciate the uniqueness of each individual, couple and family and will work with you to develop a plan that makes sense to you and addresses the realities of your life. Whether your goal is to improve your relationships, alleviate undesirable symptoms, bring more purpose and fulfillment to your life, rid yourself of unwanted behaviors, or experience more joy in your life, I can help you achieve these goals. Experienced in working with the LGBTQ community.
(510) 379-7928
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Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Offers online therapy
I am a warm and caring human being with a clear understanding that therapy is not a "one size fits all" process. I fully appreciate the uniqueness of each individual, couple and family and will work with you to develop a plan that makes sense to you and addresses the realities of your life. Whether your goal is to improve your relationships, alleviate undesirable symptoms, bring more purpose and fulfillment to your life, rid yourself of unwanted behaviors, or experience more joy in your life, I can help you achieve these goals. Experienced in working with the LGBTQ community.

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