Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, ATR-BC
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90027
"There is a saying, "In youth, we run into difficulties. In old age, difficulties run into us." Sometimes life can be really hard. Even the strongest individual may need support and guidance in dealing with unexpected circumstances, or in managing conflict and personal challenges. I believe that through safe, reassuring, and compassionate therapy, clients can work through any struggle, connect to their best authentic selves, and achieve long-term growth and personal transformation."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(323) 741-2246
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90027
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"There is a saying, "In youth, we run into difficulties. In old age, difficulties run into us." Sometimes life can be really hard. Even the strongest individual may need support and guidance in dealing with unexpected circumstances, or in managing conflict and personal challenges. I believe that through safe, reassuring, and compassionate therapy, clients can work through any struggle, connect to their best authentic selves, and achieve long-term growth and personal transformation."
Renato Perez, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90077
"Do you feel trapped by your own thoughts? Feel like no matter how hard you try, you can't catch a break? Are you haunted by past experiences or traumas? You are not alone. I am an L.A. based psychotherapist and counselor that utilizes strength-based, solution-focused, and mindful therapy to guide you in your journey to self-improvement. Psychotherapy is one of the most important spaces that allows us to have difficult, yet important, conversations to find our purpose in life. Psychotherapy can also help you move through traumas and roadblocks to reach your full potential."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(916) 943-4780
Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90077
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"Do you feel trapped by your own thoughts? Feel like no matter how hard you try, you can't catch a break? Are you haunted by past experiences or traumas? You are not alone. I am an L.A. based psychotherapist and counselor that utilizes strength-based, solution-focused, and mindful therapy to guide you in your journey to self-improvement. Psychotherapy is one of the most important spaces that allows us to have difficult, yet important, conversations to find our purpose in life. Psychotherapy can also help you move through traumas and roadblocks to reach your full potential."
Michael Shiffman, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, PhD, SEP, NARM, EMDR
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"Our past presents itself in the present moment. Whether it is anxiety, panic, pain, addictions, trauma, loss or grief - we explore together what gets in the way of living a life worth living. I integrate Somatic Experiencing, NARM, EMDR, Voice Dialogue, ACT, and mindfulness practices into a multidimensional approach to discover how to help you realize a satisfying life, the life you want to live."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(424) 258-5432
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"Our past presents itself in the present moment. Whether it is anxiety, panic, pain, addictions, trauma, loss or grief - we explore together what gets in the way of living a life worth living. I integrate Somatic Experiencing, NARM, EMDR, Voice Dialogue, ACT, and mindfulness practices into a multidimensional approach to discover how to help you realize a satisfying life, the life you want to live."
Erica Tumbaga, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90013
"We are at a time where compassion towards self is more important than ever. Life is overwhelming and complicated. Maybe you "have it all" but feel like something is missing or you are having issues communicating your needs. Many struggle with the idea of having symptoms of depression and anxiety internalizing the symptoms with being "crazy". I am here to remove the labels and have individuals be more aware of the symptoms you experience (fear, poor sleep and appetite, nervousness, sadness, negative thoughts, etc.) and treat them with compassion, reframing and safe coping skills to better improve your life. "
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(626) 788-5357
Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90013
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"We are at a time where compassion towards self is more important than ever. Life is overwhelming and complicated. Maybe you "have it all" but feel like something is missing or you are having issues communicating your needs. Many struggle with the idea of having symptoms of depression and anxiety internalizing the symptoms with being "crazy". I am here to remove the labels and have individuals be more aware of the symptoms you experience (fear, poor sleep and appetite, nervousness, sadness, negative thoughts, etc.) and treat them with compassion, reframing and safe coping skills to better improve your life. "
Dr Chris Donaghue, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW, CST
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90069
"Dr. Chris Donaghue practices general psychology & specializes in individual therapy, couples & sex therapy. His specialization includes addiction, sexual and relational work, trauma, sexual compulsivity, sexual dysfunctions, body image issues, and body positivity, including all gender expressions, sexual orientations, and Kink/Poly issues. Dr. Donaghue is a Doctor of Clinical Sexology and Human Sexuality, Doctoral trained in Clinical Psychology, Licensed Clinical Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist, trained Somatic Educator."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90069
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"Dr. Chris Donaghue practices general psychology & specializes in individual therapy, couples & sex therapy. His specialization includes addiction, sexual and relational work, trauma, sexual compulsivity, sexual dysfunctions, body image issues, and body positivity, including all gender expressions, sexual orientations, and Kink/Poly issues. Dr. Donaghue is a Doctor of Clinical Sexology and Human Sexuality, Doctoral trained in Clinical Psychology, Licensed Clinical Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist, trained Somatic Educator."
Alisa Fishman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACM
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90046
"I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in the Los Angeles area specializing in psychotherapy with adults and families. I am passionate about helping clients through the challenging emotional and practical complications that occur throughout life. It is my priority to establish a safe and supportive environment, built on a foundation of trust, in order to help you grow and feel comfortable in achieving your goals. I tailor my treatment to clients' individual needs using a variety of therapeutic techniques to better assist you in effectively manage emotions, cope with stressors and achieve the change you want."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(424) 369-7260
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90046
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in the Los Angeles area specializing in psychotherapy with adults and families. I am passionate about helping clients through the challenging emotional and practical complications that occur throughout life. It is my priority to establish a safe and supportive environment, built on a foundation of trust, in order to help you grow and feel comfortable in achieving your goals. I tailor my treatment to clients' individual needs using a variety of therapeutic techniques to better assist you in effectively manage emotions, cope with stressors and achieve the change you want."
Cameron Holliday, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90065
"Anxious, depressed, or stuck? I work to create a safe, non-judgmental space for adults and adolescents of all religions, races, sexualities, and genders to process their life needs, wants, and fears. I provide psychotherapy within the context of a therapeutic working alliance; by first building trust and safety in the therapeutic relationship, one can then work towards tackling larger life goals. I work from a core belief that our minds and bodies are deeply connected. Treating the whole person, including the impact of stress on their physical body, is an important component to treating trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, and more. "
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(626) 714-2898
Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90065
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"Anxious, depressed, or stuck? I work to create a safe, non-judgmental space for adults and adolescents of all religions, races, sexualities, and genders to process their life needs, wants, and fears. I provide psychotherapy within the context of a therapeutic working alliance; by first building trust and safety in the therapeutic relationship, one can then work towards tackling larger life goals. I work from a core belief that our minds and bodies are deeply connected. Treating the whole person, including the impact of stress on their physical body, is an important component to treating trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, and more. "
Harel Papikian, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90035
"Hello, I am Dr. Harel and I would like to commend you on your courage of taking steps toward transformation and change. Your acknowledgement of the need for change makes you into an excellent client. My clinical experiences shows that we are our own biggest obstacle on the path toward the life we truly want, whether it is deeply fulfilling relationships and marriages, satisfying and exciting careers, vibrant health, etc. The moment we totally commit to our own wellbeing with intention to do whatever it takes to live our best life, we have completed fifty percent of the journey. It is that simple."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(424) 625-3889
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90035
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"Hello, I am Dr. Harel and I would like to commend you on your courage of taking steps toward transformation and change. Your acknowledgement of the need for change makes you into an excellent client. My clinical experiences shows that we are our own biggest obstacle on the path toward the life we truly want, whether it is deeply fulfilling relationships and marriages, satisfying and exciting careers, vibrant health, etc. The moment we totally commit to our own wellbeing with intention to do whatever it takes to live our best life, we have completed fifty percent of the journey. It is that simple."
Kimberly Michele Adams, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90048
"Do you find yourself consistently thinking "What has become of my life"? Well, it is my pleasure to collaborate with you in discovering the underlining issues that derailed you from living a passionate and purposeful life. Empower yourself today!"
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(323) 613-2485
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90048
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"Do you find yourself consistently thinking "What has become of my life"? Well, it is my pleasure to collaborate with you in discovering the underlining issues that derailed you from living a passionate and purposeful life. Empower yourself today!"
Hearing Loss Counseling Los Angeles, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90064
"Hard-of-hearing and having trouble navigating the world is difficult. Being a parent of a child who is hard-of-hearing also requires many decisions. Who do you trust? As a hard-of-hearing therapist, I can help you as you make decisions for yourself and your famil"
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(323) 402-6727
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90064
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"Hard-of-hearing and having trouble navigating the world is difficult. Being a parent of a child who is hard-of-hearing also requires many decisions. Who do you trust? As a hard-of-hearing therapist, I can help you as you make decisions for yourself and your famil"
Leah Finn, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90046
"I am a psychotherapist offering video and telephone sessions for your convenience. My goal is to help you achieve your goals. Since 2010, I have worked with clients from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences to effectively manage and cope with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety and relationship issues. I have also helped many people who have experienced trauma, abuse and/or disability. My background includes extensive training in anti-oppression work, looking at how race, class, gender, sexuality and ability intersect. I will tailor our work together to meet your unique and specific needs."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(510) 560-7164
Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90046
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"I am a psychotherapist offering video and telephone sessions for your convenience. My goal is to help you achieve your goals. Since 2010, I have worked with clients from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences to effectively manage and cope with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety and relationship issues. I have also helped many people who have experienced trauma, abuse and/or disability. My background includes extensive training in anti-oppression work, looking at how race, class, gender, sexuality and ability intersect. I will tailor our work together to meet your unique and specific needs."
Kailey Hockridge, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor
Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, EdM, APCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90017
"I believe that there is nothing inherently "wrong" with you; the fact that you can be going through a difficult or uncertain time and still show up to work or school (or even to breakfast, some days) is, to me, proof of the fact that you are coping. But if you're not comfortable with the way you're coping right now, know that this doesn't have to be set in stone. If there are changes you want to make to how you understand yourself, relate to others, or navigate your world, we can work through those together."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(213) 297-4090
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90017
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"I believe that there is nothing inherently "wrong" with you; the fact that you can be going through a difficult or uncertain time and still show up to work or school (or even to breakfast, some days) is, to me, proof of the fact that you are coping. But if you're not comfortable with the way you're coping right now, know that this doesn't have to be set in stone. If there are changes you want to make to how you understand yourself, relate to others, or navigate your world, we can work through those together."
Kathryn Zisk, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MFTA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90046
"As a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate, I incorporate cognitive behavioral, narrative, and solution-focused therapy with my wide range in clientele. I love working with individuals, couples, children, and families as my experience has fortunately allowed me to do so! My approach is to meet my clients where they are, making tailored, successful treatment plans for each client in order to decrease or increase emotions, thoughts, behaviors and actions. I prioritize my confidentiality, therapeutic relationship, and execution of my client's goals. I want to see my clients improve and receive the results they desire."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(626) 317-8064
Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90046
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"As a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate, I incorporate cognitive behavioral, narrative, and solution-focused therapy with my wide range in clientele. I love working with individuals, couples, children, and families as my experience has fortunately allowed me to do so! My approach is to meet my clients where they are, making tailored, successful treatment plans for each client in order to decrease or increase emotions, thoughts, behaviors and actions. I prioritize my confidentiality, therapeutic relationship, and execution of my client's goals. I want to see my clients improve and receive the results they desire."
Janelle Watson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"How are you doing? How are the people in your life doing? Sometimes, we wish that the answer to the second question didn't have an effect on the first, but it does. I believe that relationships are a key component to our ability to thrive- whether it's romantic, platonic, or the relationship you have with yourself. You'd be surprised how often the biggest stressors in our lives are associated with the relationships we have with our partners, our families, or within ourselves."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(213) 263-5705
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"How are you doing? How are the people in your life doing? Sometimes, we wish that the answer to the second question didn't have an effect on the first, but it does. I believe that relationships are a key component to our ability to thrive- whether it's romantic, platonic, or the relationship you have with yourself. You'd be surprised how often the biggest stressors in our lives are associated with the relationships we have with our partners, our families, or within ourselves."
Cheráe N Stovall, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor
Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, APCC, PPS, CWA
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90047
"[“Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.” -Pema Chodron ] Are you struggling with your emotions or feelings? Let me help guide you to the pathway of peace. Often times our minds become clouded with the daily responsibilities of work, family, relationships, and/or social obligations. As a Client Centered Counselor, my goal is to help my clients articulate and unpack the issue that has led them to counseling and then identify healthy ways to cope. "
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(310) 340-7356
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90047
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"[“Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.” -Pema Chodron ] Are you struggling with your emotions or feelings? Let me help guide you to the pathway of peace. Often times our minds become clouded with the daily responsibilities of work, family, relationships, and/or social obligations. As a Client Centered Counselor, my goal is to help my clients articulate and unpack the issue that has led them to counseling and then identify healthy ways to cope. "
Shereen Hariri, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, CST
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90064
"Sometimes things are too big for you to handle alone. Whatever it is that brings you to my door, whatever your lifestyle, your challenges, or your hurts, I'm here to help you change what isn't working. Let's get you to the healthiest, most empowered version of your true self, both individually and in your relationships with others. I welcome individuals and couples, adults and teens, and have an open, collaborative, holistic, proactive style. I can help with anxiety, depression, trauma, loss, self-esteem, spirituality, career planning, and creative/life coaching."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(424) 222-9981
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90064
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"Sometimes things are too big for you to handle alone. Whatever it is that brings you to my door, whatever your lifestyle, your challenges, or your hurts, I'm here to help you change what isn't working. Let's get you to the healthiest, most empowered version of your true self, both individually and in your relationships with others. I welcome individuals and couples, adults and teens, and have an open, collaborative, holistic, proactive style. I can help with anxiety, depression, trauma, loss, self-esteem, spirituality, career planning, and creative/life coaching."
Erika Mitchell, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90042
"My approach to psychotherapy is psychodynamic and relational, and I’m always asking myself how I can be most effective for each unique individual I have the pleasure of getting to know."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(213) 296-1459
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90042
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"My approach to psychotherapy is psychodynamic and relational, and I’m always asking myself how I can be most effective for each unique individual I have the pleasure of getting to know."
Lisa Kimsey, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90048
"If you are trans*, gender non-binary, and/or queer-identified, you have probably faced a very unique set of challenges in your life. Whether you're considering possible next steps or you've been living authentically for years, you'll find a safe, compassionate, and empathetic space to navigate and process your life in my office. You may be facing relationship issues, work challenges, or trying to understand the "why" behind the things you do. Let's explore how you got to where you are, where you might go from here, and what the future may hold for you."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(323) 689-5655
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90048
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"If you are trans*, gender non-binary, and/or queer-identified, you have probably faced a very unique set of challenges in your life. Whether you're considering possible next steps or you've been living authentically for years, you'll find a safe, compassionate, and empathetic space to navigate and process your life in my office. You may be facing relationship issues, work challenges, or trying to understand the "why" behind the things you do. Let's explore how you got to where you are, where you might go from here, and what the future may hold for you."
Grace Michelle O'Connor, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, #105583
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90064
"Most of us were taught that gender, like sexual orientation, was binary. We now know this is false. Gender non-conforming, genderqueer, non-binary, agender; gender IS fluid and exists ON a SPECTRUM. Many trans people have been afraid to embrace their true gender due to societal and familial ramifications. We are entering a new age when the need for trans people to remain in the shadows to "fit in" or "please others" is being transcended. I believe every trans person deserves a safe, well-informed and empathetic environment to consider the impacts of transphobia and the destruction it leaves in it's wake. Trans is beautiful! "
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(747) 225-8063
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90064
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"Most of us were taught that gender, like sexual orientation, was binary. We now know this is false. Gender non-conforming, genderqueer, non-binary, agender; gender IS fluid and exists ON a SPECTRUM. Many trans people have been afraid to embrace their true gender due to societal and familial ramifications. We are entering a new age when the need for trans people to remain in the shadows to "fit in" or "please others" is being transcended. I believe every trans person deserves a safe, well-informed and empathetic environment to consider the impacts of transphobia and the destruction it leaves in it's wake. Trans is beautiful! "
Dominique Petrassi, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, #111284
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90068
"I have experience working with anxiety, depression, interpersonal/relationship difficulties, and post-trauma related symptoms as well as people struggling with coming out, questioning their sexual/gender identity, or other issues connected with the unique experiences of being LGBTQQIAPK+ in our society. I am also trained in EMDR, a therapeutic approach that helps to effectively alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories."
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
(323) 450-2804
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90068
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Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
"I have experience working with anxiety, depression, interpersonal/relationship difficulties, and post-trauma related symptoms as well as people struggling with coming out, questioning their sexual/gender identity, or other issues connected with the unique experiences of being LGBTQQIAPK+ in our society. I am also trained in EMDR, a therapeutic approach that helps to effectively alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories."

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Sex-positive counseling in Los Angeles for sex-positive clients

If you are sex-positive or are looking for help with being sex-positive in Los Angeles or for a Los Angeles sex-positive therapist, these professionals provide kink allied therapy in Los Angeles and counseling for sex-positive clients.

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For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Los Angeles you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Los Angeles and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Los Angeles or family therapy in Los Angeles.