Kip Charles Leake
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
For those struggling with anxiety and/or depression due to combat experience, domestic violence, crime, and childhood sexual abuse, I offer EMDR therapy.
Are you feeling stuck? Cynical about relationships? Anxious? Troubled by anger? Confused? Overwhelmed? By building on the power of the therapeutic relationship, I encourage self-discovery, authenticity, and offer coping skills that help people work through these challenges. use a personally tailored approach designed to promote clarity, insight, and growth. Let's find your blindspots. My special interests are: EMDR for trauma; life transitions such as aging, grief, divorce, and retirement. It's time to break old habits and get off of automatic pilot! "An unexamined life is not worth living." --Socrates
(925) 418-7272
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
For those struggling with anxiety and/or depression due to combat experience, domestic violence, crime, and childhood sexual abuse, I offer EMDR therapy.
Are you feeling stuck? Cynical about relationships? Anxious? Troubled by anger? Confused? Overwhelmed? By building on the power of the therapeutic relationship, I encourage self-discovery, authenticity, and offer coping skills that help people work through these challenges. use a personally tailored approach designed to promote clarity, insight, and growth. Let's find your blindspots. My special interests are: EMDR for trauma; life transitions such as aging, grief, divorce, and retirement. It's time to break old habits and get off of automatic pilot! "An unexamined life is not worth living." --Socrates
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Kelley Shore
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPCC Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
The focus of my practice is providing mental health support to adolescents, young adults, and their families. My experience includes being a crisis therapist for youth and young adults with the Mobile Response Team in Contra Costa County as well as working in a college setting. My specialization is working with clients that experience suicidal ideation, depression, self-harming behaviors, anxiety, and trauma including sexual abuse.
(925) 744-6480
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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The focus of my practice is providing mental health support to adolescents, young adults, and their families. My experience includes being a crisis therapist for youth and young adults with the Mobile Response Team in Contra Costa County as well as working in a college setting. My specialization is working with clients that experience suicidal ideation, depression, self-harming behaviors, anxiety, and trauma including sexual abuse.
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Tanya Dughman-Chala Psy.D
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
My strengths include working with individuals struggling with relationship concerns, issues of young adulthood, new parenthood, peripartum and postpartum mood disorders, survivors of sexual abuse, eating disorders and issues of grief and loss.
I am a strength-based therapist with a warm, nonjudgmental and direct approach. Championing evidence based practices such as cognitive behavioral and interpersonal therapy, I utilize these modalities to help you evaluate and work through maladaptive thought patterns and behaviors that are keeping you "stuck" in your present situation. I will work collaboratively with you to create a culturally sensitive and uniquely tailored treatment plan. I am honored and humbled by the trust my clients put in me. The therapeutic relationship is a privilege and I approach all my clients with curiosity, compassion and empathy.
(925) 962-5316
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
My strengths include working with individuals struggling with relationship concerns, issues of young adulthood, new parenthood, peripartum and postpartum mood disorders, survivors of sexual abuse, eating disorders and issues of grief and loss.
I am a strength-based therapist with a warm, nonjudgmental and direct approach. Championing evidence based practices such as cognitive behavioral and interpersonal therapy, I utilize these modalities to help you evaluate and work through maladaptive thought patterns and behaviors that are keeping you "stuck" in your present situation. I will work collaboratively with you to create a culturally sensitive and uniquely tailored treatment plan. I am honored and humbled by the trust my clients put in me. The therapeutic relationship is a privilege and I approach all my clients with curiosity, compassion and empathy.
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Monet Blair
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
My journey in the helping professions began as a Case Manager in 2008 and continued in various mental health settings including crisis work, county court, and rehabilitation centers, as a Mental Health therapist since 2014. I am skilled in Psychoanalytic treatment, and work effectively with those struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, women’s issues, and Post Traumatic Stress. Having grown up in E. Los Angeles, later moving to the Bay Area and then desert cities, I have grown adept to working with a large range of populations from a variety of diverse backgrounds, including adults, adolescents and LGBTQI.
(925) 701-9709
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
My journey in the helping professions began as a Case Manager in 2008 and continued in various mental health settings including crisis work, county court, and rehabilitation centers, as a Mental Health therapist since 2014. I am skilled in Psychoanalytic treatment, and work effectively with those struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, women’s issues, and Post Traumatic Stress. Having grown up in E. Los Angeles, later moving to the Bay Area and then desert cities, I have grown adept to working with a large range of populations from a variety of diverse backgrounds, including adults, adolescents and LGBTQI.
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Lorenzo Teixeira
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC, RPT-S, NCC Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I provide therapy to children and adolescents. I aim to help children and teens struggling with disruptive behaviors at home/school, ADHD, anxiety, achievement pressure, depression, trauma, poor social skills, life transitions, grief/loss (or anything getting in the way of being happy). Life is full of challenges when raising children. I can help you to untangle and heal some of the obstacles that may be getting in the way of a more conflict free and fulfilling family life. It takes a village to raise a child, and I hope I can be of help to your family.
(925) 291-4502
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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I provide therapy to children and adolescents. I aim to help children and teens struggling with disruptive behaviors at home/school, ADHD, anxiety, achievement pressure, depression, trauma, poor social skills, life transitions, grief/loss (or anything getting in the way of being happy). Life is full of challenges when raising children. I can help you to untangle and heal some of the obstacles that may be getting in the way of a more conflict free and fulfilling family life. It takes a village to raise a child, and I hope I can be of help to your family.
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Cynthia Cutshall
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Psychotherapy can alleviate psychological pain, help you know yourself better, and create opportunities to build healthier relationships. We will work together to get to know you, paying attention to your cultural context. This endeavor can bring to your awareness important unnoticed or unnamed patterns that have been causing you pain or difficulty. Most importantly, sharing your story with someone who empathizes can bring great relief.
(925) 297-6528
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Psychotherapy can alleviate psychological pain, help you know yourself better, and create opportunities to build healthier relationships. We will work together to get to know you, paying attention to your cultural context. This endeavor can bring to your awareness important unnoticed or unnamed patterns that have been causing you pain or difficulty. Most importantly, sharing your story with someone who empathizes can bring great relief.
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David Matz
Psychologist, PsyD, MA, MBA Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I work with children, adolescents, and adults. It is my goal to work in partnership with you and the appropriate family and community members to consider all factors which may be influencing your mental health and well being. Together we will design a plan to support your own resilience and innate healing response. My philosophy is more pragmatic, than theoretical. The focus is not merely on the treatment of symptoms of the disorder, but on achieving health, and a renewed sense of purpose, meaning, and joy. I strive to provide responsive and effective assistance with compassion and respect.
(925) 308-9243
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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I work with children, adolescents, and adults. It is my goal to work in partnership with you and the appropriate family and community members to consider all factors which may be influencing your mental health and well being. Together we will design a plan to support your own resilience and innate healing response. My philosophy is more pragmatic, than theoretical. The focus is not merely on the treatment of symptoms of the disorder, but on achieving health, and a renewed sense of purpose, meaning, and joy. I strive to provide responsive and effective assistance with compassion and respect.
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Clinical Hypnosis of Joseph R Giove
Clinical Hypnotherapist, CCht
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
As a biomedical engineer and clinical hypnotist, I have developed a unique approach to mind-body wellness and performance optimization. For over 30 years I have helped people suffering from stress, anxiety, insomnia, addiction, panic, fears, phobias, chronic illness, allergies, weight loss and more.
(925) 297-1391
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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As a biomedical engineer and clinical hypnotist, I have developed a unique approach to mind-body wellness and performance optimization. For over 30 years I have helped people suffering from stress, anxiety, insomnia, addiction, panic, fears, phobias, chronic illness, allergies, weight loss and more.
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Rebecca Kraus
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I help clients of all ages to live more authentic, satisfying and functional lives. With over 15 years of experience, my work draws from the latest research and extensive training in mind/body health, neuroscience, attachment and relationships, trauma and PTSD, mood and anxiety disorders, mindfulness practice, emotional and social intelligence, parenting, child development, sexuality, gender identity, Brainspotting and social justice work.  My goal is to create a supportive and enriching environment where we can address your needs in a thoughtful, supportive and effective manner. 
(510) 466-1447
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Lafayette, CA 94549
I help clients of all ages to live more authentic, satisfying and functional lives. With over 15 years of experience, my work draws from the latest research and extensive training in mind/body health, neuroscience, attachment and relationships, trauma and PTSD, mood and anxiety disorders, mindfulness practice, emotional and social intelligence, parenting, child development, sexuality, gender identity, Brainspotting and social justice work.  My goal is to create a supportive and enriching environment where we can address your needs in a thoughtful, supportive and effective manner. 
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Sarene Russum
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I SPECIALIZE IN WORKING WITH TEEN GIRLS AND ADULT WOMEN. I am a warm and compassionate therapist. I work with clients to promote understanding and awareness to be able to move beyond obstacles and find a level of acceptance and healing. It takes courage to come to therapy, to feel difficult feelings, to talk about them and to figure out how to cope with them. Therapy is a process, change/healing take time and commitment. I feel passionate about helping people know themselves and feel worthy. I continue to be in awe of people's bravery in the therapeutic process and feel privileged to be a witness.
(925) 357-9631
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Lafayette, CA 94549
I SPECIALIZE IN WORKING WITH TEEN GIRLS AND ADULT WOMEN. I am a warm and compassionate therapist. I work with clients to promote understanding and awareness to be able to move beyond obstacles and find a level of acceptance and healing. It takes courage to come to therapy, to feel difficult feelings, to talk about them and to figure out how to cope with them. Therapy is a process, change/healing take time and commitment. I feel passionate about helping people know themselves and feel worthy. I continue to be in awe of people's bravery in the therapeutic process and feel privileged to be a witness.
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Sheila Lynn Matz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I am a licensed therapist who works with children, adults, and families, and am someone who believes in the resilience and innate healing potential in each individual. It is my job to work with my clients to come up with a plan to address their mental health concerns and to improve their well being. I have training in cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, client-centered therapy, and family systems therapy.
(925) 968-4164
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Lafayette, CA 94549
I am a licensed therapist who works with children, adults, and families, and am someone who believes in the resilience and innate healing potential in each individual. It is my job to work with my clients to come up with a plan to address their mental health concerns and to improve their well being. I have training in cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, client-centered therapy, and family systems therapy.
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Benjamin Jones
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I provide compassionate therapy tailored to your particular needs. Together we would set goals and work to bring the needed changes into your life. I am not dedicated to a single particular theory or technique, but will use whatever works best for you. Often traditional talk therapy is most effective, but I have also successfully used cognitive/behavioral therapy, dream analysis, writing, art therapy, meditation, sand trays, group therapy, experiential therapy, and guided imagery. I also work to help you explore and strengthen your higher values and whatever you find most meaningful in your life.
(925) 238-3961
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I provide compassionate therapy tailored to your particular needs. Together we would set goals and work to bring the needed changes into your life. I am not dedicated to a single particular theory or technique, but will use whatever works best for you. Often traditional talk therapy is most effective, but I have also successfully used cognitive/behavioral therapy, dream analysis, writing, art therapy, meditation, sand trays, group therapy, experiential therapy, and guided imagery. I also work to help you explore and strengthen your higher values and whatever you find most meaningful in your life.
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Laura M Gardner
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Does it feel like nothing is ever good enough and neither are you? You don’t have to feel this way - therapy helps. We can work together to overcome crises, learn to calm yourself down, build confidence, feel more hopeful, communicate more effectively, build and have better relationships, feel comfortable in your own skin, feel whole, and much more! Send me a message today.
(510) 470-5595
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Does it feel like nothing is ever good enough and neither are you? You don’t have to feel this way - therapy helps. We can work together to overcome crises, learn to calm yourself down, build confidence, feel more hopeful, communicate more effectively, build and have better relationships, feel comfortable in your own skin, feel whole, and much more! Send me a message today.
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Chelsie Crilly
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Hi there! My name is Chelsie and I work at TheraThrive as an AMFT. TheraThrive is a group practice that specializes in working with neurodivergent folks. Please click on the website icon to be linked to the my staff page in order to get to know me better. Once you're on the TheraThrive website, please feel free to poke around. It's a really informative and thorough site, and I imagine it'll answer most of your questions. Thank you for taking the time to consider me as your provider.
(925) 744-6783 x8
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Hi there! My name is Chelsie and I work at TheraThrive as an AMFT. TheraThrive is a group practice that specializes in working with neurodivergent folks. Please click on the website icon to be linked to the my staff page in order to get to know me better. Once you're on the TheraThrive website, please feel free to poke around. It's a really informative and thorough site, and I imagine it'll answer most of your questions. Thank you for taking the time to consider me as your provider.
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Georgie Abel
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Trauma and other difficult experiences can impact the way we view our relationships, the world, and ourselves. I support clients in processing traumatic experiences, identifying triggers, and reclaiming their sense of safety and joy. I work with teens, adults, couples/relationships, and families of all kinds. I welcome and affirm non-traditional family structures (donor, adoption, foster, blended families), members of LGBTQ+ community, neurodivergent individuals, and people who have had negative experiences with therapy in the past.
(925) 386-6317
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Trauma and other difficult experiences can impact the way we view our relationships, the world, and ourselves. I support clients in processing traumatic experiences, identifying triggers, and reclaiming their sense of safety and joy. I work with teens, adults, couples/relationships, and families of all kinds. I welcome and affirm non-traditional family structures (donor, adoption, foster, blended families), members of LGBTQ+ community, neurodivergent individuals, and people who have had negative experiences with therapy in the past.
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Lynn Davilla Shields
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I work with individuals, couples and families that are ready for help and wanting to make a change in their life. For over 20 years I've treated depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship problems, as well as difficulties stemming from past abuse or trauma. I do not have a one size fits all philosophy of psychotherapy. I have been trained in Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Family Systems as well as other methods of therapy; and I draw on whatever techniques and methods work best for each unique individual or individuals with whom I'm working.
(925) 231-3381
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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I work with individuals, couples and families that are ready for help and wanting to make a change in their life. For over 20 years I've treated depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship problems, as well as difficulties stemming from past abuse or trauma. I do not have a one size fits all philosophy of psychotherapy. I have been trained in Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Family Systems as well as other methods of therapy; and I draw on whatever techniques and methods work best for each unique individual or individuals with whom I'm working.
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Mira Counseling, Mira Underwood
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Counseling can help you through challenging times and be life changing. I have dedicated myself to helping adults with serious life challenges by providing therapy and education to empower my clients to: make sense of their feelings, not feel alone, hurt less, re-frame their life narratives, develop healthy coping skills, and feel more confident. I specialize in life transitions, grief, loss, health issues, depression, anxiety, family conflicts, immigration issues, domestic violence/abuse, and death & dying. Typically, my clients decide to work with me because they trust me to guide them toward a place of peace and hope.
(925) 962-5207
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Counseling can help you through challenging times and be life changing. I have dedicated myself to helping adults with serious life challenges by providing therapy and education to empower my clients to: make sense of their feelings, not feel alone, hurt less, re-frame their life narratives, develop healthy coping skills, and feel more confident. I specialize in life transitions, grief, loss, health issues, depression, anxiety, family conflicts, immigration issues, domestic violence/abuse, and death & dying. Typically, my clients decide to work with me because they trust me to guide them toward a place of peace and hope.
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Jocelyne Gardner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
​​I specialize in supporting parents. I help clients who are coping with stressful circumstances such as a challenging or special needs child, a serious medical diagnosis, divorce, co-parenting, infidelity, a career crisis or the loss of a loved one.
(510) 270-4090
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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​​I specialize in supporting parents. I help clients who are coping with stressful circumstances such as a challenging or special needs child, a serious medical diagnosis, divorce, co-parenting, infidelity, a career crisis or the loss of a loved one.
Ojuri Psychology Practices
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
As a licensed clinical psychologist, I'm qualified to care for individuals who may be facing life stressors, such as discrimination, gender identity issues, sexuality issues, loss of relationships, or life transitions. I also treat those who may be facing painful or severe psychiatric symptoms related to borderline personality traits, major depression, bipolar disorder, panic or post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I provide clinical intervention through evidenced based psychotherapy practices, provide diagnoses counseling or second opinions.
(925) 275-5746
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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As a licensed clinical psychologist, I'm qualified to care for individuals who may be facing life stressors, such as discrimination, gender identity issues, sexuality issues, loss of relationships, or life transitions. I also treat those who may be facing painful or severe psychiatric symptoms related to borderline personality traits, major depression, bipolar disorder, panic or post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I provide clinical intervention through evidenced based psychotherapy practices, provide diagnoses counseling or second opinions.
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Sandra Lindholm
Psychologist, PsyD, MSN, NP Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
What is sex therapy? Sex therapy is a sub-specialty (form of) psychotherapy that focuses on issues related to an individual's or couple's sexuality. Common reasons for seeking sex therapy include low sexual desire, couples with differences in sexual desire, difficulty with sexual arousal/excitement and orgasm, sexual anxiety, erection and ejaculation problems, a history of sexual trauma and pain with sex. Individuals with medical problems, injuries or medication side effects affecting their sex life can enjoy improved sex from sex therapy. Some people seek sex therapy to enhance an already satisfactory erotic life.
(925) 705-4406
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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What is sex therapy? Sex therapy is a sub-specialty (form of) psychotherapy that focuses on issues related to an individual's or couple's sexuality. Common reasons for seeking sex therapy include low sexual desire, couples with differences in sexual desire, difficulty with sexual arousal/excitement and orgasm, sexual anxiety, erection and ejaculation problems, a history of sexual trauma and pain with sex. Individuals with medical problems, injuries or medication side effects affecting their sex life can enjoy improved sex from sex therapy. Some people seek sex therapy to enhance an already satisfactory erotic life.

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Sexual Abuse Therapists
Child sexual abuse is the deliberate exposure of a minor child to sexual activity that the child cannot comprehend or consent to. This means a child is forced or talked into sex or sexual activities by another person. This behavior includes acts such as inappropriate touching of a child's breasts or genitalia, someone exposing their genitalia to a child, fondling, oral-genital contact, genital and anal intercourse, as well as exhibitionism, voyeurism, and exposure to pornography.

If you're looking for a therapist that has treated clients who've experienced sexual abuse in Lafayette or for Lafayette sexual abuse counseling, these professionals provide confidential support for individuals in an abusive relationship. They include sexual abuse therapists, sexual abuse psychologists and sexual abuse counselors. Therapists can help with child abuse in Lafayette and sexual violence in Lafayette. An Lafayette therapist can identify the signs and causes of sexual abuse, discuss intervention and refer victims to shelters.