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85 therapists in Pennsylvania specializing in LGBTQ

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Renee Curll

(she/her)

Renee Curll profile image
LCSW
16 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Asking for help is hard. When life gets to be overwhelming, talking about the issues can help organize your thoughts. The therapeutic relationship is the most important tool we'll use! We'll work on building trust, a sense of safety, open communication, and humor to identify how we can improve on your already existing coping skills, supports, and knowledge. I utilize an eclectic approach to best meet your needs. I believe that being kind and compassionate with yourself is the first step to healing and creating change. I enjoy providing therapy for women and adolescents 14 and up. I love working with women and teens on issues such as grief and loss, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, and relationship problems. I can offer compassion and a safe space to explore what's going wrong and what we can do about it. Taking the first step is the hardest. I'd love to work with you on your journey to improved mental health. I'd also like to add that I'm a cat lady, a Swiftie, an avid reader, a mom of a teenager, and an introvert. I'll likely be drinking coffee with a cat in my lap during our session! If this sounds like a good fit, let's go!

Next available: Mar 4

Nicole Henning

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Nicole Henning profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
I’m a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania, and I have been practicing for about a decade now. I enjoy working with my clients on cognitive behavioral therapy along with dialectical behavioral therapy, and also motivational interviewing tactics as well. I am very excited to work with clients that have been experiencing family conflict issues, along with anxiety and depression, and help tackle issues in their present day, personal and professional life’s. My style of therapy includes the importance of mind/body, physical, spiritual, and emotional health. In the years practicing as a clinician I have learned many therapeutic styles, and techniques that helps target individual problems also on the relational levels as well, working with individuals on intimacy issues and helping them increase communication skills effectively and have helped many couples and families restore healthy forms of communication. I truly love/enjoy neuroscience (overall brain health education) and have multiple trainings in this. I enjoy teaching my clients about the importance of brain health and how the body functions with the brain, and how certain mental health traits happen based on the chemistry of the brain, along with encouraging clients to practice self care, emotional regulation, and being able to think about ways of exercising healthy brain health. Your health is wealth! :)

Next available: Mar 3

Heather Kramer Almquist, LPC, CCMHC, NCC, ACS, CT, CDWF

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Heather Kramer Almquist, LPC, CCMHC, NCC, ACS, CT, CDWF profile image
LPC
20 years of experience
Warm
Humorous
Authentic
Virtual
Now Available Weekend and Weekday Mornings! Therapy with me is not a place where you are given band-aids. While many techniques I employ can help in the immediate, our goal is to find long-lasting change. This may be uncomfortable or difficult at times, but through that discomfort comes deeper understanding and insight, and ultimately a more healed and meaningful existence. All of this is done in the warmest, most supportive environment possible. Hard work can be wrapped in comfort and support to make the journey a little less hard. I want you to feel safe even during difficult moments. The most important person in our sessions is you. You are the focus, and I am unashamedly on your side - our goal is to help you reach your most authentic self. I will push you to do the hard work but also be your biggest cheerleader. We will take on challenges together; you will never be alone.

Next available: Mar 3

Stephanie Dykyj

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Stephanie Dykyj profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
I believe therapy can be a universally rewarding practice that can help navigate through life's stressors. Especially in the last few years, we see how important it is to take care of ourselves and find support. It can be overwhelming and intimidating even trying to find a place to start. My goal is to help you navigate through obstacles and barriers you may experience in order to start looking forward to the future. You are the expert on your thoughts and experiences, and we will work together to find solutions that best fit your needs. My orientation is client-centered, meaning that you and I are equal partners in navigating the struggles you are going through. My approach is integrative, drawing from cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy (SFT), and humanistic approaches. My style is warm and casual; I understand the importance of building a strong and trustworthy relationship to create a safe and comfortable space for you. My main objective is to help you make the changes you need to have a life you enjoy living. We will work together to rediscover excitement in life and overcome the stressors that can overshadow them.

Next available: Mar 4

Peg Pullan

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Peg Pullan profile image
LMFT
12 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I'm Peg. Life often presents so many challenges. No wonder that, at times, so many of us end up feeling stuck, overwhelmed, anxious or depressed. I've been in private practice for over 12 years and have worked successfully with individuals like you. Whether new to therapy, or returning for a tune-up, my goal is to help you feel comfortable and understood.

Next available: Mar 1

TL Taylor

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TL Taylor profile image
LPC
17 years of experience
Humorous
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor- licensed in Pennsylvania with over 17 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns; such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and life transition. I also helped many people who have experienced trauma, addiction and abuse. My counseling style is motivational and encouraging. I believe in treating people with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Motivating people to help them help themselves has provided past clients with long-term success. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and rational-emotive counseling. I will tailor our communication and treatment plan to meet your specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: Mar 4

Diana Salisbury

Diana Salisbury  profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I’m there to help you to cope with depression, and anxiety; help you improve your relationships; together we can work on your self esteem, and create new life goals. I love my profession, I’m dedicated, never stop to learn new things. I speak Russian and English, have positive immigration experience. I’m practicing psychotherapy for 10 years, and ready to assist you.

Next available: Mar 5

Heidi Christy

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Heidi Christy profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Empowering
Challenging
Warm
Virtual
My primary areas of interest include anxiety, Depression, ADHD and substance abuse with a focus in teenagers and young adults. I use a mindfulness-based holistic approach to assist in goal achievement. I believe in the impact that a healthy lifestyle has in every area of life. I promote empowerment, dignity, and respect for all clients, regardless of age, race, gender, background or sexual orientation. For the past 15 years, I have specialized in providing treatment for teenagers and young adults. I really enjoy being part of positive change related to self esteem and empowerment. With our current climate, Depression and Anxiety rates are skyrocketing amongst our younger population. Education, treatment, support and advocacy are critical.

Next available: Mar 4

Elaine McKinney

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Elaine McKinney profile image
LPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! I'm Lainey. Do you feel stuck, powerless, and unable to develop sustainable strategies for long-term health? Are you hoping to challenge your inner critic? Is it hard to cultivate self-compassion? I help individuals find a peaceful relationship with their mind, body, and soul. Together, we can work on discovering how to feel a greater sense of safety, power, control, and esteem during the healing journey. We will identify what is keeping you stuck and get you back to balance. I believe you have an inherent strength that will help you rediscover your authentic self, outside of whatever may be holding you back. Everyone deserves to feel safe and at home in their bodies. Let's get started!

Next available: Mar 4

Marcy B. Tocker

(she/her)

Marcy B. Tocker profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
You deserve to be the best functioning version of you. Navigate the journey to courage while feeling empowered and supported working through animal assisted psychotherapy, play therapy, and expressive art therapy. I specialize in working individuals ages four through adulthood working through a variety of issues including adoption/foster care, parenting issues, self-regulation/dysregulatory concerns, ADHD in children and adult women, attachment issues, anxiety, and trauma. I work from a strength based, primarily person-centered perspective with CBT, DBT, and Polyvagal Theory infusion. I also provide ADHD and executive function coaching services, ADHD assessment. Therapeutic services can look different for each person because we all walk different paths. That being said - our goals are all the same - to be the best functioning individual we can - whatever that looks like to us. I can’t wait to walk alongside you in your journey and show you what I know you’re capable of.

Next available: Mar 1

Mariah Zur

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Mariah Zur profile image
LPC
12 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
I specialize in trauma therapy for professionals who take pride in their careers and relationships. Maybe you grew up in a dysfunctional family, never learned to show your emotions or cry, find yourself continuously burnout in life or work, or found yourself in relationships that led you to feel used, unworthy or weak. My goal is to provide you an individualized experience in a safe nonjudgmental environment, to understand how you got here and where you want to go next. I have experience working with corrections officers/first responders/law enforcement (and their family members), healthcare professionals, college students and young adults on a personal journey after trauma.

Next available: Mar 2

Jennifer Nissley

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Jennifer Nissley profile image
LPC
17 years of experience
Empowering
Humorous
Virtual
I have been working in the field of counseling since 2007. Specialties include: Teenagers and young adults with anxiety, depression, borderline personalities, and LGBTQ+. I enjoy the teenage population because they are the most overlooked. I received my LPC license in 2020 after working in the field for 13 years. I have worked in the field of drug and alcohol, private practice, school settings doing wrap-around, and inpatient settings. In my downtime, I enjoy coaching soccer and reffing, along with many other sports, with my 7 kids and 2 grandbabies.

Next available: Mar 1

Matthew Berliant

Matthew Berliant profile image
LCSW
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Direct
Open-minded
Virtual
You deserve more - more happiness, more confidence, more pleasure in your life! And I believe I can help you get there. I am currently offering video and phone sessions throughout the state of Pennsylvania, and a sliding scale based on financial need. As the owner and founder of All You Can Be Therapy, I am dedicated to helping you heal from sadness, worry and pain. And I have been assisting other people like you since 2008. I want to help you get your life to where you want it to be. And if we work together I think we can. I hold a License in Clinical Social Work and am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. I have extensive experience working with people with anxiety, depression, PTSD, mood swings, anger and aggression, addictive behaviors, and those who suffer from chronic mental health conditions. I also offer clinical supervision to other mental health professionals.

Next available: Mar 5

Yvonne Argento

(she/her)

Yvonne Argento profile image
LCSW
24 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is dedicated to improving the lives of others. I have been practicing for 24 years and greatly enjoy the work that I do. After graduating from New York University in 2000, I embarked on a career in the field of mental health and social services holding positions such as Therapist, Program Manager, Director, and Administrative Director. I have done both clinical and administrative work but always loved clinical work the best. I believe in honoring client choice and self-determination while offering sound mental health treatment. I use a more directive, active approach to sessions to help clients meet their own goals for self-improvement.

Next available: Mar 6

Cody Weaver

(he/him)

Cody Weaver profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Cody and I'm currently licensed as an LCSW/therapist in Pennsylvania. I received by Bachelors degree from Coastal Carolina University in 2010 and then my Masters degree from Winthrop University in 2012. I began practicing while I was in graduate school so I'm currently on my 13th year of practice. My clinical background includes outpatient therapy, in-home therapy, integrated behavioral health and primary care, inpatient treatment, and forensic psychology. Since I've run a large span of different practices I consider myself a jack-of-all trades when it comes to mental health and therapy. Things I've treated most are depression, anxiety, LGBTQIA issues, trauma, OCD, Bipolar Disorder, and ADHD. If you don't see your concern listed, don't hesitate to ask! I tell people often, I'm a come-as-you-are type therapist that likes to foster an open and comfortable environment. Together, we can identify what your concerns/goals are, find the best way to address them, monitor your progress, and adjust as needed.

Next available: Mar 12

Larissa Torcomian

Larissa Torcomian profile image
LPC
14 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Are you struggling with life stressors, feeling overwhelmed, depressed, or anxious? Are you tired of feeling stuck in constant worrying, self-criticism, or relationship difficulties? Do you strive to heal your relationship with food and your body? If you want to work on your well-being, live more fully, and need to develop coping mechanisms and stress management techniques to resolve the issues that hinder you from living the life you envision, I can provide the support you need to accomplish these goals. As your therapist, I will assist in providing insight into your life experiences and its impact on you today and I would love to talk to you about how I can help. I work with young adults and adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, body image concerns, perfectionism, identity development, trauma, postpartum depression and anxiety, stress management, relationship problems, attachment difficulties, and childhood abuse.

Next available: Mar 1

Bethanne Frazer

(she/her)

Bethanne Frazer profile image
LPC
5 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
We all need space to prioritize our thoughts and feelings, to say what we need to say out loud, to someone who will not judge us for how we think and feel. Oftentimes, we cannot expect the people in our lives to be impartial or unbiased. Sometimes the people in our lives are far too involved in what causes us to need this space, to process our trauma, and they might not realize why we are anxious or depressed. In the therapeutic relationship, it is all about what you want and need. I will listen and ask thoughtful questions and help you recognize patterns and make connections. Life is a journey and I want you to welcome self-exploration, not fear it.

Next available: Mar 4

Daphne Jakstis LICSW, LCSW, CDBT

(she/her)

Daphne Jakstis LICSW, LCSW, CDBT profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Holistic
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, I am Daphne Jakstis. I have been a licensed therapist for over 20 years. I keep up to date with the latest advances in evidence-based therapy practices and incorporate them into my work with clients. Evidence-based practices are skills and techniques that have been proven to be effective. I also believe that healing is a holistic approach so I combine evidence-based practices with complementary approaches to promote overall healing and wellness. I realize that no two people are the same, so I tailor my approaches to best fit the specific needs of my clients. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, or any other issue, I will help you fully realize your strengths and provide you with skills to help you manage challenges in healthier ways.

Next available: Mar 14

Erin Hipple

(they/them)

Erin Hipple profile image
LCSW
9 years of experience
Holistic
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
About Me: I am a white, queer, disabled, non-binary femme. My pronouns are they/them/theirs. I have worked as a therapist in a variety of settings, including inpatient mental health facilities, outpatient community mental health services, womens' shelters, and university settings. I am a certified trauma therapist and have worked with a variety of different types of trauma expressions including developmental and attachment trauma, sexual trauma, and vicarious trauma and burnout. I enjoy accompanying people on gender journeys, grief journeys, and body trust journeys. I also feel deeply drawn to supporting activist-minded people and organizers. I believe that no space is apolitical, therapy spaces included. I have worked with individuals dealing with a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, stress management, intimacy issues, self esteem issues and body dissatisfaction, eating issues, complicated grief, and trauma-related stress. I am a gender-affirming therapist and I have significant experience with counseling trans + queer individuals of all ages and backgrounds. I am also a polyamory, kink, and sex work affirming therapist. Trainings: In 2021, I completed my certification in Body Trust (created by the Center for Body Trust (formerly known as Be Nourished, LLC), a weight-inclusive framework rooted in body liberation and intended to help individuals be in compassionate relationship to their bodies. I have also been trained in EMDR and Brainspotting, Phases 1 & 2. I have also attended an Embodied Leadership training with Staci Haines and the Strozzi Institute, Transformative Justice training with Spring Up Collective, and Anti-Oppressive Mental Health training with Fireweed Collective. Other trainings I am (or have been) moving through in the coming year (2022-2023) are Foundations of Internal Family Systems (September 2022-present), a certificate program in Narrative Therapy with NTI (September, 2022-May, 2023), Decolonizing Therapy for Black Folks with Shawna Murray-Browne LCSW-C (January 2023-May, 2023), and Somatic Experiencing (March 2023-September, 2026). Work Outside Therapy Space: Outside of my small therapy practice, I work as an Assistant Professor for a graduate social work program where I teach clinical skills to graduate social workers. I also teach classes in research, social policy, trauma, human sexuality, and topics of oppression and liberation. Additionally, I work as a guest speaker and facilitator of self-awareness workshops for graduate counseling students as well as speaking on feminist critique of the DSM and clinical considerations for working with transgender, non-binary and gender expansive clients. I also do work as a consultant assisting organizations with engagement in difficult conversations, assistance with relational repair, as well as assisting organizations in the implementation of trauma-informed practices.

Next available: Mar 7

Miranda Galbreath

(she/her)

Miranda Galbreath profile image
LPC
22 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
I'm so glad you're here! I’m excited to collaborate with you in working toward increasing sexual safety, wellness, and pleasure in your life. I'd love to work together to figure out what you’re already doing that’s working for you and develop a plan to build on your current strengths and supports to help you move toward the sexual life and relationships you want. ​Most of us have been taught not to talk about sex and our bodies, and many of us have been taught to be ashamed of our bodies and what we think about, fantasize about, and do sexually. I believe that everyone is a sexual being and that sexual expression is a healthy part of all of our lives. Sometimes all we need is for someone to hold a safe space for us while we explore and process. Sometimes what we need is specific education, skills, and the support to develop them. As a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience in the field of sexual wellness, my goal isn’t to tell you where you should go, what you should do, or how you should be, but to help you move in the direction of the life you want, wherever that might take you.

Next available: Mar 28

Maureen Brackey

Maureen Brackey profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
I became a therapist because I saw how powerfully transformative having a safe space could be in my life and the lives of my loved ones. It is my firm belief that everyone can benefit from therapy if they are well matched to the person they are working with. Over the course of the past decade, I've honed specialty focus on trauma-informed care, LGBTQ+, kink/sex positivity, human sexuality, women's empowerment, relationships and family sessions, and gaining a strong sense of self and direction in the face of challenging life circumstances. If these areas of treatment resonate with you, I'd love to schedule a time to connect about what you are looking for in a therapist. I completed my undergraduate degree in Communication Studies at UCLA and completed my MSW at University of Southern California. I am licensed in California and Pennsylvania. My clinical focus areas include trauma, relationships, sexuality, gender and the personality disorder spectrum in addition to working extensively with associated comorbidities such as anxiety and depression. I am a believer in whole-person wellness and am able to integrate yogic principles, creative arts and mindfulness into sessions to assist with deeper work. At the present time I am accepting remote access clients via telehealth, a safety precaution due to Covid-19. I look forward to meeting you and am excited to work toward your goals with you!

Next available: Mar 5

Ed Lessard

(he/him)

Ed Lessard profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
The best pitch for therapy is simple, “do you have bad feelings or uncomfortable thoughts that you want to talk to someone about?” My name is Ed Lessard, and that’s what I am best at. I talk to people about their most distressing and uncomfortable thoughts and feelings, listen actively, without judgment, and respond with empathy, advanced education in mental and public health, and evidenced based treatments for specific issues like depression, interpersonal conflict and trauma. Like many therapists, I started as a patient, no better or worse than the people who come to see me for help. I work collaboratively with my clients to help them identify, understand and cope with the problems they are facing and define their own versions of success and happiness.

Next available: Mar 6

Michael Hollen

(he/him)

Michael Hollen profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a licensed therapist practicing in Pennsylvania and working with a variety of clientele. I work with a variety of ages, from anyone from 12 and above. I'm also willing to work afternoons, weekends, and evenings to meet anyone where they need to be, should that be needed. I use a variety of treatments to meet my clientele where they are emotionally and developmentally. I tend to work with several mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar, and various personality disorders. I also work well with adjustment disorders, as well as trauma. I look forward to working with anyone that feels they could benefit from therapy. Thank you for your time, and I wish you and your family a great day!

Next available: Mar 1

Dr. Kamaria Taylor-McCune

Dr. Kamaria Taylor-McCune profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
My practice assists Black clients across North America who are impacted by a range of concerns including trauma, anxiety, and depression through a racially-sensitive treatment approach. We also work with individual clients seeking to improve their self-concept by understanding and processing the impact of historical and generational racial trauma on their relationships with themselves, their families, their friends, and their partners. I am a therapist who strives to fully understand my clients and their needs to create an optimized approach to meet their goals. I specialize in working primarily with individual adult clients to help them deal with issues such as infidelity, communication, stress management, anger management, relationship building, sexuality, etc. At Yolo Therapy, our ultimate goal is the well-being of our clients. For various reasons, many clients are unable to access traditional therapy settings but I do not believe that should prevent them from receiving exceptional services. I have catered my practice to the needs of those who need alternative options to therapy and am here to help you. ****Please note: Your initial session is ONLY TO ASSESS FOR THERAPEUTIC COMPATIBILITY. ****

Next available: Mar 1

Ilona Menshova

(she/her)

Ilona Menshova  profile image
LPC
7 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
I help people improve their ability to cope with life by utilizing behavioral tools that foster personal change and growth. I focus on fostering a positive, non-judgmental environment while building trust. I build positive connections with my clients- sometimes through humor and laughter, other times through empathy and compassion. I tend to be more solution focused while assisting clients on maximizing the use of self. As a person who has worked in health care for several years I am able to assist clients in the utilization of community resource in order to achieve their optimal level of wellness.

Next available: Mar 5

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