Alpharetta LGBTQ Counseling

LGBTQ Counseling – Therapists, Coaches and Counselors in Alpharetta, GA

For those identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning or queer, there are often unique challenges involved in finding support while building and maintaining relationships with others. Although our culture has shifted to be more inclusive and accepting of LGBTQ individuals, discrimination and marginalization of this group still exists. Feeling “other” than those around us is a function of stigma; something most LGBTQ people will experience in their lifetime. It comes as no surprise that we find increased instances of anxiety, depression, addiction, and relational difficulties within the community.

In 1973, the American Psychological Association removed homosexuality from its manual of mental disorders. Today, we understand sexuality and gender as a spectrum – that is, we find many variations existing along a normal and healthy continuum of expression. Although therapists and psychiatrists have made substantial gains in depathologizing same sex preference, many remain inexperienced in working with members of the LGBTQ community. In what’s been termed a “dual stigma,” LGBTQ individuals may find it challenging to obtain mental health care from a provider who is informed and affirming of LGBTQ culture.

At Thriveworks, we strive to create an atmosphere of inclusion, where diversity is something to be celebrated. Our therapists use a holistic approach to join with our clients in their journey toward fulfillment. Are you ready to connect? Call (770) 284-9252 to schedule an appointment with one of our LGBTQ affirming therapists. There’s a safe space available for you here.

Thriveworks Counseling Alpharetta

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Jesslynn Palmer is a great therapist, with helpful techniques to get me through the stressful days and constantly helping me to do better than the day before. Highly recommended.

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Jesslynn Palmer is a great therapist, with helpful techniques to get me through the stressful days and constantly helping me to do better than the day before. Highly recommended.
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Jennifer was absolutely wonderful. Very helpful at a time I was very much in need!
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Terry Walton is a great listener. Terry is compassionate, empathetic and easy to talk to. I’m looking forward to future appointments.
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Terry Walton is an exceptional counselor. Terry listens effectively and provides guidance to help resolve difficulties and important issues. If you are looking for a counselor that will truly establish a good relationship and allow you to be completely honest about your thoughts and feelings, he is the one. I am looking forward to my next session with Terry.
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Amber Gilbert is a phenomenal counselor. If you’re looking for a counselors who listens, validates, and asks the difficult questions to help foster self-reflection and self-awareness; she’s the one.
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My first session was amazing with my counselor.

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My first session was amazing with my counselor. I can’t wait until my next appointment!!
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Amazing as usual! I love everyone there and I feel safe and look forward to my appts.
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The appointment went really! Setting up the appointment was a breeze. We really enjoyed our first session with Tom and look forward to a great relationship in the future!
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Thriveworks Counseling

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  • 1025 Powers Pl
    Alpharetta, GA 30009

  • Mon-Fri:7AM-9:30PM
    Saturday:7AM-6PM
    Sunday:8AM-5PM

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