Many relationships have concerns with communication, infidelity, children, losses, and family interactions. The same concerns are true with LGBT couples in addition to the added stress placed on their relationship by society and family. New Horizons Center for Healing provides a safe environment in which LGBT individuals can discuss their concerns, stressors, or conflicts.
What Do LGBT Counseling Services Look Like?
Coming out as a part of the LGBT community at any age can cause anxiety, fear, and depression in some cases. No one knows for sure how their friends and family will react, and if the reaction is negative, it can cause a lot of mental and emotional problems. When these problems or feelings of anxiety and fear are not addressed, they can become quite detrimental to a person’s emotional and physical health. LGBT counseling services can help people come to terms with their sexuality in a positive atmosphere and help them embrace or come to terms with their orientation.
Like any therapy, LGBT individuals can meet one on one or in a group therapy setting to talk over their experiences and emotions surrounding their identity and how their families and friends are accepting them. This includes talking through feelings, fears, and feedback from parents, siblings, and friends.
LGBT counseling services provide people with a safe place to come out. The most important thing an LGBT individual needs to learn is to be firm in their identify and orientation so that when they do choose to talk with their friends and family, they will be confident and less vulnerable to rejection.
Why Choose LGBT Counseling Services at New Horizons?
Our licensed professional counselors and marriage and family therapists are non-judgmental, empathetic, and respectful of your choices and desires. We want to help provide LGBT individuals with a safe place to become self-assured and secure in who they are.
We have several trained counselors and other mental health professionals experienced in addressing sexual and gender identity. Join a group, or work with our professional staff individually to start your path to confidence today by calling our office for more information.