Support for Parents of LGBT Youth
For many parents and loved ones, learning of a hidden gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender identity can be rather confusing. It can even feel like a betrayal. Hearing a loved admit that they are gay or trans can onset a deep sense of grief. It’s a process for which you will need a lot of support.
Coming to an authentic understanding and expression of sexual orientation or gender identity mandates that we consider many aspects: 1) emotional cravings, 2) self-understandings, 3) social setting, and for some 4) religious considerations. It requires serious attention and patient wisdom.
Many parents want to be part of this decision-making process, while others are either eager to celebrate or derogate their children’s news.
LGBT Therapy Is Our Specialty
Whether you’re trying to establish an authentic identity, needing to make some necessary changes, or trying to help a loved one create their healthiest and happiest life, we are here to help.
We are sure that you might have many questions and many concerns. As a practice that specializes in sexuality, gender, and relationships we are fully prepared to assist you -or you and your family- to make decisions that are accurate, safe, and those that will lead to a rewarding life.
Meeting the specific needs that you may have, individual sessions are tailored to fully address your challenges with caution, care, and detailed consideration. Working with your primary therapist, you’ll be able to understand the anatomy of your discomfort, what it takes to deconstruct it, and how to build happiness and peace.
Many couples get stuck in the web they created either unintentionally or subconsciously. Your couple’s therapist will be able to determine how the web was made and how to tear it down. We’ll help you communicate efficiently, honoring one another’s version of the truth, and create patterns for staying connected for the long haul.
Parents feel disrespected and frustrated while their children feel trapped and invisible. Although the ongoing power struggle keeps families hopeless, your family therapist will work to dismantle the entrenched dynamics that keep you arguing. It is our goal to ensure you know how to create connectedness, even in the most challenging circumstances.
In person therapy is one of the fastest and most effective way to experience progress towards your goals. Sitting with a therapist in a traditional setting allows for increased non-verbal communication, and can feel like a break from daily or weekly routines. If you are interested in the support and connection that in-person counseling facilitates, we would love to hear from you.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapeutic approach that can be highly effective in treating anxiety, addictions, trauma, phobias, and ineffective relational patterns.
“It changed my life!I used to have daily anxiety, but since EMDR it’s been less intense and I feel like it’s under control.” – Isaac
Located outside the Denver Metro area but still interested in connecting with us for services? We believe physical location should never be a barrier to getting the support you need, so we offer online sessions to keep you moving towards your goals. Contact us today to explore if online counseling with iAmClinic could be a good fit for you.