A LGBT Counseling Practice Created with You in Mind
As counselors, it is highly important that we are prepared for whatever life might bring your way. In some scenarios, it is necessary to navigate the waters with your therapist individually. In other situations, though, we’ll need to dismantle challenges between you and your loved one(s). That’s why we have several options for you to choose from.
Whether your confronting a relational hurdle or internal block, we have an option that will help you address your concerns in the right format with the right services. And if you’re not sure just how to get the ball rolling don’t worry, we’ll be able to point you in the right direction.
- COUPLE'S COUNSELING
- ANXIETY & DEPRESSION
- PARENTS OF LGBT-IDENTIFYING CHILDREN
- SEXUAL ABUSE SURVIVORS
Facing your own coming out as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Asexual, Queer or other sexual identities can leave you searching for answers and guidance. These questions may also arise at the coming out of a friend or loved one. You may want to understand how to make decisions that are both authentic, and protect the health and longevity of your relationships. Coming out can be filled with many questions, concerns, and fears. We often feel forced into making choices – some with temporary impact, and some that are irreversible.Learn More
iAmClinic is committed to helping provide resources for Trans individuals and their loved ones, and to provide guidance and understanding about the process and experience. Whether you are in the beginning stages of questioning your gender, trying to decide if you want to undertake any type of transition, or already in the process of medical or social transition, our experienced gender therapists can help offer guidance and insight through your process and help find answers that feel most authentic to you.Learn More
Examining gender identity, faith, and sexual orientation side-by-side can be a painful task. Holding the tenants of your faith close by, as you confront sexual and gender identities, is incredibly important for most. Many parents of LGBTQ-identifying children want to protect their son or daughter from making an irreversible mistake, while adolescents and adult children want to ensure that their guiding their lives in the right direction.
We understand that sexuality and gender have significant ties to faith-based concerns and we also respect the importance of moral decision-making. This means that while you examine your sexual orientation or gender identity- or that of a loved one- through the lens of spirituality, we will be sure to listen to your value system so that while you make decisions, you feel responsible, moral, and peaceful.
Anger always leaves us feeling out of control. When it becomes a repeating pattern, we promise ourselves that we’ll do it better next time. And when the next time comes we end up breaking our self-trust and shame settles in. We tell ourselves we’ll be like this forever. We feel damaged from the inside out.
At iAmClinic, we are prepared to help you practice skills that will impede inappropriate anger. And as you rebuild self-trust, we will help you unpack the angry moments so that you can identify the true trigger and shift from anger to peace. We’ll also help you discover language to effectively communicate your way through heated moments and skills to protect your integrity and relationships.Learn More
Powerlessness, broken self-trust, feelings of inadequacy, and fear characterize the haunting nature of addictions. Addictions can distort our internal world with a powerful iron fist. Feeling helpless, we wonder if our addictions will ravage our lives. We fear the proverbial “rock bottom,” wondering if we must be devastated to make significant changes. Facing an addiction doesn’t require a devastating event. It takes consistency.
We’re here to remind you that your addiction isn’t stronger than you. And we’re also here to help you create the victory you’ve been craving.Learn More
LGBT COUPLE’S COUNSELING
We often feel hopeless in our relationships, especially after trying so hard to achieve relational repair. After feeling like we’ve spun our tires in the mud for months on end, we wonder if we’ll ever remember what it’s like to be passionate in our love life.
The therapists at iAmClinic have worked with hundreds of LGBT couples since our doors first opened. Whether you’re looking for the comfort of periodic professional help or are facing incredible challenges, our therapists will attune to your needs efficiently, to experience the power of both empathy and attachment repair.Learn More
ANXIETY & DEPRESSION COUNSELING
Anxiety can leave us feeling unsafe with our most trusted friends and family, while depression creates the impression that we will never find happiness and pleasure again. Both anxiety and depression leave us feeling helpless. And we wonder if their presences will ever leave our bodies.
We will work diligently to help you resort your sense of joy, as well as reignite internal peace and stability.Learn More
PARENTS OF LGBT-IDENTIFYING CHILDREN
For many parents and loved ones, learning of a hidden gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender identity can be rather shocking. It’s a process for which you may need a lot of support. Whether you’re trying to protect your child, needing as safe space to ask uncomfortable questions, or trying to help a loved one create their happiest life, we are here to help.
As a practice that specializes in sexuality, gender, and relationships we are fully prepared to assist you—or you and your family—make decisions that are wise, safe, and those that will leave your family closer than ever.Learn More
SEXUAL ABUSE SURVIVOR COUNSELING
Surviving a sexual assault or trauma will often leave a major impact on our lives. While memories plague our peace of mind, we might remain distant to affection, intimacy, and find it hard to feel comfortable in our lover’s arms. For many of us who’ve experienced sexual abuse it is common to feel a lowered sense of self-esteem, and sometimes we even treat ourselves with disrespect.
Working through a sexually traumatic experience can be utterly debilitating or nearly impossible. And that’s why we’re here. The therapists at iAmClinic are fully prepared to create a safe place that will help you reverse the influences of sexual trauma. We will walk alongside you while ensuring that you reclaim your life, body, and peace of mind.
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.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) can sound very intense, but it’s very easy and highly beneficial. EMDR is incredibly successful in treating anxiety, relational patterns, addictions, and phobias.
“It changed my life! I used to have daily anxiety, but since EMDR I haven’t felt anxious in years.” – Isaac
In the Colorado area, but not close to our office? Bad winter weather blocking you from the roads? We offer online sessions to keep you moving toward your goals. Research has proven that online counseling sessions can be just as effective as in-person sessions. Although we need to consider some pragmatics, online therapy could be a good fit for you!
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