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LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Counseling in Alpharetta, GA

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Counseling for the LGBTQ+ Community

Mental health is a crucial component to overall health and wellness. Each person experiences emotional ups and downs throughout life. For the LGBTQ+ community, there is often an added layer of challenge due to prejudice, stigma, or biases. According to the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), LGBTQIA+ communities are three times more likely to experience mental health issues such as depression or anxiety.

Gender and Sexuality Counseling Services

HWP supports equality and acceptance by providing a safe space to every sexual or gender identity. We believe that sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression are essential to shaping who we are, how we are seen, and how we move through the world. Our LGBTQ+ counseling services are provided by licensed mental health professionals who are well versed in LGBTQ+ issues.

LGBTQ+ Therapy in Alpharetta, GA

The professional team of mental health experts at HWP understand the interconnectedness of the body, the spirit, the mind, and the environment. We also understand the unique challenges faced by the LGBTQIA+ community. We dedicate ourselves to maintaining an up-to-date knowledge base of coping mechanisms and therapy methods with continuing education. Your trust in us is of paramount importance as we understand that in order to feel safe, you must feel trust. 

Who is LGBTQIA+ Affirming Therapy for?

The first step to seeking therapy is getting matched with an LGBTQIA+ affirming therapist. Mental health care is important regardless of age – therefore HWP provides counseling services to LGBTQ+ teens, young adults, and adults.

Focus Areas

Due to the interconnectedness of all things, it is important that your counseling experience be as inclusive and specific as possible. Areas addressed in our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual + counseling sessions include, but are not limited to:

  • Coming out
  • Transgender identity
  • Gender-queer, non-conforming, and questioning identity
  • Physical/body and other gender expressions
  • Cis-gender men’s and women’s issues
  • Sexuality and intimacy
  • Monogamy, polyamory and non-monogamy

Counseling Counseling

Individual Counseling Session Rates

All sessions are 45 – 50 minutes long and are held either in-person or via video. Sessions are typically scheduled every week or every other week at a minimum.

$115 – $155 per session

Individual counseling rate varies per clinician. Please see clinician bios for more information regarding specialties and rates.

Perinatal Couples Counseling Rate

All sessions are 60 minutes long and are held either in-person or via video. Sessions are typically scheduled every week or every other week at a minimum.

$210 per session

What Our Clients Say

"I knew from the moment I met her that she was different than some of the therapists I've had in the past. I didn't feel like a weirdo. She made me feel accepted and safe."

- Elizabeth S. (Google)

"Throughout this process, I have learned to forgive, accept, and manage what I can control."

- Katherine D. (Google)

"I tried counseling here and there in the past, and although each time was a step in the right direction, this time I've noticed an absolute change in my mindset and how I feel."

- Michelle T. (Google)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I schedule an appointment?

If you are a new client, you may schedule your complimentary consultation or your initial appointment by visiting the contact page and filling out the short form or outreaching directly to your desired provider by calling (470) 740-7121.

If you are an existing client, please outreach to your provider directly either by telephone, email, or via the client portal secure messaging system.

Do you accept my insurance?

HWP does not accept insurance. Managed care companies were created to “manage” and contain escalating health care costs. Their bottom line is to reduce costs and raise profits; it is not to increase the quality of care professionals provide or your quality of life. HWP is solution-focused on quality of life and personal goals.

What is your cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel or change your appointment, we ask you to inform your provider at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled session start time. Your full session fee will be charged for missed appointments and cancellations received less than 24 hours in advance.

What forms of payment do you accept?

Cash, credit cards, and health savings (HSA) or flex spending account (FSA) cards that have a major credit card logo on it are all accepted forms of payment.