You may feel confused about your personal sexual orientation and identity. You may feel confused and uncomfortable revealing your personal sexual orientation to those close to you. Whether its family members or friends, this accelerated cycle of thoughts can lead to stress, anxiety, depression and other mental health struggles.
While world acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, and questioning individuals has increased, voices of discrimination and intolerance have amplified as well. Constantly questioning oneself (as well as questioning the tolerance level of those around you) can take a mental toll.
But you should know that you are not alone. You should know that you deserve help.
Melinda Porter, LPC-S is proud to offer counseling for gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, and questioning individuals throughout the Southlake and Carrollton area. As a licensed, professional counselor, she works with all individuals, couples and families looking to be in a better place with their specific situation.
You can come to Melinda for any of the following services/situations:
Melinda specializes in working with children, teenagers and adults in the gender diverse community. She knows how difficult it can be to discuss your innermost thoughts and concerns, but it is her goal to help you grow by listening to your problems and supporting you.
Does your answer look different than everyone else? Are you ready for the person on the outside to match the person on the inside?
Melinda's office can provide you with an environment of respect and support, helping you handle extra stress and social negativity that you might deal with in your day to day activities. Building on the solutions that you already have is a possibility; there can be positivity in your journey!
Hormone therapy and surgery can bring many questions, depression, and increased levels of anxiety. With flexible scheduling and her background knowledge, Melinda is available to help you sort things out and create solutions that will work for you, without judgment.