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  • LGBTQIA+ Individual Counseling

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    Are you struggling with finding a way to come out to family or friends? Have you come out and felt rejected or misunderstood? Are you struggling to understand your own identity? Do you struggle with anxiety, depression or other mental health issues? Do you need support as you make transitions in your life? Do you have relationships in your life that you believe are unhealthy? Do you just need someone to talk to who understands? If any of these describe you, we can help!

    Common Reasons to Begin Therapy

    It is common for people to struggle with figuring out who they are, but for the LGBTQIA+ community, there are frequently added stressors related to misunderstanding and rejection that can come from family, friends and the community as a whole. Sometimes people seek therapy specifically related to these issues, and sometimes it has nothing to do with identifying at LGBTQIA+, it is just struggling with life in general. Some things people frequently seek counseling for include:

    Feeling depressed or anxious

    Isolation from others

    Relationship Problems

    Low Self Esteem

    Work Stress

    Support During Transitions


    Therapy Can Help LGBTQIA+ Individuals Cope with Life Stress

    If you are struggling with mental health symptoms or having difficulty coping with life stress, therapy can help. Our experienced and caring therapists are LGBTQIA+ friendly and have the training and experience to be able to help you to better cope with past and current situations causing you distress. Individuals we have worked with have said that through therapy, they have felt supported, accepted, confident and better able to cope with difficult situations. 

    Move Forward Counseling’s Approach Treatment for the LGBTQIA+ Individual

    We provide treatment through both online and in-person therapy. We understand that everyone is unique and that while you are not alone, everyone’s experience is a little different. Our therapists are trained to help you to address symptoms of depression, anxiety and life stress and will work with you to find what will best help you. Interventions used by our therapists are based on research and shown to be effective with individuals seeking help.


    Begin Individual Therapy with a LGBTQIA+ Friendly Therapist in Hershey or Online Anywhere in Pennsylvania

    You don’t have to live with feelings of depression, anxiety, stress or rejection. Therapy can help you to feel happier and more confident and secure in who you are and your ability to cope with difficult situations. Move Forward Counseling has caring and experienced therapists who have the training and experience to help you. To start therapy today, follow these simple steps:

    1.     Contact Move Forward Counseling

    2.     Meet with one of our therapists with an expertise in post-partum depression and anxiety

    3.     Start being the mom, partner, friend, daughter etc, that you want to be

    Other Services at Move Forward Counseling

    Therapy for the LGBTQIA+ Individual is not the only service available at Move Forward Counseling. We offer treatment for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, relationship problems, work stress, and more to people of all ages and genders.