LGBTQ+ Philadelphians face higher rates of anxiety, depression, and addiction compared to the general population. Disparities are rooted in stigma, discrimination, and denial of human and civil rights. Moreover, members of this community may also have trouble finding a mental health professional who can offer LGBTQ+-affirming care.
If you are seeking mental health treatment services provided by LGBTQ+-affirming therapists, resources are available. The links provided are for informational purposes only and recommended as helpful resources. Healthy Minds Philly does not endorse any individual or organization listed.
Michael Tyler Ramos
MTR Therapy’s mission is to increase accessibility for all to obtain high quality mental health services within diverse communities.
Epiphany Counseling and Consulting, LLC provides Behavioral and Mental Health Counseling/Therapy for children, families, and individuals who are experiencing emotional, behavioral or mental challenges.
For more information about Community Behavioral Health, visit their website.
More Independent LGBTQ+ Therapists
LGBTQ owned and operated, Emerge Wellness is a private therapy practice located in Center City, Philadelphia. Founded in 2013, they provide LGBTQ+ adolescents, adults, couples, and families with quality therapy in a safe and empathetic environment. All of their therapists identify as community members or strong allies and are competent in areas of concern to this community.
Equilibria’s psychologists in Philadelphia are trained to work with all members of the LGBTQ community as allies. They utilize an integrative, strength-based treatment model to address each individual’s set of unique issues associated with the issues they face.
Dr. Robin Lowey & Associates
At Dr. Robin Lowey & Associates, their therapists receive diversity training and are highly experienced providing treatment for members of the LGBT community.
Dr. Castro-Convers works with individuals, couples, and families. She has the training and knowledge to provide assessments in accordance with the WPATH Standards of Care for transgender individuals who are seeking letters of support for gender-confirmation surgery or other forms of trans-related care.
Their goal is to be a safe place for you to find the help you are looking for and to experience real life changes, from understanding your gender identity, beginning your gender transition, coming out to family/friends/work, understanding your sexuality, navigating your work during transition, getting letter for gender affirming surgery, helping to access doctors for hormones/and or surgery, or participating in family therapy for members who are struggling with your gender identity/transition.
Kintsugi Mental Wellness
Anastasia Fujii, LCSW is a psychotherapist in private practice, as well as an LGBTQ+ cultural humility consultant and trainer. Anastasia holds a Master of Social Work from the Smith College School for Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Anastasia regularly engage in continuing education opportunities on LGBTQ+ affirming psychotherapy and has trained as a full-spectrum doula. Anastasia has completed training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) through the EMDR Institute. Anastasia is committed to sustaining a social justice orientated therapy, consultation and training practice that aims to empower and liberate through compassion and understanding.