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LGBTQIA+ Therapy

At Cultivate Therapy, we provide therapy by and for the LGBTQIA+ community, allies, and family members. Our goal is to create a safe and affirming space where individuals can explore their identities, navigate unique challenges, cultivate self-acceptance and build meaningful relationships.  


Our Services Include:

  • Individual Therapy:  We help individual clients exploring personal growth and identity exploration while ensuring effective mental health support.

  • Couples Therapy:  We work with partners to build strong, healthy relationships, improve communication, navigate challenges with families of origin, or during the transition to parenting.  

  • Services for Kids and Teens:  We work with children and teens to support them in understanding themselves, developing peer support, overcoming depression and other concerns, and building trusting relationships.  

Why Therapy Matters for Our LGBTQIA+ Community

According to the 2018 National LGBTQIA+ Health Survey, over 70% of LGBTQIA+ individuals report experiencing mental health challenges due to societal stigma, discrimination, and internalized negative beliefs. At Cultivate Therapy, we understand the unique struggles faced by our queer clients and we offer therapists from the community who are also trained in tailored interventions to address your concerns.  

Meet your team.

Therapists That Offer LGBTQIA+ Therapy

You may be experiencing:  

  • Discrimination, prejudice, or microaggressions

  • Challenges in forming or maintaining relationships

  • Gender dysphoria or body dysmorphia

  • Stress, anxiety, or depression related to societal stigma

  • Isolation or lack of support network

  • Conflicts with family or community over identity

  • Navigating major life transitions or changes

  • Difficulty accepting or exploring your identity

  • Struggles with coming out to family, friends, or colleagues

And you may want to grow in these ways:

  • Develop a stronger sense of self and identity

  • Improve communication and relationships with loved ones

  • Build resilience against discrimination and prejudice

  • Find a supportive community and build connections

  • Enhance self-acceptance and self-compassion

  • Gain confidence in your gender expression or sexual orientation

  • Learn effective coping strategies for stress and anxiety

  • Navigate transitions and changes with greater ease

  • Experience more joy and fulfillment in life

  • Cultivate a sense of belonging and support

What to Expect

  • Affirming Environment: We prioritize creating a safe and welcoming space for all clients.

  • Personalized Approach: Our therapists use evidence-based practices tailored to each client's needs.

  • Empowerment and Support: We focus on empowering our clients to build self-confidence, resilience, and a strong sense of identity.

How can we help

Whether you are seeking support to combat depression, navigate relationships, manage stress and anxiety, or deal with discrimination and prejudice, our LGBTQIA+ therapists are here to help. We believe in the strength and resilience of our queer community and we are committed to providing the highest quality of care.

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Meet with us in our Jersey City office or via telehealth for online therapy. 

Whether you are a new parent seeking guidance, facing specific challenges with your child now, or simply looking to enhance your parenting abilities, our experienced parenting therapists are here to help. We provide a safe and non-judgmental space where you can explore your concerns, gain insights into your parenting style, and develop effective strategies to address various parenting issues.


Through parenting therapy, we work collaboratively with you to identify and understand your unique parenting strengths and challenges. Our therapists employ a range of therapeutic techniques and interventions to support you in developing healthy communication, setting boundaries, fostering emotional connection, promoting positive discipline, and building resilience in both yourself and your children.


We address a wide range of parenting concerns, including behavior management, sibling rivalry, school-related challenges, developmental issues, parenting through divorce or separation, blended families, raising child of color, and parenting children with special needs. Our goal is to empower you with practical tools, knowledge, and confidence to create a nurturing and supportive environment for your children's growth and well-being.

Parenting therapy can provide valuable insights, guidance, and support to help you navigate the ups and downs of parenthood with greater ease and confidence. It can strengthen your bond with your children, improve communication, and promote positive parent-child relationships. Whether you are seeking assistance with specific parenting challenges or looking to enhance your overall parenting skills, our dedicated therapists are here to support you every step of the way. 

Book a free consultation today to meet your preferred parenting therapist.

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