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LGB and Transgender Counseling and Advocacy

Advanced Awareness Counseling is a proud member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)

Advanced Awareness Counseling is a proud member of The LGBTQ-Affirmative Therapist Guild of Utah

At Advanced Awareness Counseling we are empathetic and supportive of individuals of all affiliations , sexualities, and identities. 

We specialize in working with those who are exploring their gender and help advocate for and further the goals of our clients . All of our staff take an interest in keeping themselves educated and informed about gender and transgender health concerns. 

We strongly believe in autonomy and an individual's right and need to fulfill their goals and blossom into what they believe will be the best version of themselves. Our goals are to help you learn about yourself, understand yourself, and accept yourself. We work with all individuals on the gender spectrum. 

Should your desire be to "transition," we work toward discovering the best way for that to be accomplished. We believe that self-acceptance is the key to successful authentic living, and therapy can help with this. We help you gain insight and work on strategies to navigate the particulars of your social atmosphere and work to promote realistic planning and expectations. We also work to assist our clients in finding other resources, including medical, legal, wardrobe, financial, etc.—that will assist in whatever transition process the client has chosen. We are supportive of and will endorse client's requests for support in necessary medical treatment. 

Mental Health Counseling

Faith Transitions, LatinX, Jewish,

LGBTQ+ WPATH Transgender, Allies

Marriage and Couples Counseling, 

Children and Adolescents

EMDR and Trauma

Anxiety, Depression, Mood

DBT, CBT, Play Therapy, Sand Tray

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