Therapy for Lives Inside and Outside the Box
Laura A. Jacobs, Laura Jacobs, psychotherapist, psychotherapy, therapy, public speaker, public speaking, writing, activist, LGBTQ, transgender, trans, transsexual, transexual, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, adolescent, adolescents, gay, lesbian, BDSM, kink, gender, sexuality, HIV, AIDS, polyamory, poly, counseling, bereavement, grief, Westchester, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Irvington, Manhattan, Chelsea, Penn Station, NYC, New York City
Therapy for Lives Inside and Outside the Box.
Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R:
Psychotherapist, Activist, Author, Presenter, Consultant... Heretic*
We all can live rewarding, empowered lives. (845) 304-7915
Straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, pansexual, asexual, trans, transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, detransitioner, kinky, BDSM, sexworker, vanilla, monogamous, single, polyamorous, even unicorn… regardless of our lifestyle, our identity, or our background, we all have struggles. We all have suffered trauma. We all have difficult relationships. We all seek happiness.
Therapy can be a challenging process of both exploring the past and creating the future. As someone trans and genderqueer-identified, I understand the terrible effects of stigma, discrimination, trauma, and depression on an individual's life. I seek to establish a comfortable environment in which we can work together, safely asking questions and making empowered decisions about to move forward, while simultaneously investigating questions of meaning.
Our initial sessions will be to get to know each other and to establish a trusting relationship in which we can gradually address issues with more depth.
Experienced with individuals, families, and couples, LGBTQ+ and alternate lifestyles, artistic professionals, sexuality, HIV/AIDS, grief and bereavement, addiction, and more, as well as in issues of marginalization and otherness, I am happy to work with people from adolescents to the elderly, of all orientations and expressions.
Let's collaborate to create the richest, happiest life for you possible.
* Heretic: Deriving from the Greek "Hairetikos" meaning "One who is able to choose."
Laura does CSPAN!
"You're in the Wrong Bathroom" Laura Jacobs talked about her book "You’re in the Wrong Bathroom!": And 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions About Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming People, in which she offers her thoughts on the misconceptions about transgender and gender-nonconforming people. She spoke at the 2017 Baltimore Book Festival.
Recorded September 23, 2017.
Awarded the 2017 Dorothy Kartashovich Award!
Community Health Care Association of New York State
"In recognition of your dedication and advocacy to ensure high-quality health care for all."
"You're in the Wrong Bathroom!" and 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions About Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People
Coauthored with Laura Erickson-Schroth