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Tell us a bit about you below and we'll recommend a few mental health providers for you. If you're eligible for sliding scale rates, we'll automatically reflect them too. All you have to do is book your free, introductory call. Thanks for investing in yourself!

Recommended providers

Adam Weitz

$150
per session

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Adam is a queer-competent practitioner located in Manhattan, and can discuss anxiety and stress. He has a relaxed relational style that helps you get to know yourself, and to use your new understanding as a foundation for resolving issues and creating your best life. With violet, Adam can offer you a rate of $150 per session.

Alex Brousset

$200
per session

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Alex is a queer-competent practitioner located in Manhattan, and can discuss anxiety and stress. He uses Self-Psychology and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as the primary theoretical frameworks to better understand the concerns at hand. Alex has spent the past decade at various community organization addressing challenges related to: HIV, substance use, and mental health. With violet, Alex can offer you a rate of $200 per session.

Brie Scolaro

$175
per session

Pronouns: They, Them, Theirs

Brieanna is a queer-competent practitioner located in Manhattan, and can discuss anxiety and stress. Brie’s experience includes using individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help LGBTQ+ folx ages 21 and over navigate anxiety, stress, depression and panic to work towards a rich, fulfilling life. After graduating from Columbia University School of Social Work, Brie began working at an outpatient private and have since opened Aspire Psychotherapy with their wife, which provides affirmative therapy and coaching for the LGBTQ+ community in New York. Brie has additional expertise advocating for LGBTQ+ rights, in particular issues of immigration (asylum seekers, refugees, immigrants) at the local and global levels. With violet, Brieanna can offer you a rate of $175 per session.

Darlene Trujillo

$125
per session

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers, They, Them, Theirs

Darlene is a queer-competent practitioner located in Manhattan, and can discuss anxiety and stress. Serving the LGBTQIAP+ community and individuals along the queer spectrum is something I focused on heavily in grad school at NYU; is something I am extremely passionate about; and is a specialization I have personal and direct experience with post-grad for approximately 3 years. I specialize in an intersectional approach to both privileged and oppressed aspects of individual identity and the ways in which societal structures oppress those of marginalized identities. With violet, Darlene can offer you a rate of $125 per session.

Gabriel DeCicco

$150
per session

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Gabriel is a queer-competent practitioner located in Manhattan, and can discuss anxiety and stress. Gabriel has over 16 years of clinical social work experience with the LGBTQ+ community and launched his private practice in 2014. He is committed to working with people from our community given the lack of equity in our society. He feels an immense amount of empathy for folks in our community, especially TGNC folks. He also utilizes relational framework, which means you'll use your relationship in the room to understand how you relate to others in your life. With violet, Gabriel can offer you a rate of $150 per session.

Kateri Berasi

$250
per session

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Kateri is a queer-competent practitioner located in Brooklyn, and can discuss anxiety and stress. She is extremely collaborative and has strong experience working with LGBTQIA+ individuals in the creative industries. She is also an excellent match for individuals who subscribe to an alternative lifestyles (e.g. kink, multiple partner relationships, etc.). With violet, Kateri can offer you a rate of $250 per session.

Marcus Leaks

$170
per session

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Marcus is a queer-competent practitioner located in Manhattan, and can discuss anxiety and stress. Marcus approaches sessions with flexibility, compassion, and a deep respect for self-determination. Marcus's style is a blend of his professional training, educational background, and personal experiences as a therapy patient. His clinical practice utilizes cognitive-behavioral, somatic, and relational techniques to explore how your concerns have developed and help you build skills to interrupt the cycles that are detracting from your quality of life. He integrates a psychodynamic approach to provide you space to unpack both present day issues and their underlying causes, which can often be found in early life experiences. In doing so, you create room to transform narratives that no longer serve you and reconnect to core values as you move forward in life. With violet, Marcus can offer you a rate of $170 per session.

Rachel Vetter

$150
per session

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Rachel is a queer-competent practitioner located in Brooklyn, and can discuss anxiety and stress. Rachel has worked individually and with non-profit agencies to combat the mental health issues & trauma that plague the LGBTQIA+ community. She has experience with clients that are active sex workers, survivors of intimate partner violence, and clients experiencing general anxiety & depression in direct relation to their sexuality and relationships. With violet, Rachel can offer you a rate of $150 per session.

Ricky Kriete

$275
per session

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Ricky is a queer-competent practitioner located in Manhattan, and can discuss anxiety and stress. Ricky's a psychotherapist specializing in clients who have experienced multiple failed therapies and treatment non-response. He speaks English and Spanish with native fluency. Ricky’s approach is collaborative and attuned - helping you remain focused, while staying flexible within yourself and in relationships. He helps clients with depression/anxiety, persistent interpersonal problems, self-defeating behaviors, somatic issues, complex trauma, personality spectrum disorders, and dissociative disorders (including DID). With violet, Ricky can offer you a rate of $275 per session.

Ryan Jacobs

$200
per session

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Ryan is a queer-competent practitioner located in Manhattan, and can discuss anxiety and stress. He utilizes evidence-based treatments from various modalities, including: CBT, AEDP, Psychodynamic, and Relational psychotherapy. With violet, Ryan can offer you a rate of $200 per session.

Ryan Rifkin

$250
per session

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Ryan is a queer-competent practitioner located in Manhattan, and can discuss anxiety and stress. Ryan Rifkin created NP Psychiatry to prioritize accessibility of services particularly for gender and sexuality non-conforming patients. Having worked alongside agencies including the LGBT Center, the Ali Forney Center and Callen Lorde, he understands the unique and complex mental health needs of LGBTQ+ people from a variety of cultural and social backgrounds. With this in mind, he offers practice amenities including: full time office assistance, a comprehensive video and patient health record platform, and expeditious prescription services. With violet, Ryan can offer you a rate of $250 per session.

Symonne Kennedy

$200
per session

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Symonne is a queer-competent practitioner located in Manhattan, and can discuss anxiety and stress. While Symonne has strong experience with CBT, psychodynamic therapy, play therapy and mindfulness, she concentrates on developing a relationship with each client. Using a person-centered framework, her goal is to establish an open, accepting and compassionate space for you to feel comfortable sharing your experiences. She believes in a holistic approach that encompasses each dynamic domain of life including home, work, education and personal settings as well as family and personal values, culture and religious/spiritual beliefs. By drawing on your lived experiences and relationships to others, together Symonne and you can work to create a sustainable, healthy, and enjoyable life. With violet, Symonne can offer you a rate of $200 per session.

William Chum

$135
per session

Pronouns: He, Him, His

William is a queer-competent practitioner located in Queens, and can discuss anxiety and stress. He is an LGBTQ+ affirming therapist specialized in working with individuals coping with anxiety, depression, and trauma (acute, chronic, or complex.) He takes pride in providing a safe and zero judgment space for individuals dealing with issues related to self-esteem, coming out, exploring gender expression and gender identity, and other relationship issues. With violet, William can offer you a rate of $135 per session.

Yoni Mandelbaum

$200
per session

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Yoni is a queer-competent practitioner located in Bronx, and can discuss anxiety and stress. In addition to utilizing CBT, he integrates insight-oriented therapies, mindfulness, and motivational interviewing as needed. With violet, Yoni can offer you a rate of $200 per session.