Sexual Identity Therapy | Hopewell, NJ - Alan Axelrod, LCSW

Nov 11, 2021


Welcome to the website of Alison K Bowles, Ma, Lmhc, where we provide professional mental health services in the Hopewell, NJ area. Our dedicated and experienced therapist, Alan Axelrod, LCSW, specializes in sexual identity therapy to support individuals in their journey of self-discovery and personal growth.

Understanding Sexual Identity

Sexual identity is a deeply personal aspect of an individual's life. It encompasses one's own understanding, acceptance, and expression of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and romantic attractions. For some, sexual identity may be straightforward, while for others, it can be a complex and evolving process.

Why Sexual Identity Therapy?

Sexual identity therapy is a specialized form of counseling that provides a safe and supportive space for individuals to explore, understand, and affirm their sexual identity. It is designed to help individuals navigate any challenges, conflicts, or uncertainties they may face in relation to their sexual orientation, gender identity, or relationships.

The Benefits of Sexual Identity Therapy

Engaging in sexual identity therapy with a trained and empathetic professional like Alan Axelrod, LCSW can offer numerous benefits, including:

  • Support in the exploration and acceptance of your sexual orientation and gender identity.
  • Assistance in coping with societal, family, or cultural expectations that may affect your understanding of your sexual identity.
  • Validation of your feelings, experiences, and concerns.
  • Development of effective coping mechanisms and emotional resilience.
  • Improvement in self-esteem and self-acceptance.
  • Support in forming healthy relationships and enhancing intimacy.
  • Guidance on understanding and embracing your unique journey of sexual identity.

Alan Axelrod, LCSW – Your Trusted Sexual Identity Therapist

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Alan Axelrod brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and a compassionate approach to his sexual identity therapy practice. He understands the complexities and challenges individuals might face while exploring their sexual orientation and gender identity.

How Sexual Identity Therapy Works

Sexual identity therapy involves a collaborative and client-centered approach. During your sessions with Alan Axelrod, LCSW, you will engage in open and honest conversations about your thoughts, emotions, and experiences related to your sexual identity. Through active listening and gentle guidance, Alan will support you in exploring your concerns, clarifying your understanding, and developing strategies to overcome any obstacles.

Getting Started

Taking the first step to seek sexual identity therapy is a courageous decision. At Alison K Bowles, Ma, Lmhc, we understand the importance of finding the right therapist and creating a safe and welcoming environment for your therapeutic journey. To schedule an appointment or learn more about our services, please contact us today. We look forward to supporting you on your path towards self-discovery and personal growth.