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THERE ARE SEX WORKERS WHO NEED EMOTIONAL SUPPORT- WHETHER  IT IS THE WORK  YOU DO AS A SEX WORKER OR  IT INVOLVES PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS- IT IS VITAL TO FIND A THERAPIST WHO IS SEX WORKER FRIENDLY. THAT MEANS SOMEONE WHO IS  NON JUDGEMENTAL- WHO UNDERSTANDS THAT SEX WORK FOR MANY OF US IS JUST A JOB. A THERAPIST WHO  UNDERSTANDS THAT SEX WORKERS CAN BE VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIMES  WHILE DOING SEX WORK, BUT THAT DOING SEX WORK IS NOT THE PROBLEM.
 

THE LISTS BELOW ARE PEOPLE WHO HAVE ADVERTISED AS SEX WORKER/ KINK/BDSM POSITIVE 
PLEASE USE THE URL LINKS ABOVE THE IMAGES TO REACH THE WEBSITE AND CONTACT THE THERAPISTS.

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The therapists below are based in Manhattan.

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Please go to the website link above to view more information about the therapists below.

Please select a provider type and/or one or more specializations below to narrow down your search.

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GNC/Trans (19)
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THERAPISTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY BY STATE: PLEASE USE THIS LINK TO VISIT THEIR WEBSITE AND CONTACT A THERAPIST OR THE ORGANIZATION :
https://pineapplesupport.org/pineapple-support-therapists/

Pineapple Support offers those working in the adult entertainment industry free or low-cost therapy and emotional support. We have an ever-growing team of sex worker friendly, LGBTQ and kink-aware therapists who provide in-person as well as online video therapy, group therapy and workshops.

Pineapple Support psychotherapists are licensed, trained, experienced and accredited psychologists, therapists, coaches, clinical social workers or professional counsellors. 

Pineapple Support has also partnered with industry therapists and mental health professionals to provide a range of Online Support Groups and Webinars.

At Pineapple Support we want to be able to support as many performers as we can. That is why we ask you to contribute whatever you can toward your therapy sessions. Every dollar you contribute yourself is a dollar we can use to help support another performer in need of therapy. So please, give as much you can.

It is extremely important to Pineapple Support that client-therapist relationships are bound by the highest ethical standards. If you have a question or concern regarding ethics or any experience at Pineapple Support, please contact us at contact@pineapplesupport.org


OUR THERAPISTS – UNITED STATES

Samantha Willis

SAMANTHA WILLIS

Therapist - Alabama

Samantha works within an eclectic, person-centered, existential, multicultural, solution-focused, feminist, trauma-focused, and cognitive behavioral framework in order to serve clients most effectively. 

Jasmine Myers

JASMINE MYERS

Therapist - Arizona & Nevada

Dr. Myers has made it her life mission to live from her heart space, connect with others and teach others how to manage their emotions so that they can create their life’s desires. 

Rebbeca Lahann

REBBECA LAHANN

Therapist - Arizona

Dr. Lahann’s therapeutic approach builds on individuals’ strengths and provides support and practical feedback to help them effectively address personal life challenges.

Vince Toivo Mikkola

VINCE TOIVO MIKKOLA

Therapist - Arizona

I believe the role of a therapist is to offer a genuine connection for clients to feel safe while they navigate their way through any struggles. I’ve learned things through life and my education that have encouraged me to connect with other people.

Dr. Leslie O’Neill

DR. LESLIE O’NEILL

Therapist - Arizona

Dr. O’Neill has had experience helping people living with HIV, cancer, spinal cord injury, cardiovascular disease, dialysis. She has developed special interests and areas of expertise in work with LGBTQA adults, those suffering from anxiety and depressive disorders and couples seeking psychotherapy.

Moushumi Ghose MFT

MOUSHUMI GHOSE MFT

Therapist - California

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy and Human Sexuality.

Dr. Kristie Overstreet

DR. KRISTIE OVERSTREET

Therapist - California

Dr. Kristie is a psychotherapist, clinical sexologist, and certified sex therapist. Her clinical specialties are sex therapy, relationship issues, and LGBTQIA+ identities.

Andrew Pari, LCSW,
                                        Diplomate

ANDREW PARI, LCSW, DIPLOMATE

Therapist - California

Andrew Pari, LCSW, Diplomate, is the nation’s leading authority on the neuro-biological arousal response in sexualized violence and related “taboo” topics in the sexual assault field. 

Jamila Dawson

JAMILA DAWSON

Therapist - California

Jamila M. Dawson, LMFT is a sex & relationship therapist, activist, and speaker. As a kinky, queer, polyamorous woman, she presents on sexual wellness and the politics of power and pleasure to mental health professionals and to the general public. 

Pam Shaffer LMFT

PAM SHAFFER LMFT

Therapist - California

I am poly, kink, and LGBTQ+ affirmative and I mainly help people who are experiencing difficulty in their relationships and professional and creative lives. My specialities include helping people who are struggling with the effects of depression, anxiety, C-PTSD and ADHD.

Sasha Melendez-Goldman

SASHA MELENDEZ-GOLDMAN

Therapist - California

Sasha’s goal is to create a safe therapeutic environment where clients are the experts of their experience. Through collaboration, Sasha hopes to help her clients become their authentic selves. 

Seth Meyers

SETH MEYERS

Therapist - California

I am a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 15 years of experience counseling men and women. I work with individuals who are dealing with depression, anxiety, family issues, relationship problems, and other life challenges.

Erica Folinsky

ERICA FOLINSKY

Therapist - California

I’m a sex positive, trauma informed therapist with an impressive list of trainings and certification, but more importantly, I’m an empathic person who’s here to connect with you on a genuine and authentic level.

Jennifer Rehor

JENNIFER REHOR

Therapist - California

I specialize in helping clients cope with anxiety, depression, past hurts, relationship challenges, and personal growth/life transitions. 

Christopher Duerrmeier

CHRISTOPHER DUERRMEIER

Therapist - California

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2012, with a focus on Substance Abuse and Codependency related symptoms.

Angelynn Hermes

ANGELYNN HERMES

Therapist - California

Angelynn draws on years of experience in the anti-violence movement and harm reduction movement to support those struggling with intimacy, trauma, relationships, and sex to heal and build the lives and relationships they long for.

Candace Burnam

CANDACE BURNAM

Therapist - California

Licensed Clinical Psychologist specialising in anxiety, depression, relationship issues, stress, life transitions, women’s issues, body image + disordered eating and sexual assault + trauma

Lance Ferris

LANCE FERRIS

Therapist - California

Lance is passionate about problem solving and assisting clients discover a clear vision of their future and then identify the personal strengths that will enable this vision. 

Kelly Jones

KELLY JONES

Therapist - California

Kelly’s work advocates personal, interpersonal, and social practices that inspire stronger, more resilient relationships. Kelly is looking forward to providing a healing space for you to nourish yourself, your surroundings and your connections.

Melissa LeSane

MELISSA LESANE

Therapist - California

Melissa works with individuals, intimate partners and other relational groups who want to focus on relationship and sexuality issues.

Kamil Lewis

KAMIL LEWIS

Therapist - California

I am passionate about providing a non-judgmental space to support growth and resilience and work to highlight and expand upon existing strengths. With compassion and vulnerability, I integrate the mind, body, and community to cultivate a holistic approach to mental health. 

Sam Zia

SAM ZIA

Therapist - California

Sam Zia (LMFT 106352) is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy. Sam is AASECT-trained, and is an active member in the sex positive community.

Nicoletta Heidegger

NICOLETTA HEIDEGGER

Therapist - California

A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. Nicoletta received her BA in Psychology from Stanford University, her MA in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, and her Masters of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University.

Savannah Fine

SAVANNAH FINE

Therapist - California

My approach to therapy is rooted in curiosity and non-judgment, incorporating embodiment, mindfulness, humor, and collaboration. 

Nancy Ortiz

NANCY ORTIZ

Therapist - California

Nancy practices from a decolonial feminist & multicultural lens weaving liberation psychology & indigenous ways of knowledge in her therapy practice. She encourages people to reconnect to their natural healing abilities & restorative cultural practices.

Jessica Tiegs

JESSICA TIEGS

Therapist - California

Jessica has experience treating drug and alcohol addiction, codependency issues, childhood trauma, and chronic self-harming behaviors.

Elliott Endre

ELLIOTT ENDRE

Therapist - California

Accredited US psychotherapist associate and sex therapist offering body-affirming, trauma-informed, relational psychotherapy for sex workers and their partners. Specializes in somatic trauma therapy, family dynamics, and attachment. Queer and non-binary clinician highly versed in poly and kink dynamics. 

Julia Schiffman

JULIA SCHIFFMAN

Therapist - California

If you’re navigating through a consent violation, sexual challenges, LGBTQ+ issues, relationship difficulties, life transition, anxiety, or depression, you will be met with a safe space to explore and understand how to move forward and take the next steps.

Luke Adams

LUKE ADAMS

Therapist - California & Florida

Luke is a licensed MFT, and also a Clinical Sexologist (ACS), Substance Use Disorder Specialist, Energy Healing Specialist, and Hypnotherapist, providing compassionate and solution-oriented psychotherapy on issues ranging from our many moods, to sex, to drugs, to our relationships, to complex trauma, to work stressors.

Taylor Peterson

TAYLOR PETERSON

Therapist - California

I am an empathic therapist who will honor your process and meet you where you at. At the same time, I am comfortable challenging you to consider a new perspective and experiment with new solutions. It can be difficult to reach out to a therapist for help, but you deserve support to start building a life that is truly satisfying.

Meghan Cleveland

MEGHAN CLEVELAND

Therapist - California

I have several years of experience working with addictions, mood disorders and trauma. I also work with sexual dysfunction, such as: erectile dysfunction, difficulty with orgasm, painful sex, mismatched sex drive among partners, questioning sexuality, gender concerns, sexual trauma, sexual compulsivity, shame and performance anxiety. 

Erica Folinsky

ERICA FOLINSKY

Therapist - California

I come from a trauma informed background and have extensive experience treating PTSD, depression, and anxiety. I also have experience treating anxiety in those who are very successful. I am queer/polyam/kink affirming. 

Jordan Wolan

JORDAN WOLAN

Hypnotherapist - California

Hypnotherapist, NLP Master Coach and Reiki Practitioner working with individuals for anxiety, relationship issues, stress, life transitions, body image, sexual issues, behavior and performance issues. Solution-oriented, she provides rapid help with phobias, trichotillomania, OCD, and ADHD.

Rhonda Bernstein

RHONDA BERNSTEIN

Therapist - California & Massachusetts

Rhonda Bernstein is a licensed clinical social worker committed to providing a sex-positive, affirming and safe space for individuals from all walks of life, lifestyles, sexual and gender identities to achieve their highest potential.

Grace Ballard, LPC

GRACE BALLARD, LPC

Therapist - Colorado 

As a sex therapist who is poly, kinky, and queer, I bring a wealth of personal and professional experience to my clients.

Jaxx Alutalica, MA

JAXX ALUTALICA, MA

Therapist - Colorado 

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist, a certified sex therapist, and a doctoral trained clinical sexologist. I am an AASECT member, a kink aware therapist with NCSF, a listed polyfriendly professional, and a sex worker positive resource.

Amanda N. Ream, LCSW, MSW,
                                        MEd

AMANDA N. REAM, LCSW, MSW, MED

Therapist - Colorado 

Amanda is an integrative psychotherapist and sexuality educator. Specialties: interpersonal issues, sexuality, chronic pain/illness, anxiety, depression, highly-sensitive people, attentional issues/AD(H)D, grief/loss, and transitional struggles. 

Tara Eastcott

TARA EASTCOTT

Therapist - Colorado 

I specialize in working with gender and sexual minorities: LGBTIQQ, Poly, etc. Anxiety disorders: Trauma, OCD, Panic, Phobias, Trichotillomania, Eating disorders/body image,

Rachael Farina

RACHAEL FARINA

Therapist - Connecticut

Rachael is a licensed and marriage family therapist specializing in sex therapy (sexuality/sexual health), relationship issues, and addiction.

N. Jasmine Johnson-Decosta

N. JASMINE JOHNSON-DECOSTA

Therapist - Florida

Licensed clinical therapist with a strong emphasis on Intimacy Post Injury & Illness, Trauma, Drama & Kink & Sex Positive Parenting.

Ingrid d’Aquin

INGRID D’AQUIN

Therapist - Florida

I am a psychotherapist and I specialize in working with adults to find HOPE by establishing purpose and meaning in their lives and to ADAPT by finding solutions and adjusting to new conditions with the help of individualized and confidential counseling.

Ashna K. Wallace

ASHNA K. WALLACE

Therapist - Florida

Change is not easy, and can be scary, but it is necessary in order to move forward. Together we can work to identify and overcome the obstacles in your life that are preventing you from reaching your potential and realizing your goals.

Rachael Wells

RACHAEL WELLS

Therapist - Florida

Rachael works with populations that include people dealing with acute sexual assault, domestic violence, sexual abuse, low self-compassion, low impulse control, those with borderline personality disorder, the sex worker community, and the transgender community. Their specific specialty is trauma within marginalized communities.

Danielle Friedman

DANIELLE FRIEDMAN

Therapist - Florida

I am a stigma free therapist meaning that I am accepting of all lifestyles and preferences. No topic is off limits. Lifestyle preference: personal or relational, should not be a barrier to creating a fulfilling and happy life.

Nicole O. Crawford

NICOLE O. CRAWFORD

Therapist - Florida

Nicole is a licensed clinical social worker with a commitment to meeting you where you are to help you sort through the things that may be difficult right now.

Sharon FitzGerald

SHARON FITZGERALD

Therapist - Florida

One of Sharon’s core beliefs is that creativity is the wellspring of life: creative problem-solving, self-expression, dreamscapes, personal mythology, the use of the imagination – all foster a sense of vitality necessary to embrace and enjoy a meaningful life. 

Tamara Powell

TAMARA POWELL

Therapist - Florida

Her work is specialized to help individuals break free from toxic cycles of distress, dysfunction, and dissatisfaction with life that are created when trying to live according to someone else’s rules.

Wendy Haggerty

WENDY HAGGERTY

Therapist - Florida & Connecticut

Some of my specialties include women’s empowerment, desire discrepancy, divorce transitions, infertility, anxiety and codependency.

Jordan Motta

JORDAN MOTTA

Therapist - Florida, North Carolina, Colorado

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist based in Delray Beach, FL, specializing in treating traumatic stress and relationship issues using evidence-based treatment models. 

Wendi "Nicki"
                                        Line

WENDI "NICKI" LINE

Therapist - Georgia, Florida

Wendi "Nicki" Line is a licensed mental health counselor with extensive training in clinical sexology and addiction combined with experience counseling in the inpatient and private practice settings. She is Kink Aware, Poly Friendly, and works with the LGBTQ+ communities.

Lauren Krpan

LAUREN KRPAN

Therapist - Illinois 

I’m passionate for counseling from a sex-positive approach and creating an accepting space to connect with your intimate values and identity. I empower individuals to express their authentic selves by embracing their sexual diversity surrounding concerns of sex, sexuality, gender identity, & relationships.

Dr. Christine Lang

DR. CHRISTINE LANG

Therapist - Illinois 

Dr. Lang’s evaluation approach is based on gaining practical answers and solutions to the concerns you have. She will assist you by communicating with your physician or other referral source and/or helping you to seek out your own resources.

Mark Vaughan

MARK VAUGHAN

Therapist - Illinois 

I am LGBTQIA, kink, and poly sensitive and sex-positive. I help clients build on their strengths so they can overcome their struggles and achieve life goals of their own choosing.

Brittany Bunton

BRITTANY BUNTON

Therapist - Illinois 

I specialize in working with the LGTBQ+ community (of which I am a part of myself) with particular focus on gender identity and transgender specific concerns, coming out transitions, and women’s sexuality and sexual orientation.

Laura Grimes

LAURA GRIMES

Therapist - Illinois 

I’m eclectic in my approach and believe in a strengths perspective. Focusing on how you have done things well, what you are proud of, and how you have made it thus far in your life is as important, if not more so, then what you feel may be wrong at this point.

Gillian Hadlock

GILLIAN HADLOCK

Therapist - Indiana

I have extensive experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma, addiction, and relationship/intimacy issues. I also have experience treating depression, anxiety & self-esteem issues.

Jeffrey W. Kramer

JEFFREY W. KRAMER

Therapist - Iowa

Jeffrey specializes in working with survivors of trauma/abuse and individuals with borderline personality/emotional intensity disorder. He is a LGBTQ/kink/poly-affirming provider.