Queer + Therapy = Queerapy
"Queerapy" is playful and easy to remember. We love it, and we hope you do, too. Therapy is often serious. Humor and play lighten the load and deepen connection.
We love "queer" for its inclusivity and complexity. LGBTQIA2S+ is a mouthful and still doesn't include everyone. Neither does "queer," but it's as close as we could get in one word. The reclaiming of "queer" empowers us to embrace and celebrate diverse genders, sexualities and relationship styles. "Queer" also questions and destabilizes marginalizing and oppressive cultural narratives and systems with a social justice aim.
Queerapy strives to be anti-oppression and anti-racist. We engage in advocacy for systemic change, while listening to the perspectives of Black, Indigenous and People of Color directly and through multiple media platforms to proactively learn about ways we can do better as therapists and community members to co-create a more just and equitable world.
Queerapy as a therapeutic process begins by connecting with someone who listens without judgment and accepts all of who you are. That alone is often profoundly healing. Together we explore how you relate with yourself and the world. We identify the patterns and stories of your life. We ask questions: What are your needs? Desires? Dreams? How well do you manifest and communicate them? What is holding you back? What feels difficult? We help you reclaim marginalized aspects of yourself and learn new life strategies so you can move through pain or numbness to feel more free and alive.
If Queerapy is right for you, we will be honored to join you on your journey. Contact us to find out!