Aerin RiegelsbergerAssociate Clinical Social Worker, ASW, MSW
Hi! I Aerin. I'm a queer, trans associate clinical social worker providing individual telehealth therapy to adults living in California.
Gender identity issues, sometimes called gender dysphoria or gender conflict, occur when an individual feels an inconsistency between their physical gender and the gender they truly feel or identify with. This most commonly exhibits itself as a physical discomfort with the gender one was assigned at birth, including the feeling of being in the wrong body. Children with gender dysphoria may express disgust of their own genitals or a certainty that they will grow up to be the opposite sex. Some individuals with gender identity issues treat this feeling by physically modifying their bodies to better match their gender identity. Gender dysphoria comes with it an increased risk for depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, and bullying. If you are experiencing gender identity issues, reach out to one of TherapyDen’s qualified professionals today.
Hello, my name is Courtney Mickles. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and I am passionate about working with couples who are having communication challenges and with individuals who are working through trauma. My goal is to join along side you during your time of need as well as your time of comfort so that you don't have to work on these issues alone. I hope to teach healthy communication styles, problem solving skills, and to release y
You’re worried about your teen or struggling yourself. It can be overwhelming to get help but you know it’s time to see a therapist. You may be looking for an expert opinion, reassurance, clarity, or all of the above. You want find a therapist who can easily put you or your child at ease. What if therapy is a chance to hear yourself laugh again and reconnect in your relationships? I look at all parts of your life - your strengths and support, where you come from, and where you want to go.
My hope is that through therapy, you can come home to yourself, live more fully alive, and experience deep and transformational healing. Life can quickly become overwhelming, dysregulating, and agonizing in the aftermath of a traumatic event or after years of experiencing complex and compounding life stressors. I want you to know you’re not alone and I’m here to offer you a safe space to experience relief and healing.