Mental Health Counseling

The Counseling department of The Attic Youth Center provides individual, couples, and family therapy to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth and young adults, up to the age of 23, and their families/caregivers (biological or by choice).

The Counseling Department uses an LGBTQ affirmative and strength based approach that it is contextual, developmental and culturally sensitive.  The Attic’s clinical team is skilled in addressing a variety of challenges including trauma, PTSD, sexual abuse, substance abuse, violence, domestic violence, anger management, immigration transitions, developmental delays, behavioral and family dynamics as related to the LGBTQ experience.

The Attic offers free counseling for youth ages 14-23.  All Attic counselors and therapists are masters or PhD level and have significant experience working with LGBTQ youth.  They can assist with:

  • Coming out
  • Problems at school
  • Gender questions
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationships
  • Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • Conflicts with friends or family

To inquire about counseling or to make an appointment, please call The Attic’s counseling line at (215) 545-4331 Ext. 118 and leave a confidential voicemail message with your name, the best way to reach you (phone or email), and your phone number or email address.  A staff member will return your call.