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J. Kosowsky Psychology LLC


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Joined on October 25, 2023


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Mental Health




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I strive to provide culturally sensitive mental health care, specializing in work with the LGBTQIA+ community, religious communities, and men’s mental health. Through a safe, accepting environment that balances support and challenge, we can work together to not only reduce your symptoms but also understand the roots underlying them.


General Survey

Question: What percent of your organization identifies as part of the LGBTQ+ community?

Answer: More than 10%


Question: What are your policies on LGBTQ+ trainings?

Answer: Not applicable.


Question: How often do you require or recommend LGBTQ+ inclusive training?

Answer: I am a member of the community, am the sole member of my organization, and am regularly educating myself and viewing the current literature on LGBTQ+ mental health.


Question: Which best describes your current policies and procedures for your LGBTQ+ staff?

Answer: I am the sole proprietor and member of my LLC and do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. I do not have a list of policies and procedures as I do not employ anyone other than myself.


Question: Which best describes your current policies and procedures for your LGBTQ+ clients?

Answer: Not applicable.


Question: How do you create a positive space for the LGBTQ+ community?

Answer: I, as a queer identified individual, strive to provide an affirming space for all members of the LGBTQIA+ community.


Industry Survey

Question: Please list the title that best fits you:

Answer: Licensed Clinical Psychologist


Question: Please list any professional certifications you have:

Answer: Authorization to Practice Interjurisdictional Telepsychology (APIT); National Health Service Psychologist


Question: How long have you been assisting people who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community?

Answer: 5-10 years


Question: What age group(s) do you work with?

Answer: 13 and older


Question: Is your mental health or medical treatment practices affected, directed, or informed by religious or moral teachings, values, or principles?

Answer: I work to meet my clients where they are and understand their views, beliefs, and attitudes.


Question: Do you have specialized training or background in any of the following fields?

Answer: Gender Dysphoria & Transgender Issues, Teen or Family Counseling/Therapy, Not specialized training certificates, but have had experience and supervision.


Question: Do you have specialized training or background in any of the following fields?

Answer: DSM-5 Guidance, WPATH Guidance


Question: Do you encourage, use, or suggest any of the following treatments: conversion therapy (or any therapy that tries to change a person’s identity or orientation); faith-based therapy that describes LGBTQ+ identities as bad, wrong, or harmful; ambush or inundation therapy that exposes a patient to regular anti-LGBTQ+ information or causes confrontation with large groups?

Answer: I don't use these practices.


Question: Do you have a process that allows for treatment of those without insurance?

Answer: Sliding scale.


Question: Does your practice use LGBTQ+ affirming language in its forms and processes?

Answer: Unsure.

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