MENTAL HEALTH INTAKE REFERRAL

The North County LGBTQ Resource Center provides referrals and low or no cost therapy intake sessions through our independent volunteer associates and licensed therapists. Our associates are pre and post graduate directly supervised by Dr. Judith Cannon. We provide consultations every day, Monday to Friday, by appointment only. Your session fee is based on a sliding scale approach.  Sliding scale is anything between $25 to $65 per session. 

 

To be referred to a specialist to receive psychotherapy services from North County LGBTQ Resource Center, please complete the confidential submittal below.

Prospective Client Intake Form For Psychotherapy Services

Please be assured that the information you provide will only be used to help identify appropriate therapy services for you, and will be kept strictly confidential.

I am seeking:
Have you been in therapy previously?
Do you have insurance?

At this time, our LGBTQ Center does not take any insurance. If you have insurance, we can help you connect with a provider that can assist you.

Are you able to pay for your therapy sessions per our affordable sliding scale that ranges from $25 to $60 per session?

Our Resource Center offers services at low cost or no cost.  In order to keep this service sustainable, we rely on you and your best judgment regarding how much you will be able to pay for your therapy sessions.

Dr. Nicole Kent (she/hers) is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice, specializing in trauma. She ran the Our Circle youth group for 20 years, providing social support for LGBTQIA+ youth, ages 14-18.  Nicole is providing clinical supervision for the Center’s therapy interns, who are providing much needed support for our community. Nicole lives in Oceanside with her wife, two children, and lots of pets.  

  MENTAL HEALTH INTERNS

Shawn was born and raised in the Metro-Detroit area of Michigan. He moved to San Diego, CA in 2015. He earned an undergrad degree in sociology and cultural anthropology. Shawn attended National University for a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. He did his internship in Hillcrest working with people who identify LGBTQI+. Shawn specializes in gender and sexuality and has training in working with offenders and survivors of domestic violence. 

Shawn has been involved in presenting training on gender identity including obstacles people may face in regard to gender identity, social and medical transition, pronoun usage, as well as defining masculine and feminine for college students, youth, and families. For a year during his practicum, Shawn facilitated a transgender and non-binary coming-out group for people of all ages. 

Conducting his work with an eclectic approach, Shawn believes that clients are the masters of their own life and by exploring a person, a couple, or a family’s core belief(s), changing their narrative scripts, and practicing new behaviors, change is possible.  

Gina was raised in Las Vegas, NV, where she lived until she was 18 and moved to New York, NY to pursue her undergraduate degree in Applied Psychology at NYU. She is currently at Alliant International University to get her master’s degree in Couple and Family Therapy. 

 

Gina always knew working with and for the LGBTQIA+ community was integral to a functioning and peaceful world. She established the first GSA at her high school and participated and found a home through the Keshet branch at college. 

 

As a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community, Gina is very excited to work with and help others reach their goals on their journeys of healing and growth. 

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