Dr. Yamonte Cooper is an Associate Professor of Counseling, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC/#3666), National Certified Counselor (NCC/#601327), and Sex Therapist. He specializes in sex therapy with individuals and couples, relational dynamics, and marital therapy. Further, Dr. Cooper is a gender specialist and an LGBTQ Affirmative therapist whose work includes working with diverse individuals including all gender expressions, sexual orientations, and alternative/kink/polyamory lifestyles. He addresses issues of discordant desire, infidelity in couples, sexual dysfunctions, gender and orientation confusion, and sexual compulsivity.
Dr. Cooper is a trauma expert (EMDR, Somatic Experiencing®, & TF-CBT) employing multiple modalities and interventions with clients suffering from trauma. Further, he specializes working with couples utilizing Gottman Method Couples Therapy (Levels 1 & 2), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and Collaborative Couple Therapy.
Dr. Cooper is an expert on issues of diversity and has authored and co-authored articles and a book chapter addressing working with various populations. Further, Dr. Cooper was honored with a prestigious Fulbright International Education Administrator Seminar Award in Germany where he exchanged best practices in career counseling/development.