Meet Dr. Yamonte Cooper 2017-11-08T22:20:49+00:00

Dr. Yamonte Cooper is an Associate Professor of Counseling at El Camino College and an Adjunct Professor of Human Sexuality at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC 3666), National Certified Counselor (NCC 601327), and Certified Sex Therapist (CST). 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. 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, & 3), 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 and development.

Dr. Yamonte Cooper, Psychotherapist and Sex Therapist in LA

Publications

Online Publications
Is Education Loan Debt Really a Return on Investment (ROI)? – 21st Century Scholar (June 2014)

How to Accomplish Diversity and Equity Goals – Career Convergence (December 2016)

Intersectionality – Career Convergence (June 2017)

Print Publications
Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in Career Development – Career Developments (December 2016)

Book Chapters
The Sword and the Staff: Exploring the Intersection of Patriarchy, Race, and Sexuality – Queering the Deep South: Research on Queer Studies and the LGBTQ Lives in the U.S. Southeast – Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC (June 2017)

Education and Credentials

Education
EdD – University of Southern California (USC), Educational Leadership – Higher Education Concentration

MS – California State University Northridge (CSUN) – Counseling – Career Counseling Specialization

BA – California State University Northridge (CSUN) – Sociology

Credentials
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) 3666

National Certified Counselor (NCC) 601327

Certified Sex Therapist (CST)

Reach Out Today

For more information about my work, please send me an email through the below form or call (310) 912-7610.