Dr. Yamonte Cooper is an Associate Professor of Counseling at El Camino College, adjunct Assistant Professor of School Counseling at USC, adjunct Professor of Clinical Psychology at Antioch University, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC 3666), National Certified Counselor (NCC 601327), ICEEFT Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist (EFT), Certified Gottman Therapist, and AASECT Certified Sex Therapist (CST). He specializes in working with couples, trauma, sexual dysfunctions, gender & sexual identity, depression & anxiety, bipolar disorder, personality issues, grief, and other mental health problems.

He is the author of the upcoming book The Impacts of Racism and Trauma on African-American Men (Routledge). Further, as a Fulbright scholar, Dr. Cooper exchanged best practices in career counseling and development in Germany and has exchanged best practices with higher education institutions in Botswana.

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)

Why your sex drive is in low gear– CNN (January 2018)

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 (2019)

Book
The Impacts of Racism and Trauma on African-American Men (Routledge)

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

ICEEFT Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist (EFT)

Certified Gottman Therapist

AASECT Certified Sex Therapist (CST)

Certified Discernment Counselor

Reach Out Today

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