Dr. Yamonte Cooper is a scholar, author, professor of counseling, adjunct professor of clinical psychology, Clinical Director of the West Coast Sex Therapy Center, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), and Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor (CST-S).

He specializes in working with couples, trauma, sexual dysfunctions, gender & sexual identity, depression & anxiety, borderline personality, grief, and other mental health problems.

Dr. Cooper is the author of Black Men and Racial Trauma: Impacts, Disparities, and Interventions and co-editor of Black Couples Therapy: Clinical Theory and Practice.

Further, as a Fulbright scholar, Dr. Cooper has exchanged best practices globally in career counseling and development.

Dr. Yamonte Cooper, Psychotherapist and Sex Therapist in LA


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Education and Credentials


  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) 3666
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC) 601327
  • AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor & Therapist (CST-S)
  • ICEEFT Certified Emotionally Focused Supervisor & Therapist (EFT)
  • Certified Gottman Therapist
  • Certified Discernment Counselor
  • Certified PREPARE/ENRICH Facilitator
  • Art and Science of Love Workshop Leader


  • 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

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Dr. Yamonte Cooper, Scholar, Author, Psychotherapist