Meet Dr. Yamonte Cooper

Dr. Yamonte Cooper is the Clinical Director of the West Coast Sex Therapy Center, Professor of Counseling, adjunct Professor of Clinical Psychology, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC 3666), National Certified Counselor (NCC 601327), AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor (CST-S), ICEEFT Certified Emotionally Focused Supervisor (EFT), and Certified Gottman Therapist. 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 forthcoming book Racial Trauma and Black Men (Routledge) and co-editor of the forthcoming book Black Couples Therapy: Clinical Theory and Practice (Cambridge University Press). 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 & Media

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

David Makes Man Public Health Syllabus

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

Book Chapters
Case Study EFT Withdrawer Re-engagement – Emotionally Focused Therapy with African American Couples: Love Heals (Routledge)

Books
Racial Trauma and Black Men (Routledge/2022)

Black Couples Therapy: Clinical Theory and Practice (Cambridge University Press/2022)

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

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

Reach Out Today

For more information about psychotherapy or sex therapy in Los Angeles, or to schedule an appointment, please send me an email through the below form or call (310) 912-7610.