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Basil Guyer

MSW, LSW

Psychotherapist

Social justice oriented, Basil values anti-oppressive practices and works primarily from an intersectional and gender expansive feminist framework. They seek to dismantle hierarchical power dynamics in the therapeutic relationship, seeing clients as the experts of their own experiences. Basil works collaboratively with clients toward healing-centered engagement. Queer and transmasculine, Basil values affirming and culturally sensitive practices with LGBTQIA folx around navigating social and institutional oppression, trauma, identity development, relationships, and general adulting.

Basil has a large background in direct support, case-management, and crisis intervention with families and individuals with developmental disabilities. They recently relocated to Philadelphia after being in the Bay Area for 10 years.

basil@walnutpsychotherapycenter.com

pronouns: he/him or they/them

Education and Training

MSW • San Francisco State University

Areas of Specialization

LGBTQ+ issues, gender transition, sexuality, trauma, self-harm, non-monogamy, kink & BDSM, physical and developmental disabilities, problematic eating patterns, substance use, grief, shame

Theoretical Orientation

  • Integrative

  • Multidimensional

  • Intuitive

  • Feminist

  • Trauma-informed

  • Harm reduction

  • Relational

  • Expressive Arts