Photo of Yamonte Cooper Yamonte Cooper

Adjunct Faculty
Human Sexuality
School of Consciousness and Transformation

EdD, University of Southern California

MS and BA, California State University, Northridge

Dr. Yamonte Cooper is an Associate Professor of Counseling at El Camino College, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), and AASECT Certified Sex Therapist (CST). He specializes in sex therapy with individuals and couples, relational dynamics, and marital therapy. Dr. Cooper is also a gender specialist and an LGBTQ Affirmative Therapist who works 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) who uses 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. 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.

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)

Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in Career Development - Career Developments (December 2016)

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).

Intersectionality - Career Convergence (June 2017).

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