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Posts tagged ‘gay mental health’

In the Press: Gay Travel Safety

I was quoted in the online magazine EDGE NEW YORK in a story about safety precautions--both practical and emotional--for gay people when traveling. My quotes are copied here, or follow the link for the full article.

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Expertise in Coming Out

June 2013: This post has been substantially updated here: http://chelseatherapy.com/2013/06/09/coming-out/

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Coming out is usually not a single day marked in red on the calendar. It’s a process that unfolds over time, involving multiple changes in how you relate to yourself, other people, and the world around you. Each individual’s coming out story is unique, and therapy may help you author that story in ways that feel most authentic and comfortable to you.

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Increasing Relationship Satisfaction for Gay Men

June 2013: This post has been substantially updated here: http://chelseatherapy.com/relationships/

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The absence of a culturally-prescribed template for gay relationships provides an opportunity for gay men to define relationships in their own terms. While this opportunity holds potential for transcending narrowly defined, traditional relationships, it can also be fraught with uncertainty. Insecurity, jealousy, and controlling behavior are just some of the barriers to authentic, satisfying relationships.

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Expertise in LGBT Issues

I specialize in helping gay men develop more satisfying lives. The concept of life satisfaction is determined by each individual. Likewise, barriers to achieving a more satisfying life tend to be unique to each individual’s personality, life history, coming out experience, vulnerabilities and strengths.

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