Being lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, or queer can all be isolating and confusing experiences. They can make you feel rejected, cut-off, excluded, and even scorned by the people around you. Telling your family can feel (and be) dangerous if you suspect they may exclude you from the family. Telling friends can carry the same danger if they feel your being honest about your identity changes the friendship in an unacceptable way. There can be a lot of risk involved in being honest about who you are in the world around you, and yet, you know if you can’t do this, you will be living a life in which you are not true to yourself.
These are very difficult circumstances to face, but you don’t have to do it alone. If you would like support in dealing with the challenges of being your authentic self, I welcome you to come meet with me to see if I can help in this important time in your life.
Please note that at this time, I am offering services only through teletherapy. For more information, visit the Telehealth page.