Evidence-Based Practice

Hello! There has been a lot of talk regarding “Evidence-Based Practice.” What this refers to in my mind is being mindful and adhering to the APA’s Division 12 list of Evidence-Based Treatment when any client comes in for therapy. This resource can be...

LGBTQ Therapy for Individuals

One of my specialties is LGBTQ Therapy for individuals. Therapy for LGBTQ individuals: Gay counseling and therapy for other members of the LGBTQ community is very important to me. As an openly gay man, I want people in the LGBTQ community to receive competent LGBTQ...

Accepting Things Out of Your Control

A common theme with anxiety is that the anxious mind wants to give the illusion that you can control things that you really cannot. How many times have you wished you could control your energy level, the different areas in your life, such as dating, and other things?...

Is Therapy Right for Me?

It can be tough to decide if therapy will help. You’ve never met the person and even with a phone conversation, you don’t know where it will go. This is true of all relationships in life. Relationships are always uncertain. But the therapeutic relationship is one that...

CBT-I for Insomnia – Break free from an inability to sleep!

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, often shortened to CBT, can be used to treat many conditions with the potential of short-term relief of many symptoms. Insomnia is one such condition, and there’s even an entire form of CBT that is devoted to it, called CBT-I...

One Way to Alleviate Gay Shame

Way back in graduate school, I wrote a paper on how sex toys could help alleviate internalized gay shame. I continue to see how it improves the lives of clients who try it at home on their own or with their partners. This internalized gay shame is something all gay...