How Gay Men Use Therapy and Coaching to Make More Money

One of the most persistent themes in counseling and coaching sessions in my over-25 years in practice, specializing in therapy and coaching for gay men and gay male couples, has been guys wanting to move up in their careers, expand their self-employed business, and earn more money.  It’s just one of the factors – along … Read more How Gay Men Use Therapy and Coaching to Make More Money

The Clarity through Contrast Worksheet: Identifying Your Core Values as a Gay Man

The Clarity Through Contrast Worksheet:  Identifying Your Core Values as a Gay Man As a psychotherapist and career/life coach who has specialized working with  gay men for over 20 years, much of my work involves helping my clients get what they want in life.  But how do you KNOW what you really want?  Some of … Read more The Clarity through Contrast Worksheet: Identifying Your Core Values as a Gay Man

Gay Therapists Gives Tips on How Gay Men Build Confidence

One of the most common themes I see in my office doing counseling, psychotherapy, and coaching with gay male individuals and gay couples is that of low self-esteem and low self-confidence.  It’s not surprising; as little gay boys, we get exposed to anti-gay messages outright, or at least to the “invisibility” that comes with the … Read more Gay Therapists Gives Tips on How Gay Men Build Confidence

Gay Men’s Careers: The Importance of Focus and Hope in Your Work

Grow Your Career: Gay Men and the Informational Interview

In psychotherapy and coaching sessions with my gay male clients every day, I’ve noticed lately that a frequent focus is about work issues.  This makes sense, given that the news and current events atmosphere has focused on a volatile political and economic climate: we get bombarded with news daily, from everything from Facebook to newspaper … Read more Gay Men’s Careers: The Importance of Focus and Hope in Your Work

Conquering Self-Doubt as “The Gay Male Creative Solo Entrepreneur”

Conquering Self-Doubt as “The Gay Male Creative Solo Entrepreneur” Someone asked me recently what I did for a living.  Fair question, common question, but I gave an uncommon answer:  “I’m a licensed psychotherapist and life/business coach who focuses on helping the gay male creative solo entrepreneur close the gap between how life is, and how … Read more Conquering Self-Doubt as “The Gay Male Creative Solo Entrepreneur”

Managing Recession Anxiety: How to Cope with Layoff

While the current economic recession may spare many of us as gay men, who are often considered an “affluent” segment of society, it will ensnare others.  Even the threat of being affected by the recession is enough to cause anxiety, but for those who are laid off, have a partner who is, or who have … Read more Managing Recession Anxiety: How to Cope with Layoff

Reflections on Labor Day: Have the Work Life You Want with Executive or Vocational Coaching

Labor Day was designed to be a holiday where we take time to celebrate the accomplishments and the sacrifice of the American worker. Recently in my psychotherapy practice, I have begun to offer more and more sessions on executive or vocational coaching, because a rewarding work life as part of a satisfying career is a key component of a person’s mental health.

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