Guest Blog: Gay Therapist Brandon Malde-Zoradi on Bullying and the LGBTQ+ Community

Bullying and the LGBTQ+ Community (by Brandon Malde-Zoradi, MA, AMFT, APCC) I’ve always had a love for movies and shows that take place in high school. Mean Girls, Clueless, 10 Things I Hate About You, Heathers, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and many other titles come to mind when I think of my favorite drama-filled, hormone-driven … Read moreGuest Blog: Gay Therapist Brandon Malde-Zoradi on Bullying and the LGBTQ+ Community

Gay Therapist and Educator Discusses: The Problem with “LGBT” Language

LGBT as Terminology If you’ve been around mental health and social services as long as I have (over 27 years), you’ve seen some changes. Even if it’s less time than that, you’ve still seen changes, especially in language and what we call things in the vernacular. Take “gay rights”.  Just saying that term makes people … Read moreGay Therapist and Educator Discusses: The Problem with “LGBT” Language

Gay Men in Common Crisis Situations: Steps for Handling Them

When I work with clients in therapy, we could be working on many issues related to either their Personal or Professional Self.  Much of the time, the work is addressing bigger problems over time, but some of the time, there is a sudden crisis or event that really throws someone off, and needs immediate attention.  … Read moreGay Men in Common Crisis Situations: Steps for Handling Them