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A queer, gender affrimative blog for LGBTQ+ clients and clinicians.
Alex Stitt, LMHC
Nature accepts diversity, one of the many affirming reasons Horticultural Therapy is so healing for LGBTQ+ clients, so let's get our hands dirty and find ourselves in the garden.
Even when we're out and proud, we can still be way too hard on ourselves. Maybe it's time to reclaim our innocence and make up for lost time.
In an age of telehealth and social distancing, LGBTQ+ video game culture may matter now more than ever. What are the best ways to play?
How do we know if we're transgender or nonbinary, anyway? Let's break through doubt and analysis paralysis by affirming our felt sense of resonance and dissonance.
When shame, gender dysphoria, and trauma history knot together under our skin, it can help to work it out on a massage table.
Have a client gearing up for a march or protest? Hopeful it might be empowering, yet worried it might be dangerous? Here's a few ways concerned therapists can help.
Studying queer literature or LGBT psychology? Getting lost on all the pronoun terms? Here's a little history to help you out.
Poetry has historically been a cathartic bastion for LGBTQ+ people and is just as relevant in contemporary therapy.
Why moving from emotional empathy to empathic understanding is so important for LGBTQ+ clients in person-centered therapy.
How sandplay can be a validating experience for LGBTQ+ clients.
Alex Stitt, LMHC, is a nonbinary genderqueer author and licensed mental health counselor in Hawaii.