When a Loved One Comes Out

How should you react if someone you love (a parent, child, spouse, sibling or friend) comes out to you as being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender? Well, no matter how much of a shock it may be to you, you should try to listen, without interruption, until they are done saying what they have to […]

Fire Refines Gold, and Challenges Refine Us

Dominique D. Barritt, LMHC Why did I become a therapist? I feel like there was never anything else I could have ever been. I tried another career path, but it never felt right. Five minutes into my first psychology class, I thought, “Oh, this is what I’m supposed to be doing!” I guess you could […]