Aging LGBT Patients

A recent article in PsychiatryAdvisor discusses the importance of aging LGBT patients to receive care from informed providers. (Aging LGBTQ Patients and Barriers to Care, Aliza R. Grossberg, MS & George T. Grossberg, MD April 28, 2017) I specialize in working with aging LGBT individuals and I accept Medicare with…

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Transgender Diversity

Transgender Diversity November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance.  Before that day comes, I would like to show respect to my friends and clients who are transgender or gender fluid by thanking all of them for being alive.  Perhaps I celebrate Transgender Day of Awareness on multiple days.  I also…

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Biological nature of gender identity

Literature review shows a biological nature of gender identity. Gender identity is a fundamental human attribute that has a profound impact on personal well-being. Transgender individuals are those whose lived and identified gender identity differs from their natal sex. Various etiologies for transgender identity have been proposed, but misconceptions that…

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Same-Sex Couples and FMLA

Same-sex marriage is legal in Colorado According to The Williams Institute: A new rule amending the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) will impact same-sex couples. Changing the definition of “spouse” extends family and medical leave rights to all eligible workers in same-sex marriages. The U.S. Department of Labor announced…

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Depression and the holidays

Do you feel down during the holidays?  You’re not alone.  Depression and the holidays often go hand-in-hand.  The darkness can be a factor.  Dealing with family can be a big factor. Formalities and disappointments may be a drain.  There can be a combination of factors.  If support is needed to…

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