I am a gay, cisgender male psychologist who has been providing mental health services to LGBQ individuals since 1982 and to transgender individuals since 1992. Membership held in American Psychological Association Division 44, Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, and full membership in the World Professional Association for Transgender Health. I have attended many professional conferences and CEU workshops on LGBTQ development and mental health since the 1980s. I have also provided many trainings for mental health professionals, education professionals, and graduate students in psychology and social work. Created and taught the course SW Practice with LGBTQ People at the University of New Hampshire for 21 years.