The specific needs and experience of being a gay male within our society carries with it wonderful opportunities and challenges. Exploring these opportunities and challenges assists in understanding what it means to be a gay man in our culture beyond the coming out process. As a gay man himself, Scotty understands this unique experience firsthand.
Some of the issues which may be discussed in counseling:
Exploring coming out of the closet.
Dealing with homophobia and/or heterophobia.
Dating, relationships and break ups.
Hook ups, sex and Intimacy.
Bottom, Side, Top.
Monogamy, polyamory and open relationships.
Mixed orientation marriages.
Dealing with HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Healing from conversion therapy.
Coming out later in life.
Self acceptance and dealing with internalized shame.
Aging in the gay community.
Scotty has had the opportunity to walk with hundreds of men as they explored themselves in counseling.