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LGBTQ+ is a group, or community, of people who identify and believe in the freedom of sexual identity and gender equality. The acronym LGBTQ+ specifically stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (or queer). Individuals who identify as being a part of the LGBTQ+ community often struggle with public acceptance and perceived judgments by others due to their choices. Because of this, members of the LGBTQ+ community may deal with difficult feelings and emotions such as isolation, loneliness, depression, and social anxiety which may cause poor behavior choices like addiction, sleep issues, and eating disorders. Seeking professional support to help cope with both emotions and behaviors is important for secure and safe mental health.

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Karen Forte


Karen Forte is a compassionate, understanding, and patient Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who believes in approaching her clients with a person-centered and strength-based outlook. She is experienced in working with LGBTQ+ individuals and has over 10 years of experience working with all genders, orientations, religions, and backgrounds. Karen respects her client’s needs and goals, so she structures her therapeutic program based on the importance of these target objectives. She works collaboratively with her patients to help them achieve the self-worth and confidence needed to maintain strength during difficult times.