Let's Talk Transgender Identity and Mental Health with Sean Garcia LMFT

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On this week's episode our host Paloma Collins LMFT interviews Sean Garcia LMFT, a practicing therapist in the city of San Jose, Ca. (www.seangarciatherapy.com)
Sean Garcia shares his journey and some insight of providing mental health services to the LGBTQ+ community.
This episode provides an insight to individuals and providers that are interested in knowing more about working with transgender transitions within a family and individuals that are transitioning.
Sean also gives us an overview of how his 12 years in Corporate Marketing, Communications, and HR project management allows him to connect with working professionals and couples who find it difficult to balance work and family life, while sustaining their mental health.
According to surveys done the identification of people in the U.S that identify as LGBTQ+ has risen and suggest that over 11 million adults in the U.S identify as LGBTQ+ (Gallup 2017.)
source: https://news.gallup.com/poll/234863/estimate-lgbt-population-rises.aspx
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