bio

Professional Highlights

  • author of the bestselling The Velvet Rage: Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World and six other award-winning books
  • intensively trained Dialectical Behavior Therapist (DBT)
  • as seen on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, NBC Nightly News, CBS Sunday Morning, and many others
  • interviewed by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, San Francisco Chronicle, NPR's Morning Edition, Fortune, Newsweek, Out Magazine, The Advocate, The Village Voice, and many others
  • former CEO, Michael's House Treatment Center
  • currently in private practice, Los Angeles, California