DENVER, CO, January 22, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Connections In Therapy, LLC (CIT, LLC) recently debuted as the premier telephone- and video-therapy provider serving the LGBTQ communities throughout the U.S. and Canada.
"For too long, LGBTQ people have been isolated and lacking positive and appropriate mental health care," says founder and director Tetty Gorfine of Northampton, Mass. "Connections in Therapy, LLC bridges this gap by providing professionally licensed psychotherapists to all LGBTQ people."
There are numerous ways people can benefit from counseling, and there are a variety of reasons why some members of the LGBTQ community would prefer to do so via telephone or video.
"It is astounding that, outside of large metropolitan areas, there are so few resources available to our communities," says Gorfine. "Many LGBTQ people live in areas where LGBTQ psychotherapists are not available or in communities that lack support and services. People are then left alone or with minimum support - increasing their distress and putting them at increased risk of depression, addictive behaviors, anxiety and even suicide."
In addition, some people prefer the anonymity of a telephone or video service to a very public office waiting room or a face-to-face therapy encounter.
Others may have health or mobility issues that limit their ability to travel. And almost everyone can benefit from the ease and convenience that comes with telephone or video counseling from the comfort of their own home.
In the course of a lifetime, everyone faces situations or issues that are stressful, painful and difficult. CIT, LLC's professionally licensed therapists provide the support and assistance needed for emotional health and healing. Counseling is a very effective vehicle for promoting positive change and enhancing self-worth.
The Connections in Therapy, LLC website (www.telephonetherapysite.com) also offers a wealth of information about issues relevant to LGBTQ people in the form of a dynamic blog, enlightening articles and a forum for CIT, LLC therapists to answer users' questions.
Tetty Gorfine, LCS, a psychotherapist for more than 30 years, is the founder and CEO of Connections in Therapy, LLC. CIT, LLC is a U.S.- and Canada-based telephone and video counseling service helping LGBTQ people find excellent and experienced therapists, bridging the gap in mental health care for GLBTQ people. Tetty Gorfine and all CIT, LLC therapists know and believe in the resilience of the LGBTQ community and the wholeness LGBTQ people can achieve. For more information, please visit http://www.telephonetherapysite.com.
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