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Author Topic: do you know a psychiatrist in georgia  (Read 1885 times)

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Offline tonynich

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do you know a psychiatrist in georgia
« on: March 30, 2009, 10:51:10 PM »
Hello,

Does anyone knows how can I find a psychiatrist that deal with Gay issues in the State of Georgia. I will really feel more confortable with psychiatirst that has experience dealing with gays. My insurance company has a list of providers but they do not said if they deal with gay issues.

Thanks,


Offline Peter Staley

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Re: do you know a psychiatrist in georgia
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2009, 08:00:40 AM »
Tony -- you should ask your local AIDS service organization for a referral.  They'll probably know of some gay-friendly shrinks.

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Re: do you know a psychiatrist in georgia
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2009, 01:10:38 PM »
I'll second focusing on "gay friendly" and not just "gay" -- my current shrink is straight but has been working with HIV+ people since he was 16 and did volunteer work before going into college to get his degree.  I talk about butt fucking during sessions and he doesn't even blink.

But if for your own comfort level you really need a psychologist that is gay then maybe that's how you should start out.  My first one 8 years ago was gay.  Is your medical doctor gay?  If so he most likely has a handful of referrals.
"Iíve slept with enough men to know that Iím not gay"

 


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