Beyond Risk & Back

When a Child Comes Out.

October 11, 2020

BRAB's 200th Episode!
National Coming Out Day.
Oct. 11th, 2020

When a Child Comes Out.
What has a child gone through BEFORE they come out? Is there a process to this that families can go through...step by step... to help ensure the safety and support of this child? what about family members who refuse to accept the child?

John Sovec is a therapist and coach in Pasadena CA who specializes in working with LGBTQ teens and their families during the coming out process. He is the clinical consultant for The Life Group LA, adjunct faculty at Phillips Graduate Institute, and guest lecturer at Alliant University and USC School of Social Work.

John Sovec is the author of multiple publications on providing LGBTQ support, speaks at conferences nationwide, maintains a private practice, and provides training for community agencies, schools, non-profits, and professional consultation on how to successfully support LGBTQ teens.

John is a nationally recognized expert on creating affirmative support for LGBTQ adolescents with his work featured on The Riki Lake Show, OWN, BRAVO, FOX, The Advocate, YHTV, LA Talk Radio, and regular columns for Huffington Post and Good Therapy.

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