"Coming-out" Support Group

The purpose of the group is:

  1. To help participants explore, develop, and integrate a positive LGBTQ identity;
  2. To practice self-disclosure regarding sexual orientation;
  3. To promote communication relating to experiences and emotions in the LGBTQ "coming-out" process;
  4. To help build participants' coping skills, stability, and strengths through self-expression, mutual aid, and support.

Member profile: Adults, ages 20-45; anywhere in the lifelong "coming-out" process as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning; any race/ethnicity; any gender; English-speaking; availability to commit to weekly group sessions for the duration of the 14-week group.

Leader: Ryli Webster, MSW

Meeting location: (Downtown Seattle) 1200 6th Avenue, Suite 2001 Seattle, WA 98101 (private practice office location).

Time: Saturday or Sunday (a.m. or p.m.) - to be determined based on recruited clients' needs

Membership: recruited and closed between 6-9 members

Length: 14 sessions

Frequency of sessions: Weekly

Cost: $40-50/session

Start Date: To be determined. Group sessions will begin after initial individual screenings are completed and membership is full.

Contact: For more information, interested participants may contact me directly at (206) 491-9625 or ryliwebster@gmail.com.

*Interested participants will be individually screened for group suitability.

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