LGBTQ+ Resources

The resources below are not endorsed or affiliated with County College of Morris or the Office of Counseling & Student Success. They have been compiled for your convenience to connect with, learn about, and celebrate the diversity within our community and our country. If you find any of the resources as outdated or if you would like additional information, please contact:

Tannia Dominguez in Counseling Services
tdominguez@ccm.edu, (973) 328-5140

Mental Health Providers

Allen Wells Center

“Specializing in whole person, contemplative psychotherapy of mind/body/heart/spirit.”

102 Ogden Pl, Morristown, NJ, 07960

973-539-0301

BN Counseling, LLC

Brian Nandy

147 Columbia Tpk, Suite 307

Florham Park, NJ 07932

www.bncounseling.com

Center for Identity Development

“Individual, group, family, and couples’ therapy, plus other services.”

31 Trinity Pl.

Montclair, NJ 07042

www.centeridentity.gpg.com

Joseph A. Chan, MSW, LCSW

85 Park St.

Montclair, NJ 07042

josephlcsw@comcast.net

Ann Cutillo, LCSW

51 Upper Montclair Plaza

Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

anncutillo@comcast.net

Howard C. Cutler, LCSW

215 Ridgedale Ave

Florham Park, NJ 07932

201-207-1534

hcraigc@verizon.net

Edge Services

“The mission of EDGE New Jersey is to respond compassionately and responsibly to the HIV+ and LGBTQ+ communities by providing supportive services, housing opportunities, prevention strategies and education to enhance the community we serve.”

https://edgenj.org/

Brenda G. Forte, MSW, LCSW

44 Elm St.

Morristown, NJ 07960

973-538-2818

bfortelcsw@verizon.net

www.theinstituteforchange.com

Rosemarie Kppacsi, PhD, LCSW

460 Bloomfield Ave, Suite 209

Montclair, NJ 07042

973-509-0574 / 973-868-4533

rkopacsi@comcast.net

Lisa LaBrunda, LCSW

170 Changebridge Rd. Bldg. B3-4

Montville, NJ 07045

llabrunda@yahoo.com

therapist.psychologytoday.com/48227

Cheryl Ann Notari, PhD

332 Springfield Ave, Suite 204

Summit, NJ 07901

908-608-1114

Ridgewood Psychotherapy Associates

Susan Donnelly, LCSW

115 Pine St.

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

201-447-0346

susandlcsw@gmail.com

www.ridgewoodtherapy.com

Dr. Catherine Roland, LPC

51 Upper Montclair Plaza

Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

973-655-7184

nj_buff@yahoo.com

Center for Identity Development

“Psychotherapy & Counseling (individual, couple, group, family) serving gay/lesbian community since 1980.”

31 Trinity Place

Montclair, NJ 07042

973-744-6386

Women’s Therapy Services of Montclair, LLC

460 Bloomfield Ave, Suite 307

Montclair, NJ 07042

973-783-2292

 

Peer Support Hotlines

LGBT National Hotline

“Providing confidential peer-support, information, local resources and more to calls of all ages (youth & adults).”

(888) 843-4564

LGBT National Youth Talkline

“Providing young people confidential peer-support, information, local resources and more, for callers through age 25.”

Monday-Friday 4pm-12am; Saturday 12pm-5pm EST

(800) 246-7743

Email: youth@GLBTNationalHelpCenter.org

LGBT National Senior Hotline

“Providing senior callers, ages 50 and above confidential peer-support, information, local resources and more.”

(888) 234-7243

Trans Lifeline

“Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.”

(877) 565-8860

https://www.translifeline.org

Trevor Project

“The Trevor Project is an organization dedicated to crisis intervention and preventing suicide for young LGBTQ+ adults. If you or a loved one is in crisis, you can call, text or live chat with a caring person who can help.”

(866) 488-7386

TrevorText: Text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200

https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/

Resources

Garden State Equality

“Garden State Equality is New Jersey’s statewide advocacy and education organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.”

500 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042

973-473-5428

contact@GardenStateEquality.org

https://www.gardenstateequality.org

PFLAG

“Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality and full societal affirmation of LGBTW people through its threefold mission of support, education, and advocacy.”

Bergen PFLAG

(201) 503-4470

http://www.bergenpflag.com

North Jersey PFLAG – Glen Ridge

(908) 300-4227

http://www.pflagnorthjersey.org

National

https://pflag.org

The Recovery Village

The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab offers comprehensive treatment for dual diagnosis based drug and alcohol rehab, eating disorder and mental health treatments tailored to the patient’s specific needs.”

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/resources/lgbtq/

 

Websites

Bisexual Resource Center

The BRC is the oldest national bi+ organization in the U.S. that advocates for bisexual visibility and raises awareness about bisexuality throughout the LGBT and straight communities.

https://biresource.org

Children of Lesbians & Gays Everywhere

“COLAGE is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent.”

www.colage.org

Empty Closets

“Empty Closets is a place where you can figure out who you are, surrounded by other people just like you. Whether you’re gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, curious, unsure or a friend of someone who is, Empty Closets will help you find the answer.”

http://emptyclosets.com

Gender Infinity

“Our vision is simple: that the world will be inviting to all youth, regardless of gender expression and identity. We are a network of providers and families that offers consultation, clinical services, and conferences focused on gender affirmative care.”

http://genderinfinity.org

Gender Spectrum

“Gender Spectrum works to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.”

https://www.genderspectrum.org

GLAAD

“The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.”

http://www.glaad.org

Human Rights Campaign

“As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.”

https://www.hrc.org

LGBT National Help Center

“Serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning community by providing free & confidential peer-support and local resources.”

http://www.glbtnationalhelpcenter.org

NQAPIA

“The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations.”

https://www.nqapia.org/wpp/

Out for Work

“Out for Work is the only national nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, preparing and empowering LGBT college students and their allies for the workplace.”

www.OutforWork.org

Gender, Sexuality, and LGBTQ+ Equity Books

    • A Queer History of the United States for Young People by Michael Bronski
    • A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities by Mady G., J.R. Zuckerberg
    • A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni & Tristan Jimerson
    • Becoming Cliterate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters – And How to Get It by Laurie Mintz
    • Come as You Are by Dr. Emily Nagoski
    • Critically Sovereign: Indigenous Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies by Joanne Barker
    • Couples, Gender and Power: : Creating Change in Intimate Relationships by Carmen Knudson-Martin
    • It’s Called “Polyamory”: Coming Out About Your Nonmonogamous Relationships by Tamara Pincus and Rebecca Hiles
    • Life Isn’t Binary by Barker and Iantaffi
    • More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory by Franklin Veaux, Eve Rickert, and Tatiana Gill
    • National Center for Transgender Equality by NCTE
    • Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America by Lillian Faderman
    • Opening Up by Tristan Taormino
    • The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love by Janet Hardy & Dossie Easton
    • The Gender Affirmative Model: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Supporting Transgender and Gender Expansive Children by Colt Keo-Meier, Diane Ehrensaft (Editors)
    • Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community by Laura Erickson-Schroth
    • Trans+: Love, Sex, Romance, & Being You by Kathryn Gonzales & Karen Rayne
    • Transgender History, second edition: The Roots of Today’s Revolution by Susan Stryker
    • The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals by Stephanie A. Brill, Rachel Pepper
    • Transgender Teen: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens by Stephanie A. Brill, Lisa Kenney