Zach Rawlings

Zach Rawlings

Zach holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who primarily works with those suffering from eating disorders and the effects of trauma and abuse. He has worked for several nonprofits and in a variety of hospital settings over the past several years and currently works with a research group through Yale University that aims to create evidence-based treatments for LGBTQ+ individuals suffering from depression and anxiety. His work and writing have been featured in The Huffington Post and Vice.


  • I came this close ?? to getting deported from Russia once.
  • I was valedictorian of my high school class (of 22!).
  • Dolly Parton is my patron saint

Educational Resources

Signs and Symptoms

Body Dysmorphia and Eating Disorders in Gay Men

A notable and pervasive issue with a more physical focus has started to plague the gay male community. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a…

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