Alex Stitt, LMHC


Alex Stitt, LMHC Alex Stitt, LMHC, is a genderqueer author, mental health counselor, fire dancer, and queer theorist living on the Big Island of Hawaii. As a nonbinary person, they’ve been an advocate, ally, and safe zone trainer for the LGBTQ+ community for over two decades. As a writer, Alex explores identity formation—the process of how people become who they are. Recurrent themes in their fiction and nonfiction include self-actualization, minority stress, liminality, and the intersectionality of culture. In 2020 Stitt published ACT for Gender Identity: The Comprehensive Guide, a textbook for therapists and psychology majors wanting to apply Acceptance and Commitment Therapy’s mindfulness-based techniques to the complex issues facing transgender and nonbinary people. (Pronouns: They/Them/Their)

20 Seconds: Coming Out to a Client

By Alex Stitt, LMHC