Skype Consultation

The Velvet Rage
has become an international bestseller among gay men and their families.  In countries around the world the book has resonated with many readers who, after reading the book, realize for the first time the extent to which their lives have been affected by shame.   Dr. Downs offers personal consultations via Skype.  To schedule a Skype session, email or call 310-871-9368.
Please note that individuals who are seeking intensive psychotherapy are better served by contacting a local,
licensed psychotherapist.  Issues such as severe depression, suicidal thoughts, or debilitating anxiety should be addressed by an in-person consultation with a trusted mental health professional.  Dr. Downs provides such psychotherapuetic services only to individuals who reside in the Los Angeles area and who can attend regular therapy sessions in his office.