Adam D. Blum, MFT
Director and Founder, Gay Therapy Center
Adam D. Blum, MFT is the founder and director of the Gay Therapy Center, a psychotherapy and couples counseling practice focused on the needs of the LGBT community, with six offices in the Bay Area. Adam is a licensed psychotherapist, and has specialized in work with LGBT clients for over ten years. He writes a popular blog on LGBT relationships and self-esteem.
Prior to his work as a psychotherapist, Adam spent over 25 years leading the development efforts of Bay Area non-‐profit organizations. He worked for eleven years at Mills College where he completed a $130 million capital campaign and served as Associate Vice President for Advancement. He was also the Director of Development at The Urban School of San Francisco (4 years); The Bay School of San Francisco (4 years); and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (5 years).
Adam did his undergraduate work in psychology at Vassar College and at Harvard University. He has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University.
Adam is currently on the Board of Directors of the Marina Counseling Center, a low-fee therapy clinic in San Francisco. He is a former volunteer with Shanti Project, the S.F. AIDS Foundation, and the Pacific Center for Human Growth.
He lives in San Francisco’s Glen Park neighborhood with his husband Gary Lang. They met while volunteering for the Shanti Project and have been a couple for 27 years.