I had hit a wall in my recovery… but our coaching sessions brought something out in me that I didn’t know was there. Even my therapist could see a difference! Sam has a gift for recognizing people’s strengths and inspiring them to live more fully. Nothing is the same for me in the best way — something really clicked for me when we worked together.

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Sam Dylan Finch is a resiliency coach and writer based in Portland, Oregon. He’s the blogger behind Let’s Queer Things Up!, a website which explores the intersections of LGBTQ+ identity and mental health. He's also a columnist at numerous health publications, including Healthline and Psych Central. Get in touch at