Genevieve Weber, Ph.D., LMHC, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling and Mental Health Professions, School of Health and Human Services at Hofstra University. She is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of New York with a specialization in Substance Abuse Counseling. Dr. Weber teaches a variety of courses related to the training of professional counselors includes group counseling, multicultural counseling, psychopathology, and psychopharmacology and treatment planning. She has over ten years experience working in community agencies where she provides counseling to diverse clients with both substance abuse and mental health concerns. In her research and professional presentations, Dr. Weber focuses on the impact of homophobia and heterosexism on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, with particular attention to the relationship between homophobia, internalized homophobia, and substance abuse among LGBT people.