Cory Schneider is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in private practice in Los Angeles who specializes in LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Emotionally Focused Therapy for individuals and couples. He holds a graduate degree from Antioch University Los Angeles in Clinical Psychology with specialization in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) studies. Schneider support public, charter, and private schools to initiate and implement LGBTQ Inclusivity Initiatives that ensure psychological safety, and boost educational equity and academic achievement. He has trained hundreds of teachers, counselors, parents, youth and administrators thru his consultancy, Affirmative Foundations. His appearances include: Center for Excellence in School Counseling and Leadership, California PTA, Human Rights Campaign, Rainbow Youth Summit, Resource Coordinating Council, Loyola Marymount University, California State University, Penny Lane’s EDGY Conference, North Dakota Counselors Association and many more.