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  • Clinical training from the world's largest provider of LGBTQ services, Los Angeles LGBT Center

  • Champion Trainer, The Human Rights Campaign

  • LGBTQ Program Director, Optimist 


  • M.A. in LGBTQ Affirmative Psychology, Antioch University 

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (SC 6510)

  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (CA 93601)


Eric Sullivan (he/him/any used respectfully) is a proud gay man, transgender advocate, and LGBTQ therapist. With lifelong aspirations of becoming a therapist, he moved to Los Angeles in 2010 to pursue graduate education and training in LGBTQ affirmative psychology. After counseling hundreds of LGBTQ people and developing an organizational program for queer youth in the foster care system, Eric returned to Charleston in 2017 and launched Proud Counseling, a practice dedicated to enhancing the mental health of the LGBTQ community. 

To help make therapy more accessible, Eric transitioned Proud Counseling from a traditional office setting to online in 2019. With the ease and convenience of video therapy, Eric is delighted to work with people living in South Carolina and California.


Eric enjoys networking, volunteering with LGBTQ organizations, speaking at events, and providing professional training on how to be LGBTQ affirmative. In his free time, Eric enjoys playing saxophone in the Charleston Concert Band, playing in the Charleston Tennis League, going to the beach, and spending time with his friends and family.