Zach holds master’s degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Applied Psychology. He is currently finishing his doctorate at Long Island University, C. W. Post. Prior to his doctoral training, Zach worked as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has worked for several nonprofits and in a variety of hospital settings over the past several years. He currently works with a research group through Yale University that aims to create evidence-based treatments for LGBTQ+ individuals suffering from depression and anxiety. His work and writing have been featured in The Huffington Post and Vice.