Nothing is scarier to transgender individuals seeking care than sitting down with a therapist who’s poorly informed about issues facing the trans community. The transgender experience is complex, and there’s a long history of mental health professionals missing the clinical nuances of working with this community and doing their own work when it comes to understanding gender more fully. Fortunately, we can break the cycle. Using storytelling and a case study, you’ll explore some of the most common—and difficult—questions cisgender therapists have about working with trans clients. Along the way, you’ll confront your own thinking about gender and increase your understanding of the issues facing the trans community today. You’ll also discover:
This online program is worth 2 hours CPD.
|Number of pages
|Manual - Gender-Affirmative Therapy (880.9 KB)
|Available after Purchase
Noah S. Garcia, MA, LPC-S, NCC, is a licensed professional counselor supervisor and owner of NextQuest Counseling in Austin, TX. He is a clinical consultant on LGBTQIA+ issues, particularly those facing the transgender community. He runs the weekly therapy podcast NextQuest Podcast.
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