When working with lesbian clients do you sometimes find yourself stuck on how to help them develop a strong sense of self or meet their potential?
Most psychology programs don’t address lesbian issues from an affirmative perspective, leaving therapists on their own to find ways to navigate these cases. But it doesn’t have to be. Understanding the unique issues lesbians face in their lives is a game-changer.
In this recording, view Lauren Costine, PhD, (she/her) and learn the most cutting-edge techniques to help you assess and treat your lesbian clients that traditional techniques don’t always adequately address.
You’ll learn specific strategies to help lesbian clients overcome challenges with:
You'll walk away with concrete tools to help you navigate sessions resulting in stronger confidence as an affirming clinician. Your clients will start experiencing a stronger sense of self, self-confidence and access to feelings of joy and well-being!
Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships
All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners. For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.
This online program is worth 1.75 hours CPD.
|Number of pages
|Manual - Trauma Recovery Strategies for Lesbian Clients (5.8 MB)
|Available after Purchase
|Transcript - Lesbian Phobia (17.5 MB)
|Available after Purchase
Lauren Costine, PhD, (she/her), is a licensed psychologist, relationship coach, consultant, author, educator, and international speaker. She is a founding member of the LGBT Specialization at Antioch University, a cutting-edge psychology program which trains psychology students on how to work with the LGBTQ community affirmatively. Dr. Lauren has dedicated her life to raising awareness around Lesbian-Affirmative and LGBTQ-Affirmative psychotherapy and helping people find wholeness within themselves through the dynamic world of inner work. She has been in private practice for over 22 years and has been using telehealth in her work for years.
Dr. Lauren is the author of the book: Lesbian Love Addiction: Understanding the Urge to Merge and How to Heal When Things Go Wrong. She co-hosts a podcast called Consciousness Salon where she and her co-host, Alana Roshay, discuss various topics related to inner work, LGBTQ-affirmative psychology, and consciousness raising endeavors.
At Convalo Health International, Dr. Lauren was responsible for the development of multiple addiction treatment tracks (Core, Residential, LGBTQ-Affirmative, Prime Time, Family and Alumni) for the outpatient and intensive outpatient facilities. She supervised and managed all Convalo’s Clinical Program Directors and was involved in utilization review, documentation training, admission criteria, and clinical supervision. Dr. Lauren oversaw writing and monitoring the relevancy of the curriculum and training manuals as modalities and theoretical development change over time thereby assuring the highest quality standards, which also includes measuring client satisfaction and lifestyle improvements to maintain the most healing facilities.
Financial: Dr. Lauren Costine maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with Awaken Therapy Center. She receives compensation as a consultant and receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Costine receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Lauren Costine is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Los Angeles County Psychological Association, and the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.
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