Post ID 973

This weekend I’m at UCSF’s National Transgender Health Summit, a biennial conference here in Oakland, CA. This morning I presented at the mental health provider pre-conference on topics related to [Read More]

The Political is Personal: Building Skills to Fuel Trans Resistance and Resilience, A Free Community Event, Nashville, Nov. 17, 2017

Trans resilience is power. We are at a time when we are called to fight for collective resistance to anti-trans bias, hate, and violence. How can we best show up [Read More]

Working with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients: Core Competencies for Mental Health Providers, Nashville, November 18, 2017

This 6-hour, mixed level course is for medical and mental health providers who would like to learn core competencies on how to best provide affirming and culturally sensitive mental health [Read More]

The Mental Health Provider’s Role in Gender-Affirming Medical Care: The Trouble with Templates

Dec22

As someone who provides mental health services to transgender and gender nonconforming clients, letter-writing in support of accessing gender-affirming medical services is a service I provide on a regular basis. However, [Read More]

Cultural Competence and Healing Culturally Based Trauma with EMDR Therapy- Book and Home Study CE Program

Dec19

I am happy to announce that there is a new book and home study CE course based on Cultural Competence and Healing Culturally Based Trauma with EMDR Therapy edited by [Read More]

LGBTQ 201: Inequities, Harvard Medical School, February 2017

On February 27, 2017, I will be speaking at an event hosted by Harvard Medical School’s Center for Primary Care and Office for Diversity Inclusion & Community Partnership in Boston. “LGBTQ Health 201: Inequities” will explore [Read More]

Confessions Of A Gender Specialist in The Remedy

Nov23

I’m excited to share my latest publication: a chapter in The Remedy: Queer and Trans Voices On Health and Health Care edited by Zena Sharman. In this chapter, I discuss the challenges [Read More]

LGBTQ Trauma and Microaggressions: Essentials for Clinicians ~ December 4, 2016

    LGBTQ Trauma and Microaggressions: Essentials for Clinicians Presented by Sand Chang, PhD Co-Sponsored by Santa Clara County Psychological Association and California Psychological Association Sunday, December 4, 2016, 1-3pm [Read More]

Beyond the Binary: Affirming Care with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Clients, Episcopal Community Services SF San Francisco Shelters Treatment Access and Resource Team (ECS SF-START), San Francisco, November 2015

Beyond the Binary: Affirming Care with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Clients Episcopal Community Services SF San Francisco Shelters Treatment Access and Resource Team (ECS SF-START), San Francisco November 3, [Read More]

Affirming Mental Health Care with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, October 2016

Affirming Mental Health Care with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients Behavioral Health Services, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center October 5, 2016 from 3:30-5 pm