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

Beyond Rainbows: Affirming Mental Health Practice with Gender and Sexuality Diverse Clients, Santa Clara County Behavioral Health, San Jose, October 2016

October 21, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Learning Partnership 1075 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116  

EMDR Therapy As Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients, San Francisco-South Bay EMDR Regional Network, July 2016

EMDR Therapy As Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients San Francisco-South Bay EMDR Regional Network July 9, 2016 from 10 am to 12:15 pm Information and registration: http://www.sfemdr.com/july2016/

WPATH 2016 Biennial Symposium in Amsterdam

Jun16

Starting tomorrow, I will be attending the World Professional Association for Transgender  Health (WPATH) Biennial Symposium in Amsterdam, a 5-day conference that draws health professionals who work in transgender health across [Read More]