Past Trainings & Workshops (selected)

It’s Complicated: Breaking Up With Gatekeeping, Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, Philadelphia, September 2017.

Fertility Issues For Youth: Decision-Making Through the Lens of Family Building Options, Gender Odyssey Professional Conference, Seattle, August 2017.

Navigating Gender Work As A Gender-Expansive Professional: Where Are We Now?, Gender Spectrum Professional Conference, Hayward, July 2017.

Affirming Mental Health Care with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients, Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Health (AABH), Berkeley, June 2017.

Current Challenges in Trans Health Care, Pacific University Diversity Conference Keynote Presentation, Hillsboro, OR, May 2017.

LGBTQ 201: Inequities, Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care and Office for Diversity Inclusion & Community Partnership, Boston, February 2017.

Body Appraisal In the Medical Encounter: Challenging Unconscious Bias, US Professional Association for Transgender Health Inaugural Conference, Los Angeles, February 2017.

Transgender People of Color, US Professional Association for Transgender Health Inaugural Conference, Los Angeles, February 2017.

Surgical Readiness Classes for Gender Affirmation Surgeries in an Integrated Health Care Transgender Clinic, US Professional Association for Transgender Health Inaugural Conference, Los Angeles, February 2017.

LGBTQ Trauma and Microaggressions: Essentials for Clinicians, Santa Clara County Psychological Association and California Psychological Association, December 2016.

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

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

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

Development Of A Multi-Disciplinary Transgender Health Program In An Integrated Health Care Setting, World Professional Association For Transgender Health (WPATH) Biennial Symposium, Amsterdam, June 2016 (co-presenter).

American Psychological Association (2015) Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients: Implementing Affirmative Counseling Approaches Over the Lifespan, World Professional Association For Transgender Health (WPATH) Biennial Symposium, Amsterdam, June 2016 (co-presenter).

Trans and Gender Nonconforming Therapists: On Disclosure, Countertransference, and Navigating Dynamics of Privilege and Marginalization, World Professional Association For Transgender Health (WPATH) Biennial Symposium, Amsterdam, June 2016 (co-presenter).

Gathering on Integrative Fertility, Family Building, and Reproductive Justice, Organized by Conceptions Consulting, Oakland 2016.

Your Thriving Practice: Financial Sustainability & Business Planning, The Peacock Course, San Francisco, April 2016.

Providing Gender-Affirming Services: Eliminating Barriers to Health Services for the Transgender and/or Gender Nonconforming Community, San Jose State School Social Work Alumni Association, San Jose State University, March 2016.

Beyond the Binary: Affirming Care with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Clients, Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center, Berkeley, March 2016.

Beyond the Binary: Affirming Care with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Clients, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Alameda Health System, San Leandro, January 2016.

Affirming Mental Health Practice with Gender and Sexuality Diverse Clients, Santa Clara County Psychological Association, Los Altos, November 2015.

Polyamory Panel, Sexual Diversity and Health Symposium, Stanford University, Palo Alto, 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 2015.

Both/And: Beyond the Transgender Tipping Point, Kaiser Permanente National Diversity & Inclusion Conference, Sacramento, October 2015.

Affirming Psychotherapy with Nonbinary Clients, InMind, Oakland, September 2015.

Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Therapists: On Disclosure, Countertransference, and Navigating Dynamics of Privilege and Marginalization, Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, June 2015 (co-presenter).

Sex, Love and Kinship in the 21st Century: The Fate of the Dyad (Polyamory presentation), Division 39 Spring Meeting, San Francisco, April 2015.

To Certify or Not To Certify: Gender Specialists In Question, UCSF National Trans Health Summit, Oakland, April 2015 (co-presenter).

Genderqueer: Maintaining Mental Health In A Binary World, UCSF National Trans Health Summit, Oakland, April 2015 (co-presenter).

The Creation and Application of the American Psychological Association (APA) Practice Guidelines for Working with TGNC Clients, UCSF National Trans Health Summit, Oakland, April 2015 (co-presenter).

Interdisciplinary Care In Action: Kaiser Permanente’s Multi-Specialty Transitions Department, UCSF National Trans Health Summit, Oakland, April 2015 (co-presenter).

Trans-Inclusive Health Care and the Regional Multi-Specialty Transitions Department, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, February 2015 (co-presenter).

Cultural Humility In Action with Gender Diverse Patients In Ob/Gyn Health Care Settings, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, January 2015.

Beyond the Binary: Culturally Sensitive Care with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Communities, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, October 2014.

APA Trans Guidelines for Psychotherapy with Trans Clients, World Professional Association For Transgender Health (WPATH) Biennial Symposium, Bangkok, Thailand, February 2014 (co-presenter).

Developing APA’s Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Trans Clients, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Honolulu, August 2013 (co-presenter).

Gender Identity: Personal Reflections and Ally Training, 2-part series for Women’s Therapy Center, Berkeley, December 2012 and April 2013.

Cultural Competence: Examining Intersectionality, 3-part series for Community Health for Asian Americans, Oakland, April 2012.

Sustaining Open Relationships & Managing Jealousy, Gaylesta Continuing Education, Oakland, September 2011.

Unavoidable Collisions of Personal and Professional Space: Proactively Managing Multiple Relationships in Small Communities, The Wright Institute Multicultural Symposium, Berkeley, May 2010.

LGBTQ 101, Alliant International University Multicultural Week, San Francisco, March 2010.

Managing Multiple Relationships/Roles in Trans Communities, GLAP Transgender Clinical Symposium, New York, February 2010.

Transgender 101: An Introduction to Gender Variance, Cal State East Bay Health Center, Hayward, June 2009.

Building Healthy Relationships: Workshop for LGBTQQI People In Recovery, Mandana Community Recovery Center, Oakland, February 2009.