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]

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]

TGNC Guidelines Are Now APA Policy

Aug5

APA council has just approved the Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People. I had the honor of being part of the Task Force who created these [Read More]

Slam dunk? No thank you!

Jul9

In the past year, I have started to hear an alarming number of health care providers (therapists, doctors, surgeons) refer to trans people seeking gender-affirming medical services (such as surgeries [Read More]