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]

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]

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]