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Working with gender non-conforming and Transgender clients (Lecture)
2nd October 2021 @ 10:00 - 11:30 BSTGBP25
This lecture will touch on:
Do you want to increase your understanding of the issues facing gender non-conforming & Trans clients?
How to work therapeutically with a client questioning their gender identity?
Would you like to learn more about Conversion therapy and why it is harmful and damaging?
By attending this lecture you can expect:
Have a better understanding of the needs and challenges facing gender non-conforming clients.
Have a basic understanding of how to work with gender non-conforming & Trans clients and not assuming gender is the ‘problem’.
Working with young trans clients.
Understanding gender identity and intersectionality. Is gender identity fixed, primal or constructed?
Outline: The debate on gender identity has become very toxic. The recent High Court ruling on medical treatment, the constant trans-phobic comments in some elements of the media and the debate around conversion therapy have all made working with gender non-conforming and trans clients a minefield for Psychotherapists and Counsellors. This lecture will demystify the issues and provide attendees with some basic tools to work with.
Lecturer: Michelle Bridgman is an experienced Gestalt Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist and Keynote Conference Speaker with over twenty-five years of experience in Private Practice and in hospital settings.