- Digital Seminar
- 6 hr 14 min
- Downloadable/Streaming MP4 Video and MP3 Audio with electronic manual and instructions.
- DIANNE GOTTLIEB, M.S., LMFT
- PESI Inc.
- CE Available:
- No, CE credit is not available
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- Develop an understanding of a non-binary gender spectrum and the latest gender terminology as it relates to clinical practice.
- Conduct a psychosocial evaluation to assess gender dysphoria and possible co-existing disorders in clients.
- Create a gender-affirming intake form and office environment to improve clinical outcomes.
- Identify personalized transition goals and create timelines to inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions.
- Prepare letters for clients seeking hormone therapy, gender-affirmation surgeries, and legal changes.
- Evaluate the potential gains and losses of transitioning for purposes of client psychoeducation.
AVOID COMMON MISTAKES & CREATE A GENDER-AFFIRMING ENVIRONMENT
UNDERSTAND GENDER IDENTITY FORMATION
- Confusing sex with gender
- Multiple roles of ally, resource, educator, & advocate
- Using a Gender-Affirming Therapy Model
- Create a TGNB inclusive intake form & office environment
- Respectful gender-appropriate language
PSYCHOSOCIAL ASSESSMENT OF TGNB CLIENTS
- Gender identity and gender expression
- Possible causes of Gender Dysphoria
- Consider intersex condition
- Challenge the binary gender spectrum
- Learn the latest gender identity terminology
- Working with gender questioning clients
UNIQUE ADVERSITIES TGNB CLIENTS FACE
- Critical assessment questions
- When to diagnosis Gender Dysphoria
- Effectively assess for co-existing mental health disorders
- Evaluate for suicidality & self-harm
- Identify supportive individuals
- Explore feelings of internalized transphobia
HELP CLIENTS NAVIGATE SEX IN AN INCONGRUENT BODY
- Prepare a safety letter
- Microaggressions & systemic discrimination
- Intimate partner violence & HIV
STAGES OF TRANSITION & COMING OUT
- Sexual orientation and the TGNB client
- Genital dysphoria and sexual activity
- Reframing sexual organs
ADDRESS MEDICAL & LEGAL TRANSITION GOALS
- Non-medical transition steps
- Create a transition timeline
- Who, when, and how to tell others
- Help families process the news
- Create a support system
GAINS & LOSSES OF TRANSITIONING
- Therapist’s role as a “Gatekeeper”
- Informed Consent Model of treatment
- WPATH Standards of Care
- Prepare letters for hormone therapy and gender-affirmation surgeries
- Basics of gender-affirming surgeries and effects of cross-gender hormones
- Prepare clients for legal name, gender marker, & birth certificate changes
BECOME A RESOURCE FOR TGNB CLIENTS
- Impact on love relationships, family and friends, and changing roles
- Potential loss of relationships, housing, employment, religion
- Changes in societal status and privilege
- Incorporate old self with new self
- Grieving process due to changes
- Unique impact of transition on the older client
- Looking at the impact of transition years later
- Referral resources in the medical community
- Local and national TGNB-friendly resources
- WPATH’s Global Education Initiative: The Path of Certification
DIANNE GOTTLIEB, M.S., LMFT
Dianne Gottlieb, MS, LMFT, gender therapist, has been working with transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and their families for over 14 years. She is dedicated to being a resource and advocate for her clients and is a respected educator of therapists and medical professionals in Arizona.
A former film studio publicist and national television producer, Dianne has a private practice in Scottsdale, where she specializes in gender therapy, premarital counseling, love relationship problems, life and career transitions, self-esteem issues, and LGBTQ counseling.
A graduate of Seton Hall University with a Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy, she is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and a past board director of the Arizona Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. For 9 years, Dianne also taught college courses in Abnormal Psychology and the Psychology of Human Sexuality.
Financial: Dianne Gottlieb is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Dianne Gottlieb is a Clinical Fellow for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy; and the Arizona Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Speaker is the ex-wife of an individual who identifies as transgender.
Continuing Education Credits
CE Credit is not available for this product.
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