SAFE AND INCLUSIVE:
WORKING WITH LGBTTIQA+/RAINBOW PEOPLE WORKSHOPS
Practice Wisdom: Working therapeutically with LGBTTIQA+ clients
This workshop is based on the Working Therapeutically with LGBTTIQA+ Clients: A Practice Wisdom Resource developed by practitioners with extensive experience and deep knowledge about working with LGBTTIQA+ people and communities.
Practice Wisdom is an experiential one-day training that translates expertise to a counselling room context, focusing on being a trusted collaborator, survival and resilience, minority stress, intersectionality, and concepts of power in therapeutic work.
Improving your role as a therapist supporting LGBTTIQA+ people
Understanding the complexity of living as an LGBTTIQA+ person in modern Aotearoa/New Zealand
The intersection of culture and/or religion and being LGBTTIQA+
Introduction to the power of naming experiences and being an effective ally
Talking about intimacy, bodies and sex
Engaging effectively with transgender clients
Engaging effectively with clients with an intersex variation.
Target Audience: Mental health professionals, psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors who engage in counselling or therapeutic work with LGBTTIQA+ clients.
Workshop Length: 2 days (9am – 4.30pm)