With the variety of terms and ideas in today’s LGBTQ+ culture, it’s easy to feel lost in the complexity of sexual and gender identity, while also feeling overwhelmed by the fear of inadvertently offending your client somehow.
But it doesn’t have to be this way! Aaron Testard is here to bring you the latest research and trends in sexual and gender identity issues.
This training will give you:
• Tools and knowledge to confidently work with clients on any part of the sexuality-gender spectrum
• Clear strategies to comfortably engage clients around cultural norms, gender, sex, relationships, and terminology
• A navigation map to tailor treatment approaches each step of the way in the client’s self-discovery process
Build trust and credibility with your LGBTQ+ clients by expanding your knowledge of this ever-evolving population. Sign up today!
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this live webcast.
Aaron Testard, LMFT, LPCC, is a psychotherapist in private practice in Berkeley, California with nearly 20 years of experience. For 7 years, he served as Director of Clinical Programs at the Pacific Center for Human Growth, an LGBTQ counseling and support center where he designed and implemented psychotherapy services for individuals, couples, and families, 24 adult peer support groups, and an after-school youth program. He also has trained and supervised numerous interns over the years and has been an LGBTQ community mental health consultant for local clinics and organizations. Aaron has spent the majority of his career as an LGBTQ specialist, including time as an addiction counselor, a high school counselor, and a consultant for a felon re-entry program. In his current practice, he focuses on sexual and gender identity, working with adults, adolescents, and couples.
Aaron received his MA in Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is a trained drama therapist, sensorimotor therapist, and practitioner of the Gottman couple’s method, EMDR, and DBT-informed client work.
To learn more about Aaron, visit www.aarontestard.net
Financial: Aaron Testard maintains a private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Aaron Testard is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy; Gaylesta; World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH); and Bay Area Open Minds.
For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.
Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.
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