SAFE AND INCLUSIVE:

WORKING WITH LGBTTIQA+/RAINBOW PEOPLE WORKSHOPS

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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.

 

Learning Objectives

  • 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)