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As clinicians, we are committed to growing alongside our clients. Here are some of the resources we have found helpful (in addition to all those listed on the page for clients):

Affirming Therapy

A Clinician's Guide to Gender Affirming Care: Working with Transgender & Gender Nonconforming Clients by Sand Chang, Anneliese Singh, and lore dickey.

Trans Sex: Clinical Approaches to Trans Sexualities and Erotic Embodiments By Lucie Fielding.

Polyamory: A Clinical Toolkit for Therapists (and Their Clients) By Martha Kauppi.

Becoming a Kink Informed Therapist By Caroline Shahbaz and Peter Chirinos.

Trans Inclusivity" (2021). Skipping Stone Foundation.

Inclusive Spaces" (2021). Skipping Stone Foundation.

The Transfamily Gender Journey Map by The Gender Health Training Institute

Glossary of Gender and Sexual Identity Terminology for Professionals by The Gender Health Training Institute

Standards of Care for the Health of Transgender and Gender Diverse People Version 8 by WPATH

Contradictions and Compromises of Principle in the SoC8 by Kelly Winters PhD

Trauma and Attachment

The Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice By Staci Haines.

Embodied Social Justice By Rae Johnson.

The Complex PTSD Treatment Manual Arielle Schwartz

EMDR Solutions & EMDR Solutions II by Robin Shapiro

Trauma and Dissociation Informed Internal Family Systems by Joanne Twombly

Social Justice

Turn This World Inside Out: The Emergence of Nurturance Culture By Nora Samaran.



The Affirmative Couch is a committed advocate for the mental health of LGBTQIA+, consensually non-monogamous, and kink communities, working with both groups and individual providers. See their website for more information.

Robin Shapiro

Robin Shapiro does excellent advanced EMDR training that incorporates more than one-size-fits-all! Her trainings are on demand and scheduled.


Fireweed Collective offers mental health education and mutual aid through a Healing Justice lens. They have a terrific collection of (free!) recorded webinars. See their website for more information.


Derek Scott of Internal Family Systems Counselling Association is an excellent teacher and consultant for those wishing to deepen their IFS knowledge and practice. See the IFSCA website for more information. 


Judith Matz has created some good resources around the problems with diet culture, and how to approach issues of size, disordered eating, and fatphobia with clients.


We have taken numerous live and recorded courses through Smith, and appreciate their commitment to social justice informed professional development. Webinars are especially affordable here! See Smith's website for more information. 

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