RESOURCES FOR CLINICIANS
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):
-"A Clinician's Guide to Gender Affirming Care: Working with Transgender & Gender Nonconforming Clients" (2018) by Sand Chang, Anneliese Singh, and lore dickey.
-"Trans Sex: Clinical Approaches to Trans Sexualities and Erotic Embodiments" (2021). By Lucie Fielding.
-"Polyamory: A Clinical Toolkit for Therapists (and Their Clients)" (2020). By Martha Kauppi.
-"Becoming a Kink Informed Therapist" (2016). By Caroline Shahbaz and Peter Chirinos.
-"Trans Inclusivity" (2021). By Skipping Stone Foundation.
-"Inclusive Spaces" (2021). By Skipping Stone Foundation.
Trauma and Attachment
-"The Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice" (2019). By Staci Haines.
-"Embodied Social Justice" (2018). By Rae Johnson.
-"The Complex PTSD Treatment Manual" (2021). Arielle Schwartz
-Turn This World Inside Out: The Emergence of Nurturance Culture" (2019). By Nora Samaran.
TRAINING WE'VE LOVED
Our professional development bills are through the roof...
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 does excellent advanced EMDR training that incorporates more than one-size-fits-all! Her trainings are on demand and scheduled. https://www.emdrsolutions.com/
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.
SMITH COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK
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.