Working with Gender Diversity: Trans, cis, non-binary and beyond
Saturday 19 October 2019 - Ireland
Led by Dr Meg-John Barker
We are in the midst of a massive moral panic about gender. We know that it is closely related to mental health struggles such as high rates of suicide, addiction, and violence among men, and high rates of depression, anxiety, body image, and self-esteem issues among women. However, attempts to question rigid binary notions of gender or to see gender as something that can be more flexible and fluid are often regarded as highly threatening.READ MORE...
This day will endeavour to clarify what gender is, how it works, and how it relates to the mental health of our clients, drawing on the most recent scientific, historical/sociological, and therapeutic thinking in this area. It will provide a safe-enough space to ask all your questions about this complex, confusing, and fast-changing area. It will consider what gender-affirmative therapy might look like for all clients – cisgender or trans, male, female or non-binary.
This ticket type is for 2 people. Please specify the name of the second attendee where prompted on checkout.