March 26, 2020
Queer and trans communities often experience high degrees of interpersonal conflict, violence, and fragmented relationships. I am coining the term "Psychosocial Abuse&qu...
February 22, 2016
What Is Trauma?
People often think of trauma as related to a physically violent event that is most likely life threatening. When we look at trauma in emotional health terms, w...
December 4, 2015
Many of us come from trauma histories that are often psychological and emotional in nature.
We have yet to come across a way of defining how it is we deserve to be treated...
February 20, 2015
How many people know exactly what CBT is? Can you tell me what that stands for?
It's Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. No, not the other CBT...
Essentially what it means is inc...
November 7, 2014
What is Transgender grief?
Our social spheres online and in real time are deluged with accounts and experiences of parental grief at a transgender child coming out, at a par...
October 10, 2014
What exactly does self-compassion mean?
You'd be surprised at how many of us have never given thought to understanding the concept of self compassion - that is - the practic...
October 2, 2014
Check out the LGBTQ Parenting Connection for resources on queer and trans parenting, adoption, provider directories, assisted reproductive services, links, and more!
October 1, 2014
Many individuals have never been to see a psychotherapist before and are not sure what the process looks like, and what the benefits may be. Even if you have been to therapy...
April 15, 2014
Depression is one of the more commonly named mental health concerns individuals may have. Usual statistics indicate in the general population here in North America (aka Turt...
April 8, 2014
The following is an excerpt from an original piece published as a Chapter in LGBTQ People And Social Work: Intersectional Perspectives by Canadian Scholar's Press in fall 2...
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Embedded in Trauma: Providing and Surviving in LGBTTQ2SI Communities
Beginning the Counselling Relationship
November 13, 2013
On Psychosocial Abuse in 2SLGBTQ Communities
Rights to Emotional Safety
What is CBT Anyways?
On Transgender Grief
LGBT Mental Health
Queer Abuse Cycles
affirmative trans care
cognitive behavioural therapy
finding a therapist
grief and loss
how does therapy work?
incorporating trauma and anti-oppressive frameworks
lgbtq parenting connection
lgbtq service provider
primary trans health care
resisting the binary
trans day of remembrance
trans healing process