Advocacy and Activism 

Trainings and workshops

  • SOGIE (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Gender Expression) (February 2011)

    • Facilitated a workshop with Arlene Lev on basic gender concepts and terminology.

  • Sidney Borum Health Center Training (March 2011)

    • Facilitated a workshop and training on how to efficiently and affirmatively work with transgender youth.

  • Brien Center Outpatient Mental Health Clinic (November 2011)

    • Facilitated a workshop detailing gender and sexuality health and well-being. (Pittsfield, MA)

  • The Training Institute for Gender, Relationships, Identity, and Sexuality (TIGRIS) (December 2011)

    • Co-facilitated a training on transgender youth for various degrees of psychologists/LICSWs. (Albany, NY)  

  • GLAP (Gay and Lesbian Affirmative Psychotherapy) (now known as PCGS) (February 2012)

    • Facilitated workshops pertaining to trans and gender nonconforming youth. (New York City, NY)

  • Windhorse Integrative Mental Health (September 2012)

    • Facilitated a day-long clinical training on trans and gender nonconforming competency for mental health specialists. (Northampton, MA)

  • American Family Therapy Association Conference (2013)

    • Facilitated a clinical competency training for therapists working with clients who identify as polyamorous. (New York City, NY)

  • Windhorse Integrative Mental Health Board Member (September 2013)

    • Facilitated a training in clinical awareness with non-binary and marginalized identities. (Northampton, MA)

  • Bridge Street School (2013)

    • Facilitated trainings for superintendent, principals, teachers, teachers aides, and staff for Northampton schools on gender inclusivity in K-6. Also facilitated parent meeting about gender inclusivity, for both supporters and skeptics.

  • Chinese Immersion School (2014)

    • Presentated a training for teachers, staff, and teacher aides on trans inclusivity in grades K-12. (Hadley, MA)

  • The Center School (2014)

    • Facilitated middle school conversation about making bathrooms all-gender accessible. (Greenfield, MA)

  • Arlington Youth Counseling Center (May 2016)

    • Presented a training entitled “A Transfeminist Therapeutic Approach to the Gender and Sex Continuums Working with Differently Gendered Adolescents and their Families” for mental health specialists. (Arlington, MA)