Evidence has consistently shown that lesbian, gay, transgender, and queer people generally experience greater mental health disparities and tend to utilize mental health services at higher rates. This is a result of challenging childhoods and distressing adult experiences coupled with the toxic impact of systemic oppression, heterosexism, monosexism, cisgenderism, homophobia, transphobia, and ableism. In this 4-hour virtual workshop, we will explore:
· Sexual and Gender Minority History
· Theoretical Framework of Intersectionality and Queer Theory
· Minority Stress, Stigma, and Discrimination of LGBTQIA Plus Individuals
· Identity Development and Conflict of LGBTQIA Plus Individuals
· Relationships and Family Dynamics with LGBTQIA Plus Individuals
· Applying LGBTQIA Plus Affirmative Therapy in Clinical Settings.
· Discuss sexual and gender minority history
· Explain the theoretical framework of intersectionality and queer theory
· Discuss minority stress, stigma, and discrimination of LGBTQIA plus individuals
· Identify the development and conflict of LBGTQIA plus individuals
· Discuss the relationships and family dynamics with LGBTQIA plus individuals
· Identify the tools in applying LGBTQIA plus affirmative therapy in clinical settings
Sexual and Gender Minority History 9:00am-10:00am (60 minutes)
Break 10:00am-10:10am (10 minutes)
Theoretical Framework of Intersectionality and Queer Theory 10:10am- 11:00am (50 minutes)
Minority Stress, Stigma, and Discrimination of LGBTQIA Plus Individuals 10:10am-11:00am (50
Identity Development and Conflict of LGBTQIA Plus Individuals 10:10am-11:00am (50 minutes)
Relationships and Family Dynamics with LGBTQIA Plus Individuals 10:10am-11:00am (50
Applying LGBTQIA Plus Affirmative Therapy in Clinical Settings 11:00am-1:00pm (2 hours)
Dr. Lee Phillips is in private practice in New York City and McLean, Virginia where he specializes in chronic illness and sexual dysfunction. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, and New York. He is a Certified Sex Therapist (CST) by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Dr. Phillips has been in private practice for more than a decade treating a diverse group of patients searching for relief from the complications resulting from debilitating, and often overlooked, combination of illnesses. He lectures on topics including sexuality, chronic pain, preventative services, anxiety and stress management, caregiving stress, depression in the elderly, mindfulness, cognitive strategies for chronic pain, reclaiming sexuality for couples with chronic illness, ethical decision making, assessment of mental disorders, and exploring sexual communication, freedom, and pleasure for gender minorities with chronic illness, pain, and other disabilities. He has published in theJournal of Baccalaureate Social Work, conducting a research study on LGBTQ-Affirmative Teaching at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Understanding Program Directors Views. Dr. Phillips has been a featured expert in Teen Vogue, Men’s Health, InsideHook, Greatist, bezzyMS, The Lily, Giddy, and Your Tango. He is a writer for Psychology Today and the host of the podcast, Sex and Chronic Illness with Dr. Lee. He holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Behavioral Health from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. He can be found at www.drleephillips.com
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