This web conference is an in-depth guide for mental health professionals working with transgender and/or non-binary folks who are survivors of sexual assault. This web conference explores the intimate patterns and expressions of trans clients who are working to reintegrate sexual intimacy after trauma recovery work. This presentation also reviews differences in gender identity as well as inclusive clinical documentation to support a client's recovery.
In this 2-hour continuing education web conference, Anisha Cooper, LPC, EAS-C, NCC, CCTP will provide a practical understanding of the three phases of narrative exposure therapy for intimacy work. The first phase focuses on grounding as a means of symptom management. During the second phase, the creation of a trauma narrative promotes core healing and processing of trauma memories. The final phase is integration.
Anisha will discuss how integration often means the client embraces their identity outside that of a survivor; trauma is decentered and healing is recentered. This web conference will provide clinicians with tools for helping trans survivors reclaim their sexual intimacy and pleasure as they navigate body changes, hormone therapies, relearning touch with self and others, and the impact of clinical and every day language.
This introductory instructional level web conference is designed to help clinicians:
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Anisha Cooper, LPC, EAS-C, NCC, CCTP is the owner of Wishing Well Counseling & Consulting, a holistic trauma recovery practice that treats trauma as a spiritual injury in collaboration with other disciplines. Anisha is a licensed professional counselor with a specific interest in helping gender and sexual minorities on their healing journeys. She's also recognized as a certified clinical trauma professional and board certified counselor.
Anisha received her Bachelor's in Biology, Minor in Chemistry with a concentration in Psychology as well as her Master's in Counselor Education and Supervision from Georgia Southern University. She specializes in working with sexual trauma survivors and relearning touch/intimacy after recovery. She also has experience providing training related to professional development for minority communities, and she provides workplace training for diversity and inclusion practices.
At home, Anisha often dances with her 7 year old daughter who reminds her makeup is not necessary, bellies are homes, and stretch marks make room for beautiful things. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing poetry and short stories, and playing board games with her family.