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Online via Zoom
D. M. Maynard will explain the components of her Reflective Workbook Series and discuss how they can best be used by clinicians and their patients in and out of session. She will engage in a conversation with PCGS’s Allana Stark, LCSW, to review her questioning techniques in order to create a safe space for interviewees to share their personal stories and needs as partners, parents, family members, and educators of trans and/or non-binary people. Lastly, D. M. Maynard will invite attendees to join in a Q&A segment to address any inquiries and contribute their experiences.
About the Presenter:
D. M. Maynard, an author who has been an educator in the U.S. for more than thirty years, uses her expertise in teaching to create workshops and workbooks for those who are navigating their own journey as their loved one or student transitions. She presents internationally to honor the voices and needs of partners, parents, families, and educators of trans and/or non-binary individuals. Her books, The Reflective Workbook for Partners of Transgender People: Your Transition as Your Partner Transitions, The Reflective Workbook for Parents and Families of Transgender and Non-Binary Children: Your Transition as Your Child Transitions, and The Reflective Workbook for Teachers and Support Staff of Trans and Non-Binary Students: Your School’s Transition as Your Students Transition are available with Jessica Kingsley Publishers. D. M. Maynard is honored to have participated on the Plenary Panel at the Trans*Literate Conference for the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy’s Division for Gender and Sexuality (PCGS) in 2014 and presented the workshop, Voicing the Perspectives of Partners, at the PCGS Conference in 2016, which enabled her to be the co-author of the chapter Interviews with Partners of Transgender People: On Sex and Intimacy with Olivia Fischer in Sex, Sexuality and Trans Identities: Clinical Guidance for Psychotherapists and Counselors. Her most recent engagement with PCGS was at the TransFormations Conference in 2019, where she offered her workshop, Supporting Partners Through the Grieving Process as Those They Love Transition, that will be published as an article Moving Forward: Giving Voice to Partners in a Relationship with Those in Gender Transition for Studies in Gender and Sexuality in late 2021. D. M. Maynard is the founder/director of Maynard’s W.I.S.D.O.M., Inc. -an educational service providing a wide variety of workshops, courses, and training for students, parents, caregivers, teachers, and administrators (link).
D. M. Maynard’s YouTube Debut Video (click for link)
D. M. Maynard’s Books (click book cover for more information):
Countertransference Advanced Seminar: the Clinician in the Political World
with Brian Lathrop, LP
6 Fridays – March 12 – April 23, 2021; 12:00pm – 1:30pm
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Select programs meet the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and are approved for CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification.
*The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts.
*The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy is recognized by the NYS Education Department State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education credit for licensed social workers.
*The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors.
*The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists.
*The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.