Roxanne Cherry, Ph.DLaguna Niguel Counseling
9AM - 10AM -
This interactive workshop will equip participants with the knowledge they need to create a therapeutic alliance with transgender and gender non-conforming clients. Topics covered will include terminology, historical perspectives in mental health, co-occurring conditions, taking a gender history, social issues, treatment planning and new criteria in the DSM 5.
Roxanne Cherry Ph.D has been an MFT in private practice for 30 years. She specializes in working with families in which, an individual is dealing with gender identity issues. These clients often have co-occurring conditions including LGB concerns, addiction, communication challenges, grief, anxiety, depression, and family relations. Her clientele spans from youth to seniors, and she incorporates art therapy, hypnotherapy and pet-assisted therapy. Additionally Dr. Cherry is a certified supervisor, consultant, and speaker on transgenderism.