Trans Liberation is for Everybody: Moving from Affirmative to Liberatory Counseling with All Genders
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In this keynote, Anneliese describes the need to move beyond affirmative approaches to trans and nonbinary counseling approaches to healing that is grounded in liberation, justice, and co-conspirator goals. In doing so, Anneliese draws from the contexts of trans liberation and civil rights movements around the world. Applying liberation psychology tenets to trans and nonbinary counseling, she invites attendees to dream up, envision, and bring into the world gender freedom practices in order to provide a more empowering counseling environment for people from all gender identities and expression
1. Attendees will describe the 4 components of trans-affirming counseling 2. Attendees will be able to identify 3 challenges that trans people face when experiencing trans-affirming counseling 3. Attendees will be able to describe 3 major differences between trans-affirming and trans-liberators counseling 4. Identify the major cultural competency components of trans liberation in healthcare settings.