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Treating Body Image Concerns and Eating Disorders in LGBTQIA Populations

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Tempe Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders

950 West Elliot Road, Suite 201

Tempe, AZ 85284

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Martie van der Voort, MC, LPCas been a therapist for over 40 years, and is currently working in private practice and at the University of Arizona. She identifies as a genderqueer lesbian, and has specialized in trans care since 2005. She provides training and consultation to various individuals, groups, agencies and conferences. Her dynamic presentations are humorous, inventive, and jam-packed. She is also a singer, writer, and actor, and has written and performs eleven characters in a one-actor play exploring trans lives called TransFormations.

www.martievandervoort.com





Title: Treating Body Image Concerns and Eating Disorders in LGBTQIA Populations,

Treating Queer clients requires specialized knowledge and experience. The presentation will include language, cultural considerations, research, information on minority oppression, empathy building, and case examples. Come prepared for a fun exploration of diversity and embodiment.

Objectives: by the end of the workshop, Participants will be able to:

  • Identify ten key terms and concepts in working with TGNC clients.
  • List at least three ways that body image is complicated when one does not identify as the gender they were assigned at birth.
  • Identify at least five questions that can illuminate and open discussion for TGNC clients’ body image issues.




- Registration is required on Eventbrite

- 1.5 CEs Provided

- Lunch will be provided.

- Registration:11:30am to 12pm, Noon.

- Our presentation begins at 12pm, Noon

- Contact the organizer: judy.marty@rosewoodranch.com

Please note: This event is specifically tailored to professionals such as licensed practicing RD's, LMFT's, LPC's, PhD's, LISAC's, Clinical Directors, medical staff and clinics and outreach personnel who are seeking connection and referral resources. Please RSVP - Seating is limited.

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