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Gender Awareness and Responsiveness

  • Whole Connection 100 Arapahoe Avenue Ste 9 Boulder, CO, 80302 United States (map)

This course provides healthcare professionals the necessary foundational information and clinical skills to offer more mindful treatment to their patients. What does it take to be a culturally aware and responsive healthcare provider working with LGBTQ+ individuals and their families? The focus of this training is the intersectionality of biological sex, gender, and sexuality as it pertains to identity development. The aim is to cultivate mindfulness in hopes of having a positive impact on the visibility of marginalized identities within the field of healthcare.

About the Trainer:

Sorin Thomas LPC, LAC (Xe, Xyr, Xem) Clinical Director, Therapist

Sorin is a queer and non-binary transgender licensed professional counselor and licensed addictions counselor offering a variety of therapeutic services to queer and trans folx. A graduate of Naropa University with a master’s degree in Somatic Counseling Psychology, Sorin utilizes body sensation/movement and mindfulness practices. Therapy is strengths-based and client-directed for children, adolescents, adults, and couples/families of all configurations to inspire growth and healing. Sorin specializes in modalities such as wilderness therapy and canine/equine therapy.

QA MISSION

We provide queer-informed counseling services,
community programming, and educational trainings
to promote the internal wellness and social
connectivity of queer and trans people

QA VISION

We envision a vibrant community that embraces
authentic expression and transformation, where