Queer Affirming Therapist Guild

Helping Transgender Clients in Transition: A Counselor’s Guide

  • 12 Feb 2019
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • UMKC Administrative Center at 5115 Oak Street in the Brookside Conference Room.


  • This CEU is free for paid members so consider joining today. Box lunch is included with the $10 cost.
  • This CEU and lunch is free as a benefit of your ongoing paid membership in the Guild.

Registration is closed

Lunch and Learn CE Event

*Box lunch will be provided*

This presentation will include:

- Important terminology for clinicians to know

- The Medical Model & Transition

- Letter Writing for Interventions

- Other Advocacy Roles for Therapists

Presenter bio:

Emily Foltz, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor working in the Kansas City, Missouri area. She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Broadcasting - Public Relations, and holds a Master’s in Professional Counseling from Texas Wesleyan University. Emily completed a year-long fellowship in 2015 at the Transgender Institute to gain experience and expertise with transition. She has worked closely with the KU Medical Center Transgender Clinic and other hormone therapy providers in the Kansas City area. Emily teaches as an adjunct at Rockhurst and Avila Universities, and has been a guest speaker for student organizations at UMKC and Rockhurst, and has led trainings with the Olathe School District Middle School Counselors. She hopes to help contribute to normalizing gender nonconforming, transgender, and nonbinary identities through her work as a therapist and educator.

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