Past Presentations


In March of 2017 I was interviewed on BCTV the day before presenting a training to over 100 mental health clinicians at Brattleboro Retreat in Vermont. Watch the interview here.

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Live Presentations:

Transgender Teens and Adults: Evaluation and Transition

Nov. 16, 2018, Brattleboro Retreat, Agawam. MA

July 9, Sept. 10 and Nov. 19, 2015; Feb. 25 and Sept. 12, 2016, Oct. 2, 2017: STEP Program, UConn School of Social Work, Hartford, CT.

Family Therapy with Transgender Youth

Mar. 24, 2017, Brattleboro Retreat, Brattleboro, VT.

Nov. 1, 2012, July 12, 2013, Aug. 7, 2014; Feb. 26 and Sept. 13, 2016, Oct. 23, 2017; April 1 and 29, 2019: STEP Program, UConn School of Social Work, Hartford, CT.

Understanding and Supporting Transgender Youth

Nov. 13, 2017, Transdisciplinary Workshops, Freeport, ME.

An Overview of Research on Outcomes for Transgender Youth

True Colors Conference, March of 2018 and 2019, University of CT; NASW CT Annual Conference, May 3, 2019, Cromwell, CT.

School presentations

Ellington Public Schools; Lyman Hall High School, Wallingford; Waterford Schools (Regional); Stonington Public Schools; Enfield Public Schools; Berlin Public Schools; University of Hartford; Quinnipiac University; New Canaan Public Schools; New Directions School, Northampton, MA; Amistad Academy, New Haven, CT; Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT; East Lyme High School.

Mental Health presentations

Four Winds Hospital, Katonah, NY; UCSF, Norwich, CT; Adoption Assistance Program, UConn Health; Transgender Lives Conference; Beacon/CT Behavioral Health Partnership; Yale New Haven Hospital; Family Centers, Inc., Stamford, CT; University of Hartford; Quinnipiac University; Branford Counseling Center; Bridgeport Child & Family Guidance Center; Northampton Center for Children and Families; Three Rivers, Springfield, MA; University of CT Counseling Center; CT Behavioral Health Partnership; Guilford Youth and Family Services; Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, CT.

Pediatric and Family Medicine presentations

Yale Health Plan,New Haven, CT; Family Medicine Residents at Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, CT; Maine Academy of Family Physicians, Portland, Maine; Developmental and Behavioral Pediatric Fellows at Yale School of Medicine; Shoreline Child Study Group, Guilford, CT.

Training for NY State EAP Coordinators

Oct. 20, 2016 (Garden City) and Nov. 16, 2016 (Napanoch): "LGBTQ Community."


Nov. 11, 2017, "Building Bridges: Advice to Transgender Teens and Their Parents," Transgender Family Day, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Mar. 16, 2017: "Supporting Transgender Students." CT School Counselors Conference, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT

Apr. 11, 2015: "We Learn by Living," at the Third Annual GeMS Family Conference, Boston Children's Hospital

Nov. 9, 2013: "Transgender Youth: Best Practices," at Gender Non-Conformity in Children and Adolescents: A Conference for Health and Mental Health Clinicians, Boston Children's Hospital

November 2, 2011: Opening keynote at GSA Summit, Eastern CT State University, Willimantic, CT

Workshops for Parents of Transgender Youth

Mar. 21, 2014, Mar. 18, 2017 & Mar. 16, 2018, True Colors Conference, University of CT

November 4, 2017, Gender Conference East, Newark, NJ

September 9, 2017, Philadelphia Trans Health Conference

April 29, 2017, Transgender Lives Conference, Farmington, CT

April 27, 2013 and March 29, 2014, Boston Children's Hospital Gender Management Service Family and Schools Conference

Building Bridges: Helping Transgender Teens and Their Parents

September 26, 2012: Out to Lunch Lecture, Universtity of CT

June 1, 2012: Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, PA

March 16, 2012: True Colors Conference, University of CT

February 25, 2012: TransFormations: Clinical Perspectives on Transgender Experience and Cultural Contexts, NY, NY

September 27, 2011: World Professional Association for Transgender Health Symposium, Atlanta, GA

College Classes

October 27, 2017: Understanding Adolescent Transgender Identities, two undergraduate psychology classes, Ursinus College, PA

November 9, 2016: Ending the Standoff: Helping Parents Overcome Their Fears, "Out to Lunch" class and lecture series, University of Connecticut Rainbow Center, Storrs, CT

May 30, 2015: Guest lecturer in Michael Gilles's Sexuality Counseling for Children and Families class, Western CT State University, Danbury, CT

February 27, 2015: Guest lecturer in Lisa C. Taylor's Gender Roles, Sex, and Power in the Media class, Nichols College, Dudley, MA

November 5, 2014: Guest lecturer in Karen Nakamura's Anthropology of Sex class, Yale University, New Haven, CT


Feb. 2, 2017: 'Ending the Standoff: Helping Parents Overcome Their Fears." U.S. Professional Association for Transgender Health Symposium, Los Angeles, CA

April 21, 2016: 'Access to Gender Equitability: Making Libraries Safe and Inclusive Spaces for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Patrons." Participant in panel discussion at CT Library Association, Hartford, CT

November 4, 2015:"Meeting the Challenges of Transgender Youth and Their Families," Grace Episcopal Church, Newington, CT

February 20, 2015: "A Clinician's Guide to Writing 'The Letter' for Transgender Youth," True Colors Conference, University of CT

November 19, 2014: "Well-being While Transitioning," Trans*/gender Awareness Week, Yale University, New Haven, CT

June 23, 2014: Presentation to the LGBTQ Psychiatry Discussion Group, Yale University, New Haven, CT

April 24, 2014: Co-presenter "Gender Goes to Therapy," Master's Tea at Pierson College, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Oct. 10, 2013: "Understanding Transgender Identity and Readiness for Medical Transitions," Medical Grand Rounds, Yale Health Center.

March 21, 2013: Co-facilitated "Authentic from the Inside Out: Working with Transgender Youth and Their Parents," True Colors Conference, University of CT.

November 10, 2012: "Counseling Transgender Youth," Boston Children's Hospital conference: Gender Non-Conformity in Children and Adolescents

April 4, 2012: Panel on LGBT Mental Health for Yale Pride Month

April 30, 2010: Co-facilitated workshop at Connecticut NASW conference: "Helping Transgender Youth: What about the "T" in LGBT?"

March 12, 2010: Co-facilitated workshop on movement and gender at True Colors. (LGBT Youth conference in CT)

April 14, 2009: Presentation on transgender youth for True Colors mentor training.