Lyndsey’s talk at TRED 2011, which formed the introduction to an open discussion of numerous topics including psychology, pathologisation, and the place of gender variant voices in academia.
In the talk Lyndsey explores a number of issues centring around counselling and therapy, including:
- the (lack of) training practitioners receive on gender issues.
- the attitudes that many trainee and practising counsellors and therapists hold regarding trans people
- experiences of teaching PhD candidates about gender and sexuality
- the impact of the American Psychological Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)