Upcoming Keynote Presentation: A Guide to Queer and Trans Parenting: Learn, Support, See, and Refer at the inaugural Diversity in Parenting Conference, September 13th through 14th, 2019 in Anaheim, CA! To secure your conference seat click here! More information about the presentation coming soon!
Recent Presentations and Trainings
Training: Dr. Abi Weissman presented to staff and clinicians from Our Safe Place about Addressing LGBT Self Injury. Please click here for more information about this presentation. Check out Dr. Weissman’s link to resources provided to the presentation’s attendees!
Recent Training: Dr. Abi Weissman provided a keynote presentation on Empowering Trans People for San Diego State University’s Mental Health Speaker Series. Thanks Associated Students for the invitation!
Dr. Abi Weissman presented at the 2018 Annual California Psychological Convention! Click here to read about her presentation.
Presentation and Training Topics Include:
Being an LGBTQIQ ally
Negotiating sexual orientation and / or gender identity and religion
Protocol for writing letters in support of transgender clients
Learning appropriate and respectful terms to use with clients, coworkers, etc.
Making your workplace safe for LGBTQIQA workers
Types of sexual behaviors
Grief and Loss
Deaf culture: 101 and beyond
Working with American Sign Language Interpreters
LGBTQIQAP Non Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI)
Vary depending on audience, presentation and prep time; & distance from the event.
Presentations will include a website with a pdf document of resources and a link to a feedback form in order to save institution’s printing costs and to help reduce paper use.
Please contact Waves at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
I loved the way Abi role-played how she would talk to a client in a challenging situation -- very real, really connecting and empathic.
Participant in "Transgender issues in the context of therapy" Presentation
Abi, your energy was great and your knowledge on the subject matter was clearly expert level. I will keep you in mind for any future clients who may benefit from your care. Thanks for coming!
Participant in "Transgender - Affirmative Clinical Care" Presentation
I love your authenticity, passion, emotion, and beautiful smile! Thank you for your thorough, informative, and heartfelt presentation. :)
Participant in "Trans - Affirmative Clinical Care Presentation