Upcoming cycle of Grace Unfolding Transfeminine Support Group starting in July 2019

There’s a new cycle of the Grace Unfolding group starting in the next few weeks. If you or folks you know are interested in joining a supportive, emotionally attuned, and professionally facilitated group of adult trans women and transfeminine people, reach out to learn more. This group of 8-12 individuals runs in 12-week cycles and provides a chance to get …

Upcoming cycle of Monday night Non-Binary / Genderqueer Group for Adults

We’ve got an upcoming cycle of the Monday night group starting in a few weeks, and right now it looks like it’s full. That said, if you’re interested in joining a supportive community for gender exploration and understanding, feel free to reach out to get on the waitlist. A new group will be starting in about 12 weeks, and we’d …

New cycle of Non-Binary/Genderqueer Sunday group just started

Kaden started a new cycle of the Sunday group a couple weeks ago and it’s going well. We are really enjoying creating spaces for non-binary and genderqueer adults to build community, get support, identify their inner sources of resilience, and feel understood and included by folks who get it. What’s more, we get it too— and it’s great to support …

Starting new cycle of group for Trans and Nonbinary Teens

We just started another 6-week cycle of our group for trans and gender non-conforming teens. This week we hung out, worked on rainbow holograph scratch art, discussed our feelings about our names, and shared thoughts about the coverage of trans issues in the media. If you or a teenager you know is interested in finding more community and supportive peers, …

On Gender Journeys

In March 2019 I was asked to comment a bit about non-binary identities for a UK news site, and I thought it would make sense to talk about how people come to understand more about their gender position. The journalist found out that someone who was instrumental in getting the X marker on Oregon driver licenses had chosen to relinquish …

Contemplative Psychotherapy presentation at Existential-Humanistic Northwest

Earlier today I made a professional presentation on Contemplative Psychotherapy to a local Portland organization of psychotherapists. It was nice to meet with colleagues and discuss CP. My presentation covered the CP core commitments of brilliant sanity, maitri, exchange, and clinician mindfulness, and related them to Carl Rogers’s necessary and sufficient conditions for therapeutic change. Here’s the audio file in …

New cycle of Grace Unfolding transfeminine support group starting April 2019

In a few weeks, we’re starting a new cycle of the Grace Unfolding support group for trans women and transfeminine people. If you’re looking for more community, support, understanding, and encouragement on your unique gender journey, you might consider joining our group. We meet Wednesday evenings 6:30-8pm in Southeast Portland for 12 weeks. (This group is for adults, but we …

Upcoming new cycle of our Monday night Non-Binary/Genderqueer Group – April 2019

Later this April, we’re starting a new 12-week cycle of our weekly group for non-binary and genderqueer adults. The NBGQ Support Group helps members build community, understand the non-binary/genderqueer experience and its implications, and develop support and understanding among peers. We currently have a few spots open for this group. If you’re interested, please get in touch!