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The Day After

2016 has been a notoriously difficult year for many folks in my circles. Folks have joked that maybe David Bowie was the only thing holding the universe together and the wheels have started coming off since his death, but in all seriousness there has been a lot of crisis, grief, and loss going around this year. Some of which may...[ read more ]

I’m speaking at AAMFT 2016!

I'll be presenting a workshop at AAMFT 2016 in Indianapolis next week.  My talk is called "Difficult Dialogues: A Cultural Humility Approach to Broaching Cultural Issues," and you can have a look at my slides at the link there.  It's a fairly similar talk to the one I gave at the ACA Conference in Montreal earlier this year with the...[ read more ]

AAMFT-CA Conference: San Francisco

I'm presenting today at the AAMFT-CA division conference at SFSU.  It's great to be with my colleagues and see friends from other universities and agencies around the state. I'll be presenting on Size Acceptance and Health at Every Size for MFTs; my slide deck is available on Slideshare.net here. It's a great conference with an emphasis on diverse clients of all...[ read more ]

New publication in “Family Process”!

I'm proud to announce that I've written a new article with my friend and colleague Dr. Deb Coolhart for the journal Family Process which is published in its latest issue.  Our article, titled "Expanding the Therapy Paradigm with Queer Couples: A Relational Intersectional Lens" is part of a special issue edited by Dr. Robert-Jay Green of the Rockway Institute, focused on cutting-edge...[ read more ]

Hello from ASDAH!

I'm at the Association for Size Diversity and Health conference this weekend in Boston, MA, and I'm very excited to get to give a presentation tomorrow called "Fat Studies & Mental Health – A New Intersectional Lens."  It's part of their "Difficult Conversations" weekend, which began this evening with a group dinner, a discussion of how to bravely engage in...[ read more ]


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