- examine the definition and sociolinguistic origin of coming out and what this might mean for GSRD clients
- consider the intentions, purpose and implications of coming out for a wide range of GSRD clients
- familiarise with, apply, adapt and critique models of identity formation
- explore contemporary clinical perspectives on coming out and consider your own therapeutic approaches to coming out in GSRD client work
- reflect on the complexities of coming out in relation to other identities, social contexts and cultures
Candidates who submit and pass a short set of tutor-marked questions will achieve a Certificate of Study worth 15 hours of CPD credit from Pink Therapy.
About the Author:
Olivier Cormier-Otaño (MBACP Accred, COSRT Member and Pink Therapy AAGSRDT) is an Integrative and relational counsellor, a psychosexual therapist and a qualified supervisor. He is a Clinical Associate with Pink Therapy and a Trainer on their Diploma in GSRD Therapy. He also teaches on the Intermediate Certificate in Contemporary Psychotherapy run by BeeLeaf and on the Diploma in Psychosexual Therapy run by CPH and has been running a diversity of groups.
With over ten years working with addiction, relationship, intimacy, gender identity, cultures, sex and sexuality, Olivier offers sessions in English, French and Spanish to couples and individuals.
The presentation and critiquing of coming out models in this module is really helpful to clinical work with GSRD clients.
It gives you a strong foundation of knowledge to further explore and give a context to your clients experiences.