Episode 017 Part 2
Conversations with a Non-Binary HSP Therapist
Dara talks about being non-binary, and the challenges with the use of language and pronouns Dara uses. Dara defines CIS gender, and we explore microagressions (how they show up in the LGBTQ+ population, and how Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPS) may experience them on a daily basis. Dara also discusses the challenges in trying to get the gender markers changed with the DMV to reflect Dara’s non-binary status.
DARA HOFFMAN-FOX, LPC, is a queer-identified gender therapist in private practice in Colorado Springs, CO. As a subject-matter expert on transgender and nonbinary issues, Dara is the creator of the “Conversations with a Gender Therapist” YouTube channel as well as the author of the Amazon #1 bestseller YOU AND YOUR GENDER IDENTITY: A GUIDE TO DISCOVERY. Dara’s goal is to get as much education, resources, and support out there as possible to the trans and gender-questioning persons of the world. Through the magic of the internet Dara is am able to do this through their Conversations with a Gender Therapist YouTube channel and Facebook pWage, media and podcast interviews, and the content you’ll find on their website, found at darahoffmanfox.com.
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Trans-Affirming Therapists Academy:
An in-depth article about the “do’s and don’ts” of trans-sensitive language.
Dr. Elaine Aron’s website– https://hsperson.com/
Dr. Ted Zeff’s website– http://www.drtedzeff.com/
HSP Self-test– https://hsperson.com/test/highly-sensitive-test/
HSP Child self-test– https://hsperson.com/test/highly-sensitive-child-test/
Introversion, Extroversion and the Highly Sensitive Person by Jaquelyn Strickland, LPC– https://hsperson.com/introversion-extroversion-and-the-highly-sensitive-person/
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