Ethically Supporting Our Trans Youth Clients Through the Harm of Anti-Trans LegislationCourse
What is your role as a clinician with anti-trans laws for your client and their family? How will these anti-trans laws affect you and your license or ability to treat? How can you continue to affirm your transgender youth clients?
Implementing WPATH SOC 8 into your Transgender Affirming PracticeCourse
Learn the new WPATH SOC 8 recommendations chapter by chapter and how to implement these into your transgender affirming mental health practice by a WPATH GEI certified expert. Learn to write hormone and surgery letter for the transgender community.
Competent Transgender Clinical CareCourse
This 5-hour training is an in depth look at Gender dysphoria and how it affects our clients on a daily basis. The training covers how gender dysphoria manifests as co-occurring with other conditions as well as teaches effective clinical interventions
Gender Identity and Young Children: Competent CareCourse
How to work with younger transgender and gender expansive children through education on child development stages, how children express their gender identity and offer clinical interventions for supporting transgender children
Gender Identity and Autism: Competent CareCourse
Understand the research on the occurrence of Autism with transgender and non-binary clients. Learn how to best support clients. Learn how to talk to and include parents in treatment. Practice clinical interventions to work with clients with Autism.
LGBTQ and Spirituality: Religious Trauma and EthicsCourse
Ethical discussion of working with LGBTQ clients and spirituality including working with clients that aren’t spiritual and helping your clients ethically cope with religious trauma.
An Introduction to Transgender Mental HealthcareCourse
In this introduction, I teach about gender identity and sexuality, new terms, effect of hormones, client's transitioning and how it affects them and an overview of gender as a spectrum.
Gender Dysphoria and Co-Occuring DisordersCourse
Course about the presentation of co-occuring disorders with gender dysphoria including depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, autism and the differences between body dysmorphia and gender dysphoria.
Clinical Interventions for Gender DysphoriaCourse
An educational course for learning three clinical interventions for working with clients with gender dysphoria including CBT, solution focused therapy and mindful self compassion.
Katie Leikam, MBA, LCSW, LISW-CP, is a WPATH GEI certified gender specialist and mental health clinician with 12 years of experience working with the LGBTQIA, transgender and gender expansive communities. She works with her clients with gender identity, anxiety, autism, ADHD, relationship stress, family and religious trauma and coming out to others. You can find her practice at www.katieleikam.com Katie is also an author, speaker and educator. She is the author of “The Gender Identity Journal: Prompts and Practices for Exploration and Self Discovery”. She has spoken at national conferences such as Gender Odyssey Los Angeles, The Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference and The National Trans Health Conference as well as the United States Association of Transgender Health. She provides continuing education certifications to fellow clinicians through her in person and her online courses, The Clinician’s LGBTQ Learning Platform. She also trains treatment facilities throughout the nation on gender affirming mental healthcare. Katie has been quoted as an expert in publications such as Huffington Post, Bustle and Prevention magazine and featured on numerous podcasts. She is currently a licensed clinical social worker in Georgia, North Carolina, Texas and South Carolina.