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Integrating Care with Physical Therapists for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients

by Heather Jeffcoat, DPT

Friday, August 23, 2019

FREE CE LECTURE!
1 CE available

We will be discussing how physical therapists and sex therapists can integrate their care by reviewing how physical therapy can be introduced pre-operatively and post-operatively to support clients. We will review the unique physical considerations in working with this population and how a multidisciplinary team can better care for this unique and underserved population.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how mental health professionals and physical therapists can collaborate to maximize the benefits of treatment for transgender and gender nonconforming clients.
  • Discuss a multidisciplinary technique that can optimize the biopsychosocial well-being of this population.
  • Explain how mental health professionals can discuss the recommendation to incorporate physical therapy treatment with transgender and gender nonconforming clients.

About Heather

Heather Jeffcoat, DPT is the author of Sex Without Pain: A Self-Treatment Guide To The Sex Life You Deserve and a recognized expert in the field of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy. She has most notably been a featured guest on Sex With Emily on Sirius XM and podcast, ABC Radio, Loveline with Mike and Dr. Drew, Livestrong, Mom.me, and numerous other magazines, websites and television appearances.

Heather received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University and is also a Certified Pilates Instructor and Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist. She has 3 Los Angeles Offices (Beverly Hills, Sherman Oaks and La Cañada).

This Introductory Level lecture took place at Center for Healthy Sex.

Event Disclaimer

This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 1 CE credit. This CE credit may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information, please contact info@aasect.org. Center for Healthy Sex, Continuing Education provider #107699. This course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Center for Healthy Sex is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Center for Healthy Sex maintains responsibility for this program and its content. There is no known commercial support for this program. To request accommodations for special needs, to report grievances, or for any other questions, please contact us at 310-843-9902 or via email: info@centerforhealthysex.com. Certificates of attendance will be emailed upon completion of the course.

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