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November 2019

Realness: A Therapy Group for Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender and Queer Men

November 26 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until January 31, 2023

$75

In a city as vibrant and kinetic as New York and at a time when technology puts interaction at our fingertips, it can be challenging to find a space to cultivate authentic and fulfilling connections. Group therapy is a potent and transformative process that can help you develop a stronger and more honest relationship with yourself and others. Lead by skilled, queer-identified clinicians, we will explore a variety of issues both general…

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On Intimacy: A Therapy Group for Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Women

November 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Group meets weekly
$75

In a city as vibrant and kinetic as New York and at a time when technology puts interaction at our fingertips, it can feel challenging as ever to find authentic and fulfilling connections. Group therapy is a potent and transformative process for cultivating a stronger and more honest relationship with yourself and others. Led by skilled, queer-identified clinicians, we welcome you to join our safe, and confidential space to explore a variety…

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Body Image Support Group

November 26 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 7, 2020

125 East 23rd Street, Ste 400
New York, NY 10010 United States
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$65

Body image support group focused on deconstructing cultural messaging around ideal standards of body and weight. This group will offer peer support and psychodynamic process with the aim to increase self-esteem, self-acceptance and improved body satisfaction. Suitable for anyone who struggles with eating disordered behaviors and thoughts as well as body image distress and maladaptive coping strategies as it relates to food and body. This group utilizes an intuitive eating approach and…

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TGNC Group

November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 8, 2020

125 East 23rd Street, Ste 400, 125 East 23rd Street, Ste 400
New York, 10010 United States
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$65

Group for TGNC folks to connect and share experiences related to all aspects of gender. It will be a combination of psychodynamic process and peer support.

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February 2020

Cultural Competency with BDSM-Oriented Clients

February 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$30

Clinicians unfamiliar with BDSM practices face common issues, including: countertransference; lack of competence in working with people with newly emerging sexual identities and/or with their partners; and discriminating between sexual abuse and “play” (Nichols, 2006; Pitagora, 2015). This seminar has been designed to bolster cultural competence in BDSM sexuality, which to date has been lacking in clinical training. Included will be a review of the literature related to healthy expressions of BDSM…

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May 2020

5th Annual AltSex NYC Conference

May 1, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
The Jerry Orbach Theater, 210 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10019
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Organized and produced by Michael Aaron, PhD, LCSW, CST and Dulcinea Pitagora, PhD, LCSW, CST, the 5th annual AltSex NYC Conference provides a local arena for clinical and educational discourse around alternative sexual practices. The phrase “alternative sexuality” is purposefully broad, and inclusive of non-conforming gender identifications and sexual orientations and an intersectionality of gender and sexual expressions. The AltSex NYC Conference is a forum designed to disseminate information in a respectful,…

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