If you’re looking for resources around Gender, Sex and Relationship Diversity (GSRD) and Mental Health, you might find the following documents that I was involved in writing or editing helpful.
This free British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy resource on GSRD is a comprehensive ideas for counsellors, therapists, and other practitioners including all the basic information you need to know about GSRD.
This is my piece on gender affirmative therapy: what it is and what it isn’t.
These documents were produced as part of my work with the LGB&T partnership. They contain guidelines for practitioners, and for LGBT+ people seeking support.
Also useful are these British Psychological Society guidelines for practitioners working across gender and sexual diversity that we wrote a few years back:
Dominic Davies and I wrote a couple of articles for The Psychotherapist on these issues:
- Davies, D. & Barker, M. J. (2015). How GSD is your Therapy Training? The Psychotherapist, 61, 8-10.
- Davies, D. & Barker, M. J. (2015). Gender and sexuality diversity (GSD): respecting difference. The Psychotherapist, 60, 16-17.
And if you want a lot more detail, check out these two books that Christina Richards and I wrote together: