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.
BACP Gender Sexual and Relationship Diversity Resource
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:
If you’re interested in bisexuality particularly then there is The Bisexuality Report, which I worked on with BiUK.
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: