A Counselor’s Guide to Counseling Mixed Orientation in Couples

Webinar

1 CE Hour Approved by NBCC

“A Counselor’s Guide to Counseling Mixed Orientation in Couples”

Joshua Gebhardt

Mixed-orientation couples (MOCs) are a marginalized LGBTQ+ population that have received little attention from researchers and clinicians. Those in mixed-orientation relationships seem to face specific challenges that contribute to unique difficulties in marriage or partnership. The topics covered in this presentation will include a discussion of best practices, relationship qualities and characteristics, clinical approaches, and risk factors when working with mixed-orientation couples.

Workshop Objectives

  1. Following this presentation, participants will be able to understand and establish common treatment guidelines when working with mixed-orientation couples.
  2. Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify common relationship components and characteristics of mixed-orientation couples.
  3. Following this presentation, participants will be able to utilize treatment and conceptualization resources of mixed-orientation couples for their own practices.

About the Speaker

Joshua Gebhardt

Joshua Gebhardt is licensed as an associate marriage and family therapist in the state of Georgia. He is currently enrolled in a doctoral program, Counselor Education and Supervision, at Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia. Josh practices full-time as a marriage and family therapist with a community agency, Grace Harbour.

TLPCA Contact

If you any questions, please contact Robin Lee.