Gender Affirming Agency Trainings

Empowerment Through Expertise

In the evolving landscape of healthcare and social services, the need for comprehensive gender affirming care has never been more critical. Our Training programs, spearheaded by the esteemed Dr Shawn Giammattei, offers a unique blend of expert knowledge, practical application, and transformative insights designed to elevate your team’s competence and confidence in supporting the ones you serve.

Why Choose Our Training?

Unparalleled Expertise
Shawn and the GHTI team bring years of experience and deep knowledge in gender health, ensuring your team benefits from the most current and comprehensive knowledge.

Tailored Content & Comprehensive Curriculum
Recognizing the diverse needs of different agencies, we customize our training modules to address the specific challenges and goals of your team, ensuring maximum relevance and impact. Our training covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of gender to advanced care strategies.

Interactive Learning
We believe in the power of engagement. Our sessions include interactive workshops, case presentations, and real-life scenarios to foster a deeper understanding and empathy.

Commitment to Excellence
We are dedicated to improving the quality of care for transgender, non-binary, and gender expansive individuals and their families. Our training is continuously updated to reflect the latest research and best practices in the field.

Training Modules:

Foundations of Gender Affirming Care
An in-depth exploration of gender, expression, and the spectrum of diversity, laying the groundwork for empathetic and informed support.

Best Practices in Gender Affirming Care
Evidence-based approaches to support, healthcare needs, and mental health considerations.

Advanced Care Techniques & Protocols
Specialized sessions focusing on the unique needs and challenges faced in supporting gender diverse clients and their families. Including specialized topics in mental health considerations, medical care pathways, and the intersectionality of gender with other aspects of identity.

Leadership in Inclusive Practices
Equip your leaders with the tools to champion gender affirming practices within your organization, driving cultural and procedural change.

If you are interested in having Shawn or one of our experts speak at your next event or conduct a training session for your organization, or are ready to elevate your organization’s approach to gender affirming care with tailored training, contact us to discuss how we can suit your needs and make a lasting difference in the lives of those you serve.

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Shawn V. Giammattei, PhD

For those who don’t know me, I am a licensed psychologist in Northern California, a member of the transgender community, and a WPATH certified mentor who is dedicated to helping therapists provide gender affirmative care to transgender, nonbinary, gender-expansive (trans) clients and their families across the life span, and build gender-affirming practices while navigating the quickly changing world of transgender health so that your clients and their families can build stronger connections, live with authenticity, and receive the care they need.



American Psychological Association
Family Process
WPATH Journal