Public event

Join us for this workshop aimed at developing your knowledge and skills in working with transgender, non-binary and gender-diverse community members. With Chai-Yoel Korn.

Date: Saturday 11 September 2021

Time: 11am to 1.30pm

Venue: To be confirmed

About the topic

As Kate Bornstein, author of Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us wrote: 

“It doesn’t really matter what a person decides to do, or how radically a person plays with gender. What matters, I think, is how aware a person is of the options.” 

This workshop is for everyone interested in developing their knowledge and skills in working with transgender, non-binary and gender-diverse community members. Chai-Yoel will share some best practice and offer an intersectional approach to working therapeutically with gender-diverse communities. There will be some preparation work that Chai-Yoel will ask you to do the week before the session to bring with you to the workshop.

Chai-Yoel asks us to adopt the spirit of kindness and compassion. We will create a safe space together for mutual learning.

We will explore the following themes:

  • gender, sex and sexual orientation
  • barriers to services and increased vulnerability
  • intersectionality
  • the lived experience of trans people through case studies

About Chai-Yoel Korn

Chai-Yoel Korn identifies as non-binary: gender pronouns are they/them. They are an integrative body and trauma psychotherapist and clinical supervisor, with over a decade of experience offering psychotherapy services to individuals, couples and groups. Their specialisms include:

  • body psychotherapy
  • disability and neurodiversity
  • gender, sexuality and relationship diversity (GSRD)
  • trauma therapy
  • youth counselling

They are an accredited member of the National Counselling Society.

Chai-Yoel describes themself as an LGBTQIA+ and HIV activist and ally, politically left thinking, a third-generation Holocaust survivor, a secular Jew, genderqueer, queer thinking, and a passionate expert speaker, trainer, author and writer. They have 22 years’ experience of working with the gender, sexuality and relationship diversity communities, so will share some of their knowledge and ways of working in this workshop.

See Chai-Yoel Korn’s profile page on Relational Spaces.

About the Coffeelogue

This event is part of our ongoing Coffeelogue series.

The Coffeelogue is a space where we get together to learn and socialise, meet some new colleagues and find out what others are up to – as well as digest new ideas.

The term ‘Coffeelogue’ was coined by Doron Levene and Darren Cheek, to depict both causal and deep space that can occur in short and informal settings.

We hope to learn together and from each other in the form of a casual learning community in a friendly atmosphere.

The added bonus is that we structure it as a CPD event so you’ll be able to count it as CPD hours (a CPD certificate will be provided as well).

Booking information

Places cost:

  • £15 for Relational Spaces members
  • £25 for non-members

To confirm your booking please email us at therapyroomsuk@gmail.com and we will reply with details of how to pay.

Please use your name + CL10 as reference.

Cancellation policy

Please note we do not offer refunds for our events. However, if you ask to cancel your booking more than 7 days before the event, you’ll receive a one-time credit equivalent to the fee paid. You can use this credit towards a future event within the following 12 months. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Warm regards,

All at Relational Spaces.

Image: Doron Levene