Publications, Lectures, and Teaching

Selected Publications


Supporting All People With HIV Around Fertility, Conception, and Family Building

In the Sessions and Hallways at the PrEP Summit, I Saw the Hope and Challenges of HIV Prevention Today

The Trauma of Hope: A Psychotherapist Reflects on False Cure News

The Undetectable Problem: Trauma and Adherence

The Undetectable Problem: Dating, Sex, and Criminalization

Charlie Sheen and (Celebrity) HIV Status

Self-Determination and the Struggle to End Violence Against Women Living with HIV

Whose Bodies Matter?

Vital Subjects: Survivor’s Fatigue

Vital Subjects: Pride and Ambivalence

Vital Subjects: Fear and Absence

Vital Subjects: Making Space

Laverne Cox and the Urgent Pedagogy of Survival

Searching for Gay Dads: Parenting in the Shadow of the Plague

Safe Passage: Two California Bills Could Protect Queer Youth and Queer Families

Self-Care for Activists Post-DADT and the DREAM Act

A Letter to LGBTQ Youth: An Apology and A Promise

Bullied to Death: A Call to Action for the Rest of Us

AIDS at 30: The Unimaginable Future

Book Chapers

“The Disclosure of Specialization: A QPOC Therapist’s Questions about Embodied Mirroring and Mentoring” in The Remedy: Queer and Trans Voices on Health and Health Care

“Imag(in)ing Possibilities: The Psychotherapeutic Potential of Queer Pornography” in The Feminist Porn Book

“Standing on Ceremony” in Here Come the Brides

Selected Lectures and Conference Presentations

“Post Traumatic Plague Syndrome: An Exploration of Cross Serostatus and Intergenerational Differences” at Coping with Hope HIV Conference, Los Angeles, 2015.

“Post Traumatic Plague Syndrome: Transference, Countertransference, Identifications and Disidentifications” at UCSF, 2015

“Queer Family Planning” at Our Family Coalition/Laurel Fertility event for LGBTQ and single prospective parents, 2012

Femme Conference, Oakland, 2010, Facilitated Discussion: Minding the Cleavage: A Cross Generational Dialog

On Gender Conference, Women’s Therapy Center, 2010: Facilitator on Genderqueer issues.

Queer Bodies in Psychotherapy Conference, 2008: Plenary Lecture: My Enemy Who is So Beautiful – Resistance, Resiliency, and Countertransference in Psychotherapy with Queer Activists

Selected Courses

“Integrating Somatic Psychodynamics and Social Justice Perspectives” co-presented with Ian Grand, PhD at the Women’s Therapy Center.

“The Psychodynamics of Social Justice” Women’s Therapy Center

“Starting a Private Practice” Women’s Therapy Center

“Queer Bodies in Psychotherapy” California Institute of Integral Studies

“Integrative Seminar” California Institute of Integral Studies

“Cross Cultural Counseling” California Institute of Integral Studies

“Human Development” California Institute of Integral Studies