The Menninger Clinic is pleased to offer a free webinar about gender dysphoria with Flynn O’Malley, PhD, ABPP, senior staff psychologist and the former director of the Compass Program for Young Adults.
Dr. O'Malley will present "What You Need to Know about Treating Gender Dysphoria" December 6 from 12 to 1 pm CT.
Mental health professionals who participate in the webinar will:
- Gain a greater understanding of the variations in the range of gender variance.
- Increase one’s knowledge of the standards of care and guidelines for treatment for gender dysphoric persons.
- Become familiar with the numerous challenges facing the treating professional and identify approaches for therapeutic engagement that facilitate collaboration with individuals and families.
More details about the presentation are available here.
About Dr. O'Malley
Since he joined Menninger in 1981, Dr. O’Malley has been significantly involved in the diagnosis and treatment of troubled young people. He specializes in trauma, anxiety and depression; developmental and behavioral issues; suicide and self-harm prevention and treatment; sexual and gender issues; and diagnosis and treatment of complex psychiatric disorders.
The author of numerous professional papers and a frequent speaker at professional conferences, Dr. O’Malley’s current interests include the process of mentalizing
and its role in identifying and treating core issues, the psychotherapy of young people and other issues in specialty inpatient diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. O’Malley completed his postdoctoral psychology fellowship at The University of Texas Medical Branch, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Galveston, Texas. He received his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of New Mexico. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Psychology.