Dr. Richard Reams – The Evolving Basics of Competent Therapy with Gender Minority and Sexual Minority Clients

Event Date/Time

DateFriday, October, 13 2017
Time1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Event Location

AddressUnited Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Drive
Houston, TX 77007
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Diversity Workshop: The Evolving Basics of Competent Therapy with Gender Minority and Sexual Minority Clients

          Presented by: Dr. Richard Reams

Venue: United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007

Lunch included for PM Workshop participants.
This workshop represents three (3) of six (6) Professional Development credits offered on the same day

12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Registration, Networking & Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.n., Diversity Workshop

(3 Hours of Diversity Credit)

Participants will be able to:

  • Utilize up-to-date terminology regarding transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) persons.
  • Identify and describe five diverse groups of TGNC persons.
  • Identify and describe sevendevelopments in our understanding of the diversity of sexual-minority persons.
  • Identify and describe sexual orientation identities other than gay, lesbian and bisexual.


Dr. Richard Reams is a 2003 graduate of the counseling psychology program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he was awarded two university fellowships and was recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Counseling Psychology.  Since 2004 he has been a member of the clinical staff in the office of Counseling Services at Trinity University where he now serves as Associate Director.  In addition to working with gender and sexual minority clients, Dr. Reams has taught a course for undergraduates that explores the complexity of sexual orientation and the identity development process.  He's also provided seminars for pre-doctoral psychology interns in San Antonio and teaches an LGBTQ course for doctoral students in counseling psychology.  In 2013 he launched an informational website to guide people of all ages who question their sexual orientation.  Currently he is co-facilitating a support group for transgender students and leading the University's efforts to become more trans inclusive.