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Sample trainings:


Pride South Coast Counseling offers customized trainings on LGBTQIA+ issues for mental health practitioners, schools, churches, medical providers, and other community agencies or businesses. Our trainer, Emerson, is a therapist of lived experience who has been working in the mental health field for over 14 years. The overarching purpose of every training we provide is to explore the diversity of sexuality and/or gender, challenge misinformation, and encourage inclusivity and understanding. Trainings can be adjusted or created based on your needs, and can be clinical or non-clinical in nature.


  • LGBTQIA+ 101

  • LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Psychotherapy

  • Special Considerations for Transgender Clients

  • Supporting Transgender Students

  • Addiction and LGBTQIA+ Populations

  • The Impact of Minority Stress and Discrimination on LGBTQIA+ Mental Health

  • Creating an Inclusive Environment

  • Working with parents and families of LGBTQIA+ children

  • Health Disparities Affecting LGBTQIA+ Populations

  • Customized training based on your needs


We have presented in a multitude of different settings, including mental health agencies, conferences, and colleges. 

Training series discounts available, please contact us for pricing.

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