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Gender-Affirming Psychotherapy Training 

Evidence-based and co-designed with the community

Click the play ▷ button to watch a 3-minute video about our training.

100% Self-Paced

Learn on your own schedule


Audio option available


No prior experience necessary

CEs Available

APA, NASW, and NBCC-approved

Key Info

Key Info:


Who is this training for?

Mental health providers who want to improve their ability to support transgender and nonbinary clients.


Can I get continuing education credits (CEs)?

Yes! Here's what we offer:

Psychologists: 8 credits from the American Psychological Association (APA; sponsored by Boston Child Study Center)

Social workers: 8 credits from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Counselors: 9.5 credits from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) ​


How long will I have access?

Online training access: eight weeks. 

Document version of the training: forever! You'll be able to bookmark this document at the end of the training.


How long will it take?

The full training takes 8 hours and can be taken at your own pace! It includes 12 short modules, which you can buy individually or all together as a bundle for CEs.


What will I learn?

  1. Terminology relevant to transgender and nonbinary clients and how and when to use that language 

  2. Clinical skills for working with transgender and nonbinary clients​, like psychoeducation and writing referral letters

  3. How discrimination and unequal care access impacts transgender clients​

  4. ​How to balance caregiver needs with transgender and nonbinary youth's needs 

  5. Additional resources like downloadable PDF action plans, references, and module summaries.


I have a question!

Signup Instructions:

Click here for detailed instructions with screenshots.


  1. Click “SIGNUP” on the top right

  2. Fill out your information
    Tip: Bookmark this link!


Check your email to verify your email address

  1. Open email from (subject: Welcome to Affirm Training)  

  2. Click “confirm your account,” which automatically signs you in


Click “Get your first course” on the center of the screen


Choose your pricing option:

***Please note: once you purchase modules, you have 8 weeks to complete the training

CE Bundle


CE credit

all 12 modules

purchase individual module(s)

How to purchase:

-Under BUNDLES click “GAPT ($200.00)” 

-An orange button “Get all for $200” will appear at top of screen, click on it 

-Enter credit card information 

Individual Modules 

(no CES)

$20 each

up to $240

How to purchase:

-Purchase any individual module(s)

-Enter credit card information 

CE credit

up to all 12 modules

purchase individual module(s) 

20+ years of experience

"This training was incredibly useful. I have loved doing it and I just thought that it was so comprehensive. It's so well thought out."

25+ years of experience

"I loved hearing from trans and nonbinary people as one of the main ways of teaching; I felt like I learned in an emotional and fact-based way."

Recent graduate

"This training is colorful, it's easy to follow, and all the graphics and voices guiding you along are amazing. I've downloaded lots of materials and plan to review them many times in the future."

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