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Information on the the Keynote Speaker and the Workshops for 2022 comind soon!

Here is what the 2021 Training Institute provided so don't miss our 2022 event!

2021 Keynote Address
Andre Van Mol, MD - Understanding the Transgender Phenomenon (CEU)

                         is a board-certified family physician in private practice. A graduate of the University of Southern California, the Medical College                             of Wisconsin, Charleston Naval Hospital, and the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, he is a diplomate of  the American Board                             of Family Practice, and member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

                         He is the co-chair of the American College of Pediatricians’ Committee on Adolescent Sexuality, and is a media spokesperson                             for the Christian Medical & Dental Associations. A respected expert on transgender issues, he often speaks, writes and offers                               legislative testimony related to this important issue.

2021 Featured Presentations 
Sheri Golden, PhD - Working With the Transgender Client - Two Case Studies (CEU)

Michael A. Cox, LCSW - The importance of Both Physical and Emotional Connections in Overcoming Unwanted Sexual Impulses (CEU)
Carolyn Pela, PhD - Sexual Attraction Fluidity and Well-being in Men: A Therapeutic Outcome Study (CEU)

Philip Sutton, PhD - Managing Anger, Forgiving, Making Amends and Reconciling: Guidance for Persons with SSA and Their Families (CEU)

Julie Hamilton, PhD - What Every Individual, Family, and Religious Community Should Understand About Homosexuality (CEU)

Andy Visser, LPC - Ethics Relating to Fluidity of Sexual Attractions and Birth Sex Dysphoria (CEU) 

Christopher Rosik, PhD - Perceived Helpfulness or Harmfulness of Goals and Methods for Addressing Unwanted SSA: Insights from the 4Option research project (CEU)

Matthew Sciba, LPC - The Four-Legged Stool of Effective Therapy (CEU)

Transgender Detransitioners and Desisters Tell Their Stories

(now available for viewing on the Transgender Resources website page)
Walter Hyer - Founder, Transgender Regret


Erin Brewer - Founder, Partners for Ethical Care 

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Call for Workshop Presentations for 2022



The Alliance for Therapeutic Choice holds an annual training institute in the fall of each year where licensed counselors, therapists, academics and other para-professionals can participate in a professional training program - open to all conference attendees -that leads to an Alliance Preferred Provider status for referral therapists and a similar recognition for students, new professionals, and non-referral clinicians. The faculty for the professional training program are selected by the Board of Directors from established Alliance member therapists, physicians, academics and researchers.


In addition, we invite all Alliance for Therapeutic Choice members to participate as a workshop presenter or discussion leader at the annual Training Institute on clinical, legal, sociological, research, health and other related issues concerning various aspects of human sexuality, addictions, pornography, homosexuality, etc.

To apply to be a 2022 Training Institute presenter (May, 31, 2022 deadline):


1. You must be an Alliance Partner member in good standing.

2. Provide a proposed workshop topic, an outline of the workshop content, and the proposed learning format (lecture, video presentation, panel discussion, etc.) along with any audio visual needs.

3. Include a brief professional biography and personal photo.

4. Describe briefly the learning objectives (what would someone learn, understand or gain) for those who attend.

Want to know more about the Alliance Training Institute? Check out some of the information below about past keynote speakers and conferences!

Past Conferences / Awards
Past Conferences / Awards
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Keynote - Hall of Honor
Keynote - Hall of Honor
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Institute Photos
Institute Photos
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