Clinician Resources

These resources have been developed for clinical practice. For a full list of academic papers, many of which will be relevant for clinicians, check the Academic Papers page.




Practice Adaptations
Bridging the gap between practice guidelines and the therapy room: Community-derived adaptations for psychological services with transgender and gender diverse adults in the Central United States

Authors: Debra Hope, Natalie Holt, Nathan Woodruff, Richard Mocarski, Heather Meyer, Jae Puckett, Joshua Eyer, Shelley Craig, Jamie Feldman, Jay Irwin, John Pachankis, K.J. Rawson, Jae Sevelius, Sim Butler


Key Points

  • Offers 12 Adaptations for therapists to apply to their clinical work with transgender and gender diverse clients
  • Based on input from dozens of transgender and gender diverse adults living in the Central Great Plains, affirming therapists working in underserved locations, and national experts on transgender health
  • Each adaptation is accompanied by practical guidance to demonstrate examples of affirming therapy

Hope, D.A., Holt, N. R., Woodruff, N., Mocarski, R., Meyer, H. Puckett, J. A., Eyer, J., Craig, S., Feldman, J., Irwin, J., Pachankis, J., Rawson, K.J., Sevelius, J., Butler, S. (in press). Bridging the gap between practice guidelines and the therapy room: Community-derived adaptations for psychological services with transgender and gender diverse adults in the Central United States. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. doi: 10.1037/pro0000448



TC3
Trans Collaborations Clinical Check-In (TC3): Initial Validation of a Clinical Measure for Transgender and Gender Diverse Adults Receiving Psychological Services, Behavior Therapy

Authors: Natalie Holt, Zach Huit, Grant Shulman, Jane Meza, Jolene Smyth, Nathan Woodruff, Richard Mocarski, Jae Puckett, Debra Hope


Key Points

  • This article presents initial validation of a behavioral health measure, the Trans Collaborations Clinical Check-in (TC3), for use with TGD clients
  • The TC3 was developed with substantial community and stakeholder input
  • Scores on the TC3 relate to important psychological domains including depression, anxiety, and marginalization stress
  • TC 3 is available here and is free for clinical or research purposes, do not modify without permission. Please let us know if you publish any data using the TC3 at transcollaborations@unl.edu.

Holt, N. R., Huit, T. Z., Shulman, G. P., Meza, J. L., Smyth, J. D., Woodruff, N., Mocarski, R., Puckett, J. A., & Hope, D. A. (2019). Trans Collaborations Clinical Check-in (TC 3 ): Initial Validation of a Clinical Measure for Transgender and Gender Diverse Adults Receiving Psychological Services. Behavior Therapy, 50(6), 1136–1149. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2019.04.001