Spouses and Couples in Transition

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Tue, 12/15/2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Please join us for Transpositive on Tuesday, December 15th at 6pm on KBOO for as we talk with couples in transition.  Transitioning within the context of a relationship can be a source of joy and discovery in a relationship and it offers some unique challenges for couples.  We will talk with Frank and Brenton as well as Claire and Isla about their lives in transition as couples and will be joined by relationship counselor Shannon Batts.

Shannon Batts, MS, LMFT (CA) and LPC (OR), of relationshipgardening.com provides videomeeting support for OR or CA transgender transitions in marriage through Spouses' Group (a weekly support group for cisgender spouses supportive of their coming out partners), Couples' Groups (for the Spouses' Group and their partners), and gender affirming medical referral letters by donation. Shannon is a marriage specialist trained in Gottman methods that bring well researched understandings and tools to relationship building and repair. She is with us bringing relationship success inspiring couples to the airwaves. Her 2020 test groups for white people doing antiracism self reflective and systemic change efforts are wrapping up and are now offered to the public. couplescoach at gmail.com

Transpositive is a biweekly program in Portland exploring themes important to those who identify as Transgender, Gender Non Binary and Gender Non-Conforming. Transpositive tries to connect listeners with the ongoing activist, arts, culture, and dialogue happening in Portland and beyond.Make your voice heard!Transpositive PDX is open to new and experienced programmers, guests and events you want our community to know about. We are an open collective. Anyone identify as trans, gender non-binary, gender fluid is welcome to be part of our collective after completing some basic free radio training. For more information contact Emma at transpositivepdx@gmail.com

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Shannon Batts(  http://www.relationshipgardening.com

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