Current Projects

Laura A. Jacobs, psychotherapist, psychotherapy, therapy, public speaker, public speaking, writing, activist, LGBTQ, transgender, transsexual, transexual, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, gay, lesbian, BDSM, kink, gender, sexuality, HIV, AIDS, polyamory, poly, counseling, bereavement, grief

Current Projects

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

  • Chair, Board of Directors (2016-Current)

Kink Clinical Practice Guidelines Workgroup

A project to develop clinical guidelines for the mental health care of clients involved in kink lifestyles and/or activities.

  • Text Development Committee

  • Stakeholder Outreach Committee

The World Professional Association of Transgender Health - Standards of Care, Version 8 Committee

  • Nonbinary and Genderqueer Workgroup


Modern Sex Therapy Institutes: Trans Mental Health Provider Certification

  • The development of the first comprehensive training program in transgender mental health care facilitated almost exclusively by members of the transgender and gender nonbinary community.


Papers For Publication - In Progress

  • Body Autonomy as a Human Right: Informed Consent in Transgender CAre

  • Informed Consent on the Edge: Gatekeeping, Countertransference, and Lessons From a Complex Case of a Transgender Woman Seeking Surgery