Dragan Zan Wright, Blue Knot Foundation
Ballina, New South Wales
Dragan Zan Wright is a transgender psychotherapist who identifies as non-binary and embraces his 'she, he and they.' Dragan is a survivor of complex childhood and adult trauma and has been engaged in a long journey of recovery from the resultant developmental and mental health manifestations. In seminars and workshops Dragan weaves together his fourteen years of professional experience, relevant therapeutic theory and his lived experience of trauma, resilience and gender diversity. Dragan is an authentic, engaging and humorous speaker who has for the last seven years been presenting workshops throughout Australia, both publicly and in-house for various services, on behalf of the Blue Knot Foundation, the Mental Health Coordinating Council and the Disability Justice Program. These include an in depth look at working therapeutically with complex trauma, historical trauma, trauma informed practice, and protection from vicarious trauma. In 2018 Dragan also began running his own training packages in 'Trauma Informed Gender Affirmative Care' and 'Complex Trauma: Transgender and Gender Diversity - When experiences intersect.' He has run these for a wide array of people including sexual assault services, LGBTIQA+ services and Gestalt Master's students. Dragan is committed to speaking publicly and providing quality education in order to support societal and cultural change, particularly within the Mental Health and Gender Affirmation sectors.
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose
Sunday, May 17, 2020
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM US EDT