- Signe Simon | Simone Humphrey
- 1 Hour 59 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- Mar 24, 2018
Many millennials are choosing to ditch gender identifiers like male and female, and shed labels like single, taken, gay, or straight. They’re shucking them in favor of fluidity—the belief that one’s deeply personal sense of gender, sexuality, or in-relationship identity can be more elusive and shifting than previous generations acknowledged. We’ll explore how working with fluid millennial clients can be both enlightening and challenging for older therapists, especially when helping them navigate issues of intimacy, love, and sex.
Millennials approach love and sexuality differently compared to other age groups.
- Understand the challenge of committing to relationships
- Understand the challenge millenials face in the context of a desire for independence and commitment
Understand the how to build a therapeutic alliance with millennials
- Explore the qualities that millennials value in a therapist such as self-disclosure and directness
- Explore how to develop these qualities as a therapist
Learn the language of millennials
- Understand the distinctive language millennials speak
- Gain knowledge about the way millennials communicate in relationships