Upcoming KPACT events, including discussion groups, workshops, seminars, and more are listed here. KPACT courses now offer continuing education units (CEUs).

Please send any accommodation requests to essie@lifeworkspsychotherapy.com at least one week prior to the event.

Upcoming Education & Training Events

KPACT events will be updated as they are scheduled.

CEs for KPACT events and courses are generally available to psychologists, social workers, counselors and other licensed psychotherapy practitioners. KPACT courses are sponsored by LifeWorks Psychotherapy Center. LifeWorks maintains responsibility for KPACT programs and their content. In order to keep costs down, CE fees are non-refundable unless otherwise stated.

Previous Events

October 2023Introduction to Surrogate Partner Therapy - presented by Rachel Yuriko Yukimura
July 2023Decolonizing Kink: Colonial Pathologies and Clinical Practice - presented by Adria Kurchina-Tyson
April 2023Getting Your Kinks In: Neurodiversity And BDSM - presented by Stephen Ratcliff, MA, LPCC, LPC, NCC, CST and Eve Minax
October 2022A Rainbow is Not Enough: Intersectionality of Race and Kink. Presented by Keziah (Kez) Mayers, MA, LMHC-A. and Richard Sprott, PhD.
July 2022Connecting to Compersion: Helping clients understand, facilitate & promote positive emotions towards their metamours. Presented by Michelle Vaughn
April 2022Love's not Color Blind, presented by Kevin A. Patterson and Dr. Liz Powell
October 2021The Psychological Appeal of BDSM, Presented by Sunny Megatron
July 2021Multiple Securities: Navigating consensual non-monogamy and attachment, presented by Mo Deslandes, Psy.D.
May 2021Disability Affirming Care and the Sex-Positive Therapist, presented by carrie sarah kaufman
October 2020New Kink Guidelines, presented by Carrie Jameson, LCSW & Braden Berkey, Psy.D., CSE
July 2020Size Matters, presented by Porter Green, Psy.D.
April 2020No event due to COVID-19.
October 2019Raising Children in Polyamorous Families: Clinical and Contextual Issues, presented by Ariel Gaines, Psy.D.
June 2019Sex Work: Bias, Stigma & Competence, presented by Cassandra Damm, LCSW & Sarah Hemphill, LCSW
April 2019Ethics & Integrity: Personal & Professional Boundaries in Small Communities, presented by Carrie Jameson, LCPC.
October 2018Human Puppy Play: Intro to Clinical Issues for Therapists, presented by Rae McDaniel, M.Ed., LCPC, CSE & Steven Bristow, LCP 
June 2018Clinical Issues with CNM and Kinky Clients, Elizabeth Sheff, Ph.D.
April 2018Gender, Kink and Polyamory, presented by Daniel Carlson, LMFT & Elizabeth Duke, Psy.D.
October 2017Understanding Infantilism and The ABDL Community, presented by Laura Grimes, LCSW
July 2017Sorry folks, we are taking the summer off for self care!
March 2017Experience the Polycule, presented by Jo Flannery, Elizabeth Duke, Psy.D., Carrie Jameson, LCPC
October 2016Top 10 Polyam Power Problems, presented by Rami Henrich, LCSW & Cindy Trawinski, Psy.D.
July 2016Power Exchange in BDSM Relationships, presented by Carrie Jameson, LPC, David Rodemaker, Psy.D., Jason Best, LCSW
April 2016Power: A User's Guide, presented by Julie Diamond, Ph.D.
October 2015Working with Sex Workers, presented by Cassandra Damm, LSW
July 2015Kink and Catharsis, presented by Carrie Jameson, LPC
April 2015Therapist Bias: Lifelong Learning, presented by Cindy Trawinski, Psy.D. & Rami Henrich, LCSW
October 2014Personal and Professional Boundaries in Small Communities, presented by Cindy Trawinski, Psy.D. & Rami Henrich, LCSW