From Gender Dysphoria to Gender Euphoria – Workshop

A 2-day workshop with two leading Norwegian sexologists and family therapists, Esben Esther Pirelli Benestad and Elsa Almas.
From Gender Dysphoria to Gender Euphoria – Workshop

Learn how to you work alongside people who are exploring or struggling with gender identity/trans identity, transitioning and relationships.

Topics include:

  • How to bring about topics of sexuality and gender when working with clients.
  • Knowledge of sexuality and gender – Historical development; pathologization, criminalization, shame induction.
  • Sexual turn-on patterns apt to bring individuals to the consultation room.
  • Meeting points between biology and social construction – deconstruction of biology.
  • Traumas of retention, masters of disguise, false belongings.
  • From marginalisation to embracement of diversity – Fellowship of diversity

Esben Esther, a medical physician and Elsa, a clinical psychologist, will be visiting Darwin for the first time to lead the workshop.

More about Esben Esther and Elsa [LINK]

All practitioners are welcome; counsellors, medical physicians, support workers, teachers, academics, etc.

Limited spaces available.


$500.00 per person


Relationships Australia Darwin Office


Day 1 – Monday 11th March 8:30am – 4:30pm
Day 2 – Tuesday 12th March 8:30am – 4:30pm


Please complete and return the registration form to


Cancellations prior to 25th February will receive a full refund.

50% of the total fee will be retained for cancellations between 25th Feb to 1st March.

100% of the fee will be retained for cancellations between 2nd March and event date.