Expanding the Circle Conference
Doctor of Philosophy student, Human Sexuality, California Institute of Integral Studies
JS Very is a Doctor of Philosophy student in the Human Sexuality clinical track at California Institute of Integral Studies. They hold a Master of Counseling and Art Therapy from Adler University and a Bachelor of Fine Art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. JS currently serves on the Board of Directors for Gaylesta: Psychotherapy Association for Gender and Sexual Diversity, and works as a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern at Market Street Psychotherapy and at the Liberation Institute. As a psychotherapist, JS practices therapy from a queer, feminist, anti-racist, existential, and client-centered perspective. JS's dissertation has the working title, "An Innovative Spectrum of Pleasure and Eroticism: Trans/Gender Non-Conforming People Discuss Sexuality".