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Ben Geilhufe

Ben Geilhufe
is the director of community-based clinical programs for the UCSF Child and Adolescent Gender Center, a therapist and a co-facilitator for the Gender Specialist Clinical Team of the Central Coast. He also is a contributor to Mind the Gap, the Bay Area gender specialist team.

Conversations on the Edge: Journeys in Gender, Exploration of Identities

Oct 25 - 27, 2019 Begins in 3 months
with Ben Geilhufe & Jennifer Hastings

If you are looking for another way to grow, in a unique format different from the traditional workshop, please join us for an Esalen original series: Conversations on the Edge. In each of these curated weekend events, we bring together leading experts and visiting teachers to explore a pressing issue of our time in a vibrant, interactive forum of lecture, lightning talks, group discussion and idea sharing.



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