University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Publications and Presentations

Publications and presentations provide a formal way of getting our research and the experiences of our participants out to clinicians, health care providers, researchers, and interested community members.  Findings from studies can be used to support recommendations for the changes in policy and practice needed to make positive change in the lives trans and gender diverse individuals.  Here you can learn more about our published and presented research.

Select Publications

Rossman, H. K., Sinnard, M. T., & Budge, S. L. (In press). A qualitative examination of consideration and practice of consensual non-monogamy among sexual and gender minority couples. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity.

Budge, S. L., Chin, M. Y., & Minero, L. P. (2017). Trans individuals’ facilitative coping: An analysis of internal and external processes. Journal of Counseling Psychology64, 12.

Andert, B. (2017). Updating gender in electronic medical records – A commentary. Florida Public Health Review, 14, 87-89.

Sinnard, M., Raines, C., & Budge, S.L. (2016). The association between geographic location and anxiety and depression in transgender individuals: An exploratory study of an online sample. Transgender Health, 1, 181-186.

Upcoming Presentations

Budge, S.L., Sinnard, M.T., & Hoyt, W.T. (2018). Longitudinal Effects of Psychotherapy with Transgender Clients: A 6-month Follow-up. Paper to be presented at the Biennial North American Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference, Snowbird, Utah.

Sinnard, M.T., Budge, S.L., & Hoyt, W.T. (2018). “I Want to Correct Past Harmful Counseling Experiences”: Goal Attainment with Transgender Clients in Psychotherapy. Paper to be presented at the Biennial North American Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference, Snowbird, Utah.

Recent Presentations

Sinnard, M.T., Budge, S.L., & Hoyt, W.T. (2018). Symptom reduction in psychotherapy with transgender clients: A randomized controlled trial. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Thomas, K.A., Andert, B., Ibarra, N., Budge, S.L., & dickey, l. (2018). Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Transgender Individuals. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Sinnard, M.T, Orzechowski, M., Budge, S.L., Belcourt, S., Conniff, J., Orovecz, J., Parks, R., Sun, S., & Sutton, J. (2018). Depression and Anxiety Among Transgender Compared to Cisgender Individuals: A Meta-Analysis. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Sun, S. & Budge, S.L. (2018). Minority Stress, HIV Risk Behaviors, and Mental Health among Chinese Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM): A Qualitative Analysis. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Dillard, S., Sinnard, M.T., Budge, S.L., & Katz-Wise, S.L. (2018). Triadic Analysis of Concordance and Discordance in Families of Trans Youth. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Mauk, E., Guo, E., Stock, C., Eck, M., & Budge, S.L. (2018). Minority stress interventions in a psychotherapy pilot trial for transgender clients. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Raines, C.R & Budge, S.L. (2018). Understanding the relationships between masculine sexual entitlement, masculinity, and violence. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Raines, C.R & Budge, S.L. (2018). Measuring masculine sexual entitlement: Subscales of a new instrument. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Dyer, R., Budge, S.L., Botsford, J., Andert, B., Rehm, J., & Allen, B. (2018). Rural-urban differences in perceived safety at school for Wisconsin trans youth. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Orzechowski, M., Budge, S.L., Lavendar, A., Onsgard, K., Schamms, S., Liebowitz, S., & Katz-Wise, S.L. (2018). Emotions of transgender youth. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

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