Candice is a doctoral candidate from the University of Utah and expects to complete her degree in the spring of 2019. Her doctoral research examines the role of language in clinical practice with gender nonconforming clients. Candice is a therapist and sees clients through the Utah Pride Center and University of Utah Bridge Training Clinic. She has more than 6 years’ experience working with LGBTQI populations and primarily works with transgender and gender nonconforming youth and young adults. She is the Executive Director of Transgender Education Advocates (TEA) of Utah. She is also a member of the Reconciliation and Growth Project and serves on the Leadership Committee for the LGBTQ Affirmative Psychotherapist Guild. Candice served as a volunteer trainer through the Department of Justice where she conducted trainings with Utah law enforcement from 2013 to 2016. She has worked with many local, state, and federal organizations providing education, consultation, and trainings, which continues to date.