Kelsey Pacha Consulting workplace LGBTQ inclusion trainings
Welcome to Kelsey Pacha Consulting!
I support the diversity, equity, & inclusion efforts of corporations, clinicians, and other institutions through training, organizational consulting, and empowerment. Services
Kelsey Pacha Virtual workplace trainings Virtual Trainings Customized for Your Needs
I offer online cultural awareness trainings with an emphasis on practical skills, identity awareness, and personal empowerment created especially for your organization or business. Workplace Trainings
Tips & Tricks for Inclusive Institutions I offer weekly commentary on emerging issues in diversity and inclusion, sharing best practices expertise to support all clients, colleagues, and communities in their identities. Read My Blog

LGBTQ+ Trainings

LGBTQ 10 1, Gender and Pronoun 101, Advanced LGBTQ 201, Know Your Rights, Increasing Family Acceptance, and Sexuality & Gender Identity Development courses that fulfill California state law requirements for many industries.

Cultural Humility Trainings

Anti-bias, anti-racist, and cultural awareness trainings for a variety of professionals, including Confronting Microaggressions & White Supremacy in the Workplace, and an all-day Interrupting the Cycle of Oppression training for providers.

Other Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consulting

Policies and procedures, quality assurance, and user experience language consulting, curriculum development, and manuscript reviews on LGBTQ inclusion, mental health, religion, and spirituality.

From the corporate office to educational institutions to non-profit organizations, I have the facilitation skills and expert knowledge to inspire lasting change for your community.

I am a transgender consultant who supports LGBTQ workplace inclusion, anti-bias, and cultural awareness training efforts. I am passionate about supporting institutions and individuals in increasing their capacity for cultural humility and social justice-informed systemic change. I offer educational trainings and LGBTQ workplace policy expertise with an emphasis on practical skills, identity awareness, and personal empowerment. I regularly work with corporate diversity, equity, and inclusion officers and LGBTQ affinity groups, offering virtual LGBTQ inclusion trainings worldwide, and in-person diversity and inclusion trainings in San Francisco, Oakland, Silicon Valley, and the San Francisco Bay Area. As the president of the Trans Bodies, Trans Selves national board, I work with thought leaders in gender inclusion in legal, clinical, medical, and faith communities across the United States. I have special expertise in LGBTQ spiritual trauma and abuse, and LGBTQ inclusion for faith communities. I look forward to working with you!

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  • Can I Ask About Gender Pronouns?

    I am often asked in my LGBTQ and Gender & Pronoun Inclusion trainings whether it is okay to ask someone about their gender pronouns. Is it rude to ask about gender pronouns? Unprofessional? An invasion of privacy? Or is it appropriate, necessary, and/or considerate to ask about gender pronouns? The answer depends on the context.

    May 24, 2021 in LGBTQ
  • Why Corporate LGBTQ Workplace Inclusion Matters

    There are many reasons to invest time and resources into corporate LGBTQ workplace inclusion efforts. In my LGBTQ workplace inclusion trainings, sometimes participants will question the purpose of gathering to educate ourselves about best practices in working with LGBTQ co-workers, colleagues, and other stakeholders. Here are four empirically-based reasons why corporate LGBTQ workplace inclusion initiatives

    May 17, 2021 in LGBTQ
  • Free Restorative Practices for Healing Spiritual Trauma Cohort!

    Have you or your clients been impacted by anti-LGBTQ religion or spirituality? Looking for concrete skills and practices to promote healing?  Join me and my colleague Dev Cuny for a FREE 6-week Restorative Practices for Healing Spiritual Trauma for LGBTQ People and Allies! This 6-week cohort group is intended for people who have been harmed

    February 19, 2021 in Healing
  • Self-Care for Post-Election Post-Traumatic Stress

    This past week, I experienced a lot of free-floating anxiety. I have suffered from panic attacks in the past, and have received support for anxiety since I was an adolescent. Experiencing anxiety isn’t that strange for me. However, in the last few years, I have done a lot of healing around the things that have

    February 9, 2021 in Other Consulting

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