“To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before”: Star Trek and the Journey

About this Training

Star Trek has held a unique role in the history of fanfiction, beginning with fan made zines that detailed the adventures of characters in the original series through to present day fanfiction websites such as Archive of Our Own. Through fanfiction, anyone has the opportunity to explore “strange new worlds” within themselves, while taking on the stories of some of their favorite members of Starfleet. Learn more about the history of fanfiction and Star Trek, and discover techniques for utilizing these creative works as part of a client’s narrative journey.

“To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before”: Star Trek and the Journey

Learning Objectives

  • #1

    Participants will discuss Star Trek’s important role in the development of fanfiction, and how this empowered early fans to explore their own potential in Star Trek’s vast, creative universe.

  • #2

    Participants will analyze how to utilize Star Trek and fanfiction in clinical settings, through the use of several therapeutic techniques.



Kaitlyn Myers-Brooks

Kaitlyn Myers-Brooks is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, working as a therapist and executive functioning coach at two private practices (Connection: Counseling & Consultation, Inc. and Paula Kauffman Oberly Counseling, LLC). She also serves at a local non-profit as a neurodiversity consultant, offering trainings to local employers and clinicians to help improve accessibility and support for neurodivergent employees in all aspects of the hiring process. She has previous experience working as a career counselor for clients with mental health diagnoses, where she developed her strengths-based, holistic approach that she brings to counseling, coaching, and consulting, offering a wide variety of trainings to college students, military and veterans, and disability activist groups on the intersections of mental health and professional life.

Enjoy These Further Benefits!

  • Understand Your Clients

    Learn how to understand and work with your clients using proven strategies derived from competent practice, knowledge, and culture while knowing what questions to ask them.

  • Learn From A Leader In The Field

    Presented by one of the leading experts in the field of Psychology, this training presents upon the topic using real life examples.

  • Become Knowledgeable In The Culture

    Through understanding the culture and connecting with our clients, we create meaning, relationships, and a place for new thought to birth.

Course Curriculum

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