Christopher Carpenter is currently enrolled with Capella University’s Marriage and Family Therapy master’s program. He was elected in 2021 to the Wisconsin Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (WAMFT) Treasurer position and has been volunteering with WAMFT since 2020. July 18th, Christopher begins his practicum and internships at Oshkosh Marriage and Family Therapy Center, LLC as a virtual therapist. Christopher is a member of the LGBTQIA community and advocates on behalf of equal rights from everyone. Recent legislative actions across the United States has brought forth the desire to help educate people on trans identity, trans rights, and how these new pieces of law affect our practice as MFTs as we attempt to muddle through the dissonance between law and ethical codes, especially when they clash.