Articles Tagged "diversity domain" (Page 2)

Introductions Todd Ryser-Oatman is enrolled in the University of Kentucky Counseling Doctoral Program. His research interests focus on the well-being of the LGBTQ community. His dissertation focuses on help-seeking experiences of sexual minority men who have experienced intimate partner violence in their same-sex relationships. Alyssa Clements-Hickman is also enrolled in the University of Kentucky Counseling […]

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What is meant by affectional and gender minorities? Affectional and gender minority clients is a broad umbrella category for individuals who self-identify as LGBTQ+. We can think of this in two broad subcategories: gender identity and sexual orientation. Gender identity Gender identity refers to how someone feels or identifies their gender. It is sometimes congruent […]

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Nov 12, 2019

“As quiet as it’s kept” is a phrase packed with resiliency, pain, and generational trauma. I first heard this phrase when I was about 5 years old. The phrase lacked a visible impact on my life until my late teens. In my family and other families in the South, I heard this phrase used to […]

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Oct 30, 2019

Like other helping professions (e.g., physical health service providers), psychotherapists are expected to serve clients without expecting anything in return (Guy, 2000). Although the helping within psychotherapy is unidirectional, therapy involves a bidirectional flow in which the client and the therapist impact each other (Kottler, 2010). The role of a psychotherapist departs from other helping […]

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Oct 30, 2019

The 127th APA Annual Convention Attending our annual APA convention has always been “my gift to me.” Unfortunately, for the first time, I had to miss this year’s gathering in the Windy City, due to the unexpected passing of my younger brother. I understand, however, that it was as inspiring as ever. One of the […]

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Meet Your SAP Diversity Domain Representative and Chair Manijeh Badiee, PhD, is a licensed counseling psychologist in California (License# PSY 30484). She has over 10 years of experience counseling clients of various backgrounds and specializes in women of color, LGBTQ individuals, and/or adolescents. Currently, she provides therapy services in a private practice setting. She is […]

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Due to changes in demographics in the United States, counselors and therapists are likely to serve clients who have a culturally diverse background. Data from the 2010 United States (U.S.) Census indicated that foreign-born individuals represented 13.3% of the U.S. population, some 42.3 million people (Colby & Ortman, 2014). In 2014, the U.S. population by […]

Increasing numbers of students pursuing college and graduate degrees may face financial challenges, with 85% of students in higher education receiving some form of financial aid through grants and student loans (National Center for Education Statistics, 2015), and many graduating with a minimum of $25,250 in debt (Javine, 2013). As traditional college students are typically […]

The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy values and honors diversity (as defined in the APA ethics code) in its Board of Directors, Committee Chairs, committees, as well as in its membership. We work to create and maintain an inclusive environment that welcomes the perspectives and voices of all participants. We recognize the contributions of […]

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Aug 18, 2018

Like everyone else I worked hard to get to where I am today, so why decline an offer from a prestigious hospital with an academic appointment to work at a community health center? There are a number of reasons why someone may want to work for a community health center including interest in working with […]