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Providing Affirming Therapeutic Support to LGBTQ+ Youth & Young Adults

June 7, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Providing Affirming Therapeutic Support to LGBTQ+ Youth & Young Adults

DATE: Tuesday, June 7, 2022

TIME: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT

For Pride Month, we will be discussing the benefits of providing affirming, therapeutic support to LGBTQ+ youth and young adults. LGBTQ+ Affirmative Psychology is a branch of psychology that embraces a positive view of LGBTQ+ people and addresses the negative impacts of the biases and prejudices they may encounter. Join us as we discuss ways to integrate Queer affirmative principles into clinical practice and/or supporting your LGBTQ+ clients and loved ones.

Topics covered in this session include:

  • History of LGBTQ+ Affirmative Psychology
  • The need for affirming support
  • Benefits of LGBTQ+ Affirmative Psychology
  • Core components of LGBTQ+ Affirmative Psychology
  • Clinical considerations when working with LGBTQ+ youth and young adults
  • Q&A Panel



  • Jason Bolton, PsyD (moderator) – VP of Community Partnerships & Admissions at The Help Group
  • Sarah Bruce, Psy.D., (she/her), Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow and Therapist at Lumina Counseling Center
  • Joselyn Valle, Psy.D., (she/ella), LGBTQ+ Therapist at Kaleidoscope and Lumina Counseling Center

Having issues registering? Please contact Melissa for assistance at 818-947-5542 or [email protected].