Minnesota's lesbian gay
bisexual transgender & allied
mental health providers' network

         
Volume 2, Issue 1

The MN LGBT Therapist eNewsletter
1.6.09   HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Invitation

Members are invited to submit notices & announcements!
Do you run a Group? Or know of an upcoming workshop or event for our clients or us? Know something that other QLGBTA mental health professionals may also want to know? Please submit it for the next eNewsletter! See end of eNewsletter for details.

About This eNewsletter

The Minnesota LGBT Therapists eNewsletter is a free networking tool for members of the LGBT Therapists network. All network members are welcome to contribute to this grassroots bi-weekly eNewsletter. Just send your referral question, announcement, member accomplishment, space available information, event, conference, workshop, group information, or other pertinent notice to enews@LGBTtherapists.org. The LGBT Therapists eNewsletter is sent out every second Tuesday of the month.  All responses to questions, ads, workshops, etc. should be emailed directly back to the contact person in the notice. If you want your name added or deleted from the eNewsletter email list, use the links below.  Please note that if you do decide to delete your email, you will no longer receive general LGBT Therapists network communications, such as event announcements. If you want to become a member of this organization please visit the LGBT Therapists website.

Thank you! Irene Greene, Minnesota's LGBT Therapists eNewsletter Coordinator

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What's Here?

  • LGBT Therapist Network:  Are you a current member?
  • Steering Committee Updates: Next Meeting
  • Groups Offered
  • Upcoming Events, Classes & Workshops
  • Job Openings


Members are invited to submit notices & announcements!
Do you run a Group? Or know of an upcoming workshop or event
for our clients or us? Know something that other QLGBTA mental
health professionals may also want to know? Please submit it for
the next eNewsletter! See end of eNewsletter for details.


Steering Committee Updates:

(1) Next Steering Committee Meeting:
Friday, January 30, 2009
12:15-1:30
Agenda: discuss the topic for next workshop
100 West Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55404
(office of Mindy Benowitz, 612.870.0398)
We welcome more help: Irene, Dennis & Mindy

(2) Thank you to the members who have renewed!
Welcome new members!   Are you a current member?

MEMBERSHIP: JOIN or RENEW
Membership perks:
(1)    Listing of your practice on our website
www.LGBTtherapists.org
(2)    Reduced rate to our quarterly workshops
(3)    Receive our bi-weekly eNewsletter and advertise your
groups, workshops, practice, etc.
(4)    You are supporting and a part of one of the few LGBT
therapist networks in the nation!
Annual memberships cost $40.00, and end December 31,
2009; two-year memberships cost $75.00 and end
December 31, 2010.
Send membership checks payable to LGBT Therapists to:
LGBT THERAPISTS
c/o Dennis V. Christian, L.I.C.S.W.
621 West Lake Street, Suite 325
Minneapolis, MN 55408
or pay online at PayPal.com, which you can access
through the network's current web site.  
Call or email Dennis with any questions at 612.940.7033
or support@dennischristian.com .  
PASS THIS INFORMATION ON TO SOMEONE ELSE!

LGBTtherapists.org Launched
Check out our updated website and our new web address:
www.LGBTtherapists.org   Find your information and check out other therapists'
information.

Groups Available:

(1) Six-Session Imagery Consultation Group:
Begins Friday, Jan. 16; meets alternate Fridays
9am-1230pm
Focus will be on the incorporation of various imagery
approaches into clinical
practice. CEUs applied for.
FFI:  Diane Barrett PhD, LP
651.291.8070

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(2) Experiential Therapy Group for Survivors of Trauma
 for ages 11-18:
Begins Monday, Jan. 26
5-7pm
Phoenix Process Consultants
11812 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 100, Minnetonka, MN  55305
8 weeks long. Support group for girls.
$127 per session for 8 weeks. space limited.
FFI: Molly DePrekel, MA LP at 952.472.2422

Upcoming Events, Classes & Workshops:

(1) Day of Mindfulness for Clinicians:
Friday, February 27, 2009
830-430pm
Mind Roads Meditation Center,
2046 St. Clair Avenue, St. Paul, 55105
6 CEUs approved.
Therese Jacobs-Stewart
www.mindroads.com

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(2) Sexual Compulsivity Training:

A training in Sexual Compulsivity on January 13. 
Pride Institute is offering a 1-day intensive 6 hour workshop
about the "Introduction to Sexual Compulsivity Treatment." 
Pride has applied for 6 CEUs from the Boards of Marriage
and Family, Psychology, Social Work, and Behavior Health
and Therapy.  The cost is $100.00 and includes supplies and
Lunch.
The location of the workshop is in Uptown
(our Outpatient office).
  
Submitted by: Weston M Edwards, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist   Sexual Health Institute, LLC
1409 Willow St South, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55403
 weston@westonmedwards.com
<mailto:weston@westonmedwards.com >
 www.sexualhealthinstitute.org
<http://www.sexualhealthinstitute.org/ >  

Job Openings/Help Wanted:

(1) Home Therapy Needed:
Lena Jacobs, the director of transitional housing at YWCA in
St. Paul, for women who are leaving domestic abuse
situations and trying to get back on their feet. They live
above the YWCA in Selby. They need about 6 appointments
during the 3-6pm time frame, M-Th. The therapist would do
individual therapy with the women in their apartments, before
their children arrive home from school. Most of them have MA
insurance.
Contact Cheryl Champion, championc@peoples-center.org

(2) We are currently seeking candidates for three positions
at Tubman & Chrysalis: Co-Occuring Disorders Program Team
Lead/Clinician; DBT Team Lead/Mental Health Therapist, and
Mental Health Therapist (both staff and contract positions
available).
Jennifer Polzin, MA, Director of Sustainability Services,
Tubman, 612.767.6697
jpolzin@tubmanfamilyalliance.org
 

About this eNewsletter:
The MN LGBT Therapist eNewsletter is a free networking tool for members of the
LGBT Therapist Network. All Network members are welcome to contribute to this
grass-roots bi-weekly eNewsletter. Just send your referral question, announcement,
member accomplishment, space available information, event, conference, workshop,
group information, or other pertinent notice to irenegreene@earthlink.net .

The MN LGBT Therapist eNewsletter is sent out every second Tuesday of the month. 
All responses to questions, ads, workshops, etc. should be emailed directly back to
the contact person in the notice. If you want your name added or deleted from the
Network email list, please contact us.  Please note that
if you do decide to delete your email, you will no longer receive general Network
communications, such as event announcements. If you want to become a member of
this organization please visit:  <http://www.LGBTTherapists.org >
Thank you! Irene Greene, MN LGBT Therapist eNewsletter Coordinator 

Renewal Time

Have you renewed yet?  We sent out a renewal letter in December.  If you are not current, please respond in a timely manner so that we may continue your membership without interruption.  Thanks always for supporting LGBT Therapists!

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