In This Issue:
MN LGBT Therapists Network News
25+ years of LGBT-friendly mental health networking
vol. VII, Issue 1
Member NewsCabaret 88 Memories
Once again, our thanks to Pam Colby at Colby Creative for her photography ~ more at our Facebook group. And to Dennis Yelkin from Thomas Charles Salon who made the space truly 80's ~ you can catch him around town at contact improv and other dance performances.
Publicize Your Therapy & Support Groups
LGBT Therapists is overhauling our Find a Group page. If you already have a listing there, we need to receive a confirmation by March 15th from you with any updates and verification that the group is continuing. If we don't. the group will be removed from the page.
Members ~ do you have an ongoing therapy or support group that is open to people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, gender-queer, queer and/or straight? We'd like to publicize it for you! We suggest you include:
Send your submissions to us, and we'll let all Network News readers know when the page has been updated. Not ready just yet? No worries ~ this is an ongoing service to our members.
- Name of the group
- Populations served
- Date / time frequency
- A brief one paragraph description
- Contact info, including web links
Invite a Colleague
We're having a membership drive in March! Now is the time to invite your mental health practitioner colleagues to become members with the MN LGBT Therapists network. They can learn more and sign up on our website. Thanks always for your support and for spreading the good word about our network!
New Snail Address
Heads up! Next time you pay by check in the mail, please note the new snail address c/o White Ash.
Safe Schools, Safe Students Conference
Saturday March 22nd
Adler Graduate School - Minneapolis - website
Member Adam Arnold, also with blank slate theatre, invites you to this timely conference.
Talk with others about student safety. See an original play on school violence. Learn about empathic parenting. Create a community art project. Get CEU’s. Receive training on de-escalation techniques. Meet passionate people. Bring the kids. Bring the parents. Hear a speech by a parent whose son was slain in a school shooting. Help to cultivate safe schools, safe students.
Safe Schools, Safe Students Conference is based on a five-part model designed to cultivate safer schools:
- Increasing students' ability to interact positively with their peers.
- Increasing parents' ability to interact positively with their children.
- Increasing educational professionals' ability to interact positively with students.
- Increasing everyone's ability to creatively cope with distressing emotions.
- Increasing our country's ability to limit vulnerable persons from possessing deadly firearms.
Ready to become a member?
With nearly 100 active members, the MN LGBT Therapists' network provides an online directory of Queer/LGBT-identified and supporting mental health providers and allied professionals. We'd love to have you join us!
visit our website
to find out how
All LGBT Therapists' network members can attend Quorum events at member rates
Twin Cities Quorum website.
About the MN LGBT Therapists' network eNewsletter
Our network is a Minnesota-based grassroots group of queer and allied mental health therapists, students in mental health-related fields, and community mental-health related agencies. Our group shares information and resources that impact our varied work in the mental health fields and that is unique to the particular needs of the LGBTQ communities we live in and serve. We welcome submissions to this eNewsletter that are pertinent to mental health and LGBTQ issues, All network members are welcome to contribute to this monthly eNewsletter. Just send your referral question, announcement, member accomplishment, space available information, event, conference, workshop, group information, or other pertinent notice to Irene Greene. All responses to questions, ads, workshops, etc. should be emailed directly back to the contact person in the notice. If you want to become a member of this organization please visit our website