- January 12, 2019 - June 8, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Delving into Difference Consultation Group
with Barbara (B.) Herring
Welcome! This consultation group is for people who are interested in having perhaps difficult or uncomfortable conversations around difference with regards to race and privilege in the therapy room. My hope is that this group will provide clinicians an opportunity to uncover possible blind spots and biases around differences and to work through situations or hiccups that we may have encountered in relationship to our clients and maybe our daily lives. Through direct conversation in a brave and safe space we will discuss topics/behaviors that may cause us hesitation in our conversations or with questioning our clients. Further, we will work together to formulate narrative language that may help us to access the unknown with our clients.
We will collaborate on clear guidelines for presenting our client work and my hope is that will all have a time to discuss our personal experiences. Our group will meet monthly to give ample time to experiment with what we have discussed and to continue discussing the challenges that may rise. This group is limited to 8 participants. A group is scheduled to begin January 2019. Specific date and time to be determined.
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me at [email protected]
Barbara (B) Herring (Los Angeles, CA) holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University where she specialized in LGBT Affirmative Psychotherapy. She is actively working as a private practice intern under the supervision of Lucy Cotter at NCC as well as working as an intern at Teen-Line. Barbara’s traineeship was at Being Alive a HIV/Aids Service organization. Barbara is highly competent and sensitive at working with a diverse range of individuals, regardless of cultural background or where they may fall on the gender and sexuality spectrum, she has created and implemented workshops on Race and Privilege in the Therapy Room. She presented the May 2018 Collab Salon, Acknowledging the Effects of Difference: Race & Privilege in the Therapy Room. She hopes to continue to broaden her platform as a consultant for clinicians around intersectionality and difference.
Venue: Zoom Meeting Room
We use Zoom for “meetings on a cloud” that bring together faculty and participants from around the world. Whether for The Collab Salon or a course webinar, these meetings usually last about an hour (sometimes a bit longer, but usually not more than 1-1/2 hours). Events are recorded, and then become available on-demand afterwards to Collab Members – or course registrants – whether or not able to join in real time.
Steps to Participate
- Download Zoom (it’s free!)
- Sign up so we will reserve you a space
- Figure out when we meet according to your time zone here.
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