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Biracial and Beyond: Deepening the Exploration of Self with Multi-Ethnic Clients

Presenter: 
Lyman Hollins, MA

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Registration starts at 8:30 am.
Biracial and Beyond: Deepening the Exploration of Self with Multi-Ethnic Clients

Expanding a clinician’s awareness of the complexity of racial identity for clients that identify as multi-ethnic or multi-racial, allows clinicians and their supervisors to increase their capacity to join with others, both clinically and personally. In this course, through lecture and discussion, participants will deepen their capacity to be fully present in a therapeutic relationship with multi-ethnic clients, and others, including clients that others may identify as ethnically ambiguous. Participants will gain and deepen their skills to mindfully and intentionally navigate these conversations in a manner that nurtures connection and supports making others’ experiences more visible in the room.

Lyman Hollins, MA, has been instructing Multicultural Clinical Awareness courses in both the PsyD and Masters’ programs at the Wright Institute since 2011. He is currently providing school-based therapy for students in the Emeryville Unified School District. He has been a treatment specialist at Family Paths in Oakland, CA, where he provided services to multi-stressed children, families and adults of diverse backgrounds. He has also provided gender-responsive counseling and crisis intervention to male youth experiencing social-emotional and behavioral issues. He currently offers services in facilitation and training, engaging in issues of difference, inclusivity, and cultural humility.

Date & Time: Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Registration starts at 8:30 am.

Location: TPI, 2232 Carleton St., Berkeley, CA 94704 (get map and directions)

 Fee if Registration Completed: by 10/15/19 after 10/15/19
TPI Members $108 $128
Nonmembers $132 $152
Prelicensed Students/Associates $84 $104

CE: 4 Credits. $10 additional fee for CE credits. The Psychotherapy Institute is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists, LMFTs, LCSWs, and LPCCs (provider number PSY005). The Psychotherapy Institute maintains responsibility for these programs and their content (see Course Policies).

$10 fee