Become a Better Therapist! Check out our LGBTQ+ Resources
¡Conviértete en un mejor terapeuta! Consulte nuestros recursos LGBTQ+
Racial and Social Justice Pledge: RECAMFT is committed to equity including addressing structural racism and systemic injustice. We endeavor to be inclusive and value individuals from all ethnicities, ages, races, sexual orientations, genders, languages, abilities, religions, citizenship statuses, and socioeconomic backgrounds into our chapter and into treatment.
We strive to advocate, educate, collaborate, and strategize for positive racial and social justice change within our membership and our community.
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Here are some great resources to check out to help you become a better therapist.
We invite you to dedicate yourself to our pledge. Then take the next step of elevating your knowledge to better meet the needs of our community.
Find out about RECAMFT's Justice Project: LGBTQ+ Affirming Care here.
Local Sonoma county programs who focus on LGBTQ+ issues
Positive Images (PI) is an LGBTQIA+ Community Center that provides support to Sonoma County’s LGBTQIA+ population, with an emphasis on identities and individuals at the margins. They provide direct services, advocacy and education.
Don't miss The Justice Project: LGBTQ+ Affirming Care here.
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people. Call, text or online chat available.
Here are some videos you can watch to help you become a better therapist!
"Amend: The Fight for America | Episode 5" is a wonderful history of LGBTQ rights, important legal cases, and finally marriage equality. (56 min)
President Obama on the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage in the US; "...a victory for gay and lesbian couples who have fought so long for their basic civil rights. " (9 min)
Transgender Rights II: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, 26:32 min.
Here are some great books you can read to help you explore LGBTQ+ resources!
The Collective Oakland has an interesting article about nationwide queer owned bookstores. https://thecollectivebook.studio/collectivejournal/2021/6/22/practice-pride-shop-at-these-queer-owned-bookstores
Here are some queer owned bookstores:
Lesbian, Gay, LGBTQ+
Transgender, Gender Expansive, Non-binary
Becoming Eve: My Journey from Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi to Transgender Woman
Raised in a Hasidic Jewish community, adult transition.
Mi'kmaq elder & psychotherapist
Part of "Critical Studies in Native American History" series.