FORGE invited a panel of therapist to our June 17, 2017 monthly meeting to meet with the trans community and discuss issues important to them. In this excerpt, Gregory Simons, Kim Skerven, Dianne Frances, and Jan Singer talk about informed consent verses standards of care, dealing with insurance, and practicing competent care. 9 mins. © 2017 FORGE
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In an interview with the Trevor Project, Diné talks about the importance of boundaries, and being able to express your emotions about systemic problems facing BIPOC LGBTQ+ people: “Healing begins with you, and it is quite a journey as well, but it is worth it. You are worthy of so much.”
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[Image: Text on a pink grid background, surrounded by graphics of a flower, a branch, and dots. Text: “Mental Health Awareness Month. ‘It is also ok to cry and allow yourself to feel; whether it is joy, laughter, anger, or grieving. All the emotions. Learn to communicate and express your emotions... For us within the BIPOC community, we are not allowed to feel and that is a systemic problem that I hope changes as we talk more about mental health and the need for support for BIPOC and our mental health. Healing begins with you, and it is quite a journey as well, but it is worth it. You are worthy of so much.’ - Charlie A. Scott (Diné) (they/them/she/her).” FORGE logo.] ... See MoreSee Less
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