Category: News

MnABPsi Members Active at National Conference

Four members of our local chapter participated at the recent National Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) conference in Orlando Florida, July 24-28. President Dr. Willie Garrett was in attendance, as was first-time attendee, Sue Govern. Drs. Harvey Linder and Pearl

Next MnABPsi Meeting

  Next MnABPsi Meeting Sunday 8/11/19.   5:30-6:45 PM Dear ABPsi Family, I hope you all had a wonderful summer and had the chance to enjoy all that our ancestors have given us. However, the struggle for our communities mental

MnABPsi President Dr. Willie Garrett to become President of Mn Psychological Assn

MnABPsi chapter President, Dr. Willie Garrett to become President of MPA

Thad Wilderson honored at MPA/ABPsi Event

Thad Wilderson, MEd, LP was honored Feb 1 as this years recipient of the John M. Taborn Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psychology by a Person of African Descent. The award was established more than a dozen years ago as

Project Kofi’s approach presented at MPA First Friday Forum

Last year, Rudy Rousseau, LP, MEq, a long time Twin Cities mental health provider, was honored as the 2018 recipient of the John M. Taborn Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psychology by a Person of African Descent. Rousseau had worked

MN ABPsi Author publishes article in this month’s Journal of Black Psychology

Hotep,A big shout out to Dr. Willie Winston III for his co-authored article in the May 2017 issue of the Journal of Black Psychology!Note that Dr. Winston lists his affiliation as Minnesota Association of Black Psychologists. Congrats, Willie!Pearl Barner II

Adler Graduate School Students meeting to form Mn Chapter of ABPsi Student Circle

Currently, we are in the process of starting a local Student Circle Chapter with the help of Ms. Rashida Fisher and several students at the Adler Graduate School.  If you, too, are interested, please contact: Rashida Fisher, MS, LPCC, LADC Faculty/

Mn Black Psychologists address job stress with Black Journalists

    The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) held its annual meeting this week in Minneapolis.  On the agenda was a collaboration between NABJ and the National Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) to address the health effects of repeated exposure to

MnABPsi Leaders Attend National Convention

MnABPsi Officers Dr. Willie Garrett, and Dr. Willie Winston both attended the National ABPsi convention recently in Las Vegas Nevada. Also in attendance were Dr. Pearl Barner, our MnABPsi National Liaison and Co-Chair of the ABPsi Ethics Committee, and Dr.

Black Psychologists more prominent at MPA

This years Minnesota Psychological Association conference included a number of both familiar and new African American faces.  Since her stint as both MnABPsi and MPA President, Dr. Bravada Garrett-Akinsanya has continued to urge not only greater involvement from women psychologists and