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    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 …

Mn Black Psychologists address job stress with Black Journalists Read More »

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. …

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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 …

Black Psychologists more prominent at MPA Read More »

Resmaa Menakem MSW, LICSW, noted both locally and nationally as a trauma therapist as well as family and relationship expert, held a party last week to release his new book: “Rock the Boat: How to Use Conflict to Heal and …

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Dr. Bryana French,  moved up from  the University of Missouri, Columbia last year to join the faculty at St. Thomas’ Graduate School of Professional Psychology.  She had done her doctoral work at the University of Illinois and then interned at U …

New St. Thomas Prof has South Mpls Roots Read More »

Lambers Fisher is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT). He is a certified Prepare/Enrich counselor as well as a Board Approved Supervisor for the MN Board of Marriage & Family Therapy and the MN Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy. Additionally, Lambers …

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Ted  Thompson MEq, LP was the 2015 Recipient of the award for Outstanding Career Achievement in Black Psychology given each year during Black History month by the Diversity Committee of the Minnesota Psychological Association.  The award was initiated when former …

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The long overdue update to the MnABPsi Directory of Mental Health Resources in the Black Community is picking up steam.  President Dr. Willie Garrett and Dr. Harvey Linder met recently with ministers from the the Black ministerial alliance known as …

Work on the Directory picking up steam! Read More »

Welcome to a new year in ABPsi!  I am so excited about beginning our journey over the next year together!  I hope that we will be able to accomplish a great deal for our community!  It is an interesting time …

President’s Message Read More »