Monthly Archives: May 2015

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 … Continue reading

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simmonsconsulting | BLACK MEN HEALING CONFERENCE

JUNE 25 & 26, 2015 HISTORICAL TRAUMA: Addressing Gender Issues in the African American Community The conference provides an opportunity for meaningful community engagement and access to national and local educators, and community practitioners to discuss and introduce practical culturally … Continue reading

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Cultural Wellness Center Fundraiser April 17

MnABPsi members and friends: If you would be interested  in supporting this worthy organization, you can contact me: Dr. Harvey Linder (612-615-3932) for tickets.  I serve as a Board Advisor.  Psychologists Rekhet Si-Asar and MinKaRa Tezet (formerly Harry Ford) are both … Continue reading

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“Rock the Boat”: Resmaa Menakem Releases New Book

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 … Continue reading

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New St. Thomas Prof has South Mpls Roots

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 … Continue reading

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