I have been a Clinical Member of the following associations in order to stay up to date on research in the field and to maintain professional relationships for collaboration as needed to best serve people I work with.
Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi)
"The Association of Black Psychologists sees its mission and destiny as the liberation of the African Mind, empowerment of the African Character, and enlivenment and illumination of the African Spirit."
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
"CAMFT is an independent statewide professional organization representing the interests of California licensed--and soon to be licensed--marriage and family therapists. It is dedicated to advancing the profession as an art and a science, to maintaining high standards of professional ethics, to upholding the qualifications for the profession and to expanding the recognition and awareness of the profession."
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) East Bay Chapter
"The CAMFT East Bay Chapter community is made up of professionals motivated around helping and supporting those we work with. We provide our members with a variety of opportunities to grow as professionals and increase their community connection with others in the mental health field."
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA)
"The EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) is a professional association where EMDR practitioners and EMDR researchers seek the highest standards for the clinical use of EMDR therapy."
"Gaylesta is, 'the LGBTQ Psychotherapy Association.' We provide mental health services including therapist referrals, education, and consultation. Our members offer a wide range of specializations, allowing us to serve as a unique resource both to the LGBTQ communities and to other service providers."
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network
"NQTTCN is a healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC)."