Category: Sheila Haugh

The Being of the White Therapist – Sheila Haugh & Colin Lago

Sheila Haugh

In this presentation we will offer some reflection and ideas on this under explored arena of white therapist identity. We will discuss the notion of power and the concept of white as a norm. It is our hope to create an environment where we can all reflect on how the being of a white therapist can impact on us both personally and professionally.

Our vision for the structure of this keynote is to combine presentation for stimulus with an opportunity for reflection and thoughtfulness. We would like this keynote to provoke critical thought toward the systemic and personal implications of the being of the white therapist.

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