On-line course in Chicana/o/x Psychology! “Explorations in Chicana/o/x Identity” is our 2nd course in Chicana/o/x Psychology.
The Institute is a community-building entity focused on wellness and strengths of the Chicana/o/x community through the lens of Chicana/o/x Psychology. In our work, we address both risk and protective factors related to the wellness of the Chicana/o/x community, including historical factors of oppression as … Continue reading Institute of Chicana/o Psychology – Who We Are
Talking as a path toward healing is one of our many ancestral gifts. Although the roots of what is now known as therapy was not developed with Brown people in mind, the wisdom of sharing our struggles and pains through talk has a long tradition … Continue reading Therapy is Ours: Healing Through Talk is Ancestral Reconnection
The Institute of Chicana/o Psychology offers online educational courses in Chicana/o/x Psychology annually on a rotating basis. Please click the link below or select from the Menu above for course descriptions and next offerings!
AUGUST 22, 2021 10am – 1pm CDT (CENTRAL TIME) ONLINE Webinar Stories of courage. Stories of COVID. Stories of parenthood. Stories of racial trauma. Stories of faith. Stories of gender. Stories of sexualities. Stories shape our identity. The telling and sharing of stories can be … Continue reading Power of Stories to Heal: Cultural Strengths, Cultural Wounds
Class begins June, 2022. Online. 6 class sessions. 1.5 hours each session. Description and class information coming soon!
This 4-session training is the second level of the Chicana/o/x Affirmative Therapy Training Series. Each session is 2.5 hours and will contain two case scenarios each session. In particular, Level 2 will dive deeper into the three crucial aspects of Chicana/o/x & Latina/o/x well-being: Identity, … Continue reading Chicana/o/x Affirmative Therapy Training Series – Level 2
JULY 17th (Saturday), 2021, 11:00am – 1:00pm CDT (Central Time) Join us for this workshop-plática on original foods of present-day Mexico and their culinary and medicinal uses over millennia. Dr. Lilliana Saldaña, professor of Mexican American Studies & Institute presenter, will facilitate this community workshop … Continue reading Reclaiming Ancestral Foods for Personal and Collective Well-being
July 24th, August 21st, September 11th, September 25th- 2021 Foundational Level – Level 1 This is a 4 Session On-line Training on a clinical approach to working successfully with Chicanx & Latinx clients. The entire series is a total of 9 hrs. with each session … Continue reading Chicana/o/x Affirmative Therapy Training Series: Clinical Responsiveness & Chicanx Mental Health 2021 – Level 1
June 5th (Saturday), 2021, 10:00am – 1:00pm CENTRAL Time (CDT) Join us for this workshop platica where we will explore the legacy of our cultural strengths and resources in ways we can use to advocate for ourselves, our families, and our community. Dr. Selma Yznaga, … Continue reading Advocacy, Activism and Wellness: Identifying and Utilizing Our Collective Cultural Resources
Check out our latest interview! We discuss the founding of the Institute and we discuss the work of the Institute! Thank you to Armando Sanchez for hosting this discussion and for asking us to be a part of his show! #razapsychology #InstituteOfXPsychology #xicanpsych #GentePsychology #ChicanxPsychology #BrownItUp #BrownWellness #LivingBrown #psychology #mentalhealth #wellness #wellbeing #Gente #Raza #DECOLONIZE #Chicano #Chicana #Chicanx #Latino #Latina #Latinx