Regional Conference New York

New York, NY | November 7-8, 2018

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

LGBTQ Mental Health: From Closets to Communities


In this informative session, the speaker will help clinicians build better understandings with their patients and discuss how to make the office a more welcoming environment. Participants will walk away with culturally-informed and -sensitive approaches to counseling and an enhanced comprehension of the unique mental health problems faced by the LGBTQ population.

Learning Objectives

Create a welcoming environment for LGBTQ patients

Identify unique mental health problems in LGBTQ populations

Provide culturally-informed and culturally-sensitive counseling to LGBTQ patients


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Petros Levounis, MD, MA

Petros Levounis, MD, MA, is professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and chief of service at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. Dr. Levounis came to Rutgers from Columbia University, where he se...

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