De-centering Whiteness in Therapy with Gabes Torres and Melody Li

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We are back for a new season! For the month of May, we will have the honor of hearing from Gabes Torres. Gabes is a Filipino/a/x psychotherapist, organizer, and member of the Speaking of Racism community + Advisory Board.

Melody Li joined Gabes for this episode to discuss de-centering whiteness in Therapy.

Melody Is a colony-born migrant & settler, therapist of Color, and mental health justice activist.

They created Inclusive Therapists (www.inclusivetherapists.com): a social justice-oriented mental health directory and community that celebrates the strengths & centers the needs of marginalized communities.

They also lead a mental health justice movement to decolonize, disrupt and dismantle oppressive mental health practices. In community, they restore, reimagine & reclaim our healing.

Melody believes that all people with all identities & abilities in all bodies deserve equal access to quality mental health care.