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Kudos to the ArPA Diversity Committee

On yesterday, July 14th, 2016, under the leadership of Drs. Khiela Holmes and Nick Rios, the ArPA Diversity Committee convened a community gathering at Christ Church in Little Rock. The topic of discussion was, “Affirming The Transgender Community – A Discussion with Local Leaders.”   Panelists included: Dr. Janet Cathey – OB/GYN with the UAMS Gender…

Event Thursday, July 14: Affirming the Transgender Community

Affirming the Transgender Community: A Discussion with Local Leaders Date and Time: Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at 5:30pm Location: Christ Episcopal Church 509 Scott Street Little Rock, AR 72201 This event is free and open to all, and no registration is required. For more information, contact Dr. Khiela Holmes at KJHolmes@uams.edu. Sponsored by the Arkansas…

Psychologists on the Orlando Shooting

Psychologists on the Orlando Shooting In the wake of the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) has put together several related resources offered by the  American Psychological Association (APA). Please feel free to circulate widely. ArPA can be reached for any additional information or resources needed. The following articles are found…

Changing the LGBT Lived Experience

Changing the LGBT Lived Experience Shanti M. Pepper, Ph.D. is a psychologist and co-owner of The Sage Center for Trauma and Wellness. The increasing visibility of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community is captured in literature, the media, and most recently in our legal system with the momentous SCOTUS decision. Some mental health…