Fri, Apr 14|
Webinar: Developing Anti-Oppressive & Inclusive Groups w/ Dr. Sophia Aguirre, Ph.D., CGP, AGPA-F
Come join us for an informal group discussion about how create inclusive, groups experiences grounded in anti-oppressive practices. This is a FREE event.
Time & Location
Apr 14, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
About the Event
This webinar will be led Dr. Sophia Aguirre, Ph.D., CGP, AGPA-F who will discuss how she integrates an anti-oppressive framework in her process group that fosters an inclusive and affirming group space, particularly for those who hold marginalized identities. This event is open to both members and nonmembers who are interested in learning more about group work.
About Dr. Sophia Aguirre, Ph.D., CGP, AGPA-F:
Dr. Aguirre is a Latinx/Chicana Licensed Psychologist and Certified Group Psychotherapist. She is the founder and director of the Aguirre Center for Inclusive Psychotherapy, private group practice in Atlanta specialized on providing culturally-responsive psychological services with a special focus on serving Latinx, BIPOC, & LGBTQ+ communities. Her practice is sex-positive, trauma-informed, weight-inclusive, Feminist-oriented, and affirming of folks from LGBTQ+, Kink, and Polyamory/CNM communities. Sophia has specialized training in group therapy and over 15 years of experience running interpersonal process groups, both psychotherapy groups and training groups for mental health professionals. Sophia currently runs 4 groups in her practice: 2 process groups for BIPOC therapists and 2 interpersonal process therapy groups for young adults. Sophia is deeply passionate about advocating for social and racial justice issues within the field of psychology and group therapy at the local, regional and national levels. She currently serves as the Treasurer for the Atlanta Group Psychotherapy Society, Secretary of the Board of American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA), and Co-Chair (and founder) of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force for the AGPA. She was awarded Fellowship to the American Group Psychotherapy Association in 2020. Sophia also serves as the Co-Chair of Sanando MHP (a collective for Latinx mental health professionals in Georgia).