PSYNT psychologists Mariya and Marie-Diane gave a talk on their work as LGBTQ+ psychologists.
The talk, titled “A Day in a Queer Life: LGBTQ+ and Mental Health”, was hosted by Leiden University Pride, and touched on the topics of mental health issues in the LGBTQ+ community, minority stress, and representation.
Marie-Diane and Mariya talk about their experience working as LGBTQ+ therapists in a predominantly cis/straight-dominated field.
They also discussed the ways in which sexual and gender minorities can safeguard themselves against minority stress and ensure better mental health outcomes across the board.
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