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Friday, December 11 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mental Health for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Gamers

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Gaming can be a safe space to explore gender identity and help with coping skills. Come join us in the discussion of just what makes a safe space and how to ensure you are in one. We'll also discuss the effects of a lack of representation of this community in games. Also find out what to look for in a therapist that is competent to offer support while also being knowledgeable about the trans, GNC and gaming communities.

Moderators
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Serenity Sersecion

Professor, PhD Clinical Psychology, Palo Ato University
Dr. Serenity Serseción is from Puerto Rico and started gaming at a young age. They have a BS in psychology, an MS in counseling: marriage and family therapy, an MS in clinical psychology and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. The first game they remember playing was Bonk on the TurboGrafx-16, then moving on to the original Gameboy, Nintendo, and Sega. Gaming helped them get through school, life on the island and helped them learn and eventually... Read More →

Speakers
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Joey Hannah

Psychologist, University of Texas
Life-long gamer and licensed psychologist (Counseling Psychology PhD) interested in exploring intersections of identities, gaming, and mental health. You can contact me by email (joeyhannahphd@gmail.com), on Twitter (@joeyhannahphd) or LinkedIn if you'd like :)


Friday December 11, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
GX Ballroom 1 Marriott - Salon I + II

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