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dc.contributor.authorEaton, Ashleigh
dc.date.accessioned2021-08-18T18:09:12Z
dc.date.available2021-08-18T18:09:12Z
dc.date.issued2021-06
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11803/1471
dc.description.abstractThe resilience and activism stemming from 2SLBGTQ+ communities shaped the modern landscape of mental health counselling as we practice it today. A critical location for violence against 2SLBGTQ+ youth is within institutional structures that historically and presently stress and oppress individuals based on their race, socio-economic status, ability, sexual orientation, gender, and more. In recognition of the challenges that young 2SLGBTQ+ people face, access to therapy that is gender and queer-affirming is particularly important, if not lifesaving. Within this capstone, I propose that when therapists engage in anti-oppressive therapies alongside 2SLGBTQ+ youth, healing emerges from community, activism, and creativity. The mental health disparities that 2SLBGTQ+ youth face is political and so, there must also be a political nature to healing within 2SLGBTQ+ communities. Although history has presented 2SLGBTQ+ youth as a monolith, liberation offers a means of resistance that is intersectional; in many ways, liberation offers space for freedom. These methods of therapeutic practice are necessary for creating and imagining a radically different future for 2SLGBTQ+ youth within mental healthcare. This capstone will outline the review of literature, including the current gaps in research pertaining to 2SLGBTQ+ youth. The capstone will briefly discuss anti-oppressive therapies and more broadly explore the need for an anti-oppressive lens regardless of therapeutic modality preferences.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
dc.rightsopenAccess
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/
dc.subject2SLGBTQ+en_US
dc.subjectQueeren_US
dc.subjectAnti-oppressionen_US
dc.subjectPsychologyen_US
dc.subjectYouthen_US
dc.subjectGenderen_US
dc.titleAnti-Oppressive Therapies and Methods of Healing for 2SLGBTQ+ Youthen_US
dc.typeCapstoneen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineClinical Mental Health Counselingen_US
thesis.degree.grantorCity University of Seattleen_US
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Arts Counselingen_US
cityu.schoolSchool of Health and Social Sciencesen_US
cityu.siteVancouver, BCen_US
cityu.site.countryCanadaen_US


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