EPISODE #18 – Libby Parker; Changing the LGBTQ+ Mental Health Landscape
If anyone is going to help this underserved, but increasing, population receive treatment, it’s people like Mx. Parker, who believes that they are blessed to be in this field and be a part of their patients’ lives. Their connection to other human beings is the key to a meaningful connection with their patients. Mx. Parker does not present themselves as an omnipotent therapist, but rather as one who will get out of a patient’s way to let that patient help themselves; a beautiful and freeing approach to therapy.
Hear about this treatment modality and understand Mx. Parker’s success at changing the mental health landscape for the LGBTQ+ community, which has resulted in the further breaking down of stigmatizing behaviors on the part of the “in power” general population.
Bud Clayman, Co-Host/Co-Producer, OC87 Recovery Diaries on the Radio, Publisher/OC87 Recovery Diaries.com
From Clinic to Program: PRIDE and the evolution of LGBTQ+ Healthcare at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, by Libby Parker
Einstein Health Networks’ Pride Program: Caring for LGBTQ+ Patients, by Libby Parker
LGBTQ Mental Health Films and Essays on OC87 Recovery Diaries
Einstein Health Network’s PRIDE Program
The Trevor Project – Wikipedia Link
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