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Fri, Oct 28



Broaching Race in the Counseling Room

Dr. Regine Talleyrand, professor at George Mason University, will discuss techniques for broaching important conversations about race with clients in the counseling room.

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Broaching Race in the Counseling Room
Broaching Race in the Counseling Room

Time & Location

Oct 28, 2022, 9:00 AM EDT – Oct 29, 2022, 10:30 AM EDT


About the Event

Dr. Regine Talleyrand is an Associate Professor for the Counseling Program in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University.  Dr. Talleyrand's professional, research and service interests are in studying mental and physical health disparities in racially and ethnically diverse groups and developing culturally relevant counseling interventions for communities that have been underrepresented and underserved. She has published and presented extensively in the areas of eating disorders in African American women, racial identity and acculturation, multicultural social justice counseling competencies, and advising and mentoring relationships in the counseling profession. Her newest research and community service area has focused on exploring mental health concerns of recently immigrated undocumented youth—a population that has grown in the Northern VA area. Dr. Talleyrand served from 2005 to 2016 as an advisor and consultant to the Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless, a private, non-profit organization that provides transitional housing and support services for homeless individuals living in the Northern Virginia area and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Northern Virginia Mediation Services (NVMS) Conflict Resolution Center.  Dr. Talleyrand is on the Editorial Review Board for two premier journals in the counseling profession--The Counseling Psychologist and the Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology.  Dr. Talleyrand completed her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology (minor in Spanish) from the University of Pennsylvania and received a Master of Arts degree in Human Development from the University of Maryland.


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