Browning Counseling: Working with Latinx Clients

Please note that the webinar and materials related to this session originally aired on December 9, 2021.

In this webinar, we discussed an integrative approach to working in a culturally responsive manner with Chicanx/Latinx populations and highlight tools related to “Browning” your counseling. An awareness of how traditional/individualistic concepts in mental health can be culturally incongruent for Chicanx/Latinx populations was also explored.

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About the Presenter:

Dr. Manuel X. Zamarripa (He/Him), LPC-S

zamarripaDr. Manuel X. Zamarripa (He/Him), LPC-S is the director and co-founder of the Institute of Chicana/o/x Psychology based in Austin, TX, where he conducts workshops (community), training (professionals) and teaches courses on issues related to Chicanx/Latinx wellness, cultural identity, mental health, and cultural revitalization from a Chicana/o/x affirmative framework.

Dr. Zamarripa has presented at national and state level presentations/trainings in psychology and education on issues of Chicanx/Latinx well-being, cultural responsiveness, social justice, decolonization in psychology, psycho-social factors of academic achievement, and leadership. His publications (peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters) focus on counseling, assessment, and teaching of Chicanx and Latinx populations. His 20 years of clinical experience includes working with individual adults, adolescents, couples, and families in community and education settings (rural and urban) from varied economic and cultural backgrounds.

He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and approved supervisor and received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Counseling Psychology, his M.S. from Our Lady of the Lake in Counseling Psychology, and his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in Psychology.

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