Study on LGB Christians and Counseling

Help ensure LGB Christians’ needs are part of the conversation in academia around mental health!

My name is Kelsey Kangos, and I am a doctoral candidate in the Division of Counseling Psychology at the University at Albany. Under the supervision of Dr. Alex Pieterse, I am currently conducting a study to help fulfill the requirement of my doctoral dissertation. I invite you to participate in a study examining lesbian, gay, and bisexual Christian clients’ experiences in psychotherapy/counseling. This study has been approved by the University at Albany’s Institutional Review Board.

The purpose of this study is to better understand how lesbian, gay, and bisexual Christian clients experience psychotherapy/counseling. I am seeking adults (18 and older) within the United States who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual and Christian (any denomination) who are currently receiving or have received individual counseling services within the last year. The online study, including demographic questionnaire, should take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

For every 10 people who complete the research materials, one person will be randomly chosen to receive a $20 Amazon gift card. If you are interested in participating in my voluntary and anonymous study, please use the following link:

https://www.psychdata.com/s.asp?SID=183944

Thank you for your time! And please share with anyone you know who meets the criteria.

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Project NtACT

Participate in Project NtACT, a study conducted by University of Hawai'i and University of Michigan!

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NcACT is a research project aimed to better understand how same-sex male couples make decisions in their relationship and talk about sex and their sexual health. NtACT is funded by the National Institute of Health.

Steps:
1. Complete the brief, eligibility survey – independently (2-3 minutes)
2. Provide consent and contact information (1-2 minutes)
3. The research team will contact you and your partner about your eligibility, and next steps
4. Once eligible, you and your partner will be invited to participate in an individual, online interview. You will be interviewed solo – not with your partner. (30-45 minutes)

Participants and their partners will each receive a $50 Amazon.com gift card at the end of your individual online interview.

To get started, please click here.
 
Contact the research team at 808-956-7768 or send an email to projectntact@gmail.com.

 

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Take Westchester Medical Center's LGBTQ Healthcare Survey

Westchester Medical Center's Adult Primary Care Center is looking to learn more about the needs of Westchester's local LGBT community. 

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Click below to read more about the survey!

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Experiences of Adult Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer and Pansexual Individuals in Therapy/Counseling

We are conducting a study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, pansexual and other non-heterosexual (LGBQ+) individuals’ experiences’ in therapy. The ultimate goal of this study is to develop a questionnaire that can help researchers and therapists understand LGBQ+ clients’ perceptions of their therapy experience.

You are eligible to participate in this study if you are (a) an adult age 18 or older, (b) live in the United States, (c) identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, pansexual, or otherwise non-heterosexual, (d) identify as cisgender, and (e) you have had at least one counseling or therapy session within the past 12 months. Individuals who have worked as therapists/mental health counselors are not eligible to participate in this study. 

In total, it is estimated that this survey will take about 15 minutes to complete. Please note, that as the goal of this study is to develop a questionnaire, you will be asked to complete all items before moving on.

If you are interested in participating please click here

If you have any questions about this study, please contact the principal investigator, Ryan Ebersole, Ph.D. Candidate in counseling psychology at the University at Albany, State University of New York (rebersole@albany.edu). You may also contact Mryna Friedlander, Ph.D., professor of counseling psychology at the University at Albany, State University of New York at mfriedlander@albany.edu or (518) 442-5049.

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Experiences of Trans*, Gender Fluid, Genderqueer, and Gender Non-Conforming Adults

Thank you for your interest in our online study regarding the experiences of transgender, gender nonbinary, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming adults. This study consists of open ended questions and multiple choice questions about your experiences. The goal of the study is to see what is associated with adaptive functioning and resilience in transgender, gender nonbinary, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming adults and what is associated with stress, anxiety, and other psychological symptoms.  In this study we will also ask you about experiences of discrimination, your emotions and your experiences. The study should take about 45–60 minutes to complete and should be completed in a private setting, free of distractions.

 

Please note that our goal is better understand transgender, gender nonbinary, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming adults. We hope to use the results of this study to decrease stigma and discrimination and increase the understanding of transgender, gender nonbinary, gender fluid, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming adults.

 

This study is being conducted by Amy Przeworski, Ph.D. in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University.  You may contact Amy at 216-368-5022 or axp335@case.edu.

 

If you are interested in participating in this study, please click here.                                                                                      

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Relationship Satisfaction in Bisexual Couples

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Supporting Parent to Affirm Their Children’s Experiences of Sexuality

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Paid Gender Non-Binary Action Research

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Healing & Community Action Survey

"Dear Friends, 

First, let me thank you for agreeing to participate in our survey. We are building this from the ground up and can't possibly do it without you. These questions are designed to help us determine what's currently working for survivors of sexual violence in your community and where the gaps exist. We want to know who is getting it right, and how they are doing it. The results of this survey will be used to ensure that our online tools for survivors are comprehensive, inclusive and well resourced. I anticipate this survey taking between 15-30 minutes to complete, depending on how many resources you have to share. 

The 'me too.' Movement is by and about survivors. We are building what we need together. Thank you for your participation. Thank you for trusting us. Thank you for standing up.

Tarana
Founder
'me too.' Movement"

Click here to take the survey!

 

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Online study of the experiences of LGBTQ and cisgender heterosexual adults.

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are conducting an online study. The goal of the study is to see what is the association between trauma and other life experiences in transgender, homosexual, bisexual, and queer adults versus in cisgender heterosexual adults, and whether these experiences are associated with resilience or psychological symptoms. In this study you will be asked about your experiences of trauma and discrimination, your emotions, and your experiences. The study should take about 45–60 minutes to complete and should be completed in a private setting, free of distractions.

To access the survey, please go to https://cwru.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3DY5LwhbHp6Yof3

This study is being conducted by Amy Przeworski, Ph.D. in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University.  You may contact Amy at 216-368-5022 or axp335@case.edu.

 

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