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Psychology and Social Justice – Really?!

We were surprised when telling people we were starting a psychology and social justice podcast met with negative reactions such as ‘Really? Those two just don’t go together’. It didn’t take long before we understood that the health and medical professions, including psychology, have negative reputations in marginalized communities. In one of our early interviews …

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Double Meaning

For many of the people we interview, the good works they do are meaningful in two ways. They get to help other people and often see the positive outcomes of their efforts. This alone is extremely rewarding. In addition, we’ve noticed that many people end up doing the important, transformational work that they do because …

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Our Pledge Against Injustice (steps we need to take)

Specifically, we pledge to: Actively work to oppose racism and unjust practices,  Look for applications of psychological knowledge to create change,  Consider important intersections of race, class, gender, ability, and sexual orientation when looking at any psychological or mental health problem,  Promote empathy and understanding for marginalized groups, Question the status quo,  Examine our own …

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Welcome to our new website!

We are so pleased to introduce you to our new and improved website! You can find our latest podcast episodes here as well as blog posts, photos and so much more. We hope you’ll look around, get comfortable, make yourself at home, reach out to let us know how you’re feeling and become part of …

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