The Lesbian and Gay Psychotherapy
Association of Southern California (LAGPA) was established in 1992 as an organization of
mental health professionals interested in gay and lesbian clients.
LAGPA members are
actively involved in expanding the role of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers,
and marriage, family, and child counselors who serve the greater gay community of Southern
While LAGPA is oriented toward mental health professionals, individuals
desiring to join LAGPA are not required to be licensed. More >>
LAGPA is supportive of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Psychotherapists Association of
the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. http://gaylesta.org
in the Greater Los Angeles and Southern California areas
Click here to search for a therapist based on proximity to you or by therapist speciality. Each therapist has their own webpage where you will find a detailed description of their services, their theoretical orientation, their academic history, a map to their office, and much more.
Executive Director's Report — Welcome all of you to a new year. Our newly elected board has been hard at work putting together the calendar of events for the coming year. To see what we currently have scheduled scroll down to the calendar.
Newly Elected Board 2013
Introduction — Brian Carpenter, MA, MFTI
Therapeutic Interventions with Trans and Gender-Diverse Clients — Practical, Real-Life Applications; Saturday, May 11, 2013.
Promises SSDP Open House — Friday, March 29, 2013.
Transitioning From Living Male to Living Female: Late in Life and On the Job — Kendall Evans, MFT
Benefits of Group Therapy — Jake Myers, MA, MFTI
7 PM – 10 PM
Gay Men’s Movie Night — Free social event potluck. Click here for details. Full house. Watch for more free socials.
7 PM – 10 PM
Lesbian Movie Night — Free social event potluck. Click here for details. Full house. Watch for more free socials.
1 - 3 PM
“How to Build a Six-Figure Practice in 90 Days” – Presented by Tony Zimbardi, Psy.D., LMFT. 2 CE Credits. Click here for flyer. Sold Out!
“Relational Interventions: Treating Bipolar, Schizophrenic, Borderline, Psychotic, and Characterological Personality Organizations” -- 6-hour workshop presented by Larry Hedges, Ph.D. 6 CE Credits. Click here for flyer.
Summer Social/Educational — TBA
Annual Summer Pool Party at the lovely home of Liliane Quon McCain
18th Annual LGBTQI Psychotherapy Conference — TBA
LACPA Conference in Culver City — help us staff our booth at this local conference.
The 2013 Conference Brochure and Registration will not be available until July 2013. Please check back at that time. To review the 2012 Conference Brochure, please click below. Being a LAGPA member saves you over 25% on entry fees. If you are not a member, please consider becoming one before the Conference to gain these savings.
Approximately 100 professionals attended our conference. What better way to reach this targeted audience than to sponsor or advertise? Attached are the appropriate forms. We can still accommodate booths. Please see the attached Sponsorship Form.