Minnesota Women in Psychology
Networking and support for all women in the mental health professions
Minnesota Women in Psychology is committed to furthering the psychological, social, and emotional well being of women in the mental health profession. It will do this by promoting the professional development of women in psychological professions, informing members about ideas and issues that affect women, developing network and support group systems, and taking action in the best interest of Minnesota women.
Develop network and support group systems.
Share knowledge, research, skill, and employment information.
Provide informational and skill-building programs.
Encourage women in psychological professions to participate in professional organizations, committees, presentations, leadership positions.
Be informed on issues of concern to and concerning women, including legislative issues.
Share professional expertise with women in other professions.
Encourage and promote mentor services among women in psychological professions, including graduate and undergraduate students.
Share with other psychological professions our awareness of special principles and competencies in counseling women.
Promote informed use of psychological services among women consumers.
2016–2017 Executive Committee
Hanin Ailabouni, M.S. Ed., LPC, NCC - Chair
Felixia Valerius M.A. -Vice Chair
Miriam Zachary, M.A., LMFT - Treasurer
Farren Swanson, M.A., LMFT - Newsletter Editor
Kyja Foster-DeZurik, M.A., LADC, BCC
Julie Gunderson, M.A.
Analisa Jayasekera, M.A., LAMFT
Beth Johnson LMFT
Laurie Nelson, LICSW
Beth Quinby, M.A.
Deb Rich, Ph.D., LP, CPLC
Stacey Stillmunkes, M.A., LMFT
Opportunities for Leadership are available. Contact us at [email protected]