QUEER CATs Inaugural Speaker Series:
D. Nate Fuks
Intersecting Identities and Mental Health
Date: Wednesday, May 2nd
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Centre for Teaching and Learning - FB 620 (6th floor), 1250 Guy Street, Concordia University
Join Queer CATS for their continuing speakers’ series, Dr. Nate Fuks will be presenting his recent research. Refreshments and vegan snacks will be provided. All are welcome, we especially encourage faculty, students and professionals that are in the helping field to attend. Details Follow.
Dr. Nate Fuks is the Director of Psychoeducational & Counselling Clinic, Director of Clinical Training in Counselling Psychology, and Assistant Professor at Faculty of Education, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology at McGill University. He is also the founder and co-chair of Pride Psychotherapy Team, and a private practice psychologist at the Argyle Institute of Human Relations in Montreal, specializing in working with LGBTQ people, immigrants, refugees, and ethnic minorities. Prior to completing his PhD in Counselling Psychology at McGill University, Nate pursued an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University, and has established himself in a number of challenging and evolving leadership roles, in both the public and private sector. He offers service to clients in four languages, and during his career was involved in a variety of international and multi-cultural ventures.
Nate’s industry observations and experiences raised his awareness of the importance of newcomer and minority integration, and inspired his interest and ongoing involvement in research, teaching, and community initiatives pertinent to these issues. His research these days revolves mostly around intersecting identities and mental health of LGBTQ individuals, immigrants, and refugees.
Queer CATs is a group of Creative Art Therapists who identify as queer, gender diverse, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, two-spirit, asexual or questioning that hosts in events locally in Montreal, to hold space for sharing issues or concerns for queer folks in CATs, and create social supports, aiming to promote community-building, queer visibility and to advocate for change towards greater inclusivity in the field. For more information please find and like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QCCATN/.
The speaker series is funded by Sustainability Action Fund (SAF) and Concordia Council for Student Life (CCSL)