Summer of Pride: Call for Submissions

Brainbow: A Virtual Conference for Pride-Minded People We are seeking presenters, educators, and artists to teach queer-focused workshops to professionals and community members. This virtual conference is an all-day eventContinue reading “Summer of Pride: Call for Submissions”

Where Does the Money Go?

When you choose The Gracious Mind, you help us further our mission to provide safe, affirming, and accessible mental health services to the community. 100% of the proceeds from allContinue reading “Where Does the Money Go?”

Consultation and Coaching

By Dr Karen McDowell, Ph.D., Owner and Creative Director of The Gracious Mind I frequently get emails from folks who are seeking advice or support as they tackle new goals orContinue reading “Consultation and Coaching”

What is “Psychological Testing”?

Psychological testing may sound kind of intimidating, but once you understand what it is and how it can help, you’ll find that it can be quite interesting and useful. IfContinue reading “What is “Psychological Testing”?”

Low-cost counseling

If you or someone you love needs counseling, assessment, or advocacy, look no further! Our excellent clinicians can provide you the support you’re looking for via telehealth, anywhere in theContinue reading “Low-cost counseling”

TGM Press Is On Its Way!

We couldn’t be more excited to announce that TGM press will be launching December first! With a focus on publishing high-quality, low-cost reading materials, workbooks, and journals, TGM will quicklyContinue reading “TGM Press Is On Its Way!”

Are You Respecting Your Transgender Loved Ones?

“When I first came out as transgender, I was surprised to find that many people in my life wanted to support me. I received a lot of encouraging words, oftenContinue reading “Are You Respecting Your Transgender Loved Ones?”

Why Emotional Fluency is Key for a Successful Relationship

It’s a skill that’s very much learnable, but probably not covered in your fancy liberal-arts education, unless you went to a super-progressive school. “We’re just not trained to speak inContinue reading “Why Emotional Fluency is Key for a Successful Relationship”

Maybe Monogamy isn’t the Only Way to Love?

“Her book examines the long, sometimes awkward legacy of philosophers’ thinking on romantic love, and compares that with a new subfield in close-relationships research — consensual nonmonogamy, or CNM. WhileContinue reading “Maybe Monogamy isn’t the Only Way to Love?”

Tips To Calm An Anxious Child

” Imagine you are driving in the car. You look in the rearview mirror and see your child trying to shrink into her seat.   “What’s wrong?” you ask.  Continue reading “Tips To Calm An Anxious Child”