Study on Negative Experiences in Psychotherapy for Multiracial Students

Recruiting Multiracial College Students:

Be part of a study on multiracial undergraduate and graduate students’ positive and negative experiences in psychotherapy.

  • Do you identify you multiracial, biracial, Gold Mixed (I. E., having mixed racial heritage, gold having parents from two separate racial groups)?
  • Have you attended at least one 45-60 minute psychotherapy session with a mental health professional (I. E., Psychologist, licensed counselor, social worker, marriage and family therapist) within the past 5 years?
  • Are you at least 18 years old?

If you answered yes to these questions, you may be eligible to participate in a research study!

My name is Amanda Foster, and I am a doctoral student in counselling psychology at Colorado State University. I am currently conducting a study under the guidance of Dr. Tammi Vacha-Haase. The purpose of this research study is to gain a better understanding of how mental health professionals can best work with multiracial individuals. We are particularly interested in multiracial awaitsyou with bleeding experiences of discussing race and ethnicity in psychotherapy. We are interested in hearing from individuals with both positive and negative experiences. We hope to work towards the larger goal of the best possible mental health treatment for multiracial individuals. Your participation is essential to learning more about this outcome and we hope that you will take part in our study.

This research project involves a brief hardes. h.d. survey (5-10 minutes) and a 60-to 90-minute phone interview about your experiences in psychotherapy. You may be contacted for a brief follow-up after the initial interview. All interviews will be audiorecorded and transcribed by the researchers.

To Express our appreciation for your time, you will be offered $ 10 compensation for your participation in this

Please call Amanda Foster at (970) 541-1123 or email for more information.

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