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Group therapy with biased America: The psychology behind racial prejudice

It’s disingenuous to celebrate diversity in America without also confronting racism. Individual factors like personality, in-group bias, insecurity, and fear can fuel racial prejudice. But racism is about more than psychology; it’s about society. To achieve equality, people need to tackle structural racism as well as personal prejudice.  Diversity can…

Black History Month: Celebrating Black psychologists and researchers

Black history month celebrates the progress and recognizes the tribulations of Black Americans, and many notable people of color have contributed to the fields of psychology and psychological research.  Despite racial tension, bias, and discriminatory treatment, these Black psychologists paved the way for providers of color to continue expanding and…

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