In this episode we discuss common misconceptions and stereotypes about the LGBTQ+ community with Licensed Clinical Social Worker, sex therapist, and the founder and CEO of Inclusive Insight Psychotherapy, Laura Grimes. We also cover ways to identify our own cultural blindspots, so that together we can build more inclusive workplaces.
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About Laura Grimes
Laura Grimes (she/her) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and sex therapist, and the founder and CEO of Inclusive Insight Psychotherapy, a group private practice with locations in Illinois and Iowa. She received her Masters in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago where she is an adjunct professor.
Laura has over 25 years of experience in social work and has spent the past 17 years in full time private practice. She entered into business ownership after seeing the need for supportive and ethical work environments for therapists that focus on identity work with marginalized populations including those that identify as LGBTQI+, BIPOC, those in non-traditional relationship structures, and alternative sexualities.
As a consultant and trainer, Laura seeks to illuminate cultural blindspots & “isms”, learn to dismantle them, and become more inclusive to all marginalized identities. Connect with Laura on LinkedIn.