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Friday, September 30 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming To Achieve Mindfulness And Self-Care

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Psychologists will demonstrate how gaming can actually be a form of self-care! Using gaming to manage symptoms of depression, anxiety and other mental health concerns; gaming to battle stress from stigma, prejudice and biases towards LGBTQ gamers.

Speakers
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Joey Hannah

Psychologist, University of Texas
Life-long gamer and licensed psychologist (Counseling Psychology PhD) interested in exploring intersections of identities, gaming, and mental health. You can contact me by email (joeyhannahphd@gmail.com), on Twitter (@joeyhannahphd) or LinkedIn if you'd like :)
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Serenity Sersecion

Professor, PhD Clinical Psychology, Palo Ato University
Dr. Serenity Serseción is from Puerto Rico and started gaming at a young age. They have a BS in psychology, an MS in counseling: marriage and family therapy, an MS in clinical psychology and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. The first game they remember playing was Bonk on the TurboGrafx-16, then moving on to the original Gameboy, Nintendo, and Sega. Gaming helped them get through school, life on the island and helped them learn and eventually... Read More →


Friday September 30, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Panels Room C Camino Real