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Sunday, July 13 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Gaming and Mental Health in the Queer Community

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Research connects gaming and mental health. Gaming can be a good thing, but the line between healthy and unhealthy is not simple. Mental health professionals and queer gamers talk about unhealthy vs healthy gaming and how gaming can be therapeutic.

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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 →


Sunday July 13, 2014 10:00am - 10:45am
*GX Panel Room C (3F) Union Square (3F)

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