NSGP is a non-profit interdisciplinary professional organization for clinicians interested in group therapy and group dynamics. Founded in 1956 our mission is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas about group psychotherapy.
Statement of Equity and Inclusion
Over the past several months the board members of NSGP have worked to craft a message that reflects the organization's commitment to social justice. Below is NSGP's statement on equity and inclusion. This statement is a starting point for our organization to develop strategies for accountability for who we are and what we do. The Board acknowledges this statement is long overdue and will only be as impactful as the meaningful action NSGP takes to serve this end. Therefore, we invite every NSGP member to reflect on the message of this statement and begin a dialogue in our shared spaces with the larger organization about how we can ethically reckon with the deeply entrenched systems of oppression in the United States.
As an organization, NSGP acknowledges that in our society, there are historical systems of power that grant privilege and access unequally. These systems allow for the intersections of different kinds of prejudice that combine to favor white, heterosexual, cisgendered, younger, able-bodied, Christian men. The systems are self-perpetuating, which have enabled segments of these populations disproportionate access to wealth and power. The element of social class further enables the ongoing exploitation of both people and the planet...
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