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Sharon G. Horne, Ph.D., ABPP

Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston
Professor Extraordinarius, University of South Arica 

Short bio:

Sharon G. Horne, Ph.D., ABPP is Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston.  From 2012-2022, she provided leadership as an elected APA Representative to the International Psychology Network for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Issues (IPsyNet).  In addition, she chaired the policy committee that drafted the IpsyNet Statement and Commitment on LGBTI Concerns, an LGBTI-affirmative declaration that has been endorsed by 43 national and inter-regional psychology organizations and translated into 13 languages. Dr. Horne served as a Global Fulbright Scholar in Colombia, South Africa and the Philippines, and their research with colleagues in these countries and others examines policy related concerns of mental health access and treatment related to the psychological health of sexually and gender diverse individuals. In 2020, she received theAward for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology from the American Psychological Association (APA) in recognition for her transnational work 

Realizing the Power of Psychology to Enhance LGBTQI+ Psychological Health 

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