Sebastian Barr (he/him)

Sebastian Barr (he/him)

Researcher, Educator, Licensed Psychologist
Trans Psychologist

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Dr. Sebastian Barr (he/him) is a licensed counseling psychologist with an independent psychotherapy and consulting practice. Following his PhD, Sebastian completed an advanced fellowship in the Program for Psychotherapy at Cambridge Health Alliance under the auspices of Harvard Medical School, where he conducted psychotherapy research and received specialized training in long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy. His research on the role of trans community belongingness in trans people’s wellbeing has been recognized by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health and American Psychological Association’s Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, and he was selected as a 2020 Faberllull QLGBTI scholar-in-residence. Sebastian's research currently focuses on the traumatic impact of cumulative bias and non-affirmation experiences. He is a board member of Charlotte PFLAG and Division 44 of APA, and he regularly trains clinicians on psychological practice with trans and nonbinary clients across the lifespan.

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