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Queer Therapy Network MHP Houston Chapter (QTNMHPHC) of mental health professionals who identify as LGBTQIA+ offers a safe space to connect with each other, share resources, and discuss best practices in providing affirmative therapy to queer clients. Membership dues help to fund the organization's mission to provide free or low-cost mental health services, education and training, scholarships, networking events and more.

Membership dues upon signup is $150 and it includes your first month dues as a member and access to a variety of benefits that can help you grow as a mental health professional and $75 monthly thereafter.


  • Accredited chapter of queer-affirming mental health professionals.

  • ​Booking services offering free or low-cost therapy services.

  • Paid Apprenticeship Program with hands on training and mentorship.

  • Continued Education Training courses, webinars, and seminars.

  •  Member exclusive groups, blogs, forums, podcasts and educational videos.

  • Job Placement upon successful completion of apprenticeship

  • Training, support, and resources from partnering organizations.

  • Therapist to Therapist support from QTNMHPHC members.

  • Celebratory new chapter members banquet

Membership benefits also include:

  • A monthly newsletter that provides information about new members, upcoming events, webinars, seminars, and resources.

  • Discounted rates for events, seminars, and webinars hosted by QTNMHPHC.

  • Invites to our annual meeting and the chance to have your voice heard on important topics.

  • Opportunity to serve on the Queer Mental Health Professional Chapter Board after a 2 year membership in good standing and selected to be involved in the shaping of our organization's future.


Queer Therapy Network MHP Houston Chapter is committed to the values of diversity, inclusion, equality in mental health care, promoting the mental wellbeing of queer community members, and to the training and education of mental health professionals providing affirming care. Members are carefully vetted to ensure that only individuals with the best interests of the queer community's mental health that align with our mission, vision, and goals are accepted as members. 

The purpose of the vetting process is to ensure that potential members have a good understanding of our mission, vision, and goals, and the processes by which the chapter operates. In addition, potential members must agree to abide by the Queer Therapy Network MHP Houston Chapter code of conduct designed to promote cooperation and to ensure that the chapter remains a welcoming and safe community. Any violation of the code of conduct can result in being removed as a member.

Queer Therapy Network MHP Houston Chapter understands that situations may arise and we expect all mental health professional members, staff, etc. to conduct themselves in a professional manner and abide by a code of conduct that covers appropriate behavior towards other members and the community at large.

Each applicant for membership in the Queer Therapy Network MHP Houston Chapter shall be required to provide the following information:

  • Their name, address, contact information, and email address

  • The name of their mental health professional organization or license type(s)

  • A statement of their commitment to the values of diversity, inclusion, and equity in mental health care.

  • In addition, each membership applicant shall consent to a background check.

Queer Therapy Network MHP Houston Chapter reserves the right to refuse membership to any applicant who does not meet, fails to, or refuses to provide the following requirements listed above.


As a member of the Queer Therapy Network MHP Houston Chapter, I agree to the following code of conduct:

  • I will promote the values of diversity, inclusion, and equity in mental health care in all my professional and personal interactions.

  • I will treat all people with respect and dignity, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability status. 

  • I will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

  • I will maintain the confidentiality of any information shared with me in the course of my work as a chapter member and I will comply with all applicable laws and ethical standards in my work as a mental health professional.

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