James Carroll, MA, LPC



James “Jamie” Carroll is in private practice in St. Louis, MO.  His clinical interests include: Trauma, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and LGBTQ clients.  He has an MA in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  In addition, he is a National Certified Counselor, a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, a Certified Hypnotherapist, and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor.

Jamie is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling, EMDRIA, National Guild of Hypnosis, Association for Play Therapy, American Counseling Association-Missouri, the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling-Missouri, Missouri Mental Health Counselor Association, Illinois Counseling Association.

Presentation Title: Suicide Prevention and LGBTQ Youth

Suicide is a major health problem for our youth. It is even more problematic for LGBTQ youths. In this presentation, we will examine factors that place LGBTQ youth at a higher risk for suicide. Additionally, various strategies will be discussed to help mitigate these factors.

Learning Objectives

  • Have an understanding of the statistics regarding straight and LGBTQ youth and suicide
  • Have and understanding of the factors that put LGBTQ youth at greater risk for suicide.
  • Implement strategies to help mitigate factors that contribute to suicide among LGBTQ youth.

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