The PsyD in Clinical Psychology program in New England is honored to announce Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis, Professor of Psychology at Pepperdine University, as the presenter for the Roger Peterson Distinguished Speakers Series. She will be speaking on Healing the Wounds of Racial Trauma: Moving Toward Liberation.
Dr. Bryant-Davis is a Psychology Representative at the UN World Conference Against Racism and a Past President of the Society for the Psychology of Women. She is a co-author of the upcoming Anti-Racism Handbook. She is the 2015 awardee for the California Psychological Association Distinguished Scientist Award for her research addressing trauma and oppression. She received the Early Career Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Service award. She is published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, author of the book Thriving in the Wake of Trauma: A Multicultural Guide and co-editor of the books Surviving Sexual Violence: A Handbook of Recovery and Empowerment and Foundations of Resilience: Religion and Spirituality in Diverse Women’s Lives. A licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Bryant-Davis earned her doctorate from Duke University and completed her post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical Center.
The Roger Peterson Distinguished Speakers Series will take place on Monday, April 19th, 2021, and is open to students, faculty, and alumni from the PsyD in Clinical Psychology program.
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