Upcoming Events

10.26.2021 | Invited Speaker: The Davis Center W. Allison Davis ’24 & John A. Davis ’33 Lecture Presents: Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis: Liberation Psychology (Event Information)

11.1.2021 | Keynote Speaker, National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference (Event Information)

11.3.2021 | Keynote Speaker, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 37th Annual Meeting – Trauma in Context: Moving Beyond the Individual (Event Information)

11.13.2021 | Invited Plenary Speaker, Rising to the Occasion: Adaptability, Advocacy, and Transformation in the Field of Psychology, Massachusetts Psychological Association Annual Conference (Event Information)

11.16.2021 | Invited Speaker, Cultural Context of Trauma Recovery, University of North Alabama (Event Information)

Past Events

10.13.2021 | Wellness Wednesday: Latinx Mental Health with Dr. Miguel Gallardo and Dr. Carmen I. Vazquez (Event Information)

10.11.2021 | Leaders: Values, Balance, and Context, Live Conversation with Dr. Gordon Nagayama Hall, Dr. Wendi Williams, and Dr. Melinda A. Garcia (Event Information)

10.7.2021 | Enhancing Services to Black Youth for Los Angeles School Counselors (Continues 10.14, 10.21, & 10.28)

10.6.2021 | Continuing Education Workshop on Addressing Gendered Racism, Metro State University (Event Information)

9.23.2021 | Mental Health Workshop for Students and Faculty of Color, Macalester College (Event Information)

9.8.2021 | Keynote Speaker, Pandemic Grief among Clergy. University of Southern California (Event Information)

8.29.2021 | Invited Address on Intergenerational Trauma, Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, 26th San Diego International Summit (Event Information)

8.12-14.2021 | American Psychological Association, Panelist for “Black Mental Health and Activism” and “Decolonizing Psychology (Event Information)

7.28.2021 | Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Thema (3pm PT) – Trauma-Informed Applications to Rebuild and Recover – With Guests Drs. Carolyn Allard, Robyn Gobin, & Usha Tummala-Narra (Event Information)

7.28.2021 | Ethical Considerations: Counseling During the Time of COVID-19 – CE Session with Drs. Melba Vasquez & Ed Shafranske 12pm PT (Event Information)

7.21.2021 | Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Thema (3pm PT) – From Little League to the Olympics: Psychologists Helping Athletes Cope and Thrive – A Conversation with Dr. William Parham (Event Information)

7.21-23.2021 | Invited Address, “Psychological Well-Being in a Turbulent Era” – Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, South Africa Virtual Conference (Event Information)

7.8.2021 | Featured Speaker, Bebe Moore Minority Health Month – State of Minority Mental Health Free Symposium (Event Information)

7.7.2021 | WPFW Live Radio Interview for Minority Mental Health Month – 12pm Eastern (Event Information)

7.7.2021 | Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Thema (9am PT) – Psychology’s Response to Trauma and Marginalization: A Conversation with Dr. Laura Brown ABPP, Watch live on YouTube or Facebook (Event Information)

7.4.2021 | The United States of Anxiety – WNYC/NYPR Interview (Event Information)

7.1.2021 | Keynote Speaker – Academics for Black Survival and Wellness (#Academics4BlackLives) – Sustaining Ourselves in the Movement Towards Racial Justice (Event Information)

6.19.2021 | Keynote Speaker, Center for Justice and Reconciliation Hope Rising Conference (Event Information)

6.16.2021 | Liberation Psychology: Ethical Considerations for Practice with Marginalized Communities, 1-Hour CE Event co-presented with Drs. Anneliese Singh and Lillian Comas-Diaz (Event Recording)

6.16.2021 | Featured Speaker, Self Checking In Free Virtual Event Series, Coping with Re-Entering the World, 6-7pm Eastern (Event Information)

6.11.2021 | Keynote Speaker, Thriving in the Wake of Trauma – University of Washington School of Medicine Annual Medical Education Conference (Event Recording)

6.10.2021 | “Black & Womxn: Overwhelmed and Underserved,” Speaker for Virtual Panel hosted by UN Women’s Volunteer Extension Metro NY UN Women (Event Information)

6.9.2021 | Main Stage Ignite Speaker for the Behavioral Health Panel – UConn Health Disparities Institute (HDI) 2021 State of Health Equity among Boys and Men of Color Summit titled, “Trauma, incarceration, and justice across the life course: transforming systems for behavioral health equity among boys and men of color” (Event Information)

6.3.2021 | Therapeutic Cultural Avoidance: Why it Matters Now More Than Ever featured panelist for the Trust Parma sponsored webinar series “We Hold These Truths: Perspectives on Health Disparities, Racial Identities & Cultural Humility” (Event Information)

6.2.2021 | Instagram Live! @Dr.Thema with guests Dr. Charmain Jackson and Dr. Kevin Nadal – 5:30pm Pacific/8:30pm Eastern (Event Information)

5.25.2021 | William James College – APA Presidential Candidate Series (Event Information)

5.3.2021 | Race, Religion, and Equity: Implications for Psychiatry, Panelist, American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (Event Information)

4.19.2021 | Healing the Wounds of Racial Trauma: Moving Toward Liberation – Roger Peterson Distinguished Speakers Series (Event Information)

4.17.2021 | Healing What’s Hurting Us – Overriding the Impacts of Racism – National CARES Mentoring Movement (Event Recording)

4.15.2021 | United Nations Psychology Day (#PsychologyDay2021) – Thriving in a Post-Pandemic World: Clinical Implications (Event Recording)

From 2020 – 2021 Dr. Thema Presented on Aspects of Her Keys to Thriving for the Following Professional Organizations:

Loyola Marymount University
Yale University
UC Santa Barbara
University of Michigan
Antioch University
Metropolitan State University
Mt. Holyoke University
Pepperdine University
Redwood Psychological Association
National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine
National Association of Social Workers Texas Chapter
American Group Psychotherapy Association
American Psychological Association (Keynote Address)
American Psychiatric Association 
Association of Black Psychologists (Healing Circles Facilitator)
University  of Southern California
American Psychological Foundation
Association for Women in Psychology (Keynote Address)

(She also provided training for numerous community organizations with a focus on coping with COVID, racial trauma, and sexual trauma.)

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