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Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis is a licensed and ordained minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

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Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis is a licensed psychologist, ordained minister, and sacred artist who has worked nationally and globally to provide relief and empowerment to marginalized persons. Dr. Thema, a professor at Pepperdine University, is a past president of the Society for the Psychology of Women. Her contributions to psychological research, policy, and practice have been honored by national and regional psychological associations.

Dr. Thema earned her doctorate from Duke University, completed her post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical Center, and is a past American Psychological Association representative to the United Nations.

She has served as a mental health media consultant for numerous print, radio, and television media outlets, including but not limited to the Huffington Post, NPR, CBS, Oxygen, CNN, BET, TV One, Lifetime, and We TV.

Dr. Thema has edited and co-edited books on recovery from sexual violence, spirituality and religion in women’s lives, and womanist and mujerista psychologies. She is the author of the critically-acclaimed books Tweets for the Soul: When Life Falls Apart, Thriving in the wake of trauma: A multicultural guide, Mangos and Manna and The Birthing of a Lioness and is the recording artist on the CD Sky: An upbeat black girl’s song. Her work is based in an interdisciplinary understanding of spirituality, gender, culture and psychology.

january 2021

29janAll DayVirtual EventCollin County Psychological Association (virtual)

february 2021

03febAll DayVirtual EventSt. James AME Church New Jersey (virtual mental health workshop)

09febAll DayVirtual EventHarvard University - Invited Panelist

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march 2021

06marAll DayVirtual EventAssociation of Women in Psychology Keynote (virtual liberation keynote)

31marAll DayVirtual EventRedwood Psychological Association (virtual anti-racism program)

april 2021

09aprAll DayVirtual EventCenter for Womanist Leadership – Union Presbyterian Seminary (virtual womanist counseling workshop)

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