Mar 24, 2020
In her lecture “Wisdom from Womanist Psychology: Integrating Art, Spirit, Activism, and Community,” Thema Bryant-Davis, associate professor of psychology at Pepperdine University and ordained minister, speaks about womanist psychology and the need for a holistic approach to psychology that includes cultural humility, self-definition, and spirituality.
The Fuller Symposium on the Integration of Psychology and Theology is the annual conference held by the School of Psychology. The 2020 conference, “Holistic Healing and Wellness: Mind, Body, and Spirit,” featured Thema Bryant-Davis, associate professor of psychology at Pepperdine University and ordained minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Her lectures, and the faculty and student responses to each, explored contemplative practices and their transformative impact, interpersonal trauma and recovery, and the holistic approach of womanist psychology.