Response | Tina Armstrong on Reclaiming Contemplative Practices

+ Tina Armstrong, assistant professor of clinical psychology, director of clinical training, and PhD in clinical psychology program chair, responds to Thema Bryant-Davis’s lecture “The Therapeutic Role of Contemplative Practice: Christian Mindfulness and Embodied Healing.”

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.