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Empowering the Black Mind: A Conversation on How We Navigate White Fragility

July 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Free Open to the public: members and non-members

Join NYABPsi in a community conversation on White fragility, how it impacts us, and acknowledging and accepting our feelings and reactions as we face it. Our conversation, facilitated by NYABPsi Past President Tanya White-Davis, PsyD, will allow us to come together to talk about ways to liberate ourselves towards emotional equity, and to support, encourage, and Zola (love) up on each other.

We hope you’ll join us! 

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About Tanya White- Davis, PsyD

Dr. Tanya White-Davis is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked in the field of primary care psychology for over a decade. She is a current board member and past president of the New York Association of Black Psychologists. Dr. White-Davis earned her degree with a concentration in Health Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship in Primary Care Family Psychology with a Pediatric Psychology track at the University of Rochester. She also completed the Behavioral Science Family Educators Fellowship program within the national Society for Teachers of Family Medicine which has enhanced her work in graduate medical education. She is director of the Division of Primary Care Behavioral Health Education, and a full-time faculty member in the Department of Family and Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. In this position, Dr. White-Davis teaches and manages the behavioral health education within the Family Medicine, Social Pediatric, and Primary Care Social Internal Medicine Residency programs. Additionally, she teaches and supervises primary care psychology trainees in the Advanced Primary Care Psychology Fellowship and Primary Care Psychology Externship programs. Dr. White-Davis has provided primary care psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, and families of the Bronx, with professional interests in bullying, race and racism, family systems and empowerment, primary care psychology, and health disparities.


This event is free and open to public, members and non-members

The Harambee Initiative aims to inspire, encourage and uplift Black individuals, families, and communities as we face the COVID-19 pandemic. Harambee, Swahili for “Let’s pull together”, is a reminder of our strength, heritage, and rootedness in community. NYABPsi believes that pulling together and relying on our communities’ strengths and gifts will help us to remain safe, centered and grounded during this uncertain time. The Harambee Initiative uses virtual platforms to foster community support and will include knowledge-sharing, community discussions, and healing sessions, and engagement in creative activities such as song and story-telling. There are opportunities for fellowship, fun, learning, and healing.

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