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February 25th- Diversity: "Forbidden Talk" presented by Felecia Powell-Williams Ed.D, LPC-S, RPT/S

posted Jan 31, 2017, 1:26 PM by Houston Psychoanalytic Society   [ updated Jan 31, 2017, 1:34 PM ]
HPS Presents: Diversity: "Forbidden Talk"

Presented by Felecia Powell-Williams Ed.D, LPC-S, RPT/S 


Saturday, February 25, 2017  |  8:30 AM - 12:00PM 
8:30 Networking | 9:00 Presentation (1.5 CEUs)

The Council on Recovery - Houston
303 Jackson Hill St
Houston, TX 77007

This event is free and open to the public.
Free parking on the north side of the building.

This presentation will allow for the discussion on the intrapsychic process related to the racial and cultural diversity in the treatment setting.

  1. Define and experience the impacts of various aspects of the culture of the patient and therapist (race, ethnicity, religious background etc) - on the psychotherapeutic matrix.
  2. Identify how boundaries effect the therapeutic frame for working through diversity.
  3. Identify and discuss the impact of cultural relatedness in regards to transference and counter-transference dynamics.


Felecia Powell-Williams, is a native Houstonian, where she earned her degrees, Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology and a Doctorate in Clinical Counseling. She completed her post graduate education at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, formerly known as Houston-Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute, and recognized by the American Psychoanalytic Association as an adult, adolescent and child psychoanalyst. Dr. Powell-Williams is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, and also a Registered Play Therapist/Supervisor, who provides clinical supervision for the State of Texas licensing board. Along with maintaining her private practice, Felecia has volunteered multiple hours training clinicians from Baylor and University of Texas medical schools. She also teaches on a collegiate level, and provides consultation and professional training with many state and local agencies on recognizing the need of mental health services for children, adults, and families. Among her many roles at the CFPS she is currently a faculty member in the Adult and Child & Adolescent training programs, Chair of the Child Program, and board secretary. Felecia also holds board positions with the Alliance of Psychoanalysis, along with other national mental health organizations. Throughout her distinguished career, she has generously donated her time and talents to numerous organizations serving children throughout Houston. When she's not working she enjoys spending time with her family & friends, and actively serving in her church.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and The Center for Psychoanalytic Studies. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”
IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.


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