CREDENTIALS

EDUCATION

Postgraduate Fellowship Program
Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis

Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology
William James College

Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Psychology
University of Massachusetts

 

LICENSURE

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
License # 9409

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Adjunct Professor of Psychology
Wentworth Institute of Technology

Dimensions Course Instructor
Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis

Adjunct Professor of Psychology
Johnson and Wales University

 

PUBLICATION

Tummala-Narra, P., Claudius, M., Letendre, P.J., Sarbu, E., Teran, V., & Villalba, W. (2018). Psychoanalytic psychologists’ conceptualizations of cultural competence in psychotherapy. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 35 (1), 46-59. Click here to read the advanced online copy, and here to purchase a PDF copy.

 

LEADERSHIP

Past Executive Board Member and APA Division 39 Liaison for the Rhode Island Association for Psychoanalytic Psychologies

 

AWARDS

2016 Early Career Scholars Award, American Psychological Association (Division 39 – Psychoanalysis)

 

CONFERENCE AND PUBLIC SPEAKING EVENTS

February 8, 2020
7th International Congress on Couples and Family Psychoanalysis
San Francisco, CA, USA

May 26, 2017
International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Conference
Sydney, NSW, Australia

April 27, 2017
APA Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) Spring Conference
New York, NY, USA

March 8, 2017
Rhode Island Association for Psychoanalytic Psychologies
Providence, RI, USA

September 8, 2016
Cambridge Zen Center
Cambridge, MA, USA

May 12, 2016
Rhode Island College
Providence, RI, USA

April 7, 2016
APA Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) Spring Conference
Atlanta, GA, USA

January 14, 2016
South Bay Mental Health Center
Swansea, MA, USA

December 17, 2015
Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI, USA

August 9, 2015
American Psychological Association Convention
Toronto, ON, Canada

January 16, 2015
National Multicultural Conference and Summit
Atlanta, GA, USA

June 1, 2014
South Bay Mental Health Center
Swansea, MA, USA

September 14, 2012
The 4th Virtual Conference on Counseling
USA

June 23, 2012
Society for Psychotherapy Research Annual Conference
Virginia Beach, VA, USA

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis