Join with Greater San Francisco area Union alums, chapter leader Rev. David Cowell, and Union’s alumni/ae relations director Rev. Emily Odom, to meet the Rev. Pamela Cooper-White, PhD, Union Seminary’s Christiane Brooks Johnson Professor of Psychology and Religion, to hear her address titled “Shared Wisdom: Use of Self in Pastoral Care and Counseling” at 2:45 p.m. at the 28th Plenary of the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy (CPSP), followed by a book signing (3:45 p.m.) and a meet-and-greet happy hour (self-pay) with Dr. Cooper-White before she is honored at the CPSP’s Helen Flanders Dunbar Award Dinner that evening.
The group may decide to meet for dinner an area restaurant following the happy hour; watch this site for additional information.
About Pamela Cooper-White
Pamela Cooper-White began her education as an art and music major at Boston University, graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree Magna cum Laude. She went on to earn both a PhD at Harvard University in historical musicology with a dissertation on Arnold Schoenberg’s opera Moses und Aron, and a Master of Divinity with Honors at Harvard Divinity School.
Widely published, Dr. Cooper-White’s research interests have centered on feminist/Womanist theology and the prevention of violence against women; countertransference, intersubjectivity, and the use of the self in pastoral care and psychotherapy; the intersection of pastoral theology and postmodern relational psychoanalysis; and the history of early psychoanalysis and religion.
Dr. Cooper-White is an ordained Episcopal priest, a certified clinical Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois, and a Board Certified Counselor in the National Board for Certified Counselors. Past two-term Co-Chair of the Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group of the American Academy of Religion, she currently serves on the PCR-AAR Steering Committee, on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pastoral Theology, and as Secretary of the International Association for Spiritual Care.
For her complete faculty bio, visit https://utsnyc.edu/faculty/pamela-cooper-white/