Dr. Lynda is a licensed psychologist, trainer, and teacher, in the areas of clinical, family and community psychology. Dr. Lynda earned her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Boston where she received the 1995 Dean's Award for Academic Accomplishment, the 1993 Graduate Book Award, and was selected to present the 1995 Graduate Honors Address.
Dr. Lynda received her clinical training in a variety of settings including the Danielsen Institute, Yale University Medical School's Consultation Center, the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center, Brookline Community Mental Health Center, and Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health Center. She is a PREP* and CPREP* instructor conducting large and small group training sessions. Dr. Lynda received her ministerial training from Jubilee Christian Church formerly New Covenant Christian Church in Boston where she is a Charter Member and serves as a minister and consultant to Chosen Vessels Women's Ministry and Covenant Counseling Ministry. She is committed to international ministry and serves on the Board of the Walker Center in Newton and as a Scholar with the North America Chinese Scholars Association.
In addition to her clinical and ministerial work, Dr. Lynda has worked as a Residential Faculty member at Dana Hall School in Wellesley, MA, where she lived and counseled a generation of young woman. She was known for creating a warm, comfortable, multicultural dormitory that was home for many international students and students of color in the Boarding community.
For over two decades, Dr. Lynda has provided clinical services to diverse populations in urban and rural settings. As the former Director of Couples and Family Therapy at the Danielsen Institute of Boston University, Dr. Lynda provided individual, couples, and family therapy and served as a training supervisor.
Dr. Lynda is married to Antonio M. Parham (Tony) and the couple has three children. (Tony's website is www.TKGweb.com.) In addition to his own career as a business man and ministry as a teacher and counselor, Tony co-presents with his wife on a variety of topics to strengthen couples and families.
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