& Lectures

Diversity, equity, and racial justice.

Training Popular Workshops

  • Assessment & Treatment of Racial Trauma
  • Microaggressions in Clinical Care
  • Understanding and Connecting with Black Clients
  • The Racial Harmony Workshop: Reducing Racism and Building Allies
  • Exposure and Ritual Prevention (Ex/RP) for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • The Ethics of Inclusion: Culturally Informed Research Design
  • How Your Racial and Ethnic Identity Affects Client Care
  • What You Need to Know but Your Ethnically and Racially Diverse Clients Might Not Tell You
  • Providing Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

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Speaking Popular Topics

  • Being a Racial Justice Ally
  • Racial Stress and Trauma
  • Psychedelic Therapies and Racial Justice
  • Understanding Racism, Discrimination, and Stereotypes
  • Understanding Microaggressions
  • Understanding Major Mental Illness
  • Sexual Obsessions in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Improving an Adverse Racial Climate
  • Psychedelic Medicine and Racial Justice

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Schedule for 2024

Upcoming Presentations and Workshops

Williams, M. T. (2024, February 9-10). Panel Presentation. Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy: Contrasting Visions. Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Williams, M. T. (2024, February 14). Psychedelics, PTSD, and Racial Trauma. University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, Ottawa, ON.

Terwilliger, P. R. & Williams, M. T. (2024, February 23). Discrimination and Bias in Artificial Intelligence and Mental Health. Mindful of Machines: AI and Law’s Role in Promoting Compassionate, Rights-Complying, Mental Healthcare. University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, Ottawa, ON.

Williams, M. T. (2024, March 4). Finding Joy in a Racist World: Self-Care for Black Mental Health. Keynote Lecture for Black mental health: Embracing joy, past, present, & future. uOttawa Interdisciplinary Centre for Black Health, Ottawa, ON.

Williams, M. T. (2024, March 5). Professional Issues. [Virtual]. Doctoral Practicum Course. Department of Counseling Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

Williams, M. T. (2024, March 7). How to be an Anti-Racist Psychologist. [Virtual]. Case Western Reserve University.

Williams, M. T. (2024, March 8). Assessment and Treatment Techniques for Racial Trauma. Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies, University of Nevada, Reno, NV.

Dyck, E., Williams, M. T., Jasper, O. & Bartlett, A. (2024, March 10). Cafe Scientifique on Psychedelics and Health Equity: An Interactive Public Dialogue with Leading Researchers in Canada. Sponsored by Hollyhock, MAPS Canada, and the National Collaborating Centre on Determinants of Health.

Williams, M. T. (2024, April 12). Psychedelics and Racial Justice. Therapeutic Use of Psychedelic Drugs: Legal, Policy and Neuroscientific Perspectives Symposium. American University, Center for Neuroscience and Behavior, Washington, DC.

Bautista, S., Williams, M. T., & Wetterneck, C. T. (2024, April 13). Unacceptable and Taboo Thoughts in OCD: Diagnosis, Pharmacotherapy, and Trouble-Shooting Barriers. ADAA, Boston, MA.

Williams, M. T. (2024, April 17). Whose Medicine, Whose Healing: Culture and Race in the Psychedelics Movement. Keynote [virtual]. UCSF Cultual Psychiatry 2024 Annual Workshop. UC San Francisco, CA.

Williams, M. T. (2024, April 18). Assessment and Treatment Techniques for Racial Stress & Trauma. University of Kansas Medical Center.

Williams, M. T. (2024, April 19). Assessment and Treatment of Racial Stress & Trauma. BHEAL Program, Department of Social Work, California State University of Fullerton.

Chacruna's Racial Equity and Access Committee. (2023, April 27). Psychedelic Culture. Chacruna Institute for Psychedelic Plant Medicines. San Francisco, CA.

Williams, M. T. (2024, May 1-2). Trauma & Racism. Keynote lecture. Canadian Consortium on Child and Youth Trauma, Montreal, QC.

Yip., J. (2024, May 17-19). BTTI for Therapists of Color. International OCD Foundation, Oakland, CA.

Williams, M. T. (2024, June 21-23). Racial Trauma: New Hope for a Hidden Problem. Keynote presentation for Traumatic Stress Section. Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) 2024 Convention, Ottawa, ON.

Williams, M. T. (2024, June 21-23). Understanding the Impact of Racism on Black Psychologists (and What to Do about It!). Keynote presentation for Black Psychology Section. Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) 2024 Convention, Ottawa, ON.

Beaulac, J. & Williams, M. T. (2024, June 21-23). Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy: Issues of Consideration for Practicing Psychologists. Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) 2024 Convention, Ottawa, ON.

Williams, M. T. (2024, September 11-14). Trauma Presentation. The Master Series at Oxford University, UK.

Past Presentations

Popular Books and Videos by Dr. Monnica Williams

book - Managing Microaggressions

Managing Microaggressions

Addressing Everyday Racism in Therapeutic Spaces

book - Culturally Responsive Care

Mental Health

Eliminating Race-Based Disparities: Equity and Culturally Responsive Care

book - Sexual Obsessions in OCD

Treating OCD

Sexual Obsessions in OCD: Definitive Guide to Understanding, Diagnosis, & Treatment

book - Psychedelic Therapy

Psychedelic Therapy

American Psychological Association Deliberate Practice Series

PESI video

Racial Trauma

Assessment and Treatment Techniques for Trauma Rooted in Racism


Racial Trauma Treatment

A 12-Session Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Protocol


Transforming Therapy

Being the Change: Embracing Antiracism in the Therapy Room


Equity and Access to Care

Psychedelics & Racial Justice