Dedicated to the liberation of the African mind, psychologist, Dr. Cheryl Tawede Grills, speaks on the crippling image of African and African-American people worldwide and offers solution through Emotion Emancipation.
Dr. Cheryl Tawede Grills is a clinical psychologist with emphasis in Community Psychology. She is Professor of Psychology at Loyola Marymount University, Immediate Past President of The Association of Black Psychologists, and founder and director of Imoyase Community Support Services. Dr. Grills served as the Co-Executive Director of the LA County Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection. She continues to serve as a Los Angeles County Commissioner on the Sybil Brand Commission for Institutional Inspections which focuses on conditions within county jails, probation, correctional facilities and group homes for children. She is principal investigator on several social justice projects related to education reform, mentoring African American youth. Dr. Grills consults nationally on issues regarding cultural competence, multiculturalism and Africentric interventions. She has also studied under traditional medical practitioners in Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal.
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