Psychology Speakers

Psychology is one of the most powerful tools humans have developed and can be used in a variety of different ways such as mental disease research and treatment, parenting skills and self-help. At Great Black Speakers we offer a range of African-American public speakers who are also highly educated scholars and that are world renown in the field of psychology. These speakers are available to speak publicly at your community or corporate functions to promote your event and educate attendees about a wide array of psychology topics.

Dr. Alduan Tartt

On Air Psychologist for CNN & HLN, Host of TV One's TV Show Love Addiction

Dr. Alduan Tartt is a practicing clinical psychologist, motivational speaker, media personality, consultant, family man and author. Dr. Tartt has a passion from God to focus on relationship and marriage enrichment, empowering parents (especially single moms raising sons) and counseling youth and their families. Dr. Tartt loves to entertain while he teaches to ensure maximum impact, audience engagement and fun which is why he is known ...


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Dr. Gregory Parks

Gregory is a leading scholar, author, and lecturer on Black Greek-letter organizations (“BGLOs”) and the role of unconscious race bias in contemporary society.

Gregory S. Parks, J.D., Ph.D.         Dr. Gregory is an Assistant Professor of Law at Wake Forest University School of Law, where he has taught since the Fall of 2011. He holds an M.A., an M.S., and a Ph.D. (all in Psychology) and a J.D. Professor Parks served as a law clerk on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals to The Honorable Anna Blackburne-Rigsby and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to The Honorable ...


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Dr. Na’im Akbar

Psychologist and Author (retired)

Dr. Na’im Akbar         Dr. Akbar is regarded by Essence Magazine as “one of the world’s preeminent psychologists and a pioneer in the development of an African-centered approach in modern psychology.” For over 50 years, he devoted his skills of research and practice to the increased understanding of the cultural basis of African-American mental functioning and the development of techniques to address the unique mental health needs of A...


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Andre R. Fields, Ph.D.Dr. Andre Fields received his Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. Dr. Fields currently serves as a psychologist and assistant professor at Grand Rapids Community College. As an advocate for diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity, Dr. Fields purposefully merges theory, science, and practice to capture and explain the insidious impact of racism, stigma, and discrimination ...


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Hakeem Rahim

A leading African American voice in mental illness, wellness and recovery.

Hakeem Rahim, Ed.M, M.A.         Hakeem is the owner of Live Breathe, LLC, the NAMI Queens/Nassau Let's Talk Mental Illness™ presenter, an advocate, published author, poet and TEDx Speaker. Hire Hakeem to motive, inspire and transform your audience or organization. His topics include mental wellness; life purpose; achievement. His audiences include, colleges, school, mental health organizations and corporations.Diagnosed with bipolar d...


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Dr. George James

With a practical approach to relationships and life, Dr. James helps bring success within the reach of those he influences!

Dr. George James, LMFT        Dr. James speaks, counsels, consults, coaches and teaches people how to overcome everyday relational struggles to build successful connections in love, family and career. With a practical approach to relationships and life, Dr. James helps bring success within the reach of those he influences!Dr. James has been a reoccurring expert guest on many radio, TV and online programs. He is also a reoccurring relati...


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Boyd Melson         Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson isn’t your prototypical pugilist. He’s a college graduate, well mannered, articulate and most importantly, fights for more than a paycheck; he battles for a cause.Born was born to a French Creole father and an Israeli-Polish mother resulting in Melson’s unique ethnic background and upbringing being that of African American, Native American, and European Jewish. Melson played basketball as a yo...


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