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William D Parham, PhD, ABPP is a professor in the Counselling Program, Interim Associate Dean of Faculty and Past-President of the Faculty Senate at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. In addition, he serves as the director of the Mental Health and Wellness Program of the National Basketball Players Association.
Dr Parham has devoted his professional career to teaching, training, clinical, administrative and organisational consultation venues. His emphasis on personal empowerment, discovering and cultivating innate talents and looking for opportunities in every situation are trademark foci. He is widely known through his scholarship and conversations with domestic and international audiences for his work on the interplay between sport psychology, multiculturalism/diversity, trauma, and health psychology.