Ramani S. Durvasula, PhD, is the founder and CEO of LUNA Education, Training and Consulting, LLC. She is also a clinical psychologist in private practice and Professor Emerita of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles. The focus of Dr. Durvasula’s clinical, academic and consultative work is the etiology and impact of narcissism and high-conflict, entitled, antagonistic personality styles on human relationships, mental health, and societal expectations. She is the author of two books on narcissistic relationships, with her third book to be released in February 2024 by Penguin. She has spoken on narcissism and narcissistic relationships with clinicians, educators and researchers around the world. Her work has been featured at TEDx, and on a wide range of media platforms including Red Table Talk, the Today Show, Oxygen, Investigation Discovery, Bravo, numerous documentaries, and she is a featured expert on the digital media mental health platform MedCircle. She also produces and hosts a critically acclaimed Ambie nominated podcast - Navigating Narcissism, as well as a successful YouTube channel. Dr. Durvasula has also been active in APA Governance, serving as past-chairof the APA Committee on HIV and AIDS, past-co-chair of the Committee on Women and Psychology, past-chair of the Committee on Socioeconomic Status, and Chair of the MHSAS- STAY Training Advisory Committee of the Minority Fellowship Program. She is also a faculty member in the APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology.
Our Keynote presentation will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, 2023.