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Integral Counseling Psychology & Transformative Inquiry
Counseling Psychology & Transformative Inquiry Department
School of Professional Psychology and Health & School of Consciousness and Transformation
PhD, MA, California Institute of Integral Studies
BS, University of California, San Francisco; BA, University of California, Berkeley
Kathleen Brown, PhD, is an educator, trainer, leadership coach and specialist in the training, group development, social justice, personal growth and organizational leadership and development fields. She is an advocate for personal empowerment and skilled in aligning individual and group values with team and organizational goals. Her integrity and belief in collective endeavors is only surpassed by her humanistic drive to proactivity, self-expression and individual, group and organizational advancement. She is a champion for the marginal voice in collective efforts and committed to advancing leadership potential in all peoples.
Kathleen is a highly recognized and skilled group process consultant and has facilitated the renowned T-Groups since 1999 in the Graduate School of Business (GSB) at Stanford University. She currently serves as a guest trainer for the Facilitators Training Program in Stanford's GSB, is a senior trainer for NTL's Human Interaction Laboratory and is a qualified trainer of trainers for Human Interaction Labs.Passionate about self-development, empowerment, and leadership, Kathleen has been instrumental in founding programs such as the Women's Leadership Program, Strategies for Success for Women of Color, and the Facilitators Training Program at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In April of 2001, she received the UCSF Chancellor's Award for the Advancement of Women in recognition for her work with women, women's groups and female identities.
Kathleen is an adjunct professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco, where she has taught Group Dynamics, Group Intervention, and Ways of Relating for Leaders. She has been a Faculty Lecturer at Saint Mary's College of Moraga, California teaching Leadership Theory, Practice of Building a Learning Community, and Building Cross-Cultural Capacity in the Masters in Leadership Program. Kathleen has a B.A. in Social Work from the University of California, Berkeley; a B.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of California, San Francisco; an M.A. in Organizational Development & Transformation from CIIS, San Francisco; and a PhD in Humanities, with a concentration in Transformative Learning and Change from CIIS. Kathleen's dissertation topic was "Writing Our Way Home: A Life History Study Of African American Women Writers Of The Nineteenth Century Who Grew To Adulthood Enslaved."