REV. KYNDRA FRAZIER, LMSW, M. DIV

Kyndra Frazier is a  Licensed Master Social Worker in the state of New York, as well as a certified Field Instructor through Columbia University School of Social Work. She is an ordained Baptist Clergywoman, serving as the Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care and Congregational Wellness at First Corinthian Baptist Church. She is also the Executive Innovator of the church’s free mental wellness facility, The HOPE Center, both located in Central Harlem. Additionally, Kyndra is a filmmaker currently working on A Love Supreme: Black, Queer and Christian in the South documentary, her first foray into filmmaking. She is using film to foster healing opportunities for the many thousands of people who have lost family and friends due to Christian fundamentalism and the impact of religious trauma. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology, Emory University, as well as a Master of Social Work from Columbia University in the City of New York. Her research interests include Religious Trauma Syndrome and the intersections of mental health, identity, and religious fundamentalism.