Dr. Frawley-O’Dea has held faculty positions at:

  • Adelphi University Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program

  • Adelphi University Post-Doctoral Program in Psychoanalysis & Advanced Psychotherapy

  • Carolina Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training

  • Levine Psychiatric Residency Program, Atrium Health

  • Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis

  • Minnesota Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis

  • National Institute for the Psychotherapies

  • Psychoanalytic Education Center of the Carolinas

Teaching topics

  • Contemporary Theories of Gender & Sexuality

  • Psychodynamic Supervision

  • Psychological Testing

  • Theory & Treatment of Psychological Trauma

  • Transference & Countertransference

Sample speaking engagements

Theory & Treatment of Adverse Childhood Experiences: to second and third year psychiatry residents, Levine Psychiatric Residency Program, Atrium Health, Charlotte.

Clergy Boundary Training: Pastoral Care Course, Union Presbyterian Seminary, Charlotte, NC. Teach yearly four-hour course on the psychology of boundaries and
Private supervision for psychologists, clinical social workers, pastoral counselors, and other mental health professionals.

Supervision in the Second Century:  American Psychological Association, Division 39; Grand Rounds North Shore Hospital; Vermont Psychoanalytic Society; Rockland County (NY) Clinical Social Workers Society; Tufts University; North Carolina Psychoanalytic Society; Massachusetts Psychoanalytic Institute.        

Patients, Politics, and Psychotherapy: The Vicissitudes of Traumatic Memory:  Long Island Hospital; Nassau County Inns of Court; Grand Rounds Four Winds Psychiatric Hospital; Grand Rounds Jamaica Hospital; Grand Rounds New York University Medical Center;  International Society for the Study of Trauma.

Clergy Sexual Abuse: Televised address to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; American Psychological Association Division 39; National Institute for the Psychotherapies; Voice of the Faithful; Boston College Church in the 21st Century; St. Anthony’s Parish Advent Lecture Series, Nanuet, NY; Conference of Major Superiors of Men National Assembly; Conference on Sexual Abuse in the Church - Charlotte, NC., Annual Conference, Voice of the Faithful of Naples, FL.

The Therapeutic Relationship:  New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy; Colloquium Long Island University Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program; Tufts University. Hamms Clinic (MN), American Psychological Association, Presbyterian Samaritan Counseling Center (NC), Israeli Rape Crisis Centers, Southeast Region of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors.

When Mourning Never Comes:  Why Individuals, Families, Organizations and Nations Need to Mourn and What Happens When They Do Not:  William Alanson White Institute; Voice of the Faithful, Naples, Fl; National Association of Psychoanalytic Social Workers, Durham, NC.  


  • Sexual Abuse of Minors: Facts & Figures, Long-Term Effects, Traumatic Memories,  Treatment Issues, Protecting Your Child

  • Clergy Sexual Misconduct

  • Clinical Supervision

  • The Therapeutic Relationship


  • Professional Groups

  • Psychiatric Grand Rounds

  • Out-Patient Clinics

  • Teacher Workshops

  • PTA Groups

  • Community Groups

  • Clergy Conferences

  • Faith Communities