Kelley RAAB MAYO

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Kelley RAAB MAYO
Assistant Professor, Department of Classics and Religious Studies cross-appointed Psychiatry

1991 - PhD, Religious Studies, University of Ottawa
1985 - MA, Religious Studies, University of Chicago
1984 - MDiv, Chicago Theological Seminary
1981 - BA, Biology, Colgate University

Room: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre 1145 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K4 Room 2107
Office: 613-722-6521 ext. 6308
Work E-mail: Kelley.raab@theroyal.ca

Kelly Raab

Biography

Ongoing research

Book project: Imagination as Divine Healer:  Exploring the Connections Between Creativity, Religious Experience, and Mental Health.

The use of religion in therapy.

Selected publications

“Manic Depression and Religious Experience: The Use of Religion in Therapy,” Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 10/5 (forthcoming September 2007).

“Mysticism, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis: Learning from Marion Milner,” The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 13/2 (2003): 79-96

When Women Become Priests: The Catholic Women’s Ordination Debate. NY: Columbia University Press, 2000.

Fields of Interest

  • Religion and psychiatry
  • Psychology of religion
  • Women and Religion
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