1st Edition

Identities in Transition
The Growth and Development of a Multicultural Therapist

ISBN 9781782201090
Published January 16, 2015 by Routledge
220 Pages

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Book Description

This is a book about the growth and development of a multicultural therapist/analyst, looking at how a history of immigration and exposure to analytic training began to influence clinicians as they evolved as analytic therapists and analysts.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- The confluence of cultures: an Iranian–American story -- Lost luggage: analytic training as search for objects lost in migration -- A tale of two cities -- Navigating our cultural identifications: individual, social, and political struggle in the therapy room -- De dónde eres? Finding a “from” in psychoanalysis -- A wound of no return: in search of self, loss, and transformation -- A demand for training -- Stolen freedom -- Crossing the border within: migration, transience, and analytic identity -- The unmatched twin: enactments of otherness and the autobiography of an immigrant clinician -- Conclusion: change is us

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