Thinking Space: Promoting Thinking About Race, Culture and Diversity in Psychotherapy and Beyond, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Thinking Space

Promoting Thinking About Race, Culture and Diversity in Psychotherapy and Beyond, 1st Edition

By Frank Lowe

Routledge

288 pages

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Description

This book promotes curiosity, exploration and learning about difference by paying as much attention as to how we learn (process) as to what we learn (content). It shares the thinking, experience and learning of staff at the Tavistock Clinic, the premier psychotherapy training institution in the NHS.

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Preface -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Thinking space: the model -- Race and our evasions of invitations to think: how identifications and idealizations may prevent us from thinking -- Between fear and blindness: the white therapist and the black patient -- Is it coz I’m white? -- Being “black” in the transference: working under the spectre of racism -- The complexity of cultural competence -- “Class is in you”: an exploration of some social class issues in psychotherapeutic work -- Psychoanalysis and homosexuality: keeping the discussion moving -- Paradoxes and blind spots: an exploration of Irish identity in British organizations and society -- Dehumanization, guilt, and large-group dynamics with reference to the West, Israel, and the Palestinians -- The August 2011 Riots—them and us -- Thinking Space events 2002–2013

About the Series

Tavistock Clinic Series

The Tavistock Clinic Series, written in a clear and accessible style, makes available the clinical and theoretical work that has been most influential at the Tavistock.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health