On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, from 4:30-6:00pm, students at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago, students will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Usha Tummala-Narra, author of Psychoanalytic Theory and Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy.
Tummala-Narra, will talk about psychoanalytic treatment and cultural competence and will share her own clinical experiences.
Pratyusha Tummala-Narra, Ph.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology at Boston College and the director of the Masters in Mental Health Counseling Program at Boston College. She is also in independent practice in Cambridge, MA. Her publications focus on the topics of immigration, trauma, cultural competence and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. She has served as the chair of the Multicultural Concerns Committee for Division 39 (Psychoanalysis), as a member of the Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) in the American Psychological Association, and as a member of the APA Presidential Task Force on Immigration. She served as Member-at-Large in the Board of Directors in Division 39. She is a member of the APA Task Force on Re-envisioning the Multicultural Guidelines for the 21st Century. Dr. Tummala-Nara, among other honors, has received the “Shining Star Award” conferred by the American Psychological Association at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit. She is the author of Psychoanalytic Theory and Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy, published by APA Books in January 2016.