Black client, white therapist: working with race in psychoanalytic psychotherapy in South Africa.

@article{Knight2013BlackCW,
  title={Black client, white therapist: working with race in psychoanalytic psychotherapy in South Africa.},
  author={Zelda Gillian Knight},
  journal={The International journal of psycho-analysis},
  year={2013},
  volume={94 1},
  pages={
          17-31
        }
}
In post-apartheid South Africa we speak about race extensively. It permeates our workplace, weaves a thread through the fabric of our professional and personal lives, as well as our private conversations and public interactions with others. From within psychoanalytic theory, the thread weaves through the unknown content of our racialized unconscious. When there is a focus on race in the South African psychoanalytic context it largely takes the form of the struggle to articulate the complexities… CONTINUE READING
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