Psychoanalytic Psychology CULTURAL COMPETENCE AS A CORE EMPHASIS OF PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY

@inproceedings{TummalaNarra2014PsychoanalyticPC,
  title={Psychoanalytic Psychology CULTURAL COMPETENCE AS A CORE EMPHASIS OF PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY},
  author={Pratyusha Tummala-Narra},
  year={2014}
}
Psychoanalytic theory has been criticized for decontextualizing individual development. While recognizing the historical neglect of sociocultural context in psychoanalytic theory, this article raises attention to psychoanalytic contributions to the exploration of sociocultural issues in psychotherapy and calls for a systematic inclusion of cultural competence as a core area of emphasis of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. The article includes a brief review of cultural competence in professional… CONTINUE READING