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Psychoanalysis in El Barrio Film
Friday, February 09, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
Category: Special Programs

A free screening of the film
Psychoanalysis in El Barrio 
with a Panel Discussion

Psychoanalysis in El Barrio features interviews with ten Latino analysts (whose heritage is from a variety of Latino cultures) as well as students. It uniquely shows some of those communities in Philadelphia, New York City, and Texas and Interviews Latinos in the street on their thoughts about therapy. And it discusses issues of dulture, bias, language and transference that occur for Latino analysts and their patients. The video challenges psychoanalysts to understand the culture and economic circumstances of Latinos in the United States and to bring psychoanalytically informed therapy to them. 

Panel: Adrian Larsen-Sanchez, PsyD, Adam Rodriguez, Psy.D, Carlos Taloyo, PhD

Adrian Larsen-Sanchez, PsyD is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at OHSU School of Medicine, a practitioner at the OHSU Joseph B. Trainer Health & Wellness Center, and maintains a private practice providing psychotherapy and psychological assessment, including trauma-focused assessments for people seeking asylum or other immigration proceedings. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Pacific University, completed his internship at Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and a fellowship in psychoanalysis at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education/NYU School of Medicine. His research has been related to cultural mental health beliefs and attitudes toward mental health services among Latino immigrant communities.

Adam J Rodriguez, PsyD is a clinical psychologist in Portland, Oregon. His practice has a focus on working with people of color and individuals within the LGBTIQ community and is informed by contemporary psychoanalytic and social justice theories. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Lewis & Clark College.

Carlos Taloyo earned undergraduate degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from University of California, Irvine.  He received MAs in Theology and Psychology, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary.  Currently, he is clinical faculty at George Fox University and in private practice in Salem.  His interests include: training and supervision, group therapy, diversity and multiculturalism, integration of psychology and theology, and relational approaches to psychotherapy.  He has provided diversity training at Oregon State University, George Fox University, Western Psychological Services, OHSU's Avel Gordly Center for Healing, and Western Oregon Mental Health Alliance.

will be held on February 9, 2017 from 6:30—9pm.

NW Portland location will be provided once registered.
Reservations required due to limited space.  

Contact: [email protected]