Oregon Psychoanalytic Center
Diversity Committee
Diversity & Psychoanalysis References


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Akhtar, S. (1999). Immigration and Identity: Turmoil, Treatment, and Transformation. Northvale, N.J.: Aronson.

Akhtar, S. (ed.). (2009). Freud and the Far East: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the People and Culture of China, Japan and Korea. Lanham, MD: Jason Aronson.

Akhtar, S. (2012). The African American Experience: Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Lanham, MD: Jason Aronson.

Altman, N.  (2010). Analyst in the inner City: Race, class and culture through a psychoanalytic lens (2nd ed.) New York, NY: Taylor and Francis.

Amati-Mehler, J., Argentieri, S., & Canestri, J. (1993). The Babel of the Unconscious: Mother Tongue and Foreign Languages in the Psychoanalytic Dimension. Trans. J. Whitelaw-Cucco. Madison, CT: Int. Univ. Press.

Anderson, W., Jenson, D. & Keller, R.C. (eds.). (2011). Unconscious Dominions: Psychoanalysis, Colonial Trauma, and Global Sovereignties. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Anlin Cheng, A. (2001). The Melancholy of Race: Psychoanalysis, Assimilation, and Hidden Grief. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Berzoff, J. (2011). Falling Through the Cracks: Psychodynamic Practice with Vulnerable and Oppressed Populations. New York, NY:Columbia University Press.

Berzoff, J. & Flanagan, Melano Flanagan, L. & Hertz, P. (2011). Inside Out and Outside In: Psychodynamic Clinical Theory and Psychopathology in Contemporary Multicultural Contexts. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Drescher, J., D’Ercole, A. & Schoenberg, E. (2003). Psychotherapy with Gay Men and Lesbians: Contemporary Dynamic Approaches. New York, NY: Routledge.

Friedman, R. C. & Downey, J. I. (2012). Sexual Orientation and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Sexual Science and Clinical Practice. New York, NY:Columbia University Press.

Jackson, L. C. & Greene, B. (2000). Psychotherapy with African American Women: Innovations in Psychodynamic Perspectives and Practice. New York, NY: Guilford.

Lowe, F. (2013). Thinking Space: Promoting Thinking about Race, Culture and Diversity in Psychotherapy and Beyond. London, UK: Karnac Books.

Perez Foster, R., Moskowitz, M., & Javier, R. A. (1996). Reaching Across Boundaries of Culture and Class: Widening the Scope of Psychotherapy. Lanham, MD: Jason Aronson.

Roland, A. (1996), Cultural Pluralism and Psychoanalysis: The Asian and North American Experience. New York: Routledge.

Wyatt, J. (2004). Risking Difference. New York, NY: State University of New York Press.


Adams, M.V. (2002) African American dreaming and the beast of racism: The cultural unconscious in Jungian analysis. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 19:182-198.

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Ainslie, R. (2009). Social class and its reproduction in the immigrant’s construction of self. Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, 14: 213-224. 

Ainslie, R. (2011). Immigration and the psychodynamics of class. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 28(4): 560-568.

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Akhtar, S. (2006). Technical challenges faced by the immigrant analyst. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 75: 21-43.

Altman, N. (2000). Black and white thinking: A psychoanalyst reconsiders race. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 10: 589-606.

Altman, N. (2004). History repeats itself in transference-countertransference. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 14: 807-815.

Altman, N. (2006). Whiteness. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 75: 45-72.

Anagnostopoulos, D. C., Vlassopoulos, M., & Lazaratou, H. (2006). Forced migration, adolescence and identity formation. Am. J. of Psychoanalysis, 66: 226-238.

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Aralepo, O. (2003). The white male therapist/helper as (m)other to the black make patient/client: Some intersubjective considerations. Free Associations, 10: 382-398.

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Bonovitz, C. (2005). Locating Culture in the Psychic Field: Transference and Countertransference as Cultural Products. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 41, 55-76.

Bonovitz, C. (2009). Mixed race and the negotiation of racialized selves: Developing the capacity for internalized conflict. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 19: 426-441.

Bonovitz, J. M. (2004). The child immigrant. Am. J. of Psychoanalysis, 64: 129-141.

Boulanger, G. (2004). Lot’s wife, Cary Grant, and the American dream: Psychoanalysis with immigrants. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 40: 353-372.

Boulanger, G. (2015). Seeing double, being double: longing, belonging, recognition, and evasion in psychodynamic work with immigrants. The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 75, 287–303. doi:10.1057/ajp.2015.27

Calvo, L. (2008). Racial fantasies and the primal scene of miscegenation. Intl. J. Psychoanal., 89: 55-70.

Campbell, D. B. (2011). Oppression of the different: Impact and treatment. International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, 8: 28-47.

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Ehrensaft, D. 2009. “One Pill Makes You Boy, One Pill Makes You Girl.” International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies 6(1): 12-24.

Fischer, N. (1971), An interracial analysis: Transference and countertransference significance. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 19: 736-745.

Grey, A. (2001). Uncultured psychoanalysis: On the hazards of ethnotransference. Contemp. Psychoanal., 37: 683-688.

Halperpin, S. (2006). The relevance of immigration in the psychodynamic formulation of psychotherapy with immigrants. International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, 1(2), 99-120.

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Holmes, D.E. (2016).  Come hither, American psychoanalysis:  Our complex multicultural America needs what we have to offer.  J. Amer. Psychoanalytic Assoc. 64: 568-586.

Holmes, D. E. (1992). Race and transference in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 73: 1-11.

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Leary, K. (1995), Interpreting in the dark: Race and ethnicity in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Psychoanal. Psychol., 12: 127-140.

Leary, K. (1997), Race, self-disclosure, and “forbidden talk”: Race and ethnicity in contemporary clinical practice. Psychoanal. Q., 66: 163-189.

Leary, K. (2000), Racial enactments in dynamic treatment. Psychoanal. Dial., 10: 639-653.

Moss, D.  (2009). On three strands of meaning associated with the word nigger used during the course of a psychoanalytic treatment. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 78 (3) 819-842 doi: 10.1002/j.2167-4086.2009.tb00414.x

Perez Foster, R. (1998), The clinician's cultural countertransference. Clinical Social Work. Journal, 26: 253-270

White, K. P. (2002). Surviving hating and being hated: Some personal thoughts about racism from a psychoanalytic perspective. Contemp. Psychoanal., 38: 401-422 

Zaphiropoulos, M. L. (1987), Ethnocentricity in psychoanalysis: Blind Spots and blind alleys. Contemp. Psychoanal., 23: 446-462.