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Speaking About Race V: Intercultural Therapy with Baffour Ababio

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Speaking About Race V: Intercultural Therapy with Baffour Ababio

Saturday, May 18, 2024 9:00am to 12:00pm
via Zoom
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Co-Sponsored by COR, NPSI, NWAPS & SPSI

We are pleased to present another co-sponsored online event examining the intersection of race and psychotherapy, held via Zoom, on May 18th, 9am-noon (Seattle)/ 12p-3p (New York), 5pm-8pm (London)

Baffour Ababio is a psychoanalytic intercultural psychotherapist and clinical supervisor in private practice and at Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre. Baffour completed his psychotherapy training at University College London and his supervision training at the Guild of Psychotherapists and is a member of UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy; CPJA) and BAPPS (British Association for Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Supervision). Alongside his clinical role, Baffour developed a career in managing mental health services integrating a community-based response to support recovery from a broad range of mental health problems. With Roland Littlewood he has co-edited a volume on intercultural psychotherapy entitled Intercultural Therapy: Challenges, Insights and Developments. His most recent publication also by Routledge is Intercultural Supervision in Therapeutic Practice: Dialogues, Perspectives and Reflections (2023)

Suggested Pre-Reading and Listening

In preparation for the class, both of the above publications are recommended. Also, the following article (which can be found on PEP-WEB) from Intercultural Therapy would be specifically helpful to the class: The Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre: Ideas and experience in Intercultural Therapy by J. Kareem (2006) as well as the chapter Psychotherapy in the context of Race and Culture: An Intercultural Therapeutic Approach by Lennox Thomas (1998) from the book Mental Health in a Multi-Ethnic Society.

COR - Josh Sandoz
NPSI - Joanne Della Penta
NWAPS - Julie Cake
SPSI - Julie Wood
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