Usha Tummala-Narra on Identity, Choice and Constraint in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Usha Tummala-Narra is an associate professor in Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology at Boston College, and in independent practice in Cambridge, Mass. Her research and scholarship concerns immigration, race, gender, mental health and cultural competence in psychotherapy practice. She has served on the American Psychological Association Division 39 Board of Directors, the APA Presidential Task Force on Immigration, and the APA Task Force on Re-envisioning the Multicultural Guidelines in the 21st Century. She is the author of Psychoanalytic Theory and Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy, published by American Psychological Association Books in 2016. Tummala-Nara delivered the 2017 E. Diane Davis Lecture, speaking on Identity, Choice and Constraint in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.