Cultural Transference and Counter Transference: The Intersection Cultural Identity and Mental Health - Counseling & Therapy Services - The Juniper Center

The Juniper Center Thrive Live
with host Dr. Margo Jacquot and guests
Dr. Cynthia Lubin Langtiw and Dr. Karen Thames

Friday, July 1, 2022
9:30 to 10 am CT
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(Same great show, you pick where to watch!)

  • How do patients’ and therapists’ cultures affect the therapeutic relationship?
  • What is Cultural Transference and Counter Transference?
  • How important is it for someone to find a therapist who looks like them?

Dr. Cynthia Lantiw and Dr. Karen Thames return to The Juniper Center Thrive Live to talk about all these questions and take a deeper dive into the intersection (and intersectionality) of identity and mental health.

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About Dr. Cynthia Lubin Langtiw

Dr. Cynthia Lubin Langtiw is a Haitian American licensed clinical and community psychologist and Full Professor in the clinical psychology program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has served as a supervising psychologist at Mount Sinai Hospital and Advocate Family Care Network and currently consults with their doctoral clinical training program. Dr. Langtiw is a volunteer psychologist and clinical supervisor with The Marjorie Kovler Center for Survivors of Torture.

She also provides training on psychological trauma for the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights. Her clinical work reflects a strong systemic/community sensibility that integrates a relational cultural perspective. Much of her clinical work has been helping youth, adults, couples, families, and communities utilize their own resources to heal from trauma. Dr. Langtiw has a strong passion for teaching, qualitative research, clinical training and enjoys supporting students in finding their voice in psychology.

About Dr. Karen Thames

Dr. Karen is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years of clinical experience working with individuals, couples, and families. She has an eclectic approach to therapy, with a psychodynamic conceptualization of her clients, using different methods in therapy including insight-oriented therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems, and feminist relational therapy. Dr. Karen has also had extensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. She sees each client as an individual with unique needs that require a customized, unique, and client-centered approach. Read more about Dr. Thames at The Juniper Center.


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