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Orfanos, S.D. (2020). The Trauma of the Mother Tongue: A Discussion of “A Country of Two: Race and Social Class in an Immigrant Therapeutic Dyad”. Psychoanal. Dial., 30(1):110-115.

(2020). Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 30(1):110-115

The Trauma of the Mother Tongue: A Discussion of “A Country of Two: Race and Social Class in an Immigrant Therapeutic Dyad”

Spyros D. Orfanos, Ph.D., ABPP

The author responds to Delboy’s strong theorizing about race, class, and language (this issue). The argument is made that a psychoanalytic viewpoint can augment the intersectionality prism for understanding cultural identity. The clinical challenge is how to understand the rapid changes that took place for the patient in the context of a brief treatment and with a therapist that remained outside a mutually enacted silence.

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