Manhattan Institute Seminar Series
Each 4-Week Course: $175
Reduced fee for candidates of analytic institutes: $150
(proof of institute affiliation required)


The Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers.  Each 4-week seminar provides 6 CE credit hours.


Course: The Impact of Racism and Culture in the Consultation Room

Instructor: Chanda D. Griffin, LCSW

This seminar will introduce students to a breadth of research and practice studies emphasizing race and cultural identity as an important dimension in analytic work.  The objective is to offer an introduction to cultural studies from a psychoanalytic perspective in working with immigrants, Latinos, African-Americans and other culturally diverse populations highlighting the transference-countertransference matrix, re-enactments and the complexities around languages, mourning and loss.

Dates: Fridays, April 21 and 28, 2017 from 3-6 pm
Location:   286 Fifth Ave, #7E, New York, NY 10001

Chanda D. Griffin LCSW is Co-Chair of the Multicultural Committee at the Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis where she is a graduate of Certificate Program in Psychoanalysis and is a practicing psychoanalyst within New York City.  Ms. Griffin is an Adjunct Professor at the Silberman Graduate School of Social Work at Hunter College teaching the Practice Lab, a course on mindful practice and anti-oppression within the context of clinical, community and administrative social work. Additionally, she provides trainings and consultations on best practices in social work and ethno-cultural transference/counter-transference.

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Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis
245 E. 13th Street
Ground Floor
New York, NY 10003

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