Carlos Padrón

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Carlos in Psychoanalysis in El Barrio

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September 25th 2021

15.00-17.00 Lisbon time

Carlos Padrón is a licensed psychoanalyst with a background in philosophy and literary studies. He has written and presented on the intersections between philosophy, literature, psychoanalysis, and Latin American thought. He was a faculty member at John Jay College (City University of New York, CUNY), the Contemporary Freudian Society, and the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance. Carlos is currently a faculty member at IPTAR (a component member of the IPA) where he co-teaches a class on clinical aspects of diversity. He also teaches a Seminar on Psychodynamic Theory (Masters in Social Work) at the Silberman School of Social Work in CUNY. Carlos participated in the documentary *Psychoanalysis in El Barrio* a film on working psychoanalytically with underprivileged Latinx patients in the U.S., and has given talks and published on this topic and on clinical issues related to difference: race, culture, gender, class, ethnicity.  Lately he published an essay in the edited volume *Psychoanalysis in the Barrios*(Routledge, 2019) entitled "The Political Potentiality of the Psychoanalytic Process", wrote an essay titled "Eight Inconclusive Notes on the Whiteness of the 'Good White'" for the special edition *Division Review #22* dedicated to Covid-19 and racism, and was invited to publish the text "Pandemic Diary: 19 Fragments" for a special issue of *Psychoanalytic Psychology* tentatively titled *Notes from a Pandemic: Reflections from 19 Clinicians on the Year of COVID-19.*  Carlos has worked psychoanalytically in different settings and is currently a clinical associate of the New School Psychotherapy Program where he supervises PhD students in Psychology.

Check out some of Carlos's essays, (click the title to read):

Podcast Interviews with Carlos (Click to listen):

Video "Psychoanalysts on the Couch: Notes from a Pandemic"

Text on Covid-19 in Psychoanalytic Psychology: