Dr. Michael Moskowitz visited BGSP for a colloquium this month on “Racism in Psychoanalysis.” Associate Producer of the film, Black Psychoanalysts Speak, Moskowitz emphasized the necessity of expanding psychoanalytic understanding to recognize the role of lifelong exposure to discrimination based on race, religion or gender.
At the Boston Graduate School, we use our understanding of unconscious dynamics to help solve problems of emotional suffering and destructive action. In this way, we help individuals, groups, and communities
free their creative energy to live satisfying lives in cooperation with others.
Faculty Member Dr. Stephen Soldz took on the APA, co-leading the movement to remove psychologists from abusive interrogations. Now he is working towards ethical standards on the use of psychological skills to support military operations.
"Now, more than ever, it is very important that we understand people and how they operate at the deepest level."
Dr. Stephen Soldz on
During his confrontation with the APA over ethical standards, Dr. Stephen Soldz was regularly interviewed by Democracy Now. Their coverage of the APA's complicity with the U.S. Government's torture program chronicles the struggle to bring social justice to the largest association of U.S. psychologists.