A Thinking Space Webinar Series in Seattle on Race and Psychotherapy from London, UK

Presenter: Frank Lowe

Thinking Space was developed at the Tavistock Clinic in 2002 in order to promote thinking about racism and other forms of discrimination in the self and in the other. This series will comprise 5 Thinking Spaces on race and racism:

February 12, 2022

Frank Lowe – Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, creator of Thinking Space, will introduce Thinking Space and will speak on ‘The Unanalysed Race Complex’

March 12, 2022

Helen Morgan, Jungian Analyst, recently published, ‘The Work of Whiteness: A Psychoanalytic Perspective’ will speak ‘On Whiteness’

April 9, 2022                                                                                      

Narendra Keval, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and Psychoanalyst, author of ‘Racist States of Mind’, will speak on ‘From the  Racially Provocative to the Evocative

May 14, 2022                                                                                                    

M. Fakhry Davids, Psychoanalyst and author will speak on ‘Internal Racism’

June 11, 2022                                                                

Frank Lowe plus – A Thinking Space on ‘One’s Experience, Reflection and Insights on Race and Psychotherapy’


Times Dates
Second Saturday of the month, 10am – 12pm/12:30pm PST Feb. 12, Mar. 12, Apr. 09, May 14, and Jun. 11, 2022


Online via Zoom


Member $350
Non-Member $425

Installment Plans Available

Member $70/month for 5 months
Non-Member $85/month for 5 months


2 – 2.5 for each attended class, 10-15 total

Scholarships Are Available

For many years, thanks to a generous donor, COR has been able to offer scholarships to those who need financial assistance. Please complete the Scholarship Request Form if your are needing a scholarship.

Frank Lowe is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, creator of Thinking Space and formerly Head of Social Work in the Adolescent and Adult Directorate at The Tavistock Clinic. Before joining the Tavistock in 2001, he was a Social Services Inspector with the Department of Health and had been a manager for over twelve years of local authority mental health and children services. He has developed services at the Tavistock to help improve access to psychotherapy for black and minority ethnic young people and teaches on several Tavistock courses. He has written several papers on working with adolescence, race, and psychotherapy and has edited Thinking Space: Promoting thinking about race, culture and diversity in Psychotherapy and beyond (Karnac 2013). He was given an award for Psychoanalysis and Diversity by the British Psychoanalytic Council in 2015 for establishing ‘Tottenham Thinking Space’ and has a long-standing interest in making psychotherapy more accessible to poor and marginalized communities.

Helen Morgan is a Fellow of the British Psychotherapy Foundation and is a training analyst and supervisor for the Jungian Analytic Association within the BPF. She works mainly in private practice as an analyst and also supervises in both the individual and the group setting. Her background is in therapeutic communities with adolescents and in adult mental health. She was chair of the British Association of Psychotherapists for four years until February 2008, and of the British Psychoanalytic Council from 2015-18. She has written a number of papers including several on racism and psychotherapy, and her book, The Work of Whiteness. A Psychoanalytic Perspective (2021) is published by Routledge.

Narendra Keval is a Psychoanalyst, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and a Consultant Clinical Psychologist. He specialised in clinical work with patients suffering from complex personality disorders in a range of settings in the NHS and currently works in full-time private practice. He is a visiting lecturer at the Tavistock Clinic, London and has been a visiting speaker in the UK, South Africa, Washington and New York. He is a member of the British Psychoanalytic Society, Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. His book “Racist States of Mind: Understanding the Perversion of Curiosity and Concern” was published by Karnac Books in 2016.

Fakhry Davids MSc (Clinical Psych) is a psychoanalyst in full-time clinical practice. He is a Fellow and Training Analyst of the British Psychoanalytic Society, a Member of the Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists, a Board Member of PCCA (Partners in Confronting Collective Atrocities, www.p-cca.org), and a Member of APsaA’s Holmes Commission for Racial Equality in Psychoanalysis (Co-REAP). He holds honorary appointments in the Tavistock Clinic, the Psychoanalysis Unit, University College London and the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, Essex University. He is author of Internal Racism: A Psychoanalytic Approach to Race and Difference (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

Webinar CEU Test and Evaluation

As as a part of Washington State requirements, each student who is wanting to claim class credits toward their license CEUs is required to complete a quiz, with a passing grade of 70%. You can take the quiz as many times as needed. Once the class is completed the final quiz will also have a course evaluation, which is also required, but can be completed anonymously.

Date Quiz
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Week 2 – March 12 Take Quiz
Week 3 – April 9 Take Quiz
Week 4 – May 14 Take Quiz
Week 5 – June 11 Take Quiz / Evaluation

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