Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility

Resources gathered by PCSR’s Examining Whiteness groups   Updated June 2020

Organisations focussing on the experience of Therapists of Colour    

Webinars, podcasts and articles

Muna Abdi from Decolonizing Education in conversation with 3 white practitioners/academics

Decolonizing Education: Let’s talk about it

Unsettling Whiteness

Resisting Racism in the Academy

Whiteness, Intimacy and Everyday Antiracism.  William R. Frey

‘White counsellors don’t understand’: Why BME students don’t get the help they need at uni 

What’s Missing From “White Fragility”

RACE: What is White Supremacy in Education?

What does it mean to be white in a society that proclaims race meaningless?  Robin DiAngelo

Why healing from internalised Whiteness is a missing link in White people’s anti-Racism work

Whiteness on the couch.  Natasha Stovall

Pran Patel’s Decolonise the Curriculum Ted Talk 
Pran Patel’s Decolonise the Curriculum companion article 

Guide to Allyship:

So You Call Yourself an Ally: 10 Things All ‘Allies’ Need to Know:

#BlackSafeSpace   CiCi and Shona Hunter

Seeing White – explorations of White Supremacy   14 radio broadcasts

Witnessing the wound  20 min video by Eugene Ellis, BAATN.

How I learned to stop worrying and love discussing Race  (10 min TED talk)

Colonialism and the origins of skin bleaching

4 Ways White People Can Process Their Emotions Without Hijacking the Conversation on Racial Justice. Jennifer Loubriel     

Authors who have written extensively on Racism and White privilege

Tim Wise, US anti-racism activist, J.E.Helm’s White racial identity development model and Peggy McIntosh on White privilege.

Farhad Dalal

Classic text on these issues:      Black Skin, White Masks     Frantz Fanon     1952

Recent relevant books

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor                                                         Layla F.Saad          2020

How to be an antiracist        Ibram X. Kendi                              2019

Dying of Whiteness                             Jonathan M. Metzl          2019

White Privilege Unmasked: how to be part of the solution    Judy Ryde    2019

BRIT (ish):  On Race, Identity and Belonging                            Afua Hirsch    2018                                  

White Fragility: why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism    

                                                                                                       Robin DiAngelo 2018

Natives: race and class in the ruins of empire                     Akala       2018

My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathways to Mending our Hearts and Bodies                                                           Resmaa Menakem 2017

Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race    Reni Eddo Lodge    2017

Race in Psychoanalysis                                                          Celia Brickman    2017     

The Challenge of Racism in Therapeutic Practice    Isha McKenzie-Mavinga 2016

Black Issues in The Therapeutic Process                    Isha McKenzie-Mavinga 2009   

Being White in the Helping Professions                           Judy Ryde         2009

The Isis Papers. The Keys to the Colors          Dr. Frances Cress Welsing  1991

A collection of 25 essays examining the neuroses of White Supremacy