News & Events

  • Usha Tummala-Narra, a Div. 39 member, recently received honorable mention for the Prose ("Professional and Scholarly Excellence") Award in Psychology for her book, Psychoanalytic Theory and Cultural Competence (published by APA Books). This honor was awarded by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing  division of the American Association for Publishing. The Prose Awards are given annually in forty-five categories of scholarly publishing. It is a significant recognition of Usha's important contribution in integrating psychoanalytic thought with contemporary understanding of cultural competence. Usha previously received the Johanna Krout Tabin Book Prize for the book proposal, which allowed her to complete this groundbreaking work. Congratulations to Dr. Tummala-Narra.
  • The Future of Psychoanalysis
    Marilyn Charles, president of Div. 39, talks about her vision for the future. She contends that the psychoanalytic ideas and techniques have a great deal to offer, not just in terms of clinical training, but also as a useful lens to inform our ideas about parenting, education, public health, as well as our social systems and organizational structures.

  • 2015 Div. 39 Election Results
    The newly elected members of the Div. 39 Board of Directors have been announced

  • Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy (Vol. 8, Module 3)
    A peer-reviewed, multi-theoretical, freely available e-journal of systematic case studies & case study method articles.

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  • Div. 39 Spring Meeting
    April 26-30, 2017
    New York City

  • APA Annual Convention
    Aug. 3-6, 2017
    Washington, D.C.

  • Div. 39 2018 Spring Meeting
    April 18-22, 2018
    New Orleans

  • APA Annual Convention
    Aug. 9-12, 2018
    San Francisco

  • Div. 39 2019 Spring Meeting
    Dates: TBD

  • APA Annual Convention
    Aug. 8-11, 2019

  • Div. 39 2020 Spring Meeting
    Dates: TBD
    New York City

  • APA Annual Convention
    Aug. 6-9, 2020
    Washington, D.C.