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Fairbanks Lecture: Elizabeth Kita

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Sue Fairbanks Lecture in Psychoanalytic Knowledge presents

“Everyone hates me now, but where were they when I needed them?”: A psychodynamic look at trauma, violence, and mass incarceration.

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Elizabeth Kita received her PhD in clinical social work from Smith College’s School of Social Work in 2012, after many years of clinical practice in a variety of settings: with children and families in their homes, a community outpatient clinic, a state prison, the department of parole, a psychodynamic psychotherapy clinic, and in private practice. She discovered psychodynamic theory along the way, and found it to be the most humanizing lens through which to understand people and their problems.

In addition to practicing as a clinical social worker, Kita is a lecturer at UC Berkeley, and provides clinical supervision to licensed and unlicensed clinicians. She also coordinates a peer-driven support program for formerly incarcerated “lifers.”


October 27
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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School of Social Work, Utopia Theatre
1925 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX United States