Usha Tummala-Narra, PhD
Usha Tummala-Narra, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist, Director of Community-Based Education at the Albert and Jessie Danielsen Institute. She is also Research Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University.
Dr. Tummala-Narra’s research and scholarship focus on immigration, trauma, race, and culturally-informed psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Her publications include over 90 peer-reviewed articles and chapters in books. She is also in private practice, working primarily with survivors of trauma from diverse sociocultural backgrounds.
Usha Tummala-Narra is an Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues and the Asian American Journal of Psychology. She is also author of Psychoanalytic Theory and Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy (2016) and the editor of Trauma and Racial Minority Immigrants: Turmoil, Uncertainty, and Resistance (2021), both published by the American Psychological Association Books.