Film 5: Divided We Fall
Sunday, April 23, 2023 6-9:30pm PDT
Divided We Fall is a critically acclaimed documentary film on hate crimes in the aftermath of 9/11. Told through the stories of Sikh Americans, the film offers vital historical context to the current crisis of hate and nationalism in the U.S. — and how we can change it through the ethic of Revolutionary Love
Victoria Gutierrez-Kovner, Psy.D., LCSW, is a bilingual/bicultural psychotherapist/psychoanalyst, originally from Cuba. Her expertise is in the treatment of trauma and working cross-culturally with children, adolescents and adults. She received her MSW from the University of Southern California (USC) and her Psy.D. from the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles (ICP-LA). Dr. Gutierrez-Kovner has presented locally and nationally on sexual abuse and cultural diversity. She has a private practice in Pasadena, CA.
Veronica D. Abney, Ph.D. is psychoanalyst in private practice in the treatment of child, adolescent and adult victims of childhood sexual trauma. Dr. Abney is a former president of the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis where she is a training & supervising analyst and co-chair of the Taskforce to Address Racism and Homophobia. Her interests are in the application of modern psychoanalytic theories in cross-cultural and the treatment of childhood trauma. Dr. Abney received her Masters Degree at the Smith College School for Social Work and her Ph.D. in psychoanalysis from the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis.