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Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action (CPIA) is a blog, edited by Susan Kolod, Ph.D. and Melissa Ritter, Ph.D. under the auspices of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, the official journal of the William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis & Psychology. Our beat will be broad: the latest in scholarly research, social issues, political controversies, pop culture and current events. Our writers will be keeping an eye out for topics to examine with their unique psychoanalytic mindset; informing readers with a fresh and thoughtfully psychoanalytic angle.