Dr Tessa Philips practices as a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist in Bondi Junction, NSW, Australia . She is on the faculty of the Sydney University Master of Medicine and Master of Science Psychotherapy Program and on the faculty of ANZAP. Tessa is a member of the Board of Directors of IARPP and is a council member of IAPSP. She has published papers locally and presented papers locally and internationally, and teaches and supervises. Her PhD thesis, Race, Place and Self, was awarded the Isi Liebler Prize at Deakin University. The Prize is awarded for the PhD thesis which best contributes to advancing knowledge of racial, religious or ethnic prejudice in any time or place, or advancing knowledge of multiculturalism and community relations in Australia.