Mary Margaret McClure, Doctor of Mental Health is on the Faculty of the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis and on the Faculty of the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California where she is a participant in the Community Psychoanalysis Consortium and a supervisor for the Community Psychoanalysis Track. Her recent teaching has centered processes of mourning, child development and maternal subjectivity with culture in mind. She is in private practice in Mill Valley, CA. and is involved with the work of Canal Alliance, a non-profit in San Rafael, CA, that serves the Latino immigrant population.