Rendering Unconscious welcomes Dr. Katherine Marshall Woods to the podcast. Dr. Marshall Woods is in private practice, is a member of the core faculty at The George Washington University—where she teaches psychological assessments and trauma—and is the Director of Psychology at Psychiatric Institute of Washington. She is also a faculty member of the Washington School of Psychiatry, teaching clinical supervision skills for mental health professionals. Dr. Marshall Woods has over a decade of experience supervising clinical work and provided services with the Chinese American Psychoanalytic Alliance. She holds interest in the intersection between psychology and cinema/media, where she has contributed blogs for The Huffington Post, the former American Psychological Association’s PsycCRITIQUES, currently blogs with Thrive Global and Medium within this arena and is author of Best Psychology in Film. Lastly, Dr. Marshall Woods has lent her expertise to a number of media outlets, such as News Channel 8, NPR, The Huffington Post, and The Daily Drum; and works with actors, screenwriters, producers, and directors on theme and character development and set accuracy.

Be sure to check out her book Best Psychology in Film (2018) and her show A Healthy Mind

Article by Dr. Marshall Woods referenced in this episode “What is My Part?

Follow her on instagram @psychmindedmedia

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Mentioned in this episode:
Get Out & Us by Jordan Peele
Sorry to Bother You – Boots Riley
Mean Girls – Mark Waters
La La Land – Damien Chazelle

RU43: Lara Sheehi, psychoanalytic practitioner, scholar, activist

Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, who interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists & other intellectuals about their process, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more. Episodes are also created from lectures given at various international conferences.

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Rendering Unconscious is also a book and e-book! Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics and Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019)

Vanessa Sinclair, Psy.D. is a psychoanalyst based Stockholm, who sees clients internationally, specializing in offering quality psychoanalytic treatment remotely and online. Her books include Switching Mirrors (2016), The Fenris Wolf vol 9 (2017) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson, On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (2018) co-edited with Manya Steinkoler, and Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation forthcoming from Routledge 2020.

Dr. Sinclair is a founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis.

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The track at the end of the episode is “Inventing Collaborations” from the just released album “Switching Mirrors” by Vanessa Sinclair and Carl Abrahamsson, available from Highbrow Lowlife and Trapart Editions

Many thanks to Carl Abrahamsson, who created the intro and outro music for Rendering Unconscious podcast.

Portrait of Dr Katherine Marshall Woods