Rendering Unconscious is a podcast hosted by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, an American psychoanalyst based in Stockholm. Dr. Sinclair interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, philosophers, creative arts therapists, social workers, artists, poets, writers, scholars and other clinicians and intellectuals about their process, work, current events, activism, mental health care, diverse theoretical lenses and various worldviews. Episodes also include lectures given and recorded at various events hosted internationally.

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On this episode of Rendering Unconscious, author and occultural pioneer Carl Abrahamsson presents his talk “Formulating the Desired: Some similarities between ritual magic and the psychoanalytic process” originally given at the Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult conference held in London 2016.

The Fenris Wolf volume 9 is the collected papers from this conference and can be found at

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The song at the end of the episode is “Heated Wanderlust” from the upcoming album of the same name, a collaboration between Carl Abrahamsson and Akoustik Timbre Frekuency available via

Music for the intro and outro of Rendering Unconscious Podcast by Carl Abrahamsson

Photo by Carl Abrahamsson