On this episode of Rendering Unconscious Podcast, I discuss violence in an array of forms including intimate partner and gun violence, and read excerpts from On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2018), Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics and Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019), and Why War? correspondence between Einstein and Freud.

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RU26: TODD DEAN, PSYCHIATRIST & PSYCHOANALYST ON MENTAL HEALTH CARE, TREATMENT

Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by psychoanalyst Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, who interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists and other creatives & intellectuals about their process, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more.

Rendering Unconscious podcast can be found at Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, YouTube and your other favorite podcast platforms. Visit the About page for links. 

Rendering Unconscious is also a book! Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics & Poetry (2019) is available from Trapart Books.

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 (Routledge 2020). Dr. Sinclair is a founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis

The track at the end of the episode is The pathways of the heart (for Jess) from the album of the same name. Available at Bandcamp from Highbrow Lowlife.

Image of Freud and Einstein.