Rendering Unconscious welcomes Elena Petrovska to the podcast!

Elena Petrovska, M.A. is a PhD Student in Clinical Psychology at Adelphi University, Derner School of Psychology. With peers, she has organized an online resource for clinicians and students The Psychology of Covid-19. Specifically, check out the section on Technology and Teletherapy. With Wilma Bucci and Jamieson Webster, she also contributed to the current issue of Division/ Review: A Quarterly Psychoanalytic Forum, a publication of APA Division 39.

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Das Unbehagen is mentioned in this episode.

Check out The Lacan Tradition​ ​by David Lichtenstein​, ​Lionel Bailey​ and Sharmini Bailly

Read David Lichtenstein’s editorial on Das Unbehagen in Division/Review.

Guy Le Gaufey’s talk at Das Unbehagen Case Presentation and its Discontents.

Check out Katelan Foisy‘s work.


Carolyn Springer, Associate Professor at Adelphi University

Switching Mirrors book and 2 CD box set.

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

Dr. Sinclair is the author of The Pathways of the Heart (Trapart Books, 2021), Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation (Routledge, 2020) and Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016).

Dr. Sinclair is the editor of Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics & Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019) Outsider Inpatient: Reflections on Art as Therapy (Trapart Books, 2021) with Dr. Elisabeth Punzi, On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2018) co-edited with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, and The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (Trapart, 2017) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson. 

The song at the end of the episode is “In-out” by Sinnelag from the “My Silent Lips” original soundtrack available at Bandcamp.

Watch My Silent Lips here:

My Silent Lips from Carl Abrahamsson on Vimeo.

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

Image: Artwork by Vanessa Sinclair from the book The Pathways of the Heart.

Original art available from Trapart

Palmistry artwork by Katelan Foisy