Michael Stuart Garfinkle, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York, NY. He is on the teaching and supervisory faculty at the Derner Institute/Adelphi University, the New School, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR), and Teachers College/Columbia University. Dr. Garfinkle is on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the advisory board for the Candidate Journal, is a reviewer for the Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, and was an associate editor of the former Frontiers in Psychoanalysis and Neuropsychoanalysis. He is the author of papers and a book chapter on topics in psychoanalysis, psychological trauma, and interventional cardiology.

Dr. Garfinkle is organizing the conference “Next: When the Ice Melts” coming up 15-18 October 2020 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Along with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, he devised and conducted the 2014 and 2018 psychoanalytic conferences in Reykjavík, Iceland, “Psychoanalysis on Ice.”

“Psychoanalysis to Come: Community and Culture,” a Das Unbehagen international conference to be held 24-26 July, 2020, Copenhagen, Denmark is also mentioned in this episode. For more information visit: http://www.drvanessasinclair.net/conference/

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The track at the end of the episode is “Inner of the Mind” from the recently released album “The chapel is empty.” Words by Vanessa Sinclair. Sounds by Akoustik Timbre Frekuency. From Highbrow Lowlife & Trapart Editions.

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

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