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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Rendering Unconscious is also a book! Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics and Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019). Also available via Kindle and iBook!

Christos Tombras is a supervising psychoanalyst with a Lacanian orientation, practicing in London, UK. Dr. Tombras is a member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research, UK, and lectures, runs workshops and facilitates reading groups. His main research interest is in a dialogue between continental philosophy and psychoanalysis. He has published in both English and Greek.

His book Discourse Ontology: Body and the Construction of a World from Heidegger through Lacan (Palgrave 2019) is part of the Palgrave Lacan Series.

Dr. Tombras is teaching as part of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research (CFAR) Spring 2020 Short Course on Diagnosis.

CFAR offers a series of short courses on themes in Lacanian psychoanalysis. No prior knowledge of Lacan is assumed and the seminars will all include clinical examples involving the kind of problems and questions that are common to diverse currents in contemporary psychotherapy.

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The song at the end of the episode is “Waiting to Explode” by Carl Abrahamsson from the original soundtrack to the film “My Silent Lips

My Silent Lips is available to view on Vimeo on Demand

My Silent Lips is screening at Film Noir Cinema, Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

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

Artwork by Vanessa Sinclair