Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis

episodes

Interviews with psychoanalysts about their new books.

Jean Petrucelli et al., "Patriarchy and Its Discontents: Psychoanalytic Perspectives" (Routledge, 2022)

June 8, 2024

Patriarchy and Its Discontents

Jean Petrucelli, Sarah Schoen, and Naomi Snider
Hosted by Helena Vissing

Patriarchy and Its Discontents: Psychoanalytic Perspectives (Routledge, 2022) joins luminaries in contemporary psychoanalysis with pioneers of feminis…

Linda Hopkins and Steven Kuchuck, eds., "Diary of a Fallen Psychoanalyst: The Work Books of Masud Khan 1967-1972" (Karnac, 2022)

June 3, 2024

Diary of a Fallen Psychoanalyst

Linda Hopkins and Steven Kuchuck, eds.
Hosted by Ashis Roy

Masud Khan (1924-1989), was an eminent and, ultimately, scandalous British psychoanalyst who trained and practised in London during an important perio…

Peter A. Levine, "An Autobiography of Trauma: A Healing Journey" (Park Street Press, 2024)

May 30, 2024

An Autobiography of Trauma

Peter A. Levine
Hosted by Helena Vissing

In An Autobiography of Trauma: A Healing Journey (Park Street Press, 2024), renowned developer of Somatic Experiencing Peter A. Levine shares his pers…

Betty Milan, "Analyzed by Lacan: A Personal Account" (Bloomsbury, 2023)

April 15, 2024

Analyzed by Lacan

Betty Milan
Hosted by Matthew Pieknik

Analyzed by Lacan: A Personal Account (Bloomsbury, 2023) brings together the first English translations of Why Lacan, Betty Milan's memoir of her anal…

Doris Brothers and Jon Sletvold, "A New Vision of Psychoanalytic Theory, Practice and Supervision: Talking Bodies" (Routledge, 2023)

March 5, 2024

A New Vision of Psychoanalytic Theory, Practice and Supervision

Doris Brothers and Jon Sletvold
Hosted by Helena Vissing

By viewing psychoanalysis through the lens of embodiment, Brothers and Sletvold suggest a shift away from traditional concept-based theory and offer…

Louis Rothschild, "Rapprochement Between Fathers and Sons: Breakdowns, Reunions, Potentialities" (Karnac, 2023)

March 4, 2024

Rapprochement Between Fathers and Sons

Louis Rothschild

Today I spoke with Dr. Louis Rothschild about his new book Rapprochement Between Fathers and Sons Breakdowns, Reunions, Potentialities (Karnac, 2024).…

Dominique Scarfone, "The Reality of the Message: Psychoanalysis in the Wake of Jean Laplanche" (Unconscious in Translation, 2023)

February 29, 2024

The Reality of the Message

Dominique Scarfone and Avgi Saketopoulou
Hosted by Philip Lance

The Reality of the Message: Psychoanalysis in the Wake of Jean Laplanche (Unconscious in Translation, 2023) compiles papers written by Dominique Scarf…

Helena Vissing, "Somatic Maternal Healing: Psychodynamic and Somatic Trauma Treatment for Perinatal Mental Health" (Routledge, 2023)

December 27, 2023

Somatic Maternal Healing

Helena Vissing

Today we spoke with Dr. Helena Vissing about her new book Somatic Maternal Healing Psychodynamic and Somatic Trauma Treatment for Perinatal Mental Hea…

A Conversation with Austin Ratner, the New Editor of "The American Psychoanalyst"

December 6, 2023

A Conversation with Austin Ratner, the New Editor of "The American Psychoanalyst"

Austin Ratner
Hosted by Karyne Messina

Austin Ratner has an interesting background. After graduating from medical school he decided to change careers. Rather than continuing in medicine he …

Dhwani Shah, "The Analyst's Torment: Unbearable Mental States in Countertransference" (Karnac Books, 2022)

November 25, 2023

The Analyst's Torment

Dhwani Shah

Today I spoke with Dr. Dhwani Shah about his new book The Analyst’s Torment: Unbearable Mental States in Countertransference (Karnac Books, 2022). The…

Joan A. Friedman, "Twins in Session: Case Histories in Treating Twinship Issues" (Rocky Pines Press, 2018)

November 24, 2023

Twins in Session

Joan A. Friedman
Hosted by Judith Tanen

Why would a twin sacrifice her own needs to make sure her same-age sibling is always cared for? What would cause a twin to have panic attacks when he …

Emma R. Jones, "Being as Relation in Luce Irigaray" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2023)

November 13, 2023

Being as Relation in Luce Irigaray

Emma R. Jones
Hosted by Helena Vissing
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Many scholars have struggled with Irigaray’s focus on sexuate difference, in particular with her claim that it is “ontological,” wondering if this imp…

Linda L. Michaels et al., "Advancing Psychotherapy for the Next Generation: Humanizing Mental Health Policy and Practice" (Routledge, 2023)

November 7, 2023

Advancing Psychotherapy for the Next Generation

Linda L. Michaels, Tom Wooldridge, Nancy Burke, and Janice R. Muhr
Hosted by Judith Tanen
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Advancing Psychotherapy for the Next Generation: Humanizing Mental Health Policy and Practice (Routledge, 2023) brings together a global community of …

Adam Blum et al., "Here I'm Alive: The Spirit of Music in Psychoanalysis" (Columbia UP, 2023)

October 15, 2023

Here I'm Alive

Adam Blum, Peter Goldberg, and Michal Levin

Today we have a group session (read: an hour and a half) with the authors Adam Blum, Peter Goldberg, and Michal Levin discussing their new book Here …

Nancy McWilliams, "Psychoanalytic Supervision" (Guilford Publications, 2021)

September 20, 2023

Psychoanalytic Supervision

Nancy McWilliams
Hosted by Jacob Goldberg
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Drawing on deep reserves of experience and theoretical and research knowledge, Nancy McWilliams presents a fresh perspective on psychodynamic supervis…

James Newlin and James W. Stone, "New Psychoanalytic Readings of Shakespeare: Cool Reason and Seething Brains" (Routledge, 2023)

September 6, 2023

New Psychoanalytic Readings of Shakespeare

James Newlin and James W. Stone
Hosted by Karyne Messina
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Dr. Richard Waugaman is an emeritus supervising and training analyst at the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis. He is also a well-respecte…

Johanna Dobrich, "Working with Survivor Siblings in Psychoanalysis: Ability and Disability in Clinical Process" (Routledge, 2021)

September 5, 2023

Working with Survivor Siblings in Psychoanalysis

Johanna Dobrich
Hosted by Judith Tanen
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Johanna Dobrich, author of Working with Survivor Siblings in Psychoanalysis: Ability and Disability in Clinical Process (Routledge, 2021), is the reci…

Alexander Stille, "The Sullivanians: Sex, Psychotherapy, and the Wild Life of an American Commune" (FSG, 2023)

September 4, 2023

The Sullivanians

Alexander Stille
Hosted by Claire Clark

In the middle of the Ozzie and Harriet 1950s, the birth control pill was introduced and a maverick psychoanalytic institute, the Sullivan Institute fo…

B. D'Amato, "Triskele: A Novel" (Atmosphere Press, 2023)

August 21, 2023

Triskele

B. D'Amato
Hosted by Lexa Rosean
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In the unconscious, coincidence does not exist. A bizarre tragedy drives ten-year-old Paul from his dysfunctional home, leaving his younger sister, B…

Mary Edwards, "Sartre’s Existential Psychoanalysis: Knowing Others" (Bloomsbury, 2022)

August 19, 2023

Sartre’s Existential Psychoanalysis

Mary Edwards
Hosted by Stephen Dozeman

Thinking of the French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, it is hard to think of him without imagining him in very particular contexts. One will likely…