Introduction. Part I: The Art of Psychoanalysis. Dancing with the Unconscious: The Art of Psychoanalysis. One Step Back, Two Steps Forward: Regression in the Service of Art and Psychoanalysis. The Senses Grow Skilled in their Craving: Thoughts on Creativity and Substance Abuse. Creative Transformations of Trauma: Private Pain in the Public Domain and the Clinical Setting. Alone Together: Solitude and the Creative Encounter in Art and Psychoanalysis. Part II: The Psychoanalysis of Art. Dreams of Genius: Sigmund Freud and C. G. Jung. Egon Schiele: A Self in Creation. At the Limits of the Primal Scene: Revisiting Blue Velvet. Ana Mendieta: Goddess in Exile. Bruno Schulz: Desire’s Impossible Object.
Danielle Knafo, Ph.D., is a Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Doctoral Program, Long Island University, C. W. Post campus, and is an Associate Clinical Professor and Supervisor at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. She is the author of dozens of journal articles on psychoanalysis, creativity, trauma, and gender, as well as five books, including In Her Own Image: Women’s Self-Representation in Twentieth-Century Art (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009) and Unconscious Fantasies and the Relational World (with Kenneth Feiner, Analytic Press, 2005), which was a Goethe Prize honoree. She maintains a private practice in Great Neck and Manhattan, NY.