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Vanessa Sinclair, Psy.D. is a psychoanalyst in private practice who sees clients internationally, specializing in online and remote treatment; offering continuity of care for people on the go and treatment for those in remote locations who may not otherwise have access to quality care. Ideal for people interested in psychoanalysis, who may not have access to psychoanalytic treatment or community in their area, or who may prefer to engage in psychoanalytic treatment from the comfort of their own home, ex-pats and native English speakers living abroad who may not have access to treatment in their mother tongue, those who frequently travel, international business people, entrepreneurs, actors, freelancers & creatives; those who may be homebound or experience difficulty leaving the house due to disability or chronic illness; people who work from home and/or have small children. 

Dr. Sinclair recently edited the book Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics & Poetry now available from Trapart Books. Dr. Sinclair hosts a podcast of the same name Rendering Unconscious Podcast where she speaks with psychoanalysts, psychologists, philosophers, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, artists & other intellectuals about their work, process, education, career-path, the current state of mental health care, current events, politics, the arts and culture. www.renderingunconscious.org/about.

Dr. Sinclair is currently authoring Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation forthcoming from Routledge (2020).

Dr. Sinclair is a founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis and facilitates psychoanalytic events and conferences internationally. Her most recent conference Re-writing the Future: 100 Years of Esoteric Modernism and Psychoanalysis was held May 30 – June 1 in Merano, Italy, at Pienzenau and Brunnenburg Castles. 

On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (2018) co-edited with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, was recently published by Routledge. This book evolved from a conference On Violence held at Fordham University – Lincoln Center Campus, New York City in 2015.

Similarly, collected papers from the Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult conference, London 2016, co-hosted with Carl Abrahamsson were published as a special edition of The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (2017) available from Trapart Books.

Her book of cut-up poetry Switching Mirrors (2016) is available from Trapart Books. Together with artist Katelan Foisy she explores the creative potential inherent in the cut-up method. A book of their artwork Chaos of the Third Mind is upcoming from Fulgur Ltd (2020).

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