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Vanessa Sinclair, Psy.D. is a psychoanalyst in independent practice. Based in New York City, Dr. Sinclair sees patients internationally, specialising 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. Great for people who travel, entrepreneurs, creatives and business people.

A founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis, Dr. Sinclair facilitates events and conferences internationally, including Civilization and its Bliss-contents: On Violence and Psychoanalysis, NYC 2015, with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, which has evolved into a book forthcoming from Routledge On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (2019), and Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult, London 2016, co-hosted with Carl Abrahamsson. Collected papers from this conference were published as a special edition of The Fenris Wolf, volume 9 (2017) available from Trapart Books. Dr. Sinclair hosts Rendering Unconscious podcast and is currently editing a collection of psychoanalytic writing and poetry under the same name (Trapart, 2018). She authored a book of cut-up poetry Switching Mirrors (Trapart, 2016), and her book Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: The Cut in Creation is forthcoming from Routledge (2020). Together with artist Katelan Foisy, she explores the creative potential inherent in the cut-up method. A book of their work Chaos of the Third Mind is upcoming from Fulgur Ltd (2019).

Val Denham has called her, “A female William Burroughs for the age of desperation.”

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