Speaker

Dr. Knafo is a popular lecturer both nationally and abroad. She speaks at large conferences as well as intimate settings on a variety of topics, ranging from unconscious fantasies, women’s art, creative transformations of trauma, the treatment of psychosis, technology, perversion, and more.

Upcoming Talks

  • January 5, 2023. From Breakdown to Breakthrough: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy of Psychosis. Psike. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • January 28, 2023. Fifty Shades of Upgrade: The Existential Escapades of Tech-Sex. Marianne Goldberger Inaugural Memorial Lecture, PANY, Psychoanalytic Association of NY.
  • March 9, 2023. Sex without Bodies: How Advanced Technology and AI have Resulted in the Disappearance of the Body. (via Zoom) Rome, Italy
  • March 29, 2023. Working with Negative Symptoms. ISPS Psychoanalytic Interest Group, Clinical Conference.
  • May 28, 2023. Staying Human in an Era of Advanced Technology. Joint International Conference. Naxos, Greece.
  • August 31, 2023. A.I on the Couch. Tehran’s 4th Congress of Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Tehran, Iran (zoom).
  • September 8, 2023. Staying Human in the Age of Advanced Technology. The Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. Westchester, NY (zoom).
  • September 30, 2023. Fifty Shades of Upgrade: The Existential Escapades of Sex-Tech. Intelligence Unbound Symposium (zoom).
  • October 8, 2023. Surviving AI: The Algorithms of Everyday Life. Freudian Lounge, NYU Postdoctoral Program.
  • October 13, 2023. The New Sexual Landscape. PPSC Annex. New York.
  • October 21, 2023. From Solitude to Relatedness. NYU Postdoc Weekend.
  • October 28-9. Psychosis and Cannabis. ISPS Annual Conference, U. Delaware.
  • November 18-19, 2023. Creativity, Sexuality, and Technology. Vermont Association for Psychoanalytic Studies. Birmingham, VT
  • December 2023. From Breakdown to Breakthrough: Psychoanalytic Treatment of Psychosis. Freud Museum, London.
  • December 15-16, 2023. Staying Human in the Age of Advanced Technology. Dutch Association of Psychotherapy. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • January 28, 2023. Meet the Author: From Breakdown to Breakthrough. Adelphi Society for Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy.
  • February 22, 2024. From Breakdown to Breakthrough: Psychoanalytic Treatment of Psychosis. ISPS Webinar.
  • March 8, 2024. Alone in a Crowded Mind: When Psychosis Masks Loneliness. International Psychoanalytical Association’s Journal Club.
  • March 9, 2024. Natural Born Deviants: The Existential Escapades of Tech-Sex. The New School for Existential Psychoanalysis.
  • April 13, 2024. A.I. and Psychoanalysis: Frenemies? Symposium 2024: The Real Real: Virtual, Intrapsychic, and Other. NYC.
  • June 7, 2024. Artificial Intelligence and Actual Psychoanalysts. American Psychoanalytic Association (APsA).
  • July 20, 2024. Psychoanalytic Treatment of Psychosis. Tavistock Relationships, UK.
  • July 21, 2024. Psychoanalysis and Technology: Frenemies?
  • October 1, 2024. Addicted to Solitude: A Case of Hikikomori. William Alanson White Institute.
  • October 26, 2024. What Happened to Romance in the Age of Technology?COWAP/North America.
  • October 27, 2024. Psychoanalytic Treatment of Psychosis. New Jersey Institute for Training in Psychoanalysis.
  • November 2, 2024. From Breakdown to Breakthrough: Psychoanalytic Treatment of Psychosis. Annual Symposium. The Canadian Psychoanalytic Society. Montreal.
  • November 3, 2024. The New Sexual Landscape and Contemporary Psychoanalysis. NYSSCSW. New York.
  • November 9, 2024. From Breakdown to Breakthrough: The Psychoanalytic Treatment of Psychosis. Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies.
  • November 17, 2024. Psychoanalysis and Psychosis. Michigan Council for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • November 23, 2024. What’s Love Got To Do With It? Erotic Transference and Psychoanalysis. Keynote speaker at the 17th Congress of the Hellenic Psychoanalytic Society, Athens, Greece.
  • November 26, 2024. Romance in the Age of Technology. Women: The Longest Revolution. IPA, COWAP.
  • November 27, 2024. Psychoanalytic Treatment of Psychosis. New Jersey Institute for Training in Psychoanalysis.
  • November 30 & December 1, 2024. Two-Day Course on the Psychoanalytic Treatment of Psychosis. Freud Museum, UK.
  • March 1, 2024. Technology and Sexuality: What are the Ethical Questions? Austin Psychoanalytic.

PANY Marianne Goldberger Memorial Lecture 2023

Adelphi Society for Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy: A Conversation with Spyros Orfanos PhD (part 1)

Adelphi Society for Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy: A Conversation with Spyros Orfanos PhD (part 2)

Psychoanalytic Authors on the Couch: Danielle Knafo on the Life & Work of Carlo Strenger

Unraveling psychosis – From the 2021 Psychotherapy for Psychosis Virtual Conference, Austen Riggs, Stockbridge, MA

Psychosis: Key Psychoanalytic Concepts

Psychotherapy with Psychosis – interview with Igor Pietkiewicz

Excerpt from the film “Take These Broken Wings”

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