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 and perversion, and more.

Upcoming Talks

  • June 20-23, 2019. Sexuality and the Imagination. IARPP Conference 2019, Tel-Aviv, Israel
  • July 24-27, 2019. Out of the Dollhouse: Barbie Comes to Life. International Psychoanalytic Association, London.
  • October 18-19, 2019. Guys and Dolls: Intimacy in the Technological Age. Seattle Psychoanalytic Society and Institute & Frye Museum, Seattle, WA
  • November 2, 2019. Digital Desire and the Online Imposter: Catfishing. Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis. Boston, MA.
  • May 30 , 2020. Staying human in an era of advanced technology. Nafplio, Greece.
  • June 14, 2020. Joker: A Psychoanalytic Discussion of the Film. NYU Film Study Group.
  • September 13, 2020. Wonder Woman’s Kinky Origins. Houston Psychoanalytic Society.
  • February 20, 2021. Research Fellows Discussion Group. American Psychoanalytic Association
  • February 21, 2021. Erotic Transference Discussion Group. American Psychoanalytic Association
  • April 26, 2021. The New Sexual Landscape and Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Tel Aviv University doctoral program in Psychoanalysis & School for Psychotherapy.
  • November, 2021. Writing about Sexuality. New Directions, Washington, DC.

Psychosis: Key Psychoanalytic Concepts

Psychotherapy with Psychosis – interview with Igor Pietkiewicz

Excerpt from the film “Take These Broken Wings”