Lois Oppenheim, PhD – Short Bio

Lois Oppenheim, PhD, has authored or edited 11 books, most recently Imagination from Fantasy to Delusion and A Curious Intimacy: Art and Neuro-Psychoanalysis. She has also published over 90 papers, and hosts the “Conversations with…” series at the NY Psychoanalytic Society and Institute.


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