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L. O. ARANYE FRADENBURG, Ph.D.
Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
1215 De La Vina Street, Suite F
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
aranyefradenburg@gmail.com
805-895-1847

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Psychoanalysis, New Center for Psychoanalysis (NCP), Los Angeles, CA, 2013
Infant Observation Training, NCP, Psychoanalytic Center of California, and THRIVE Infant-Family Program, Los Angeles (THRIVE), 2007-13
Supervised Cases, NCP and New Beginnings Counseling Center (NBCC), Santa Barbara, CA
Psychotherapy Traineeship, NBCC 2007-13
Ph.D. in English, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
B.A. Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

EMPLOYMENT

Private Practice in Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (2007-present)
Professor of English and Comparative Literature, UCSB (1990-present)
Associate Professor of English, Dartmouth College (1987-1990)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Staying Alive: A Survival Manual for the Liberal Arts. Brooklyn: punctum books, 2013 (http://punctumbooks.com/titles/staying-alive/)

Sacrifice Your Love: Psychoanalysis, Historicism, Chaucer. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002. (http://www.amazon.com/Sacrifice-Your-Love-Psychoanalysis-Historicism/dp/081663646X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1393185308&sr=1-1&keywords=Sacrifice+Your+Love)

Premodern Sexualities, ed. with C. Freccero. New York: Routledge, 1996.

“Going Mental”: A review of recent work in cognitive medieval literary studies, Postmedieval 2012.

“The Liberal Arts of Psychoanalysis,” Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Psychiatry, 2011.

“We Are not Alone: Psychoanalysis and Medieval Studies.” In New Medieval Literatures. Volume 2. Ed. R. Copeland, D. Lawton, and W. Scaase. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998 (Review Essay).

“Voice Memorial: Loss and Reparation in Chaucer’s Poetry.” Exemplaria 2 (1990):169-202.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

“The Living Self and the Literary Self,” American Psychoanalytic Association Panel, Modern Language Association Convention, January 2014

“Care of the Wild,” Inaugural Lecture, “The Value of Care” Lecture Series, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UCSB

“The Evolution of Care,” Crossroads Series Lecturer, SUNY-Buffalo, April 2013.

“I Don’t Know about Your Brain, but Mine is Really Bossy,” lecture, Exemplaria Conference on “Surface and Symptom: the State of Critique,” UT Austin, February 2012.

“Why We Signify,” invited CORST Presentation, American Psychoanalytic Association, January 2010.

“On Breathing,” invited paper, Conference, “Vanishing Objects of Desire,” Jan Van Eyck Institute, Maastricht, Netherlands, Nov. 2009.

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Addictions, Adolescents, Adults, Anxiety, Biopsychology, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders, Environmental Psychology, Infants and Parents, Personality Disorders, Psychosomatic Disorders, PTSD, Toddlers
Michael Balint, Jessica Benjamin, Wilfrid Bion, Muriel Dimen, Ofra Eschel, Frantz Fanon, Shoshona Felman, James Grotstein, Julia Kristeva, Jacques Lacan, Adam Phillips, Hannah Segal, Daniel Stern, D. W. Winnicott

COURSES COMPLETED, NEW CENTER FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS

Early Freud; Middle Freud; Late Freud; Klein; Bion; Overview of Psychoanalytic Approaches; Object Relations; Ego Psychology; Self-Psychology; Relational Psychology; Intersubjective Psychology; Child Psychology I and II; Infancy; Latency; Adolescence; Adulthood; Treating Children and Parents; Attachment Theory; Trauma; Mood Disorders; Personality Disorders; Dream Analysis; Psychoanalytic Writing; Clinical Theory and Practice; Case Conferences

TRAININGS, NEW BEGINNINGS COUNSELING CENTER

Anxiety; Infant Research in Contemporary Psychotherapy; Eating Disorders; Play Therapy; Dream Analysis; Psychotic Disorders; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Group Therapy; Family Systems Therapy; Body and Mind; Substance Abuse

SELECTED COURSES TAUGHT, UCSB

Graduate
“Introduction to Psychoanalytic Theory,” “Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalytic Theory,” “Anxiety,” “Nature’s Signifiers”

Undergraduate
“Interdisciplinary Study of Literature and the Mind,” “Introduction to Psychoanalytic Theory and Criticism,” “Language and Feeling,” “Literature and the Mind” (Honors Seminar); “`What Should You Do With Your Brain’?” (Freshman Seminar); “Creativity and the Imagination”

SELECTED SYMPOSIUM EVENTS ORGANIZED, LITERATURE AND THE MIND

May 4, 2013
“Conference on Care”
Eileen Boris, History, UCSB; Nicole Archambeau, History, UCSB; Heather Love, English, University of Pennsylvania; Mark Leffert, M.D., New Center for Psychoanalysis

May 4, 2012
“Let’s Talk: Care and Narrative”
Julie McCaig, Ph.D., Psychoanalytic Center of California
Kathryn Montgomery, Bioethics, Northwestern

March 2, 2012
“What Is an Ethics of Care?”
Fabienne Brugere, University of Bordeaux; Guillaume LeBlanc, University of Bordeaux

April 15, 2011
Conference: “Entrenchment and Plasticity”
Jeffrey Saver, M.D.; Steve Kramer, M.D.; Joan Bybee, Ph.D., Linguistics, University of New Mexico; John Dubois, Ph.D., Linguistics, UCSB; Patrick Hogan, Ph.D., U. of Connecticut

April 30, 2010
“Neuroscience: Memory, Mind and Psychoanalysis”
Mark Leffert, M.D., New Center for Psychoanalysis; Janis Caldwell, M.D. (Respondent, UCSB); Steven Smith, Ph.D. (Respondent, UCSB)

November 21, 2009
Conference, “’Speak What We Feel’: Affect/Symbol/Change”
Dr. James Fosshage, NYU; Regina Pally, M.D., UCLA; Steve Smith, UCSB

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

Clinical Member, THRIVE Infant-Family Program
CORST Presenter, APSAA
Curriculum Committee Subcommittee on Freud, NCP
Founder and Director, Specialization in “Literature and the Mind,” UCSB, & Website Co-Designer (http://mind.english.ucsb.edu)
Examiner, M.A. degree, “Genders and Sexualities,” UCSB
Examiner, M.A. degree, “Literature and the Mind,” UCSB
Facilitator, Reading Seminar, Jacques Lacan’s Seminar VII: The Ethics of Psychoanalysis, NBCC

HONORS

John Arnold Lindon Scholar in Psychoanalysis, NCP
Winton Chair, University of Minnesota
Raven Society, University of Virginia
Phi Beta Kappa, Macalester College

LICENSE

State of California, Research Psychoanalyst 212

REFERENCES

Dahlia Russ, Psy.D., L.C.S.W., dahlia.russ@att.net
Catherine Horton, Psy.D., L.C.S.W., cathie-horton@cox.net
James Gooch, M.D., drsgooch@aol.com
Dr. Shirley Gooch, drsgooch@aol.com
Dr. Ethan Grumbach, grumbach@pacbell.net

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