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Author: Neil Gorman & Jared Elwart

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The InForm:Podcast seeks to be an informal and informative way to talk about the intersection of Social Work (or social justice if you prefer), Psychoanalysis, and Critical Theory.
38 Episodes
On this episode, Neil & Jared talk about the similarity & difference between clinicians (i.e. licensed mental health people) and psychoanalysts.
Freud discovered that dreams were the "royal road to the unconscious," and he used dreamwork as an integral aspect of psychoanalytic practice. However, in recent years dreamwork has become far less utilized in psychotherapies. In this episode of InForm:Podcast Neil & Jared talk about some ways to do dreamwork -- the use of dreams in psychoanalysis/psychotherapy to get at truths that are important but hidden.
The conclusion of the series on psychoanalysis politics and discord servers. In this episode, Adam from the Red Library podcast joins us to wrap up the discussion.
Part two of Neil & Jared's discussion of psychoanalysis and politics. We mainly focus on the question of --is psychoanalysis revolutionary?
In this episode of InForm:Podcast Neil & Jared go through questions, comments, criticisms, and concerns regarding psychoanalysis and revolutionary politics.
In this episode, Neil & Jared aim to talk about the Oedipus Complex, but they end up talking about the Oedipus Complex, and a lot of other stuff besides.
Part two of our "Entering Analysis" series (if you want to hear part one listen to episode #030). Jared & Neil continue to talk about the process of stating psychoanalysis.
A crossover episode of Jared's solo show: Dis/Entangled Podcast.
On today's show Jared & Neil Talk about the process of starting an analysis.
InForm029 Todd McGowan

InForm029 Todd McGowan


We reached out to Todd McGowan and asked if he would be willing to talk about how his experience in analysis (as an analysand) influenced the ways that he thinks, works, and lives. Todd responded to our request and was very generous with his time. (He talked with us for over 90 min!)
In this episode of InForm:Podcast Neil & Jared talk about the Subject of the Statement & Subject of the Enunciation.
Neil and Jared talk about the principle of moving from demand and activating desire in psychoanalysis.
This is an episode where Jared & Neil talk bout how the concept of "self care" is used and misused in contemporary clinical settings.
On this episode of InForm Neil & Jared talk more about the role of the analyst as a sort of detective of the weird and the eerie.
In this episode (the first in a series) Neil & Jared talk about the role of the analyst as a secretary of the unconscious and how this relates to the drive.
First episodes of Seasons 2 of InForm:Podcast! In this season Neil will be joined by Jared, and we will continue to talk about things & stuff in an InFormal but (hopefully!) InFormative way.
A possible side project to this (my current side project).
I've been talking with other people who work in mental health about the unconscious. I've discovered that the way most of them use the concept "the unconscious" is very different than the way I think about and use that same concept.
A show about the writing process I use, and what that process might have to say about the (my!) unconscious.
This is an episode on finding benevolent explanations for some of the silly things teenagers might do.
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