Symposia and Publications

Interdisciplinary Symposiums:

May 2016 Art & Mourning Freud Museum London, May 22.

September 2010 Freud on Freud, Interview with Sculptor Jane McAdam Freud at the Sundaram Tagore Gallery Beverly Hills and the New Center for Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles

March 2006 Music and the Mind: Psychoanalytic Perspectives The New Center of Psychoanalysis and Department of Musicology UCLA

February 1999 Culture and the Psyche: New Perspectives on Vincent van Gogh Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute, Beverly Hills


June 1996 Psychoanalytic Perspectives in Art II: Psychoanalysis and Biography Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute and UCLA

May 1994 Psychoanalytic Perspectives in Art I: Psychoanalysis And Visual Art Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute, Beverly Hills


 

Chapters in Books

Ferdinand Hodler and Valentine Gode-Darel, 1908-1915, From the Vertical of Life to the Horizontal of Death. In: The Body Image in Psychoanalysis and Art. Eds: Blum, Blum, Pazzagli. Nicomp L.E. Florence, Italy. 2007.

Esther Dreifuss-Kattan: Toldot: “Die Tauschung” pp.55-59, Ki Tissa: “Alle Kunst, die diesen Namen verdient, ist religios”. pp:122=126, In: Kol Ischa, Juedische Frauen lessen die Tora, Chronos Verlag, Zurich 2007.

Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, Paul Klee: Psychische Imprivissationen im Angesichts des Todes. In: Inren. Perspektiven der Kusttherapie. Ed. Dannecker, Nausner & Nausner Verlag, Graz, Wien, 2003.

Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, “Before Breast Cancer — The Healing Journey” in One in Eight–Women and Breast Cancer, Santa Monica College, 1994.

Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, “Wissenschaftliches Interesse and der Kunst muss zu Kunsttherapeutischer Intervention fuhren” (Scientific Interest in the Arts has to lead to Art psychotherapeutic Intervention) in: Kunst-Therapie. Verlag Aestetik und Kommunikation, Hochschule der Kuenste Berlin, West Germany, Fall 1992.

Verlust and Trauerbeit in der Juedischen Tradition (Loss and Mourning Work in the Jewish Tradition) in: Der letzte Weg (The Last Way). Ed. I.M. Levinger, Verlag Bollag-Herzheimer, Basel, Switzerland, 1991.

Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, I. Honsalek Blaschegg, F. Meerwein, “Angewandte Psychoanalyse in der medizinischen Klinik” (Clinical Psychoanalysis in the General Hospital Setting) in Psychoanalytische Kurztherapien, Ed. Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 169-88, 1985.


Beck, Bernhard, Burgin, Dreifuss, Egli, Gervasi, Guex, Honsalek, Hurni, Radanow, Strauch, Wildbolg, Redaktion: Fritz Meerwein. “Das Erstgesprach auf der Abteilung fuer Onkologie” (The First Interview in the Dept. of Oncology), in Das Therapeutische Gesprach mit Krebstkranken. Ed. W. Brautigam, F. Meerwein, Verlag Hans Huber, Bern, Stuttgart, Toronto, 1985.

Esther Dreifuss, Fritz Meerwin, “Die Psychotherapie Sternbender – der Beitrag der Psychoanalyse” (Psycho-Therapy with the Dying – Contribution of Psychoanalysis) in Die Begleitung Sterbender, Theorie und Praxis der Thanatotherapie, Junfermann-Verlag, Paderborn, West Germany, pp. 259-277, 1983.


 

Articles

Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, “Einige Gedanken zur Ubertragung and Gegenuebertragung in der Kunstpsychotherapie” (Some Thoughts on Transference and Countertransference in Artpsychotherapy), Forum der Kunsttherapie, Switzerland. Fall 1990.

Esther Dreifuss, Fritz Meerwein, “Das Doppelgaengermotiv” (The Motif of the Double in Psychotherapy with Leukemia Patients), Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychoanalyse, Vol. 3, pp. 282-291, 1984.

Esther Dreifuss, “Verlust-und Trauerarbeit in der Judischen Tradition” (Loss and Mourning in the Jewish Tradition – A comparison), Schweizerische Arztezeitung, Vol. 64, Heft 46, pp. 1928-1935, 1983. Translated also into French: “Travail de perte et de deuildans la tradition juive” Schweizerische Arztezeitung, Vol. 66, Heft 33, pp. 1505-1511, 1985.

Esther Dreifuss, “Der Krebspatient und seine Familie – Erfahrungen aus der Klinik” (The Cancer patient & his Family – Clinical Experiences), Praxis, Schweizerische Kundschau fur Medizin, Vol. 71, Nr. 49, 1927-1934, 1982.

Esther Dreifuss, “Die psychotherapeutische Bedeutung der Kunstpsychotherapie in der Behandlung von Krebspatienten” (The Psychotherapeutic Significance of Art Therapy in the Treatment of Adult Cancer Patients), Schweizerische Rundschau fur Medizin, Praxis, Vol. 70, Nr. 22, pp. 1095-1102, 1981.

Esther Dreifuss, “Some Notes on the Relationship between Patient and Art Therapist”, American Journal of Art Therapy, Vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 169-88, 1978.