Adam Phillips, Psychoanalyst & Author

"Freud's Helplessness"
Photo of Adam Phillips.
Wednesday, Feb 18, 2009 | 4:00 pm
Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall
United States

Formerly the principal child psychotherapist at Charing Cross Hospital in London, Adam Phillips writes regularly for the New York Times, The Observer, and The London Review of Books. He is also General Editor of the new Penguin Modern Classics Freud translations. The New York Public Library, noting his “stylish brilliance,” has hailed Phillips as “one of the very best essayists at work today.” His books include Side Effects; Going Sane: Maps of Happiness; On Kissing, Tickling, and Being Bored; On Flirtation; Houdini's Box; and Equals.