Jamieson Webster


Jamieson Webster is a writer and psychoanalyst in New York. She teaches at The New School for Social Research and Princeton University and supervises graduate students through City University’s doctoral program in clinical psychology.

She is a founding member of Das Unbehagen, an organization that explores psychoanalysis outside of an institutional or organizational framework.

She has written for Apology, Cabinet, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Playboy, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, as well as for many psychoanalytic publications.

She is the author of The Life and Death of Psychoanalysis, Stay, Illusion! (with Simon Critchley), and Conversion Disorder. She is currently working on a new book on Jacques Lacan.


  • The Psychoanalyst and The Artist

    12 June 2024

    New York psychoanalyst and author Jamieson Webster explores the relationship of art and psychoanalysis, with the artist’s studio and the analyst’s couch as sites of convergence.