Dan Gilhooley earned a PsyaD and an MA in Psychoanalysis from the Boston Graduate School for Psychoanalysis, an MA and BA in Fine Arts from Hunter College, and a Certificate in Psychoanalysis from the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies in New York. For the past 25 years he has been a dean and professor of visual art at Suffolk County Community College where he has been the recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for both Professional (Administrative) and Teaching Excellence.
In addition to his work as an educator, Professor Gilhooley enjoys careers as both an artist and psychoanalyst. As a visual artist he has had 18 one-person exhibitions and participated in over 120 group exhibitions nationally. In fall 2005 his work was the subject of a 16-page feature article in Drawing magazine, “Dan Gilhooley’s Graphite Examinations,” by Mark G. Mitchell. His recent psychoanalytic publications include Misreading and Misrepresentation in the Case of Anna O,Walking the Floor over You, and Aspects of Integration and Disintegration in Patient Speech. Elected to the National Academy of Design in 1991, he received a Gradiva Award for Art Contributing to an Understanding of Psychoanalysis. He is a NYS licensed psychoanalyst. In spring 2007 he was a research fellow in the Psychoanalytic Research Training Program at Yale University.
“Talent,” September 9-October 14, 2006, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY.
“Disegno,” May 25-July 3, 2005, National Academy Museum, New York, NY.
“Magnificent Extravagance: Artists and Opulence,” June 14-November 26, 2005, Racine Art Museum; Racine, WI.
‘Dimensions of Patient Speech: Evidence of Qualitatively Different Forms of Primary and Secondary Processes?” June 23, 2007. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Conference, Madison, WI.
“Looking for New Ideas,” March 29, 2007. Psychoanalytic Research Training Program sponsored by the Anna Freud Centre and the Yale Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
“Two Perspectives on Psychoanalytic Listening: Listening with an Empirical Ear.” February 25, 2005. Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies’ Faculty Lecture Series; New York, NY.
“A Four-Factor Model of Patient Speech,” and “Rigor and Clinical Relevance in Psychoanalytic Research,” (4-person panel) June 22-26, 2005. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Conference, Montreal, Canada.
“Master Critiques by National Academicians,” March, 2005 and 2007. National Academy of Design School of Fine Arts; New York, NY.
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