GREENBERG (1999) Presentation – The Wounded Healer (at Radford conference)


The Wounded Healer

Conference on “Creative Genus and Madness,” Radford University, Virginia​ 

June 11, 1999

PowerPoint slides that guided my forum presentation and subsequent discussion

(also participating were Karl Pribram, Thomas Szasz, and Lorna Williams)



8 August 2021.  this week I explored the work of Wangechi Mutu, and found some deep resonances with my own disposition. 

Mutu said,

An artist … is a healer. First they heal themselves, and then they try bit by bit to heal others.”

(from a  video prepared in connection with an exhibit at the Legion of Honor Museum, one of the  Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.)


EXAMPLE:  Saturday, July 16, 2022. Read article in Brain & Life about a neurologist who has epilepsy (  Also editorial: