This is the first of two lectures that address: Resilience, ego, loss of control and over-control, regression, creativity and regression, phantasy and renunciation, the artist vs the neurotic, Kris's account of regression and creativity - transitional objects and relatedness, criticism, knafo and regression in the service of creativity. Contact Email: email@example.com Lecturer: Associate Professor Doris McIlwain. Theme song creator: Rose Mackenzie-Peterson. Logo creator: Campbell Henderson. https://www.campbellhenderson.com/artwork Thanks to Dr. Andrew Geeves and Professor John Sutton for all their hard work. Sadly A/Prof. Doris McIlwain, the course creator, died of cancer in 2015. This podcast is created by her family and friends, with hopes that her curiosity, joy and intellectual playfulness will keep inspiring and informing those who listen.