Bonnie Zindel, a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York, is a faculty member, supervisor, and training analyst at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies. A founding editor and Creative Literary Editor of Psychoanalytic Perspectives, she is the author of numerous articles on creativity. Bonnie has conducted writing groups for psychoanalysts for over twenty years and has run writing workshops at international conferences in Rome, Madrid, and San Francisco. The New York Times said, “She runs what may be the most nurturing writing group on the literary scene.” A playwright and novelist (HarperCollins, Viking Penguin, Bodley Head), Bonnie is a former member of the Actors Studio Playwrights Unit. She recently wrote a one-woman play based on the life of Simone de Beauvoir performed in New York.