Comments And Kudos
“Julie Jaffee Nagel, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who has been steeped in musical performance all her life. Considered on of the leading experts on stage fright, she brings a blend of musical sophistication and psychological understanding to all problems of performing artists and musical educators”.
Glen O. Gabbard, M.D.
“Using her talents and experiences as well as her extensive training in both music and psychology, Julie Jaffee Nagel brings depth and fresh insight to her work. Equally at home with the underlying issues of performance anxiety or in understanding a composer’s life, she is a sensitive communicator both in her presentations in in her writing”.
Stuart Feder, M.D.
Author: Charles Ives: My Father’s Song”, “Gustav Mahler: A Life in Crisis”, “Psychoanalytic Explorations in Music, Vol. I and II”
“Julie is a compelling lecturer, effortlessly presenting complicated issues in a knowledgeable and direct manner. Holding degrees in both music and psychology she is able to offer unique insights into psychological issues affecting musicians”.
Professor Piano emeritus, Ohio University School of Music
“Julie Nagel’s work aims at fundamental resolution of musicians’ psychological problems through gaining insights to understand the origins of their conflict rather than simply dealing with superficial symptoms”
Alice Brandfonbrenner, M.D.
Medical Program for Performing Artists for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
American Psychoanalytic Association Foundation, "On the Aural Road with Psychoanalysis and Music", September 2008.
Irving S.Gilmore International Keyboard Foundation, "Musicians and Mental Health". Julie Jaffee Nagel, Ph.D., P.I, symposium at Gilmore Festival, Kalamazoo, MI., 1994
Gertrude and Ernst Ticho Memorial Lecture, American Psychoanalytic Association (Ticho Lecture to be given at 99th Annual Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association in Washington, D.C., June 2010)
2007 Karl A. Menninger Memorial Award for "Psychoanalytic and Musical Perspectives on Shame in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor" awarded by American Psychoanalytic Association, January 18, 2008.
Nathan Segel Award for "Psychoanalytic and Musical Perspectives on Shame in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor" Awarded by Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute, June 9, 2007
Nathan P. Segel Outstanding Essay Award: "Mozart in 1778: Music as Psychoanalytic Data", Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute., 2003.