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1987 - Ph.D. Psychology and Social Work
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
Dissertation: "An Examination of Commitment to Careers in Music: Implications for Alienation from Vocational Choice"
1985 - M.A. (Psychology)
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1982 - M.S.W. (Clinical social work)
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1968 - New York State Teacher Certification
Long Island University, New York
1966 - M.S. (Piano performance)
The Juilliard School, New York, N.Y.
1965 - B.M. (Piano performance)
The Juilliard School
2003 - Graduate: Mich. Psychoanalytic Institute
2002 - Red Cross: full training in Mental Health
1989-90 - Post Doctoral Clinical Internship
Dept. Psychiatry, Univ. of Michigan
2012 (March) Judge for "On the Couch" dance video competition, Martha Graham Dance Company.
2008-fall. Supervision of Clinical Doctoral Students; presentation of workshops on Performance Anxiety and Music and Emotion. Eastern Michigan University Department of Psychology, Ypsilanti, Michigan.
2007- fall. Taught course on Psychoanalytic Theory of Neurosis (Freud's case history of "Dora"), Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute.
2007-winter. Taught course on Writing in Clinical Psychoanalysis, Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute and Seminar on Clinical Process, MPI Fellowship.
Blog Music Editor: internationalpsychoanalysis.net
2007-winter. Taught courses on clinical writing and MPI Fellowship, Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute
2005, spring - Instructor, Music, Mind and Affect
Michigan Psychoanalytic Inst., Ext. Div.
2004-present - Associate Faculty, Mich. Psychoanalytic Inst.
Writing Course, Fellowship seminars
2003, fall - Instructor, Performance Anxiety
Michigan Psychoanalytic Inst. Ext. Div.
2002-present - Adjunct Clinical Instructor
University of Mich., Dept. Psychiatry
1983-present - Private Clinical Practice
1995-1998 - Lecturer: Univ. Mich., Dept. Psych.
1992-1994 - Psychotherapist
McAuley Outpatient Mental Health Ann Arbor, MI.
1990-1992 - Psychotherapist
Eastwood Clinic, Livonia and Ann Arbor, MI
1987-1989 - Lecturer and Ass't. Research Scientist
School of Social Work, Univ. of Michigan
taught psychodynamic and behavioral theory and clinical practice
1986-1988 - Director: Employment Services
School of Social Work, University of Michigan
1983-1986 - Teaching Assistant
Dept. Psychology, Univ. Michigan
1981-1982 - Social Work Intern
Univ. Michigan Counseling Services
1980-1981 - Social Work Intern
Northville Public Schools
1980 - Instructor Univ. Michigan Extension Division course on stress management
1978 - Coordinator and Researcher
Performance Anxiety Program
Univ. Michigan, Dept. Psychology
1975-1984 - Instructor of Piano
(summers)-National Music Camp Interlochen, Mich
1975-1980 - Concert performances
2-piano, 4 hands with Louis Nagel
1969-1970 - Teacher of General Music
Public Schools, Ann Arbor, Mich.
1968-1969 - Teacher of General Music
Public Schools, Long Island, New York
1966-1980 - Private Piano Studio
Long Island, NY and Ann Arbor, MI.
Nagel, J.J. (2013) "Melodies of the Mind: Connections Between Psychoanalysis and Music". Routledge Press, London and New York.
Nagel, J.J. (2011-present) Blog, "Music to My Ears" on Psychology Today website
Nagel, J.J. (2010) Melodies in My Mind: The Polyphony of Mental Life. (Gertrude and Ernst Ticho Memorial Lecture, delivered Washington, D.C., June 11, 2010) Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, Vol. 58, No. 4, Aug. 2010, pp. 649-662.
Nagel, J.J. (2010) Treatment of Music Performance Anxiety via Psychological Approaches (A Review of Selected CBT and Psychodynamic Approaches). Medical Problems of Performing Artists, Vol. 25, No. 4, Dec. 2010, pp. 141-148.
Nagel, J.J. (2010) Bernstein Beyond the Couch and Concert Hall. Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs (News for Friends of Leonard Bernstein, Spring/Summer), p. 7.
Nagel, J.J. (2010) Collaboration Between the Couch and the Concert Hall. The American Psychoanalyst (TAP). Spring/Summer, Vol. 44, No. 2, Spring/Summer, pp. 12-28.
Nagel, J.J. (2010) Psychoanalytic and Musical Ambiguity: the Tritone in "Gee, Officer Krupke". Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 58/1; pp. 9-25.
Nagel, J.J. (2009) Letter to the Editors, International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies. Vol 6., No. 4, pp. 361-362.
Nagel, J.J. (2009) How to Destroy Creativity in Music Students: the Need for
Emotional and Psychological Support Services in Music Schools. Medical
Problems of Performing Artists. Vol. 24, No. 1, March 2009, pp. 15-17.
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Nagel, J.J. (2008) Book Review: "Violin Dreams" by Arnold Steinhardt. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Vol. 56, No. 4., pp. 1371-1376. Read review here.
Nagel, J.J. (2008) Psychoanalytic and Musical Perspectives on Shame in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 551-563.
Nagel, J.J. (2008) Unattainable Goals in Psychoanalysis (Panel Report). Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 573-582.
Nagel, J.J. (2008) Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Music: An Intersection on the Oral and Aural Road. The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, Vol. 77, No. 2, pp. 507-530.
Nagel, J.J. Culture, Community, and Change (2008). Farmington Gazette. Feb. p. 16.
Nagel, J.J. (2008) Survival of Music and Arts is Critical to our Nation's
Well-Being. Ann Arbor News, Jan. 27, 2008. A-16.
Nagel, J.J. (2007). Freud Meets Mozart on the Oral-Aural Road. The American
Psychoanalyst (TAP), Vol. 41, No. 4, Fall/Winter, pp. 22:33.
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Nagel, J.J. (2007) Convert Performance Anxiety into Performance Energy. Keyboard Companion. Winter, 2007. Pp. 38-39.
Nagel, J.J., (2007) Melodies of the Mind: Mozart in 1778. In The Aural Road Edition: American Imago. Vol. 64, No. 1, Spring, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Md.pp. 23-36.
Nagel, J.J. (2006) Book Review. The Quiet Revolution in American Psychoanalysis: Selected Papers of Arnold M. Cooper . (E. Auchincloss, Ed.). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, LXXV/4 pp. 1192-1198.
Nagel, J.J. Performance Anxiety and the Musician. (2006) The American Psychoanalyst (TAP). Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 16;22.
Nagel, J.J. & Nagel, L., (2005) Animals, Music, and Psychoanalysis. In S. Akhtar & V. Volkan, (Eds.) Cultural Zoo: Animals in the Human Mind and its Sublimations , Madison Connecticut, IUP Press, pp. 177-206.
Nagel, J.J. (2004) Stage fright theory and treatment: One size does not fit all. Medical Problems of Performing Artists. Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 39-43.
Nagel, J.J. (1999) When is a Music Teacher More Than a Music Teacher?: Psychological Issues in the studio (invited article) American Music Teacher. (June/July).
Nagel, J.J. (1998) Injury and Pain in Performing Musicians: A Psychodynamic Diagnosis. In R.T.. Sataloff, A G. Brandfonbrener., R.J. Lederman, (Eds)Performing Arts Medicine (second edition), San Diego, Calif.: Singular Publishing Group, pp. 291-299.
Nagel, J.J. (1998) Injury and Pain in Performing Musicians: A Psychodynamic Perspective. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic. Vol. 62, No. 1, winter.
Nagel, J.J. (1996) Stressbusters for Music Teachers. Piano and Keyboard. (Nov./Dec.).
Nagel, J.J. (1993) Stage Fright in Musicians: A Psychodynamic Perspective Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, Vol. 57, No. 4 (fall)
Nagel, J.J. (1991) When Good Teaching Isn't Enough. American Music Teacher, Feb., Mar.
Nagel, J.J. (1990) Performance Anxiety and the Performing Musician: A Fear of Failure or a Fear of Success" Medical Problems of Performing Artists, Vol. 5, No. 1, (March)
Nagel, J.J. (1989) Musicians' Maladies (Correspondence) New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 321, No. 1 (July)
Nagel, J.J., Himle, D.P., & Papsdorf, J. (1989) Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Musical Performance Anxiety. Psychology of Music, Vol. 17, No. 1.
Nagel, J.J. (1988) In Pursuit of Perfection: Career Choice and Performance Anxiety in Musicians. Medical Problems of Performing Artists, Vol. 3, No. 4, (Dec.)
Nagel, J.J. (1988) Identity and Career Choice in Music. Journal of Cultural Economics, Vol. 12, No. 2, Dec.
Nagel, J.J. (1988) Can There Be a Unified Theory for Social Work Practice? Social Work, Vol. 10, No. 4, (July-Aug.)
Nagel, J.J. (1987) An Examination of Commitment to Careers in Music. In Artists and Cultural Consumers, D.V. Shaw, W.S. Hendon, and C. R. Waits, (Eds.), Association for Cultural Economics., Vol, III.
Nagel, J.J. (1987) Is There A Choice in Career Choice in Music? Clavier, Vol. 26, No. 2.
Nagel, J.J. (1986-1988) "On Stage". A regular column in Clavier.
Nagel, J.J. (1985) Reducing Students' Stage Fright. The Australian String Teacher. Vol. 7, No. 4.
Nagel, J.J. (1984) Reducing Students' Stage Fright: Can Music Teachers Be Psychologists? UPDATE: Journal for Research in Music Education. Vol., 2, No. 3.
Nagel, J.J. (1981) Performance Anxiety. European Piano Teachers' Journal, Vol. 2, No. 5.
Nagel, J.J., Himle, D. and Papsdorf, J. (1981) Coping with Performance Anxiety. The NATS Bulletin, Vol. 37, No. 4.
Numerous lectures and workshops are presented locally, nationally, and internationally at Universities, Teacher Organizations, and Professional Organizations.
Chair of Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Music, American Psychoanalytic Association, winter meetings, New York 2013. Music and Human Development: Sunil Iyengar, Director of Research, National Endowment for the Arts, Presenter; Stuart Twemlow, M.D. Discussant.
Presenter (with Louis Nagel) Melodies of the Mind. Association for Psychoanalytic Thought. Feb. 2, 2013, Steinway Gallery, Commerce Township, Michigan.
Presenter, “Ambiguity in Gee, Officer Krupke “ (West Side Story) Michigan Psychoanalytic Council, Feb. 17 2013. Womans’ City Club, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Chaired three presentations at Winter Meetings of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 2012
Psychoanalytic Perspectives On Music: "Inner Landscapes: Martha Graham and Dance" (Presenter: Janet Eilber, Artistic Director, Martha Graham Dance Company)
Symposium on "El Sistema" (teaching music to raise self-esteem in disadvantaged children - Presenters: Michael Slein, Patrick Slevin, Marie Montilla )
"Freud's Last Session" (Presenter: playwright, Mark St. Germain. Discussants Phillip Freeman and Daniel Prezant)
Performance Anxiety as a Painful Signature Style for a Musical Performer. Conference on Creativity, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2011
Psychodynamic and Musical Perspectives on Rage and Shame in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor. Conference on Art and Psychoanalysis, Florence, Italy, May 2011
Performance Anxiety: When is a Symptom More than a Symptom? National Conference on Piano Pedagogy. Chicago, Illinois, July 2011.
"Mozart and Freud in Conversation and Performance". University of Michigan School of Music (with Louis Nagel, piano, Joel Sparks, actor). Jan. 27, 2011.Psychoanalytic Perspective on Music: Chair: "UNSTUCK", Raymond J. Lustig, Composer and Presenter, American Psychoanalytic Association Meetings, New York, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2011.
"Ambiguity in West Side Story", Michigan Psychoanalytic Society, Dec. 2010.
Two presentations on "Understanding Performance Anxiety". International Piano Festival and Institute. New Orleans, Louisiana, July 22 and 23, 2010.
Melodies in My Mind: The Polyphony of Mental Life. Gertrude and Ernst Ticho Memorial Lecture. American Psychoanalytic Association, Washington, D.C., June 11, 2010 (accepted for publication in Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association).
Melodies of the Mind: A Psychoanalytic and Musical Perspective on Mozart in 1778. Lecture and concert with Louis Nagel on Trinity Arts Series. New Orleans, Louisiana. Sponsored by a grant from the American Psychoanalytic Association and Ernst Svenson Fund for Psychoanalysis and the Arts at New Orleans/Birmingham Psychoanalytic Institute. Feb. 28, 2010.
Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Music: "The Musician and Psychoanalyst as Citizen", Chair. Joseph Polisi, President Juilliard, presenter; Steven Levy, Editor, JAPA, Discussant. January 14, 2010. American Psychoanalytic Association, New York (see photo)
"Happy Birthday, Mozart!" Presentation with Louis Nagel on Mozart in 1778. Public Library, Dexter, Michigan, January 31, 2010.
Inhibitions, Symptoms, and Performance Anxiety in Musicians. Chair: Discussion Group, International Psychoanalytic Association Congress, Chicago, Illinois, Aug. 1, 2009.
Increasing Performance Potential, Panel, National Conference on Piano Pedagogy, Lombard, Illinois, July 31, 2009.
Fantasy: A Conversation Between W.A. Mozart and S. Freud On a Road Somewhere in the Unconscious and Psychoanalytic - AND - Musical Ambiguity: The Tritone in "Gee, Officer Krupke" in Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story". San Francisco Psychoanalytic Center. April 3, 2009.
Psychoanalytic and Musical Perspectives on Shame in Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor". Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute. March 7, 2009.
Psychological and Musical Irony in "Gee, Officer Krupke" from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story. University of Michigan Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytic Studies Group (UMIPA), Jan. 30, 2009
Piano Performance (with Louis Nagel). American Psychoanalytic Foundation Concert. Waldorf Astoria, New York, New York. Jan. 13, 2009. Click here for a Photo of Julie Nagel and Louis Nagel.
Organized and presented Arnold Steinhardt in book signing event
(Shaman Drum Bookstore, Ann Arbor), Jan. 12, 2009 .
Click here for PDF flier for the event (steinhardt3.pdf)
Click here for a Photo of Julie Nagel and Arnold Steinhardt.
Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Music : American Psychoanalytic Association
Discussion Group, January 2009. Chair and Discussant. The Irony of the
Tritone in "Gee, Officer Krupke" in collaboration with Jamie Bernstein,
Presenter ("The Tritone in West Side Story How Three Notes Tell a
Narrative"), January 15, 2009.
Click here for a Photo of Julie Nagel and Jamie Bernstein.
Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Music: the Bacio Theme in Verdi's "Otello" American Psychoanalytic Association winter Meetings, New York, New York, January 17, 2009
Panel on Music and Mental Health. Ann Arbor Committee/MPI and Univ. Michigan
School of Music - Outreach. Feb. 2, 2008, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Music: American Psychoanalytic Association
Discussion Group, January 2008, New York.
Presentation on Performance Anxiety. William Carey University, Hattiesburg, Mississippi., December 17, 2007.
Psychoanalytic and Musical Perspcetives on Donizettii's Lucia di Lammermoor, American Psychoanalytic Association spring meetings, Denver, Colorado, June 23, 2007.
Presentation on Performance Anxiety, Ann Arbor Public Library, May 14, 2007
Performance Anxiety Internet 2 interactive presentation North Carolina School for the Arts, April 10, 2007
Psychoanalytic and Musical Perspectives on Shame in Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor": New Orleans Psychoanalytic Institute (paper and panel discussion), March 23-25, 2007.
Download a flyer for this event (lammermoor.pdf).
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Discussant for film, "Hustle and Flow" shown by Association for Psychoanalytic Thought/Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute., West Bloomfield Public Library, Michigan. Feb. 18, 2007
Mozart in 1778; Stage Fright/Motivation/Burnout. (weekend of presentations) Midland Music Teachers, Midland, Michigan, Sept. 15,16, 2006.
Parenting Performers and Performance Anxiety in Ice Skating. Arctic Edge Figure Skating Club. Arctic Edge Ice Arena, Canton, Michigan, May 7, 2006.
Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Music and its Interpretation (Verdi's Otello), Conference on Music and Mind,New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, Calif., March 4, 2006
Performance Anxiety, Conference on Music and Mind, New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, Calif., March 4, 2006.
Performance Anxiety in Musicians and Athletes. American Psychoanalytic Assoc., New York, Jan. 2006.
What Can Psychoanalysis Learn from Listening to Mozart?. American Psychoanalytic Assoc., New York, Jan. 2006.
A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Musical Interpretation. American Psychoanalytic Assoc., New York, Jan. 2005; Michigan Psychoanalytic Society, Nov. 17, 2005.
Performance Anxiety In Musicians and Athletes. Univ. Mich. School of Music, Nov. 2004.(collaboration with University of Michigan Football Team and Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute, Ann Arbor Committee)
Music and Creativity: Discussant of papers on G. Mahler, B. Bartok, S. Rachmaninoff, and A. Scriabin American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, Jan. 2004.
Music, Affect, and Meaning: Songs Without Words, Co-Chair: American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, Jan. 2003.
Rachmaninoff's Emotional Collapse and Recovery: The First Symphony and it's Aftermath, Discussant, American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, Jan. 2003
Performance Anxiety, National Association of Schools of Music, New Orleans, La., 2003.
Da Capo: Psychoanalysis and Musical Performance, Co-Chair: Discussion Group, American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, yearly,1997-2003
Panel on Performance Anxiety. American Liszt Society, Ravello & Vietri Sul Mare, Amalfi Coast Music Festival, (by invitation) summers 1999, 2001.
Performance Anxiety.International Music Camp, Warsaw & Lublin, Poland, (by invitation) summers 1998, 1999.
Injury and Pain in Performing Musicians: A Psychoanalytic Diagnosis. International Conference on Arts Medicine and Therapy, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1995
Stage Fright. St. Petersburg Conservatory, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1992
Understanding Stage Fright. The Rubin Academy, Jerusalem, Israel, 1992
Contrapuntal Themes: Personality Development and Occupational Choice Among Performing Musicians. Miller Institute for Performing Arts, New York, N.Y., 1992
Stage Fright. 100th annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., 1992
Stage Fright. Michigan Opera Theater, Detroit, Michigan 1991
Understanding Performance Anxiety. Western Michigan University Convocation Series, Kalamazoo, MI. 1991
Coping with Performance Anxiety. Ann Arbor Board of Realtors, Ann Arbor, MI. 1991
Taking Charge of Anxiety. Continuing Education for Women, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. 1992, 1991
Stage Fright. The Moscow Conservatory, Moscow, USSR, 1990
Performance Anxiety. Michigan State Medical Society, 1990
Understanding Stage Fright. University of Michigan School of Music, 1988, 1989
Stage Fright and University Students. University of Michigan Health Service, Ann Arbor, MI. 1988
Stage Fright. Peabody Conservatory of Music, Baltimore, MD., 1985, 1987
An Examination of Commitment to Careers in Music. Conference on Cultural Economics, Avignon, France, 1986
Effects of Stage Fright on Performance Careers. Conference on Medical Problems of Musicians, Aspen, Colorado, 1985
A series of lectures on stage fright. Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Albury, Newcastle, and Wagga Wagga, Australia, 1984
A series of workshops on stage fright. The Public Schools, Tortola, The British Virgin Islands, 1984.
Developing Communication Skills Through Music With Non-Verbal Children. World Conference on Mental Retardation, Toronto, Canada, 1982
Coping with Stage Fright. First International Conference on Tension in Music Performance, Surrey, England, 1981
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.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
American Psychoanalytic Association: Arts and Psychoanalysis Committee, Co-Chair (with Laurie Wilson, Ph.D.)
2007 American Psychoanalytic Association
Discussion Group: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Music, Co-Chair
2008 American Psychoanalytic Association
Discussion Group: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Music, Chair
American Psychoanalytic Association, Co-Chair: Committee on Psychoanalysis and Music
Ann Arbor Committee for Psychoanalysis and the Arts: former Chair (committee no longer operative)
Ann Arbor Committee, Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute, Chair 2005-
American Imago: Editorial Board
American Psychoanalytic Association, Member
American Psychoanalytic Association, Program Committee, Member
American Psychoanalytic Association, Arts and Psychoanalysis Committee: Chair, Music Section
American Psychological Association, Member
Committee for Pianists' Wellness: National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, Member
International Arts Medicine Association: former Board of Directors and former Chair: Mental Health Committee
Medical Problems of Performing Artists, Editorial Board
Michigan Psychoanalytic Society, Member
Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute, Member Development Committee and Foundation
Reviewer: Psychoanalytic Psychology, International Journal of Psychoanalysis, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies.
The American Psychoanalyst (TAP): Editorial Board, 2006-
Full license in Psychology (MI #6301008922)
Certified in Adult Psychoanalysis
American Psychoanalytic Association