Claire Merchlinsky

Claire Merchlinsky is an illustrator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, GA and her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York, NY.

Stories By Claire Merchlinsky

That Time Sigmund Freud Nearly Killed a Patient—and Then Got Hooked on Cocaine

In 1895, the psychoanalyst tried to treat a young woman by giving her cocaine. His failure sent him on a course of drug addiction that changed the course of psychiatric history.