PSYCHOANALYSIS LINKS

American Psychological Association (39) — Based in Washington, D.C., the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 154,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide. The mission of the APA is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives.

Appalachian Psychoanalytic Society APS is a local chapter of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association with a primary mission to serve the educational and collegial needs of psychoanalytic psychotherapists in East Tennessee and western North Carolina.  In addition, our mission is to promote, inform, and educate members of our community concerning psychoanalytic ideas and values.

Austin Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology — ASPP welcomes all licensed mental health professionals, as well as graduate students enrolled in academic mental health programs, to become society members and learn more about psychoanalytic theory, practice, and research. ASPP membership provides an opportunity to: Become part of a community of clinicians with an interest in studying psychoanalytic theory and its application in various forms of mental health treatment, obtain continuing education credits (CEs) for attendance at monthly programs, classes, and conferences, pay reduced fees for all ASPP conferences and be included in the ASPP Membership Directory both in print and on the website.

Baltimore Society for Psychoanalytic Studies — The mission of BSPS is to serve the Baltimore community of mental health professionals and professionals-in-training who are committed to increasing their knowledge and application of psychoanalytic theory.  We strive to enrich clinical practice and to foster such knowledge by sponsoring seminars with experts in psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and related fields.  BSPS values and promotes dialog among members of this professional community.

Chicago Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology — CAPP is an organization composed primarily of mental health professionals – psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists devoted to keeping psychoanalytic and psychodynamic theories and practice thriving in the Chicago metropolitan area. CAPP provides all professionals with an interest and motivation to expand their experiences with psychoanalytic/psychodynamic thinking and techniques a place to interact with other like-minded individuals.  We hope you consider becoming a member and participating in our organization as a committee member, and/or attending any of the fine programs and events we sponsor each year.

Chicago Open Chapter for Study of Psychoanalysis — The Open Chapter strives to provide a democratic and egalitarian atmosphere for the exchange of ideas. Hence, although the organization sponsors presentations by nationally and locally recognized analysts, it does not view psychoanalysis as the sole domain of mental health professionals. As its name implies, the Open Chapter is truly "open", in that it encourages the application of psychoanalytic inquiry to the work being done by other disciplines.

Connecticut Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology — The Connecticut Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (CSPP) is the official Connecticut chapter of Section IV (local chapters) of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association (APA). CSPP is an interdisciplinary organization of approximately 150 mental health professionals from Connecticut and neighboring states.

Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology — The Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (DSPP) is a local chapter of the Division of Psychoanalysis, Division 39, of the American Psychological Association. Founded in 1983, DSPP directs its efforts to exploring and promoting psychoanalytic theory and its applications as a basis for understanding human experience and for various forms of psychotherapy. DSPP’s members come from a number of mental health fields and include psychologists, licensed professional counselors, social workers, physicians, and students. DSPP emphasizes the application of psychoanalytic theory to a variety of clinical settings.

Florida Organization for Relational Studies

Indiana Society for Psychoanalytic ThoughtThe Indiana Society for Psychoanalytic Thought (ISPT) is a local chapter of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association. ISPT is a multi-disciplinary group dedicated to furthering the study and application of broad-based psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and the methods of psychoanalytic inquiry through the sponsorship of conferences, symposia, and workshops on clinical and cultural issues, theoretical papers, and ongoing research by ISPT members and recognized experts in the field.

Massachusetts Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology — MAPP was founded in Boston in 1983 as the local chapter of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association. With approximately 300 members, MAPP has become a professional home to mental health clinicians in the Boston area and throughout Massachusetts who share an interest in psychoanalytic theory, practice, and research.

Michigan Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology — MSPP is an interdisciplinary society of individuals from diverse educational backgrounds who are interested  in the ongoing study and advancement of psychoanalytic ways of thinking about people. Founded in 1980,we continue to celebrate our commitment to the advancement of psychoanalytic thinking in the  State of Michigan. Welcoming all significant viewpoints in psychoanalysis, MSPP members meet on a regular basis to present and discuss their ideas with one another. Committed to fostering the presence and growth of psychoanalysis as a way of thinking, we are interested in making psychoanalytic ways of thinking more available to interested persons within the professional and lay communities in Michigan. Toward that end, workshops, conferences, discussion groups, and various other activities of interest to the professional and lay communities are organized and presented throughout the year. We invite all those interested in studying, discussing, and promoting the growth of psychoanalytic psychology to attend MSPP activities and to consider active participation through membership and through organizational activity.

Minnesota Society for Psychoanalytic Studies — The Society for Psychoanalytic Studies is a community of mental health professionals of all disciplines, as well as lay individuals, dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of psychoanalytic/psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.

New Mexico Psychoanalytic Society —T he New Mexico Psychoanalytic Society was founded in 1991 as an official chapter of Division 39, Psychoanalysis, of the American Psychological Association. The New Mexico chapter is one of 28 nationwide.The purpose of this organization is the study and advancement of psychoanalytic theory, research and practice by people interested in pursuing the complex and deep understanding of human behavior afforded us by the perspectives of Freud and his many very creative successors.

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology — The Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (NCSPP) is committed to the study of psychoanalytic psychology and the encouragement of its interest in the professional and general communities. Our more than 650 members form a community that spans the greater Bay Area and Northern California.

Oklahoma Society for Psychoanalytic Studies The Oklahoma Society for Psychoanalytic Studies (OSPS) is a Local Chapter of Division 39 (the Division of Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association. The society developed out of a local interest in psychoanalytic theory and its application to both treatment and other fields such as literature, film, art, and popular culture. OSPS was founded in 1989 with the mission of educating the community about psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic ideas.

Ontario Society for Contemporary Psychoanalysis — The Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis (TICP) provides this site as a service to the Web's psychoanalytic community, and to the public in general. The site's menu links to information on the institute, its members, programs, services, and events. In the spirit of the TICP's comparative/integrative philosophy, this site's content reflect not only established movements, but also the more recent, innovative orientations in psychoanalytic theory and practice.

Pacific Northwest Psychoanalytic Society — PNPS is the local chapter of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association. As a group, we are dedicated to the study and dissemination of psychoanalytic concepts and ideas, along with the application of psychoanalytic thought to both classic analysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy. We are particularly fortunate in the Seattle area to have four functioning training institutes, three in psychoanalysis and one in Jungian analysis. PNPS has been able to draw upon the talents of many people from all four institutes in sponsoring seminars, special presentations and monthly scientific meetings.

Philadelphia Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology — Mission: To provide psychologists and other mental health professionals interested in psychoanalysis a vehicle for exchange of scholarly and clinical information, and for enhancement of their knowledge and professional skills. To represent psychoanalytic psychology to the mental health community and the general public, and to serve as a source of information about psychoanalytic psychology. To provide a forum for the discussion and constructive expression of professional concerns and issues of interest to psychoanalytically oriented mental health professionals.

Rhode Island Association for Psychoanalytic Psychologies — Founded in 1993 in order to build a local gathering place for a community whose members shared interest is psychoanalysis, the Rhode Island Association for Psychoanalytic Psychologies (RIAPP) has provided a forum for scholarly and clinical exchange for over a decade. To that end, our primary focus has been psychoanalytic continuing education for local mental health professionals through our yearly lecture series and spring and fall conferences. Our programming is based on the recognition of the diversity present in contemporary psychoanalysis. To that end, RIAPP's philosophy encourages a comparative orientation that affords an integrative and pluralistic approach.

Sacramento Valley Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

San Antonio Society for Psychoanalytic Studies — SASPS is an interdisciplinary society, comprised of psychoanalysts, psychologists, physicians, social workers, and other mental health professionals who share an interest in the application of psychoanalytic ideas to understanding human nature and treating emotional problems.  SASPS sponsors a variety of activities, including reading groups, films and film discussions, educational symposia and workshops.  The focus is on discussion of contemporary innovations in psychoanalytic ideas in formats that encourage lively and informal professional interchange.  Members meet monthly to discuss, dissect, and review psychoanalytic articles that address such issues as psychoanalytic theory, developmental issues and conflicts, gender issues in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, transference/counter transference, and successes and failures in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy.   Participation in the reading group, and most of the Society’s educational activities, is open to individuals interested in psychoanalysis from all levels of training, from students to experienced practitioners.

Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology — The Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology (SEFAPP), formed in 1987, is a local chapter of the Division of Psychoanalysis (Division 39 of the American Psychological Association).

SEFAPP is a scientific and professional organization promoting excellence through quality continuing education for all mental health professionals, professional development, and the scholarly exchange of ideas. SEFAPP is a multi-disciplinary interest group dedicated to furthering the study and application of broad-based psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapy and the methods of psychoanalytic inquiry through the sponsorship of conferences, symposia and workshops on clinical issues, theoretical papers, and ongoing research by members and recognized experts in the field. 

Vermont Association for Psychoanalytic Studies — Our organization has grown from a small interdisciplinary group of committed therapists who sponsored one annual conference per year with an outside speaker/guest in the 1980’s, to a society of nearly one hundred members with several speaker events per year, an annual meeting, several active committees, election of officers, and now a Website. We hope that this Website will keep our members well informed of the growth and activities of our energetic organization.

Washington Professionals for the Study of Psychoanalysis

Washington Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology — The Washington Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology is a local chapter of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the APA. We are an educational organization which offers workshops and short seminars on modern psychoanalytic ideas and approaches. We are open to all practicing psychotherapists. In our seminars and short courses, we emphasize and foster a collegial atmosphere in which members and attendees learn from experienced, psychoanalytically-oriented clinicians, and in which all feel free to discuss the way the presenter’s ideas and approaches pertain to their own clinical experience. Over many years, we have developed a seminar format that actively welcomes the participation of all. For many, it is a rich and rewarding opportunity for professional growth and networking.

International Association Psychoanalytic Self Psychology — IAPSP is an Illinois non-profit corporation comprising an international community of physicians, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and nurse practitioners. While self psychology is a theory based on psychoanalytic principles, psychoanalytic training is not in itself a prerequisite for membership. In actuality, the IAPSP membership includes individuals from a variety of mental health fields, as well as other individuals from diverse disciplines who are interested in a dialogue between their particular fields of study and the epistemology and theory of self psychology.

The International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy — To promote the development of relational psychoanalysis, a new international association, the IARPP, was founded in 2001. The association is conceived of as a professional and intellectual community of individuals—clinicians and non-clinicians such as academics—committed to developing relational perspectives and exploring similarities and differences with other approaches to analysis and psychotherapy.

NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis — The New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (“Postdoc”) is a vibrant, engaging community that values psychoanalytic pluralism, ongoing dialogue among the various psychoanalytic traditions, and respect for the candidate in analytic training as a mature adult, accomplished clinician and scholar. Our training program offers a diverse curriculum, including Contemporary Freudian, Interpersonal, Relational, and Independent orientations, and is unique in offering comprehensive training in each of these approaches.

Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis — The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1932. Our mission is to provide professional training in the theory and practice of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy and to enhance psychodynamic study through research and scholarship. We also seek to apply these principles to therapeutic services for the public, offering treatment for children and adults at reduced fees, to the benefit of underserved communities.

National Institute for Psychotherapies

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center — Founded in 1986, PPSC has a long history of commitment to the mental health community of New York City. Providing treatment and training founded in the principles of high-quality counseling and mental health offerings, PPSC is proud to be part of the evolving field of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

Institute for Human IdentityIhi's mission is to provide professional mental health services to all who need them. We welcome everyone without prejudice in regard to cultural, sexual, or gender orientation. Our therapists are screened for their sensitivity to people of varied backgrounds and life experiences. Our diverse, well-trained staff is flexible in utilizing different approaches and able to tailor therapy to the specific needs of each client. Because Ihi is also a training institute, the therapists who work with us are skilled professionals engaged in a continuing growth process.

Los Angeles Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis — ICP has evolved significantly beyond the original vision of the twelve founding members. The Institute has grown to over 150 active members, over 100 candidates enrolled in the 4-yr academic training program, and over 50 domestic and international corresponding members whose scholarship in psychoanalysis is recognized throughout the world. ICP also offers several Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training programs and Extension programs in Los Angeles and at satellite campuses in Pasadena, San Francisco and San Diego, California. Over 85 students participate annually in these programs.

London Freud Museum — The Freud Museum, at 20 Maresfield Gardens in Hampstead, was the home of Sigmund Freud and his family when they escaped Nazi annexation of Austria in 1938. It remained the family home until Anna Freud, the youngest daughter, died in 1982. The centrepiece of the museum is Freud's study, preserved just as it was during his lifetime.

It contains Freud's remarkable collection of antiquities: Egyptian; Greek; Roman and Oriental. Almost 2,000 items fill cabinets and are ranged on every surface. There are rows of ancient figures on the desk where Freud wrote until the early hours of the morning. The walls are lined with shelves containing Freud's large library.

British Psychoanalytic Society — Established in 1924, the Institute of Psychoanalysis is the home of the British Psychoanalytic Society. Our activities include: the training of psychoanalysts, the development of the theory and practice of psychoanalysis, the provision of treatment through The London Clinic of Psychoanalysis, the publication of books and journals, furthering research, and the dissemination of psychoanalytic ideas through public lectures and events.

Tavistock — The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations is a not-for-profit organisation which applies social science to contemporary issues and problems. It was formally founded as a registered charity in 1947.

The Institute is engaged with evaluation and action research, organisational development and change consultancy, executive coaching and professional development, all in service of supporting sustainable change and ongoing learning.

William Alanson White Institute — The Institute's mission reflects its belief that people, through the enhancement of their own capacities, may more efficiently cope with the fantastic problems of being simply human.

Arizona Group Psychotherapy Society — Mission: To elevate standards of practice and training in group psychotherapy. To sponsor activities and opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills in group psychotherapy to the public, local institutions and professionals. To disseminate information about group psychotherapy services throughout Arizona

American Group Psychotherapy Association The American Group Psychotherapy Association is an interdisciplinary community that has been enhancing practice, theory and research of group therapy since 1942. AGPA provides the support you are looking for to enhance your work as a mental healthcare professional or your life as a member of a therapeutic group.

The Sandor Ferenczi Center at The New School for Social Research — The mission of the Sandor Ferenczi Center is: 1) to sponsor conferences and otherwise promote research, scholarship, and publications about Sándor Ferenczi, 2) promote new translations and publications of Ferenczi's writings, and 3) contribute to the ongoing vitality of psychoanalysis as a cultural, intellectual, and psychotherapeutic discipline. Similar societies exist throughout Europe. The New School center has the enthusiastic support of Judit Meszaros in Budapest, Andre Haynal in Geneva, Judit Szekacs in London, Kathleen Kelley-Lainé and Michelle Moreau Ricaud in Paris, Franco Borgogno and Carlo Bonomi in Italy, Ferenc Erős, the editor of Thalassa, a Hungarian review of psychoanalysis, culture and society, and many other leading Ferenczi scholars in Europe, as well as Edith Kurzweil, a member of the Board of Governors of The New School for Social Research.

Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy Founded in 1971, The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy (ICP) is one of the oldest and largest not-for-profit mental health training and treatment facilities in New York City.

ICP is dedicated to providing high quality therapy at low to moderate cost, offering post-graduate training for therapists, and educating the public about mental health issues.

National Association for Social Workers The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 145,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

International Journal of Group Psychotherapy — Recognized as the leading source of information on group therapy theory, practice, and research, this journal features contributions from foremost experts in the field. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy offers clinical articles on group treatment models, process issues, and techniques, research reviews that keep practitioners up to date thought-provoking essays in the Reader's Forum and Commentary sections, reviews of current books and video releases and special issues on such topics as evidence-based practice and ethics.

The Psychoanalytic Quarterly The oldest free-standing psychoanalytic journal in North America, The Psychoanalytic Quarterly is published every January, April, July, and October. Each issue contains from six to eight original articles, a section of in-depth book reviews, and a unique series of abstracts summarizing selected international journals and correlations with the neurosciences. A special section of the Quarterly is devoted to the examination of clinical process from a variety of viewpoints, utilizing presentations of case material.

Contemporary Psychoanalysis — Contemporary Psychoanalysis, an international quarterly, is the journal of the William Alanson White Institute and the William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society. It was founded in 1964 by Max Deutscher, Ph.D. and Rose Spiegel, M.D. From its inception its purpose has been to communicate Interpersonal psychoanalytic perspectives on theory, development, social issues, and practice to all who are concerned with understanding human affairs and treating emotional difficulties. The journal is dedicated to the spirit of mutual respect and inquiry, and therefore also presents a wide variety of other psychoanalytic points of view and empirical research studies.  

Journal of Gender Studies— The Journal of Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary journal which publishes articles relating to gender from a feminist perspective covering a wide range of subject areas including the Social and Natural Sciences, Arts and Popular Culture. Reviews of books and details of forthcoming conferences are also included.The Journal of Gender Studies seeks articles from international sources and aims to take account of a diversity of cultural backgrounds and differences in sexual orientation. It encourages contributions which focus on the experiences of both women and men and welcomes articles, written from a feminist perspective, relating to femininity and masculinity and to the social constructions of relationships between men and women.

Psychoanalytic Inquiry —Now published six times a year, Psychoanalytic Inquiry (PI) retains distinction in the world of clinical publishing as a genuinely monographic journal. By dedicating each issue to a single topic, PI achieves a depth of coverage unique to the journal format; by virtue of the topical focus of each issue, it functions as a monograph series covering the most timely issues - theoretical, clinical, developmental , and institutional - before the field. Recent issues, focusing on Unconscious Communication, OCD, Movement and and Body Experience in Exploratory Therapy, Object Relations, and Motivation, have found an appreciative readership among analysts, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists and a broad range of scholars in the humanities.

Arizona State University — ASU Mission: To establish ASU as the model for a New American University, measured not by who we exclude, but rather by who we include; pursuing research and discovery that benefits the public good; assuming major responsibility for the economic, social, and cultural vitality and health and well-being of the community.

Northern Arizona University

Prescott College — It is the mission of Prescott College to educate students of diverse ages and backgrounds to understand, thrive in, and enhance our world community and environment. We regard learning as a continuing process and strive to provide an education that will enable students to live productive lives while achieving a balance between self-fulfillment and service to others. Students are encouraged to think critically and act ethically with sensitivity to both the human community and the biosphere. Our philosophy stresses experiential learning and self-direction within an interdisciplinary curriculum.

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