- A Home Within
A Home Within is the only national organization dedicated solely to meeting the emotional needs of foster youth. We provide open-ended individual psychotherapy to current and former foster youth, free of charge, and for as long as it takes. We educate clinicians about relationship-based therapy, and we train those working with traumatized and vulnerable youth in relationship-based practices for trauma-informed care.
- Academy for the Psychoanalytic Arts
The Academy for the Psychoanalytic Arts was founded in 1992 as an affiliate of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association. Its organizing purpose was to rethink psychotherapy and psychoanalysis as a collaborative inquiry that furthers self-discovery and greater understandings of one's self, relationships, and life. The Academy's Mission is to advance the study of psychoanalytic epistemology, theory, practice, ethics, and education within a psychological framework consisting of philosophy, the arts, and the anthropic sciences.
- Access Institute
Access Institute provides high-quality psychological care to people of all ages who fall through the socioeconomic cracks, while training the next generation of mental health professionals through a model that values human complexity, supports socially-conscious practice, and promotes sustained human growth.
- American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW)
AAPCSW promotes psychoanalytic education, advances clinical social work, facilitates the production and dissemination of knowledge, and advocates for high standards of practice.
- American Board for Accreditation in Psychoanalysis (ABAP)
The nation’s standard bearer for pluralism and quality within psychoanalytic training, the American Board for Accreditation in Psychoanalysis, Inc. (ABAP) accredits programs leading to the practice of psychoanalysis. For nearly twenty-five years, ABAP has been independently fostering quality improvement, evaluating, and accrediting a diverse group of psychoanalytic training programs.
- American Group Psychotherapy Association
As the foremost professional organization dedicated to the field of group psychotherapy, AGPA serves as the voice of group therapy for mental health clinicians and the public-at-large, both nationally and internationally. The AGPA provides vital information on group psychotherapy in a variety of ways. Our efforts provide global access to group psychotherapy education and professional development, research, and outreach services. This multidisciplinary association has approximately 2,000 members, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, clinical mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, pastoral counselors, occupational therapists and creative arts therapists, many of whom have been recognized as specialists through the Certified Group Psychotherapist credential.
- American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA)
Founded in 1911, the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) is the oldest national psychoanalytic organization in the nation. APsaA as a professional organization for psychoanalysts, focuses on education, research and membership development. In addition to the national organization, APsaA’s membership includes 32 approved training institutes and 40 affiliate societies throughout the United States. Since its founding, APsaA has been a component of the International Psychoanalytical Association, the largest worldwide psychoanalytic organization.
- Association for Child Psychoanalysis (ACP)
The Association for Child Psychoanalysis (ACP) is an international not-for-profit organization. All its members are highly trained child and adolescent psychoanalysts. The organization was founded in 1965 to provide a forum for the interchange of ideas and clinical experience in order to advance the psychological treatment and understanding of children and adolescents and their families.
- Austen Riggs Center
The Austen Riggs Center is a leading psychiatric hospital and residential treatment program that has been serving adults since its founding in 1919. Within an open setting, patients participate in an intensive treatment milieu that emphasizes respectful engagement. Individual psychodynamic psychotherapy is provided four times a week by doctors on staff. The Erikson Institute for Education and Research of the Austen Riggs Center studies individuals in their social contexts through research, training, education, and outreach programs in the local community and beyond. Riggs is consistently ranked a “Best Hospital in Psychiatry” by U.S. News & World Report.
- Austin Psychoanalytic
Austin Psychoanalytic is an interdisciplinary organization of mental health professionals – psychologists, social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, and psychiatrists – devoted to keeping psychoanalytic and psychodynamic theories and practice thriving in Central Texas. Through support, information, education and training, we aim to provide all who have an interest and motivation to expand their experiences with psychoanalytic thinking and techniques a place to interact with other like-minded individuals. Founded in 1988, Austin Psychoanalytic is a local chapter of the Division of Psychoanalysis (Division 39) of the American Psychological Association.
- Blanton-Peale Institute and Counseling Center
Blanton-Peale Institute & Counseling Center provides affordable holistic mental health care to people representing the full diversity of New York City. It amplifies this impact by training mental health professionals, leaders, and other caring people with the tools of psychology, mental health, and spirituality.
- Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis
BGSP has been opening doors to psychoanalysis for over 40 years, increasing access to psychoanalytic training, education, and treatment. BGSP offers graduate degrees in psychoanalysis, mental health counseling, and socio-cultural studies. The only accredited independent graduate school of psychoanalysis in the country, BGSP enrolls people from all walks of life to explore the human unconscious.
- California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)
The Clinical Psychology (PsyD) program at CIIS bridges the rich tradition of depth psychology with the dynamic world of clinical psychology, paying particular attention to culture and the relational aspects of context and positionality. Rooted in the practitioner-scholar model, our graduates benefit from both a rigorous academic experience and comprehensive clinical training.
- California Psychology Internship Council (CAPIC)
CAPIC is an association of doctoral academic programs, internships and postdoctoral programs recognized by the California Board of Psychology as a pathway to licensure. Our mission is to promote excellence in professional psychology training and mental health service. CAPIC promotes diverse, local and high-quality psychology training that addresses students’ professional needs as well as the mental health needs of our often under-served communities.
- Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis of New Jersey (CPPNJ)
CPPNJ is dedicated to training skillful and effective psychoanalysts and psychotherapists. Our rigorous program provides a solid foundation in psychoanalytic theory and clinical practice, as well as integrates contemporary developments in mental health treatment. Experienced practitioners, sought-after supervisors, and published authors bring a wealth of knowledge to the CPPNJ faculty.
- CG Jung Institute of Chicago
The mission of the C G Jung Institute of Chicago is to advance Analytical Psychology through training analysts, teaching clinicians, and engaging diverse communities to foster personal transformation and social renewal. We offer an array of in-person and online educational opportunities for people seeking personal growth. For a century, many have found Jung’s ideas uniquely helpful in living a life of depth and breadth.
- Chicago Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology (CAPP)
The Chicago Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology is a local chapter of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association. 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.
- Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis (CCP)
The Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis is a free-standing, non-profit institute dedicated to the education of psychoanalysts, psychoanalytic psychotherapists, and others interested in learning more about the practice of psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic therapy, and psychoanalytic theory. CCP provides a course of study leading to certification in psychoanalysis and a two-year certificate program in psychoanalytic psychotherapy for working professionals. We also offer an ongoing fellowship program for clinicians and graduate students.
- Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute
The Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute is dedicated to advancing knowledge of human beings—their feelings, thoughts and behavior—and to improving people’s lives. Founded in 1932, its mission is to provide professional training in the theory and practice of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy and to enhance psychodynamic study through research and scholarship. Its faculty, students and staff 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.
- Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA)
The Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA) is a national individual membership organization dedicated to providing essential services, products, professional support, and national identity for Clinical Social Workers. The "National Voice of Clinical Social Work," the CSWA is an outgrowth of the Clinical Social Work Federation, which is a 30+ year old national organization with a rich and successful history of advocacy on behalf of Clinical Social Workers.
- Coalition for Psychotherapy Parity
We are a coalition of mental health professional organizations, advocates and providers who support the appropriate clinical availability and reimbursement for psychotherapy.
- Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies (CIPS)
The Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies (CIPS) is an organization of psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic societies, founded in 1992 to represent the interests of psychoanalysts belonging to independent component societies of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) in the United States. In addition to supporting the intellectual and clinical development of our members and our profession, CIPS has a long and robust tradition of activism in the service of our professional welfare, including the promotion of high standards for training and licensure, the establishment of an equitable program of Board Certification in Psychoanalysis for our members, and the protection of privacy rights and other professional interests through programs of public information and political advocacy.
- Contemporary Freudians in APsaA (CFIA)
CFIA is an organization that functions as a bridge for colleagues who are members of both the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS) and the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) with representation on APsaA’s Executive Council. Its purpose is to carry on the traditions and cultures of both organizations while promoting creative change within them through that overlapping membership, by sharing in the work and in the evolution of both organizations. It seeks to encourage psychoanalysts to embrace the multiple perspectives in psychoanalytic thought and work and to promote engagement within the wider therapeutic communities, with the public at large, and within government at all levels.
- Denver Psychoanalytic Society
The Denver Psychoanalytic Society offers continuing education, lectures, seminars, films and other programs to promote the understanding of psychoanalysis in an effort to enrich the human experience for those in our communities.
- Division 39 of the American Psychological Association: Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology
Founded in 1979, the Division of Psychoanalysis is the 39th division of APA. With more than 3,000 doctoral level psychologists, graduate students and allied mental health professionals, it is one of the largest associations of psychoanalytic professionals and scholars in the world.
- Existential Humanistic Institute
Existential-Humanistic Institute (EHI) has a primary focus in training and education, offering courses in existential-humanistic therapy and theory. The goal of the Institute - via both its curriculum and newsletters - is to support existentially and humanistically informed psychologies and psychotherapies throughout the world. EHI is for trainees who believe that in optimal psychotherapy, as Rollo May said, it is not this or that symptom, but "the life of the client" that is "at stake" - and that it is precisely this life that must be supported, accompanied, and encountered.
- Florida Psychoanalytic Center
Enriching south Florida through psychoanalytic training, continuing education and community programs, the Florida Psychoanalytic Center promotes collegiality among psychoanalysts and psychotherapists and provides continuing education for mental health clinicians and the community through scientific meetings and training programs in psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychology.
- Golden Gate University
The MA Counseling Psychology degree program at Golden Gate University equips students to practice relationally informed psychotherapy and to pursue licensure as a MFT or LPCC in the state of California and in many other states. Our program believes that psychotherapy must acknowledge the complexity of the individual and the uniqueness of individual suffering, rather than the identification and resolution of discrete symptoms. Psychotherapy is envisioned as a complex process of individual growth and change, and the psychotherapeutic relationship is seen as a key element in successful treatment. We aim to train students to push back against models of care that focus on the discrete resolution of symptoms and neglect the role of human connection and understanding in the resolution of individual suffering.
- Harlem Family Institute
The Harlem Family Institute is a multicultural psychoanalytic training institute that aims to offer psychoanalytic training to aspiring analysts from diverse backgrounds, and psychoanalytic clinical services to children and adults in underserved neighborhoods.
- Houston Psychoanalytic Society
The Houston Psychoanalytic Society is dedicated to promoting psychoanalytic and psychodynamic principles through creative discussions with the greater Houston community. The Society holds monthly meetings with invited local and national speakers, provides networking and continuing education opportunities, and sponsors accredited workshops throughout the academic year.
- Institute for Clinical Social Work (ICSW)
The mission of the Institute for Clinical Social Work, an institution of higher education, is to prepare scholars and practitioners to advance the knowledge and quality of practice in the fields of clinical social work and counseling and to serve diverse communities through professional and academic contributions. In keeping with our roots in social work and our commitment to social justice, we develop psychodynamically informed professionals who recognize and celebrate diversity, practice compassionately, and have the knowledge and skills to empower people to lead meaningful lives.
- Institute of Medicine of Chicago
The Institute of Medicine of Chicago is an independent organization of distinguished leaders in the health field who collaborate to improve the health of the public. The IOMC addresses critical health issues through a range of interdisciplinary approaches including education, research, communication of trusted information, and community engagement.
- Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts (IRSJA)
The IRSJA is a professional association founded in 1973 to facilitate mutual fellowship, offer continuing education, and to provide Jungian analytic training. The IRSJA has grown into the largest Jungian Training Institute in North America, meeting not only the need to train future Jungian analysts, but to also provide an active professional community for analysts and training candidates across the North America.
- International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology (IAPSP)
IAPSP is an international community of physicians, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and nurse practitioners dedicated to the study, research, development, and practice of psychoanalytic self psychology. Building on the origins of self psychology, IAPSP embraces contemporary notions of a dynamic systems sensibility, findings from infant and neurobiological research, and existential and epistemological philosophy. We see our members as ambassadors for teaching, creating, and learning increasingly effective approaches to education, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis.
- International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education (IFPE)
Founded in 1991, the International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education is an inclusive organization, open to anyone with a self-defined interest in psychoanalysis. IFPE recognizes that contemporary psychoanalysis has many faces and varying discourses: clinical, academic, historic, artistic, literary, scientific, philosophical, experiential, and more. IFPE believes that through psychoanalytic work we serve to keep alive the flame of humanitarian decency and respect for others.
- International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis
ISPS, the International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis, promotes dialogue and multidisciplinary interaction, enriching our knowledge of the psychological and experiential aspects of psychosis. David Feinsilver, M.D. launched the United States chapter of ISPS in 1998, aiming to join with other professionals and lay people to promote the humane, comprehensive, and in-depth treatment of [psychosis]. ISPS was initiated in 1956 by Drs. Gaetano Benedetti and Christian Mller to go beyond a biological-reductionistic orientation and to gain a psychoanalytic understanding of the complexity of psychosis. We have since broadened our understanding of psychosis.
- Juvenile Protective Association (JPA)
The mission of JPA is to improve the social and emotional well-being and functioning of vulnerable children so they can reach their fullest potential at home, in school, and in our communities. This is accomplished by providing therapeutic counseling services to at-risk children and families, conducting research, sharing knowledge, and providing expert consultation and guidance to others serving these children and families.
- Kedzie Center
Kedzie Center provides accessible, high-quality and culturally-informed mental health care to North River (Chicago) residents through the integration of clinical practice, education, and evaluation, as informed by the community and in collaboration with local residents and partners.
- Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG)
The Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG) is a coalition of national organizations representing consumers, family members, mental health and addiction providers, advocates, payers and other stakeholders committed to strengthening Americans’ access to mental health and addiction care. As trusted leaders in the field, our 60+ member organizations are dedicated to elevating the national conversation around mental health and addiction. Together, we work to advance federal policies that support prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery services and supports.
- Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (MITPP)
The Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (MITPP) provides affordable training in contemporary psychoanalytic theory, technique, and clinical practice to qualified candidates in the mental health professions. Candidates in our adult and child/adolescent programs work with patients in the Metropolitan Center for Mental Health (MCMH), which has been making low-cost, long-term psychoanalytically informed treatment available to community residents since 1962.
- Michigan Council for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (MCPP)
The Michigan Council for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (MCPP) was formed in 1988 as an organization dedicated to the study of classical and contemporary psychoanalytic concepts, and to the training of psychoanalysts and psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapists. Founding members were interested in creating an organization that would run on egalitarian and gender sensitive principles.
- National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis (NAAP)
NAAP is a community of like-minded professionals dedicated to understanding the human condition. As the national advocate for independent psychoanalysis for all the schools of thought, we aim to unite those schools and ensure the independence, advancement, recognition, and sustainability of our profession. We advocate for improved legislation, serving as watchdog for any attempt to force lay analysts out of existence. And, we provide a place for independent psychoanalysts to register their certification.
- National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis (NPAP)
Celebrating our 70th Anniversary in 2018, the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis is one of the oldest and largest psychoanalytic membership organizations and training institutes in the country. The NPAP Training Institute is a member of the American Board for Accreditation in Psychoanalysis (ABAP), the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis (NAAP), and the International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education (IFPE). NPAP is committed to psychoanalysis as an independent profession, to providing sound training for competent practice to all qualified applicants, and to furthering public understanding of contemporary psychoanalytic principles.
- Next Steps, NFP
Next Steps, works to ensure that people with lived experience of homelessness, mental illness, substance use, or addiction lead the development and implementation of healthcare, housing, and social policies at the state and local levels.
We envision a world where people with lived experience of some combination of homelessness, mental illness, substance use, addiction, or recovery live self-determined lives in communities of their choice, unfettered by discrimination, prejudice, and stigma. Our goals include, but are not limited to meaningful employment, safe & affordable housing, access to education, and helpful supports and services of their preference.
- 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. We have always believed that the best setting in which to pursue psychoanalytic training incorporating these principles is at a university with an established tradition of intellectual inquiry, freedom of thought, interdisciplinary exchange, and a commitment to research.
- Oakes Children’s Center
Oakes Children’s Center is dedicated to providing education and mental health services to youth with emotional and/or developmental challenges and to their families, particularly in underserved communities. Our goal is to foster the social, emotional and educational growth necessary for children to continue learning and fully realize their potential. We fulfill our mission by providing individualized education, innovative and culturally-responsive therapeutic services, comprehensive assessment, and clinical training.
- Pacifica Graduate Institute
Pacifica Graduate Institute is an accredited graduate school offering masters and doctoral degree programs framed in the traditions in depth psychology. The Institute has established an educational environment that nourishes respect for cultural diversity and individual differences, and an academic community that fosters a spirit of free and open inquiry.
- Psychoanalytic Consortium
The Psychoanalytic Consortium is comprised of five psychoanalytic organizations: the American Academy of Psychodynamic Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis, the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work, the American Psychoanalytic Association, the Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies, and the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association.
- Saint Michael’s Clinical Psychology Graduate Program
Our Clinical Psychology Graduate Program is eclectic, offering a broad psycho-social perspective in which our faculty offer a diversity of interests and views within the framework of the curriculum. All clinical courses are taught by highly experienced practicing psychologists, bringing to the classroom a wide array of clinical perspectives: primarily contemporary psychodynamic, humanistic, and social systems. Our students, however, are the real heart of the program. They are bright, highly motivated, and of diverse ages, backgrounds and nationalities.
- San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis
The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is dedicated to advancing the vitality and enduring value of psychoanalysis in Northern California and beyond. The Center provides an extensive training program in psychoanalysis, sponsors a large, vibrant Extension Division which offers classes and seminars to mental health professionals as well as to the general public, and maintains Low / Moderate Fee Referral Servicesas well as providing other mental health services and programs for the general community.
- Smart Love Family Services
Smart Love Family Services is a non-profit organization founded in 2002. Its mission is to help children, adolescents, parents, couples and adults achieve greater inner well-being, sustain closer relationships and reach their full potentials in life. Its services are based on the Smart Love™ principles and include early childhood education, counseling services, parent coaching and education classes. It also provides training and consultation to agencies, schools and organizations, helping their childcare personnel positively influence children’s social and emotional outcomes.
- Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology (SEFAPP)
The Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology (SEFAPP), formed in 1987, is a local chapter of the Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology: (Division 39) of the American Psychological Association. SEFAPP is a multi-disciplinary organization of primarily mental health professionals who are committed to furthering the understanding and growth of psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapy and the methods of psychoanalytic inquiry. SEFAPP sponsors conferences, symposia and workshops on clinical issues, theoretical papers, and ongoing research by members and recognized experts in the field.
- Therapy Route
TherapyRoute.com supports the principles of established talk therapies. Our service improves access and enables organisations and professionals to represent their work online. We highlight approaches rooted in depth and distribute writing that promotes public and professional awareness of these.
- Toronto Psychoanalytic Society and Institute
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society (TPS) is a not-for-profit association of professional psychoanalysts engaged in the development and advancement of clinical psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic thought in Toronto, Canada. The Toronto Institute of Psychoanalysis (TIP) is composed of senior members of the TPS who have qualified as Training & Supervising Analysts and are charged with the responsibility of analyzing and supervising candidates in training. In addition to the training of psychoanalysts, the tps&i presents a range of educational scientific and extension programs throughout the academic year that are open to the community. The tps&i has also recently launched a successful series of videos to demonstrate that psychotherapy is a medically necessary treatment that saves lives.
- Vermont Association for Psychoanalytic Studies (VAPS)
Vermont Association for Psychoanalytic Studies (VAPS) is a local chapter of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association. For over 20 years, VAPS has provided a forum for local professionals interested in psychoanalytic ideas, and has grown from a small interdisciplinary group of committed therapists to an active, energetic society hosting numerous educational and networking events.
- Volunteers In Psychotherapy
Volunteers In Psychotherapy is an IRS-approved charitable service in greater-Hartford, CT, that allows anyone to earn strictly private therapy in exchange for their volunteer work, done privately and independently, at the nonprofit, charitable or government agency of their choice. No reports go to insurers and no psychiatric labels become part of anyone’s permanent medical record. In its 20 years of nonprofit service, VIP has won awards from the Connecticut Psychological Association and the American Institute for Medical Education.
- Western Massachusetts and Albany Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology (WMAAPP)
WMAAPP is an interdisciplinary association whose members share an interest in psychoanalytic theory and practice. We are psychologists, psychoanalysts, social workers, mental health counsellors, psychiatrists, nurses and others who seek to support each other in our scholarly and clinical work. Through seminars, educational programs, local study groups and discussion groups, WMAAPP is an umbrella group for those from diverse orientations, emphasizing the richness of theory and practice of individual life study in depth.
- William Alanson White Institute
The William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology. The Institute's founders, pioneers in the mental health field, developed the Interpersonal psychoanalytic perspective which underscores the significance of relationships with other people and the role of social and cultural forces in personality development. The Institute’s Clinical Services, established in 1948, was one of the first clinics in this country to provide low cost psychoanalysis and psychotherapy to underserved populations. The Institute proudly continues its legacy of adapting psychoanalytic ideas to an ever-changing culture.