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The Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity (IPSS) is an organization of psychoanalyst scholars commited to theoretical and clinical training of professionals in psychoanalysis. IPSS has particular expertise and interest in self psychology, intersubjectivity theory, systems theory, infant research, and relational psychoanalysis. IPSS provides clinical training and educational seminars in psychoanalysis through various courses of study ranging from formal training programs leading to certification in psychoanalysis, to four week mini-courses, to evening and weekend seminars. Please visit our website for program details and further information.
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Rio de Janeiro is the city in Brazil where most professionals that have been introduced to Self Psychology are concentrated and where most study groups have been held for the last two decades. ABEPPS is the Brazilian Association for the Study of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, an organization that has been devoted to studying basic concepts necessary to understand Kohut's and his followers' ideas, since 2001. Our mission is to divulge the core ideas based on the concepts derived from Kohut's work and their unfoldings, in a contemporary approach. Our vision goes towards keeping up-to-date with the state-of-the-art in the Psychology of the Self. The major objectives are to achieve a broader and more multidisciplinary scope towards the relationships and issues that surround the therapeutic setting in our time.
ANZAP - The Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapy, based in Sydney, was formed in 1987 to improve opportunities for the exchange of ideas, and to establish a training program for those professional persons interested in the theory and practice of the Psychology of Self. Our website has details of our organisation, a list of members, the training program, bulletin, annual volume, Saturday morning seminars and information regarding our November 2005 Conference.
The Arizona Psychoanalytic Society is a community of psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, mental health practitioners, as well as individuals from all disciplines who have an interest or curiosity in psychoanalysis. The Arizona Psychoanalytic Society was formed in July 2010 with the intention of promoting theoretical and clinical dialogue on the latest developments of contemporary psychoanalysis with the most prestigious and intellectually stimulating speakers in the country.
The Brisbane Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Group is an independent, professional development organisation for mental health workers and students. We host regular literature reading and discussion groups, and guest presentations from inter-state psychoanalysts. For information about upcoming meetings, presentations, or special offers to purchase psychoanalytic texts, visit us at www.brisbaneselfpsychology.com.
The Cape Town Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Group (CTPSPG) is an association devoted to the advancement of the theoretical and practical understanding and development of Self Psychology among therapists, their clients and members of the general public.
Forum for Self Psychology (FSP) is a Norwegian forum for intellectual and clinical debate from the perspective of self psychology. It is not a training institution, but arranges seminars, meetings and courses on self psychology.
The Groupe d'étude sur l'intersubjectivité (GEI) is, to our knowledge, the first French speaking organized group of psychotherapists interested in applying Self Psychology and Intersubjectivity Theory ideas in their practice. It was established in 2004, in Montreal (Canada), with the purpose of promoting the professional development of our members by providing learning activities, exchanges and debates around our clinical experiences, while keeping us updated on the major current theoretical developments in the Psychoanalytic Self Psychology field. We welcome visitors to our web site: www.intersubjectivite.com
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The Israel Association for Self Psychology and the Study of Subjectivity was established with the aim of becoming a professional an organizational framework for the advancement and imparting of self psychology as founded by Heinz Kohut, and of the developments emanating from it in contemporary psychoanalysis.
The Japanese Forum of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology is an independent, professional study group for mental health workers and professionals who are interested in self psychology and other contemporary theories. We are affiliated with a psychoanalytic institute in the US, The Training and Research Institute for Self Psychology (TRISP). We arrange regular reading and discussion groups, as well as seminars on self psychology and related topics in Japan. For more information about us, please visit us at http://www.jfpsp.org/eng
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