What We Do
The Australian Psychoanalytical Society (APAS) is a component society of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA), an organisation of over 12,000 members worldwide.
APAS ensures the maintenance of ethical standards in the teaching and practice of psychoanalysis in Australia. We have branches in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. Visit us on Facebook.
The Society is dedicated to psychoanalytic treatment and training, to the development of psychoanalytic thinking and public awareness. Members work in private practice, in hospitals and universities and other institutional settings. They also undertake teaching and supervision of the clinical work of psychotherapists and other mental health practitioners.
Open Days 2016
AMORA HOTEL, 11 JAMISON STREET SYDNEY
23RD AND 24TH JULY
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED
UNTIL JUNE 10TH
Registration can be made online via TryBooking.
With visiting guest speaker Dr Virgina Ungar (President Elect IPA)
and guest speaker Associate Professor Frances Thomson-Salo.
On Saturday we welcome Dr Ungar to Australia to share her sensitive work with children and adults and have pleasure in introducing Assoc Prof Thomson-Salo from Melbourne to our Open Day audience. Assoc Prof Thomson-Salo is engaged in ground-breaking work with mothers and infants, work at the very heart of the analytic enterprise. On Sunday morning we invite you to attend clinical workshops led by senior psychoanalysts from Melbourne and Sydney. Find out more