The Australian Psychoanalytical Society is the leading body for psychoanalysis in Australia.
The Australian Psychoanalytical Society (APAS) is a component society of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA), an organisation of over 10,000 members worldwide, which is involved in training, research, and maintenance of standards for psychoanalytic practice. We have branches in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney.
The APAS is dedicated to psychoanalytic treatment and training, to the development of psychoanalytic thinking and to the communication of these ideas to the public. Members of the APAS 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.This web-site includes:
- - the history of Psychoanalysis in Australia
- - notices of up-coming conferences and seminars
- - details of opportunities for training in Psychoanalysis
- - a link to the Society e-journal “Psychoanalysis Downunder”
You will be able to:
- - find an analyst in your area
- - join our email list to receive advance notice of conferences and other events
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News & Upcoming Events 2014
Listing of a few upcoming events for the current year. For more events and further information either click the links below or click "Events 2014" on the above menu.
The Australian Society is sad to announce the recent death in London of Betty Joseph, distinguished and eminent colleague. Please click the following link "Encounters through Generations" featuring Betty Joseph and other well known British Psychoanalysts.
To download the APAS submission on proposed reform to deduction for self-education expenses please click the above link. Any further queries regarding the submission can be directed to Dr Vivienne Elton
PPC@SIP is a new course that will be offered by Sydney Institute for Psychoanalysis, Oct 2013 - Sept 2014.
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Ms Robin Truda firstname.lastname@example.org
Training Enquiries :
Chair of Admission Melbourne Branch Dr William Betts email@example.com
Chair of Admissions Sydney Branch Dr Mark Howard firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair of Admissions Adelaide Branch Dr Gil Anaf email@example.com