Welcome

The Australian Psychoanalytical Society is the leading body for psychoanalysis in Australia.


About APAS

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
 
Photograph by Dalma Szallonntai
 

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.
 

APAS 2014 OPEN DAY

To be held in Sydney on 9th August with International guest speaker, Dr Stefano Bolognini, the current President of the International Psychoanalytical Association.

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Course

PPC@SIP is a new course that will be offered by Sydney Institute for Psychoanalysis, Oct 2013 - Sept 2014.

Epic Modules

In 2013 EPIC is planning to present a broad range of outreach activities to promote interest in and understanding of the theory and practice of psychoanalysis.

WINN Clinic

A Virtual Clinic of the Sydney Institute for Psychoanalysis (SIP) Opening Soon.
The Clinic offers in depth assessment and treatment to adults, adolescents, and children. For further information please follow the link to the clinic website or email  info@thewinnclinic.net
 

A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Climate Change

Tuesday 29th April, 2014.  A Tuesday evening seminar on the topic of human responses to climate change.

 

Photograph by Rifat

Contact Us

General Enquiries :

Ms Robin Truda        robin.truda@bigpond.com
Honorary Secretary 



Training Enquiries :

Chair of Admission Melbourne Branch      Dr William Betts     billbetts@netspace.net.au

Chair of Admissions Sydney Branch        Dr  Mark Howard     markhoward@ozemail.com.au

Chair of Admissions Adelaide Branch       Dr Gil Anaf             anaf@internode.on.net