Introductory courses

A range of short courses and ongoing workshops covering a wide range of psychoanalytic topics in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.

 
 
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Sydney Institute


PPC@SIP (2019)

With a syllabus based on a mixture of introductory readings and papers that extend understanding more deeply, this course suits newcomers to psychodynamic thinking as well as more experienced clinicians.

Small Group Seminars and Consultation (SGSC)

The Sydney Institute for Psychoanalysis offers a series of consultations and small group seminars, both in the room and remotely by video-conference to participants in other states, and overseas. SGSC seminars complement the existing PPC Course and EPIC seminars at SIP.

Melbourne Institute


Models of the Mind

With a syllabus based on a mixture of introductory readings and papers that extend understanding more deeply, this course suits newcomers to psychodynamic thinking as well as more experienced clinicians.

Between the Mind & Brain

A small-group seminar program consisting of a weekly evening seminar over four weeks in November 2019, led by Dr Peter Smith, a Training Analyst of the Australian Psychoanalytical Society and Member of its Melbourne Branch.

Adelaide Institute


Theoretical Seminars

A four year introductory seminar program on psychoanalytic theory, making up the theoretical training for candidates of the Adelaide branch of the Australian Psychoanalytical Society.

Workshops and Case Supervision for Psychiatry Trainees

We run a year long seminar program for psychiatry trainees on psychoanalytic thinking.

Management of suicidal patients in the Emergency Department

We run a series of psychoanalytically-oriented clinical seminars for psychiatrists and psychiatry trainees to assist in de-escalating and managing suicidal patients who present to the Emergency Department.