Core Principles of Treating the Suicidal Adult


Presenter: J. Christopher Fowler, PhD Description: We are acutely aware of the fear and dread of losing a patient to suicide. Unlike other medical crises, there are no biologic tests […]

The Allure of Fascism: A Psychoanalytic Conversation

In-person & Virtual +1 more

The Allure of Fascism and the Appointment in Samarra (presented by Era A. Loewenstein, PhD with discussion by Michael J. Diamond, PhD, FIPA) Increasingly we are observing the rise of […]

Radical Psychoanalysis

Hybrid (virtual and in-person)

Presented by Harold Braswell, PhD, MSW. The word “radical” is generally understood to mean a break from tradition. But, etymologically, the term also connotes a return to one’s roots. A […]

APsA’s 2024 National Meeting

New York Hilton Midtown Hotel, New York City New York Hilton Midtown Hotel, New York, NY, United States

Details forthcoming.

Oppression Monopoly

St Louis Psychoanalytic Institute 7700 Clayton Rd Ste 200, Saint Louis, MO, United States

Presented by Richard D. Harvey, PhD. The Oppression Monopoly experience is quickly becoming widely known as a fun, yet deeply impactful simulation of the dynamics of oppression. The overriding theme […]

Writing & Creativity: A Psychoanalytic Retreat

St Louis Psychoanalytic Institute 7700 Clayton Rd Ste 200, Saint Louis, MO, United States

Presented by Nikki Karalekas, PhD, MSW, LCSW and Harold Braswell, MSW, PhD. How do we write psychoanalytically? How does psychoanalysis inform and enhance our writing practice? What role does writing […]

I Want it All and I Want it Now


Presenter: Denia Barrett, LCSW Description: This presentation will illustrate analytic work with a patient during late latency and prepuberty, followed by periods of psychotherapy in mid- and late- adolescence/emerging adulthood. […]

Dreaming of an Inclusive Psychoanalysis


Presented in partnership with Casa de Salud’s Mental Health Collaborativewith Patricia Gherovici, PhD; Harold Braswell, MSW, PhD and Juliana Varela, LCSW. Patricia Gherovici will compare two films documenting actual cures […]

Where Is Psychoanalysis in the Psychotherapy Jungle?


Presenter: Jon G. Allen, PhD Description: After its dominance in American psychotherapy in the first half of the twentieth century, psychoanalysis was marginalized in the healthcare system in the latter […]

Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparation

Hybrid (virtual and in-person)

Presented by Paula Christian Kliger, PhD. Taking the position that a road paved with truth, reconciliation, and reparation is the road less traveled in our racial and sociocultural healing and […]

What is Effective in Psychoanalytic Treatments?


Presenter: M. Sagman Kayatekin, MD Description: Psychoanalytic discipline is in the process of broadening its theory, practitioners and applications. We welcome contributions from different psychoanalytic approaches and related disciplines in […]

Traumatophilia: Notes on Libidinal Fugitivity


Presented by Avgi Saketopoulou, Psy.D.  Psychoanalytic thinking teaches us that trauma leaves the subject fractured, less agentic, more subject to iterative, stalled revisitations of the traumatic event. With the help […]