Become a Psychoanalyst

To become a psychoanalyst and gain a critical understanding of theoretical and clinical psychoanalysis, develop proficiency in the practice of clinical psychoanalysis, and deepen your practice...

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Why Try Psychoanalysis?

Psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy are especially suited to people who want to get to the root of long-term problems and patterns that continually crops up and get in the way of living a fulfilled life.

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What is Psychoanalysis?

Psychoanalysis is a comprehensive theory about human nature, motivation, behavior, development and experience, as well as a method of treatment for psychological problems and difficulties in living a successful life.

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Find an Analyst

Find a psychoanalyst in your area who can help you to make substantive, lasting changes in your life.


APsaA position statements provide a psychoanalytic viewpoint on some of the most pressing matters of today.





APsaA discussion forums provide members with a community in which they can discuss all aspects of psychoanalysis -- from theory to the ins and outs of clinical practice, find referrals, share news, and seek guidance from colleagues.

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Psychoanalysis: An Introduction provides an overview of the theory and practice of psychoanalysis, explained simply and clearly by psychoanalysts.

Foundation Grants

The American Psychoanalytic Foundation Committee provides grants to programs that promote a better understanding of psychoanalysis and encourage effective and innovative dissemination of psychoanalytic ideas and services to the mental health community and the public.

Both APsaA members and non-members are eligible to apply for APF funds.