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AGIP - Association for Group and Individual Psychotherapy

A training organisation established for over 30 years, based in Archway, North London. Offers a UKCP recognised training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, a psychotherapy service, consultations, assessments and referrals for ongoing Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.

AIP - The Association of Independent Psychotherapists

Offers training and a psychotherapy service. Its training aims to maintain a creative tension between psychoanalysis and analytical psychology. It is pluralistic and emphasizes an historical perspective on analytical theory and practice. The practice of psychotherapy is felt to be a vocation. The course is designed to prepare psychotherapists for private practice.

Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex

Internationally-recognised leader in the field of psychoanalytic studies. The Centre brings together clinical and academic interests in the role of the unconscious mind in mental health, culture and society. Offer a range of undergraduate and masters courses and research opportunities in both psychoanalytic and Jungian thought, refugee care, organisational dynamics, community, education and social care.

Centre for Psychoanalysis, Middlesex University

One of the first universities in the United Kingdom to have enabled and fostered the teaching of psychoanalysis at graduate level, offering a taught MA degree and the opportunity to register for a research degrees (MPhil and PhD) since 1990. The Centre facilitates individual and collaborative research into psychoanalysis. Facebook page

CFAR - Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research 

Founded in 1985 with the aim of promoting and developing psychoanalysis in the United Kingdom from within a Freudian and Lacanian perspective. The work of the Centre involves the study of psychoanalysis through teaching, seminars and study groups and it trains psychoanalysts within the context of its clinical training programme. The Centre has a public seminar programme where central issues in psychoanalysis and allied fields are discussed. It welcomes people not registered on its Training Programme to attend these meetings. jcfar - journal of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research.

Discourse Unit, Manchester

A trans-institutional collaborative centre which supports a variety of qualitative and theoretical research projects contributing to the development of radical theory and practice. The term 'discourse' is used primarily in critical hermeneutic and structuralist senses to include inquiries influenced by feminism and psychoanalysis. The centre functions: (i) as a teaching resource base for qualitative and feminist work; (ii) as a support unit for the (re)production of radical academic theory; (iii) as a networking centre for the development of critical perspectives in action research.

The Guild of Psychotherapists

Professional and training organisation run by, and for, psychoanalytic psychotherapists. Founded in 1974 by a group of practitioners from Freudian, Jungian and Phenomenological backgrounds. Their aim was to establish a pluralistic professional body to foster independence of thought, a spirit of inquiry, and freedom to develop creatively for the benefit of the profession and the public seeking psychological help. Offers psychoanalytic psychotherapy through its members and its low-fee clinic. Runs training courses in both psychoanalytic psychotherapy and supervision.

The Arbours Association 

Internationally renowned registered charity with 40 years experience providing psychotherapeutic support for individuals with serious emotional problems.  Provides innovative residential and individual psychotherapy (including a low fee referral scheme) and psychoanalytic training. Training seminars, events and initial psychotherapy consultations are primarily conducted at its central office is in Hornsey, North London. Its therapeutic communities are based in ordinary residential premises in Willesden Green, Hornsey and Muswell Hill.

The Philadelphia Association

Founded in 1965 by RD Laing and others to challenge accepted ways of understanding and treating mental and emotional suffering. This continues to be its aim. It does this through community households where people with serious emotional difficulties can live with others for substantial periods of time and try to make sense of their difficulties and live more productive lives; psychotherapy for individuals, couples and groups (including low cost therapy for those on low incomes); psychotherapy training programme which encourages critical thinking and open mindedness.

The Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis 

Training organisation and a member of the psychoanalytic and psychodynamic section of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Established in October 1997 by psychotherapists from diverse psychoanalytic organisations who wished to create a training programme and an association that would foster critical, reflective and imaginative thinking about psychoanalysis and its contemporary practices. Offers a psychotherapy service and training in London and Cornwall. Sitegeist - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy


The Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP)

One of the leading training institutes in Jungian analysis and psychotherapy, integrating the ideas of Carl Gustav Jung and post-Jungian developments with those of psychoanalysis. Offers psychotherapy, analysis and short-term work to people who are in distress or have emotional problems, as well as to those who feel a lack of fulfilment or seek an exploration of meaning in their lives. 

 

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