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The Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis is an affiliate of the Department of Psychiatry in the Colorado University School of Medicine

What is Psychoanalysis? Psychoanalysis is....

…is a community of psychoanalysts committed to providing education in psychoanalytic thinking and treatment, to advancing scholarship and research, and to encouraging application of psychoanalytic knowledge to related fields of study.
… is a multipurpose organization whose goals include advancing professional education, sponsoring and disseminating research in psychoanalysis, and providing pro bono outreach programs to the community at large in the form of education, consultation and clinical services.
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The Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis is now accepting applications for the psychoanalytic program for the Fall of 2015. (Applications for the Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Training Program - PTP - will be accepted for Fall 2016)


2014-2015 Institute and Society Events:

Upcoming Society Films: All films are shown at 6:30 PM at Montview Blvd. Pres. Church. To download the flyer for the entire film series, click here.

  • April 10, 2015 - "Gone Girl" with discussant Rob Rosenthal
  • May 8, 2015 - "Field of Dreams" with discussant Mike Moran

Upcoming Society Lectures:

Society Conference:

  • Saturday, April 18, 2015. "The Dissociative Mind and the Discoveryof the Self" by Elizabeth Howell, Ph.D., Psychoanalyst/Psychologist.
  • Dr. Howell will describe the phenomenon of self states in both normal and traumatic development, which are influenced through attachment patterns and styles. Within this model, internal and external experiences influence how self self-states interact with each other. Under good enough circumstances these self-states develop a flow creating continuity of self-experience. Under traumatic circumstances this flow is disrupted through the protective use of dissociation. The result is a fragmented sense of self.

    Dr. Howell will illustrate two levels of therapeutic action. One involves working with interacting patterns of dissociated self-states within the minds of both patient and therapist. The second involves the use of the emerging awareness of relational influces and interactions of dissociative structures which occur between each member of the therapeutic dyad. From these relational, therapeutic actions the patient experiences improved continuity and integration of self with accompanying ego functioning improvements.

  • Click here to register
    • Denver Psychoanalytic Society Members
      • $120 if you register on or before March 18, 2015
      • $130 if you register after March 18, 2015
    • Non Denver Psychoanalytic Society Members
      • $135 if you register on or before March 18, 2015
      • $145 if you register after March 18, 2015
    • Students $60
    • Cancellations incur a $25 administrative fee through April 10th. No refunds will be given after April 10th.
  • Anschutz Medical Campus Map
    • Parking is $1/day on Saturdays; Cheyenne Wells Visitor Lot in pink, has a new overflow lot - not shown on map - directly west of Research 2. Conference will meet in Research 1 North
  • Click here for flyer

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The Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis
The Denver Psychoanalytic Society
Mail Stop F478
12469 E. 17th Place - Room 113
Aurora, CO 80045

Fax: 303-724-2668
Email: info@denverpsychoanalytic.org