American Psychoanalytic Association

The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) is a membership organization that was founded in 1911 for psychoanalyst's with a focus on education, research, and membership development.  The mission of APsaA is to actively promote its vision within the framework of the following goal areas:

    • Professional education and development
    • Research and scholarship
    • Advocacy and public relations
    • Marketing, advancement, and communications
    • Membership, institute, center, and local society operations
    • Governance and management

In addition to the national organization, APsaA’s membership includes 32 approved training institutes and 40 affiliate societies throughout the United States. Since its founding, APsaA has been a component of the International Psychoanalytical Association, the largest worldwide psychoanalytic organization.

The Denver Psychoanalytic Society is a member of APsaA and has two delegates attending their biannual meetings.   

The Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis was an approved provider of psychoanalytic education from 1972 until June 2016 when BOPS was sunset. This function will be conducted by the American Association for Psychoanalytic Education (AAPE) 

To read more about APsaA, please visit the APsaA website.

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We are a psychoanalytic institute and society dedicated to educating mental health professionals and the public

Affiliations include:   University of Colorado Psychiatry DepartmentAPsaAAAPE

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