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“Sigmund Freud” © Bette Blank, 2008, Artistic Narratives
“There’s a crack in everything.  That’s how the light gets in.”
—Leonard Cohen


Welcome to our website

Besides looking new, our website now does more.

Our site now offers expanded resources for candidates, potential applicants, early- and mid-career professionals and the general public:

  • Find highly qualified therapists or supervisors through our Treatment Services.
  • Search by region and areas of specialization.
  • Explore a wide range of informational resources.
  • Take advantage of professional and public education programs in both the greater Washington DC and New York Metro areas.

Check back regularly for upcoming events, new publications, and more.

The Contemporary Freudian Society

Visit to find out more about the Society’s programs and professional resources.


Applications Now Being Accepted

NEW International Training Programs

Training in Psychoanalysis-International Track (TiPIT) provides full candidacy to colleagues from outside of the U.S.  Successful completion of TiPIT leads to graduation and membership in the CFS and the IPA.
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Cyber-Lectures in Psychoanalytic Theory (CLiP) is open to participants from any part of the world.  CLiP is a continuing education (non-candidacy, non-clinical) program open to those who are interested in deepening their knowledge of psychoanalysis in a rich, thought-provoking context.
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Upcoming Open Houses and Clinical Moment Dinners

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Upcoming NY CE Programs

Claustro-Agoraphobic Dilemma and Impasses in Treatment: A Psychoanalytic “Dialogue” about Claustro Agoraphobia (Part 1) 
Susan Finkelstein, LCSW (NYC) and Heinz Weiss, MD (Germany)
Friday, February 10, 2017
Mt. Sinai, Hatch Auditorium

Kleinian Clinical Case Conference (Part 2)
Heinz Weiss, MD (Germany)
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Mt. Sinai, Hatch Auditorium

License to Hate: Exploring the Perversion of Thinking and Curiosity in Racism
Dr. Narendra Keval
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Mt. Sinai Hatch Auditorium

The Dark Side of the Womb: Depression and Persecutory Disturbances in Pregnancy and Early Parenting
Professor Joan Raphael-Leff
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Mt. Sinai, Goldwurm Auditorium

Essential Components of Couple Psychotherapy from an Object Relations Perspective
Molly Ludham, MA and Vivian Eskin, PhD
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Mt. Sinai, Goldwurm Auditorium 

Upcoming DC CE Programs

Who or What is Being Killed in a Terrorist State of Mind?
Dr. Narendra Keval
February 12, 2017
Founder’s Hall, American University
Registration coming soon

Annual Cultural Diversity Program
Lost and Found in America: Muslim Emigre Experience After 9/11″\
Dr. Farha Abbasi
March 19, 2017
Founder’s Hall, American University
Registration coming soon

We are a New York State Education Department approved provide of Continuing Education for Licensed Psychoanalysts and Social Workers


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