The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is dedicated to advancing the vitality and enduring value of psychoanalysis in Northern California and beyond.
The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis was organized in 2007, combining the San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute & Society, founded in 1941, with the San Francisco Foundation for Psychoanalysis, founded in 1991. The SFCP is a not for profit organization with more than 200 practicing analysts and more than 45 candidates (psychoanalysts in training).
The Center provides an extensive training program in psychoanalysis. The Center also sponsors a large, vibrant Extension Division which offers classes and seminars to mental health professionals as well as to the general public. In addition, it maintains Low / Moderate Fee Referral Services for adults, children and adolescents as well as providing other mental health services and programs for the general community.
East Bay Psychotherapy Forum - Case Presenter: Brett Penfil, MFT | Discussant: Erin Mullin, PhD
Poetry & Psychoanalysis: A Program on Protest Poems
CCSW Clinical Evening Series: When the Containers (Don’t) Hold: Fighting for Transformative Opportunities in Prisons - Presenters: Montrell Dorsey; Elizabeth Kita, PhD, LCSW; and Keith Wattley, JD
Psychoanalytic Education Division Graduation Ceremony & Dinner Celebration - Graduation Speaker: Sandra Bemesderfer, PhD
The Milton Lozoff, MD Memorial Lecture | Scientific Meeting: Creating Meaning Within the Rules of the Game: Psychoanalysis as Playful Rite to Manage Intimacy - Presenter: Stanley Coen, MD | Discussant: J. Marc Wallis, LCSW
Special Event: “She was what he had missed”: On the Loss of Women — An Evening with Psychoanalytic Torah Scholar Avivah Zornberg - Presenter: Avivah Zornberg, PhD
South Bay Psychotherapy Forum - Presenter: Loretta Abbott, PsyD | Discussant: Terrance McLarnan, MFT
East Bay Psychotherapy Forum - Case Presenter: Jeffrey Suiter, PsyD | Discussant: Karim Dajani, PsyD, MFT
Scientific Meeting: Laplanche and Pontalis: Afterwords…After Words…Afterwards - Presenters: Ania Wertz, PhD, PsyD and Michael Levin, PsyD
2019 - 2020 East Bay Yearlong Program: Essential Food For Our Minds And Work: Our Life And World