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The Canadian Psychoanalytic Society is a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association.

It consists of seven member branches and five training institutes across Canada.

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Community Bridges

Engaging the Public in Psychoanalysis

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CPS Life

CPS Anti-Racism Statement

The CPS stands for the unique humanity of each person, emphatically opposed to intolerance of otherness. We deplore entrenched systemic racism as well as hate based on gender or sexuality and the accompanying overt or covert violence.

COVID-19

News

Coronavirus Updates, Government of Canada

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COVID-19

IPA Webinar

La situation virale et ses résonances psychanalytiques

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COVID-19

IPA Webinar

L’accident covid au cœur de l’humain

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

On Dreaming, Parasomnia, and Murder – as seen through Willock’s book The Wrongful Conviction of Oscar Pistorius

TPS – Toronto, ON / October 14, 2020

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

Réflexions du point de vue anthropologique et psychanalytique sur la parenté et les nouvelles techniques de reproduction

SPM – Montreal, QC / October 15, 2020

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

Panel on Trans

QEB – Montreal, QC / October 22, 2020

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EVENT

2020 Annual Scientific Conference

2020 Annual Scientific Conference

Aftermath of Trauma

WBCPS – Vancouver, BC / October 30-31, 2020

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EVENT

Colloque conjoint SPM/IPM

Colloque conjoint SPM/IPM

Analyse à distance : question(s) de transmission

SPM – Montreal, QC / November 14, 2020

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EVENT

Annual Symposium 2020

Annual Symposium 2020

Working with Individuals with Depressive and Self-Defeating Patterns

QEB – Montreal, QC / November 21, 2020

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Video Series

Psychotherapy Saves
Psychotherapy Saves

The four videos on the Psychotherapy Saves YouTube channel were made to demonstrate that psychotherapy is a medically necessary treatment that saves lives.

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JOURNAL

Canadian Journal of Psychoanalysis Special Issue: Clifford Scott

Canadian Journal of Psychoanalysis Special Issue: Clifford Scott

Read tributes from the recent evening in celebration of Clifford Scott and the Spring 2019 issue of the Canadian Journal of Psychoanalysis in his honour. (Member login required)

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JOURNAL

Canadian Journal of Psychoanalysis

Canadian Journal of Psychoanalysis

Please contact the CJP offices for more information and to subscribe.

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BOOK

Garder au coeur le désir de l’été - Récits de réinventions de soi

Garder au coeur le désir de l’été – Récits de réinventions de soi

Sous la direction d’Evelyne Chauvet, Laurent Danon Boileau, Jean-Yves Tamet

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BOOK

Permanent Disquiet - Psychoanalysis and the Transitional Subject

Permanent Disquiet – Psychoanalysis and the Transitional Subject

Michel De M’Uzan

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View our IPA News page for information on IPA Member discounts at Routledge.

42nd International Scientific Colloquium

Play and Playfulness – Psychoanalytic Perspectives

November 6-7, 2020
Online Conference from the United Kingdom

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9th International Encounter English Online Event

The Enigma of Psychosis, A Psychoanalytic Perspective

December 13, 2020
Online Event – A.Santamaria Psychoanalysis Mexico Foundation

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52nd IPA Congress / 26th IPSO Conference

The Infantile: Its Multiple Dimensions

July 21-24, 2021
Vancouver

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CPS Community News

Annual Congress

THE 45TH CPS CONGRESS FROM JUNE 25-28, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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Awards and Prizes

Graeme Taylor

Honoured Friend of Psychoanalysis

This new CPS award honours non-IPA members. Please join us in congratulating the recipient for 2020, Graeme Taylor.

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An interview with Dr. Wilfrid Reid

Member Emeritus

An interview with Dr. Wilfrid Reid (SPM), conducted by Pierre Joly (SPM) for the journal Filigrane on the occasion of Dr. Reid being awarded the status of Member Emeritus in 2019.

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Please Join Us in Celebrating:
  • Louis Brunet, who was awarded the 2020 Citation of Merit award.
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  • Susan K. Moore, newly graduated CPS child analyst.

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In Memoriam

Rosaire Bernard

October 26, 1940 – April 14, 2020
Member of the SPM, CPS and IPA until September 2011.

Dianne Casoni

We are sad to announce that Dr. Dianne Casoni passed away at the Jewish General Hospital on February 3rd. She will be remembered as a generous, loving and thoughtful person.

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Pat White

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Pat White on December 26th. Pat is remembered by family and colleagues for her remarkable life and career.

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