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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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Public and Community Events

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Outreach Event in Conjunction with the National Congress of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society

A View inside the Consulting Room
with Dr. Elias Da Rocha Barros, keynote speaker from São Paulo, Brazil

8:00 pm / Sofitel Hotel, Montreal, QC

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Film & Psychoanalysis Outreach Event

Stardom – In Conversation with Mr. Denys Arcand and Dr. Christine Ury
This film feature will be followed by discussions with Dr. Christine Ury (psychoanalyst) and Academy Award winning screenwriter and director, Mr. Denys Arcand.

7:00 pm / Sofitel Hotel, Montreal, QC

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CPS Life


43rd Annual Congress of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society

Symbol Formation & Transformation in Theory and Practice

Montreal, QC / May 31 – June 3, 2018

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The Dr. Elmor Smit Memorial Lecture

The Dr. Elmor Smit Memorial Lecture

The Experience of Being Envied: One of the Many Hazards of Psychoanalysis

WBCPS – Vancouver, BC / April 28, 2018

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WBCPS Seminar Series

WBCPS Seminar Series

On Learning from the Patient: The Work of Patrick Casement – Part 2

WBCPS – Vancouver, BC / May 11, 2018

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Further Reflections on Trauma and the Zero Process

Scientific Meeting

Further Reflections on Trauma and the Zero Process

TPS – Toronto, ON / May 23, 2018

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Scientific Meeting

Theortical Reflections on the Role of Esther Bick’s Infant Observation for Candidates of the 1st Year Training for Adult Psychoanalysis a the Branch of the CPS.

QEB – Montreal, QC / May 24, 2018

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Canadian Journal of Psychoanalysis

Canadian Journal of Psychoanalysis

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

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Call for Papers

Contribute to an upcoming issue of the journal.

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Ripeness is All: Audrey Kavka

International Psychoanalytical Association

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13th International Sándor Ferenczi Conference

Ferenczi in Our Time and A Renaissance of Psychoanalysis

May 3-6, 2018

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IPA Asia-Pacific Conference

On Dependence

May 3-5, 2018

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Register for Pre APsaA IPA Clinical Observation Group

IPA Clinical Observation Workgroup: The three level model for observing transformations in the psychoanalysis

June 12-13, 2018

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51st IPA Congress / 25th IPSO Conference

The Feminine

July 24-27, 2019

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CPS Community News

Annual Congress

The 43rd Annual Congress of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society will be held in Montreal from May 31 to June 3, 2018.

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Images from the 42nd Annual Congress have been added to our photo gallery.

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Minutes of the 41st Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society are now available for viewing by members.

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Awards and Prizes

Please Join Us in Celebrating:

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In Memoriam

Dr. Claude Fortier

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Claude Fortier. A memorial commemorating our friend and colleague was held Saturday, April 28th.

Memorial Details

Dr. Noël Montgrain

It is with great sadness that we are informing you of the passing of Noël Montgrain on Saturday, March 31st at Maison Michel Sarrazin. We have lost a man who has left an imprint on us all, as a psychoanalyst and as a human being.

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