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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

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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CANADIANS IN VANCOUVER

Canadians at the 52nd IPA Congress

Canadians at the 52nd IPA Congress

Many of our members are participating virtually in the Vancouver congress as part of keynote, panel and individual paper presentations.

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EVENT

22nd Annual Day in Applied Psychoanalysis

22nd Annual Day in Applied Psychoanalysis

Strangers in a Virtual Land: The Impact of Disembodied Relatedness on Psychic Development and the Sense of Self

TPS – Toronto, ON / September 18, 2021

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

Analytic Safety: Navigating the Shifting Sands – A Relational Perspective

TPS – Toronto, ON / September 22, 2021

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

Releasing the Gordian Knot: Working with the Encapsulated Representation of a Parent

WBCPS – Vancouver, BC / October 2, 2021

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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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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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BOOK

Change Through Time in Psychoanalysis Transformations and Interventions, The Three Level Model

Change Through Time in Psychoanalysis
Transformations and Interventions, The Three Level Model

Edited By Margaret Ann Fitzpatrick Hanly, Marina Altmann de Litvan, Ricardo Bernardi

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

BOOK

BOOK

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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52nd IPA Congress / 26th IPSO Conference

The Infantile: Its Multiple Dimensions

July 21-24, 2021
Vancouver

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Free Association – Cornerstones

Bion and Thoughts Too Deep for Words

Begins September 18, 2021
Online Course – Free Association

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LAPLANCHE IN THE STATES

LAPLANCHE IN THE STATES:
THE SEXUAL & THE CULTURAL

October 2-3, 2021
Virtual Conference

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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

Brian Bexton

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Dr. Brian Bexton, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, on April 21, 2021.

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James Naiman

Dr. James (Jack) Naiman passed away peacefully at his home in Montreal, on December 22, 2020.

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Elliot Markson

Retired TPS Member and Training Analyst, Elliot Raphael Markson, MD passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020.

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