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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

Ruthlessness and the Transitioning of the Analyst’s Mind

TPS – Toronto, ON / March 10, 2021

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

Regard autopoïétique sur le cadre et le processus analytique

SPM – Montreal, QC / March 11, 2021

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

Movie Night – LOOK WHO’S BACK from David Wnendt (2015)

QEB – Montreal, QC / March 18, 2021

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

The Unrepresented in the Treatment of an Adult-Gifted-Child

TPS – Toronto, ON / April 14, 2021

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

The Female Oedipus Complex Revisited

QEB/CGPCA – Montreal, QC / April 15, 2021

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

Transformations in Negative Therapeutic Reaction

WBCPS – Vancouver, BC / April 24, 2021

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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

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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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APsaA 2021 National Meeting

On the street… in the office… Psychoanalysis now.

February 12-14, 20-21, 27-28, 2021
Online Event – American Psychoanalytic Association

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Free Association – Forward

Forward with Brett Kahr

February 13, 2021
Online Event – Free Association

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EPF Online Conference

REALITIES

March 26-28, 2021
Online Event – European Psychoanalytic Federation

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Institute of Contemporary Freudian Society

The Intersection of Gender, Sexuality and Our Current Crises: The Psychological Impact of Race, Politics, Economics, and COVID

April 9-10, 2021
Online Event – Institute of Contemporary Freudian Society

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Free Association – Cornerstones

Patients Who are Difficult to Reach

Begins April 17, 2021
Online Course – Free Association

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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

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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Felisa Levy Rochwerger

March 3, 1937 – November 3, 2020

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