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

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Engaging the Public in Psychoanalysis

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CPS Life

CPS Statement

The CPS and World and Political Concerns

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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.

CPS PODCAST

Conversations in Psychoanalysis Today

Conversations in Psychoanalysis Today

Episode 2: Fadi Abou-Rihan, Psychoanalyst & Philosopher

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

THE FROG PRINCE DISENCHANTED: MOVING FROM AVOIDANCE TO INTIMACY IN RELATIONSHIPS

QEB – Montreal, QC / February 22, 2024

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

Seven Types of Truth and Their Clinical Significance

TPS – Toronto, ON / February 24, 2024

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

On Mourning, Melancholia and War

OPS – Ottawa, ON / March 9, 2024

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EVENT

Scientific Meeting

Scientific Meeting

Des théories sexuelles infantiles et du cinéma

SPM – Montreal, QC / March 14, 2024

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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

Porn on the Couch: Sex, Psychoanalysis, and Screen Cultures/Memories

Porn on the Couch: Sex, Psychoanalysis, and Screen Cultures/Memories

Edited By Ricky Varghese

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BOOK

Psychoanalysis at the Crossroads - An International Perspective

Psychoanalysis at the Crossroads – An International Perspective

Edited By Fred Busch

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Article – Miguel Prados Prize

83ème Congrès des Psychanalystes de Langue Française

AFFECT, THÉORIE…

May 18-21, 2023
Lausanne

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IPA 53rd Congress

Mind in the Line of Fire

July 26-29, 2023
Cartagena

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Understanding Primitive Mental States

Tomorrow’s Patient

Fall 2023
Online Seminar

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International Psychoanalytical Association
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

Danielle Doiron

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Danielle Doiron on June 8, 2022.

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Carole Levaque

It is with profound sadness and heavy heart that we announce the passing of our dear colleague and friend Carole Levaque on Wednesday May 11, 2022. She will be profoundly missed by the psychoanalytic community, her family and many friends all around the world.

Monique Meloche

With sadness we announce the passing of Monique Meloche on January 10, 2022.

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