Analyst Membership

Analyst Membership

Analyst Membership starts on January 1st and ends on December 31st of each year.


  • NEW! 50% discount on registration and free CME/CE credits on most single-event programs
  • NEW! 10% discount on registration and $10 per CME/CE credits on most multi-date/multi-week programs
  • subscription to PEP/Web subscription at no extra cost (opt-in option)
  • online access to online version of International Journal of Psychoanalysis (IJP), a $270 value, at a greatly reduced cost (opt-out option)
  • online access to EZ Proxy which provides access to recently published articles from selected online journals
  • full privileges at the SFCP Library
  • opportunities to apply for CME/CE credits through SFCP for your study groups
  • eligible to vote for Bylaw changes, Analyst Members on the Board and SFCP Presidential election
  • opportunities to serve on and chair SFCP committees*
  • inclusion in the printed SFCP Membership Directory
  • inclusion in the online SFCP Membership Directory
  • subscription to monthly SFCP E-Newsletter
  • eligible to join SFCP Analyst Members-only listserv and SFCP All-Members listserv
  • invitation to attend and participate at the SFCP Annual Meeting
*An active SFCP membership is required to serve in committees


An Analyst Member must be one of the followings:

  • a graduate of the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Training Program;
  • a graduate of any other Psychoanalytic Training Institute approved by the American Psychoanalytic Association (the “APaA”) or by the International Psychoanalytic Institution (the “IPA”);
  • or a member of the APaA or an affiliate society of the APsaA;
  • or a member of the IPA or of an affiliate of the IPA

Admission / Application Procedure

Automatic Admission:
Persons who matriculate as candidates in Psychoanalytic Training at the SFCP shall be automatically admitted as Analyst Members upon graduation.

Application Procedure:
A majority vote of the Board is required for the admission of all Analyst Members not admitted automatically under this section.  Applicants shall submit an application form to Nicole Lee at with adequate documentation of their qualification for membership.  The Alternative Pathway application form should be used by applicants trained outside of SFCP or IPA Approved Institutes.

For questions regarding Analyst Membership, please reach out to Dr. Neil Brast at

Membership Dues

$ 1,581 per year – INCLUDING $83 IJP subscription
$ 1,498 per year – if OPT-OUT of $83 IJP subscription

If you are 70 years of age or older and have reduced your practice, you are entitled to a reduced rate. If you are willing to pay the full amount, your support is greatly appreciated.

Please note that membership dues are subject to change and typically increase 3% each year.

Or please mail your Dues payment (payable to SFCP) to:
     444 Natoma Street
     San Francisco, CA 94103

Upcoming Events

Wednesdays, September 4, 2024 to September 25, 2024
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Social Work in Community Settings: How Theory Supports Effective Alliances
Corey Datz-Greenberg, LCSW, and Julia St. George, LCSW (instructors)
Fridays, September 6, 2024 to June 20, 2025
Extension Education Programs
2024-2025 San Francisco Yearlong Program: Inventions of Madness: Grappling with Turmoil
Ania Wertz, PhD, PsyD; Diana C. Fuery, PhD, LCSW; Alexander Zinchenko, PhD; Alice Jones, MD; Deborah Weisinger, PsyD; Fernando Castrillon, PsyD; Inti Flores, MD; Shelley Nathan, PhD; and Catherine Mallouh, MD (instructors)
Fridays, September 13, 2024 to June 6, 2025
Extension Education Programs
2024-2025 East Bay Yearlong Program: Letting the Unconscious Lead the Way
Graeme Daniels, MFT; Elizabeth Stuart, MD; Eric Miller, PhD; Ben Goldstone, MA, LMFT; Pedro Job, PsyM; and Paul Watsky, PhD (instructors)
Saturday, September 14, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
Working with the Harsh Adolescent Superego
Holly Gordon, DMH (presenter); Ann Martini, LCSW (discussant)
Thursdays, September 19 to October 17, 2024
Coalition for Clinical Social Work
CCSW mini-Module: Working with Parents: A Complex and Essential Component of Child Psychotherapy
Lea Brown, LCSW, and Amy Wallerstein Friedman, LCSW (instructors)
Fridays, September 20, 2024 to May 23, 2025
Extension Education Programs
2024-2025 San Francisco Yearlong Program: Continuous Case Conference
Marc Wallis, LCSW; Paul Alexander, PhD; Kathy Waller, MD; Bronwen Lemmon, LMFT; and Genie Dvorak, PsyD (case conference group leaders)
Wednesdays, October 2, 2024 to October 23, 2024
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Winnicott, Creativity, and the Place Where We Live
Marty Mulkey, MFT (instructor)
Saturday, October 5, 2024
Scientific Meetings
Program Title: TBA
Arnold Richards, MD (presenter)
Wednesdays, October 16, 2024 to May 7, 2025
Extension Education Programs
2024-2025 Seasoned Clinicians Program
Reyna Cowan, PsyD, LCSW; Clara Kwun, LCSW; Robin Deutsch, PhD; Jeanne Harasemovitch, LCSW; Amy Glick, LMFT; and Gary Grossman, PhD (instructors)
Saturday, November 2, 2024
Scientific Meetings
Graeme Daniels, MFT (presenter)
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