Analyst Membership

Analyst Membership


  • eligible to vote for Bylaw changes, Analyst Members on the Board and SFCP Presidential elections
  • subscription to PEP/Web subscription at no extra cost (opt-in)
  • online access to online version of International Journal of Psychoanalysis (IJP) at a greatly reduced cost
  • inclusion in the printed SFCP Membership Directory
  • inclusion in the online SFCP Membership Directory
  • opportunities to serve on and chair SFCP committees
  • opportunities to apply CME/CE credits through the SFCP for your study groups
  • subscription to monthly SFCP E-Newsletter
  • full privileges at the SFCP Library
  • online access to EZ Proxy which provides access to recently published articles from selected online journals
  • eligible to join SFCP Analyst Members-only listserv and SFCP All-Members listserv
  • eligible to enroll in the Referral Service for Psychoanalysis
  • invitation to attend and participate at the SFCP Annual Meeting
  • subscription to What’s Happening emailing list
  • receive CME/CE Credits free of charge from attending Scientific Meetings and Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis
  • NEW! 50% discount on SFCP events
  • NEW! 50% discount on CME/CE credits ($6 per credit, $200 max per program per academic year)
  • NEW! 10% discount on Extension Education Program Fees


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 “APsaA”) or by the International Psychoanalytic Institution (the “IPA”);
  • or a member of the APsaA 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.

Membership Dues

$ 1,455.00 per year

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

*If you are 70 years of age or older and have reduced your practice, you are entitled to a reduced rate. This is calculated by the percentage of time you practice. For example, if your practice is 50% of full time, your dues would be $ 727.50. The form below will calculate the amount due once you enter the percentage amount below.

*Please note that membership dues is subject to change and typically increases 3% each year.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Coalition for Clinical Social Work
Ken Epstein, PhD, LCSW, Gary Grossman, PhD, and Maria Longuemare, MD, PhD (presenters); Clara Kwun, LCSW (moderator)
Saturday, September 30, 2023
Child Colloquium Series
Mary Brady, PhD (presenter); Anne Alvarez, PhD, M.A.C.P (discussant, will join via ZOOM from London); Sharon Tyson, PhD (moderator)
Wednesdays, October 4 to October 25, 2023
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Marty Mulkey, MFT (instructor)
Thursdays, October 5 to October 26, 2023
Coalition for Clinical Social Work
Lea Brown, LCSW, and Amy Wallerstein Friedman, LCSW (instructors)
Fridays, October 6, 2023 to April 5, 2024
Extension Education Programs
Celeste Schneider, PhD, Frederick Huang, MD, Adam Blum, PsyD, Peter Goldberg, PhD, Michael Levin, PsyD, Israel Katz, MD, and Ortal Kirson-Trilling, PsyD, FIPA (instructors)
Fridays, October 20, 2023 to June 28, 2024
Extension Education Programs
Jan Chess, PhD, MFT, Graeme Daniels, PhD, Elizabeth Stuart, MD, Tom Wooldridge, PsyD, Gary Grossman, PhD, and Benjamin Morsa, PsyD (instructors)
Saturday, October 28, 2023
Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis
Darian Leader (interviewee); Israel Katz, MD (interviewer); Patricia Marra, MFT (moderator)
Saturday, December 2, 2023
Child Colloquium Series
Kira Steifman, PsyD, and Deborah Weisinger, PsyD (presenters); Yen Quoc, PsyD (moderator)
Monday, December 4, 2023
Scientific Meetings
Mitchell Wilson, MD (presenter)
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