Analyst Membership

Analyst Membership

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


  • NEW! 50% discount and free CME/CE Credits on single-day events
  • NEW! 10% discount and $10 per CME/CE credits (w/ $200 max per program per academic year) on 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

Saturday, March 2, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
The Oblivious Object
Mary Brady, PhD (presenter); Anne Alvarez, PhD, M.A.C.P (discussant, will join via ZOOM from London); Sharon Tyson, PhD (moderator)
Monday, March 4, 2024
Scientific Meetings
Psychoanalysis as a Subversive Phenomenon: Social Change, Virtue Ethics and Analytic Theory
Amber Trotter, PsyD (presenter); Introduced by Andy Harlem
Wednesdays, March 6, 2024 to March 27, 2024
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Introduction to the Lacanian Clinic
Sydney Tan, PsyD (instructor)
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Education Division
San Francisco Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (SF-PPTP) Informational Open House
Saturday, March 9, 2024
The James Grotstein Memorial Lectures in Comparative Psychoanlaysis
Panel Presentation on Four Iconic Papers by Thomas Ogden
Joseph Aguayo, PhD; Maxine Anderson, MD; Peter Goldberg, PhD; Bruce Reis, PhD, FIPA, BCPsa (panelists)
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
Consultee-Centered Consultation as Used with Daycare, Preschool and Child Life Programs
Thomas F. Barrett, PhD and Denia Barrett, MSW (presenters); Shahla Chehrazi, MD (case presentation); Paul Brinich, PhD (moderator)
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Education Division
Palo Alto Psychoanlaytic Psychotherapy Training Program (PAPPTP) Informational Open House
Saturday, April 13, 2024
Visiting Professor Weekend
The Role of the Analyst
Darian Leader (presenter); Jeanne Wolff-Bernsterin, PhD (discussant); Patricia Marra, MFT (moderator)
Sunday, April 14, 2024
Visiting Professor Weekend
Professor’s Choice with Darian Leader
On “Constructions in Analysis”
Darian Leader (presenter); Israel Katz, MD (moderator)
Saturday, April 27, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
Lives Across Time: The Clinical and Attachment Implications of a Psychoanalytic Longitudinal Study
Henry Massie, MD and Nathan Szajnberg, MD (presenters); Bart Blinder, MD, PhD (discussant); Courtney Hartman, PsyD (moderator)
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