Associate Membership

Associate Membership

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

Associate Membership benefits will help to develop your interests in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy  and support you in building a network of colleagues and a professional home within the Center.


  • 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 of $83 (opt-out option)
  • online access to EZ Proxy which provides access to recently published articles from selected online journals
  • eligible to vote for Bylaw changes, Analyst Members on the Board and SFCP Presidential elections
  • opportunity to receive mentorship from a candidate or analyst for professional development
  • opportunities to serve on and chair SFCP committees*
  • full privileges at the SFCP Library
  • eligible to vote for Bylaw changes, Analyst Members on the Board and SFCP Presidential elections
  • 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-Newsletters
  • eligible to join SFCP All-Members listserv
  • invitation to attend and participate at the SFCP Annual Meeting
*An active SFCP membership is required to serve on committees


An applicants must:

  1. have completed two (2) years of psychoanalytic study (for example, and without limitation, a psychotherapy program, year long psychotherapy and social work program of the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis); 
  2. have completed two (2) years psychoanalytic consultation/study group with an analyst, PPTP graduate, or equivalent; 
  3. be licensed and in good standing; and 
  4. meet the ethical standards of the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis.
 Community Members who meet the above requirements are invited to apply for Associate Membership.

Membership Dues

$445 per year – INCLUDING $83 IJP subscription
$362 per year – if OPT-OUT of $83 IJP subscription

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

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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