Community Membership

Community Membership

Community Membership starts on July 1st and ends on June 30th of each year. Regardless of which membership fee category you pay, you receive full Community Membership benefits that develop your interests in Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy help you build a network of colleagues and a professional home within the Center.


We are excited to announce a new benefit this year: online subscription to the International Journal of Psychoanalysis.

Online subscription to the International Journal of Psychoanalysis (IJP)
The online subscription to the International Journal of Psychoanalysis (IJP), a $270 value, has been negotiated to $55.  There is an option to ‘OPT OUT’ on the membership registration form.  Papers for IJP are selected and edited by editors and reviewers from the global psychoanalytic community representing multiple viewpoints, including a team of North American Board members currently led by Bruce Reis. The Journal accepts article submissions in 6 languages (English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and German). As well as original articles there are sections on Education, Contemporary Controversies, Book and Film Reviews, etc.

Other community membership benefits include:

  • Opportunity to receive mentorship from a candidate or analyst for professional development
  • opportunities to contribute to SFCP’s professional community by serving on committees* and volunteering for events
  • inclusion in the printed SFCP Membership Directory
  • inclusion in the online SFCP Membership Directory
  • 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 All-Members listserv
  • access to special Community Members programs including Psychotherapy Forums, professional development, and networking events
  • receive CME/CE Credits free of charge from attending Scientific Meetings and Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis
  • 10% discount on SFCP events and Extension Education Program fees
  • 10% discount on CME/CE credits fee ($10 per credit, $200 max per program per academic year)

Community Membership Fee Categories

For Licensed and Unlicensed Professionals
$180 per year.  This includes the negotiated IJP subscription rate of $55, with an option to “OPT-OUT’ on the membership registration form.
This membership fee category is for licensed and unlicensed professionals.

For Students, retired individuals, or those who work at least 51% time in community mental health
$80 per year.  This includes the negotiated IJP subscription rate of $55, with an option to “OPT-OUT’ on the membership registration form.
This membership fee category is reserved for students or those who work at least 51% time in community mental health. Verification of agency employment or proof of enrollment is required upon application submission.

Automatic Renewals

Starting July 1, when you renew your membership online, you will have the option to save your credit card information in our processing system so your membership automatically renews on July 1st of each year. Alternatively, SFCP will mail or email an invoice to you in June of each year. 

Important:  The tuition of SF-PPTP, PAPPTP and CAPPTP includes the Community Membership.  If you will be joining these training programs, please do not sign up for the Community Membership.

*An active SFCP membership is required to serve in committees
**One must join/renew their membership by July 31 in order to be listed in both of our printed and online Membership Roster. Those who join/renew their membership on or after August 1 will be listed in our online roster only.

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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