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 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
  • online access to online version of International Journal of Psychoanalysis (IJP), a $270 value, at a greatly reduced cost of $55 (opt-out option)
  • online access to EZ Proxy which provides access to recently published articles from selected online journals
  • opportunity to receive mentorship from a candidate or analyst for professional development
  • full privileges at the SFCP Library
  • 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 All-Members listserv
  • invitation to attend and participate at the SFCP Annual Meeting
*An active SFCP membership is required to serve on 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.

Community Membership Fee Categories

For Licensed and Unlicensed Professionals
$186 per year – INCLUDING $57 IJP subscription
$129 per year – if OPT-OUT of $57 IJP subscription
This membership fee category is for licensed and unlicensed professionals. Please note that membership dues are subject to change and typically increase 3% each year.

For Students, retired individuals, or those who work at least 51% time in community mental health
$83 per year – INCLUDING $57 IJP subscription
$26 per year – if OPT-OUT of $57 IJP subscription
This membership fee category is reserved for students or those who work at least 51% time in community mental health. Verification of student ID or community agency employment 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.

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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