Latest Email Notifications for the SFCP Community​

San Francisco
March 15, 2024
Please answer this one VERY important question...

On Sunday, April 28th (from 9:00-2:00 via Zoom), the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis (SFCP) community will be meeting to reimagine our organizational vision and mission. As a membership organization, it is the members — all of us — not one group or sector of the organization that determines our future. And that is exactly what an […]

February 25, 2024
Important - Vision and Mission of SFCP - Your Voice is Crucial

You are invited to attend a virtual working session to re-imagine SFCP’s Vision and Mission Statements on Sunday, April 28, 2024 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Your voice is critical even if you are not able to attend the session. You will be able to contribute even if you cannot attend on April 28th. You can […]

February 23, 2024
Candidate Training Grants for Equity & Diversity Program

Dear SFCP colleagues, We are delighted to announce that SFCP is establishing a new Candidate Training Grants for Equity & Diversity Program to help cover costs of analytic training for candidates who identify as a person of color (POC) and candidates with financial need! All funds will be collected via voluntary contributions from SFCP Members (further details […]

February 20, 2024
2024 SF-PPTP Open House / Applications!

Dear members of the SFCP Community, SFCP’s two-year San Francisco Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (SF-PPTP) is now accepting applications for Fall 2024, and holding an Informational Open House on March 7. Please spread the word about this opportunity! Below, you will find an email with all relevant information. Please forward it to individuals who might […]

October 10, 2023
Invitation To Join The SF-PPTP Team!

Dear members of the SFCP Community, We would like to invite you to contribute your talents to the efforts of the San Francisco Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (SF-PPTP) at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis (SFCP). The mission of the SF-PPTP —described in depth at this link —  is to offer local clinicians a welcoming, […]

October 6, 2023
Help With SFCP Psychoanalytic Training Outreach?

Dear colleagues, I hope you have all had a restful summer and are doing well now that we are well into Fall. I am writing to ask whether you know anyone who may be interested in applying to the Psychoanalytic Training Program in the next several years and might be ready for an initial conversation […]

August 18, 2023
Graduation Paper Salon - CLARIFICATION

Greetings SFCP Community- Earlier this week I sent out an announcement about a new program, chaired by Henry Markman, that the Psychoanalytic Training Program is piloting for candidates and recent graduates to present their graduation papers to the SFCP community. I wanted to clarify that the Salon option is entirely separate from the requirements for […]

August 17, 2023
Equity & Inclusion Blast #1

Greetings from the SFCP Interim Equity & Inclusion (E&I) Steering Committee! This is the first of what will be regular communications meant to keep the entire SFCP community informed of our committee’s work and the progress of SFCP’s Equity & Inclusion initiative in general. Our committee exists because SFCP needs to do further work to […]

August 15, 2023
Graduation Paper Salon Pilot Program

Greetings SFCP Community- I am excited to announce a new program that the Psychoanalytic Training Program is piloting for candidates and recent graduates to present their graduation papers to the SFCP community. Chaired by Henry Markman, this program is intended to provide assistance and mentorship to candidates and recent graduates of the psychoanalytic training program […]

SFCP Building
August 14, 2023
Affordable Training Analysis And Supervision For Equity And Diversity

Dear SFCP Community – We are writing to let you know that SFCP is piloting the Affordable Training Analysis and Supervision Program for Equity and Diversity to lower costs of analytic training for BIPOC candidates and candidates with financial need. The goal is to make psychoanalytic training more affordable and accessible to individuals affected by systemic race-based […]

SFCP Library
July 18, 2023
Scientific Meetings are resuming in 2023-24!
I am delighted to announce that Cheryl Goodrich and Henry Massie have generously agreed to Chair the Scientific Meetings for the upcoming year! We are enormously grateful to all presenters and to Cheryl and Hank for restarting this essential program, which will include 1.5 free CE/CME credits for SFCP members for each program.
San Francisco
July 11, 2023
Introducing Megan Goodwin, PsyD as the New CME/CE Committee Chair

Dear SFCP community, Firstly, I want to acknowledge the extraordinary work of Mary Ewert, DMH who has served as Chair of the Continuing Education (CE/CME) Committee at SFCP for over a decade, and who is presently stepping down from this position. Along with Aaron Chow, Mary has successfully navigated complex changing CE regulations over the years, which […]

Upcoming Events

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, Part 2: The Clinical and Attachment Implications of a Prospective Psychoanalytic Longitudinal Study of 76 People from Birth
Henry Massie, MD and Nathan Szajnberg, MD (presenters); Bart Blinder, MD, PhD (discussant); Courtney Hartman, PsyD (moderator)
Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Coalition for Clinical Social Work
Depth and Creativity In and Out of the Consulting Room
Tim Kim, PsyD, MFA, Johnny Huy Nguyễn, and Jane L. Dulay, MD, OTR, and Daniel Yu, LCSW (presenters); Clara Kwun, LCSW (moderator)
Saturday, May 4, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
Film Screening and Discussion: A House Made of Splinters (2022)
Reyna Cowan, PsyD, LCSW (discussant)
Monday, May 6, 2024
Scientific Meetings
Freud in his Psychosocial Generation: Durkheim, Simmel, Weber and Du Bois
Nancy Chodorow, PhD (presenter)
Saturday, May 11, 2024
Psychoanalytic Education Division
Graduation Ceremony and Reception 2024
Jim Dimon, MD (graduation speaker)
Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 to June 12, 2024
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Psychoanalytic Theory, and Trans Experience(s)
Loïc Pritchard, MFT (instructor)
Saturday, June 8, 2024
Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis
A Psychoanalytic Playlist with Sasha Frere-Jones
Sasha Frere-Jones (interviewee); Adam Blum, PsyD (interviewer); Elizabeth Bradshaw, PsyD (moderator)
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