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 […]

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Wednesdays, September 4, 2024 to October 9, 2024
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Social Work in Community Settings: How Theory Supports Effective Alliances
Corey Datz-Greenberg, LCSW, and Kissu Taffere, 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
Dr. Arnold Richards’s Memoir: Unorthodox: My Life Inside and Outside of Psychoanalysis
Arnold Richards, MD (in conversation); Charles Fisher, MD (moderator)
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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