IPA Awards and Prizes Winners Archive


The IPA makes a number of awards at its biennial Congress. On this page you will find a comprehensive list of all winners to date.

    The IPA's Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award
    Extraordinarily Meritorious Service to Psychoanalysis Award
    Extraordinarily Meritorious Service to the IPA Award
    The Distinguished Service Certificate
    Elise M. Hayman Award for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide
    Hayman Prize for Published Work Pertaining to Traumatised Children and Adults
    Psychoanalytic Research Exceptional Contribution Awards
    Psychoanalytic Training Today Award
    Sacerdoti Prize
    Ticho Foundation Lectureship Award
    Tyson Prize
   
 

 

The IPA's Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award

The Board, on the recommendation of the President, may confer the IPA's Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award upon either a member or a non-member who, in the judgement of the President, has made an outstanding contribution to the relationship between psychoanalysis and other fields.
 
2011
        Madeleine Baranger, Argentina
R. Horacio Etchegoyen, Argentina 
 
2009
        Roy Schafer, USA   
2007
        André Green, France   
2004
        Antonio Damasio, USA   
2001
        Jorge Semprún, Spain   
             
 

Extraordinarily Meritorious Service to Psychoanalysis Award

This award is for non-Members of the IPA who have given exceptionally meritorious service to psychoanalysis or the profession, including the promotion of psychoanalysis to the wider community.

2011
          Bernardo Bertolucci, Italy 
2007
          Gerhard Fichtner, Germany 
2005
          Sérgio Paulo Rouanet, Brazil and John, Lord Alderdice, UK 
 


Extraordinarily Meritorious Service to the IPA Award

From time to time the Board may confer this award of merit upon a deserving member of the IPA. This Award succeeds the Distinguished Service Certificate.

2015
          Aira Laine, Finland  
2007
          David Iseman, Canada (posthumously) 
2006
          Eero Rechardt, Finland 
2005
          Paolo Fonda, Italy
Jerry Winer, USA
Sara Zac de Filc, Argentina 
2004
          Terttu Eskelinen de Folch, Spain 
2001
          Ethel Spector Person, USA 
1999
          David M. Sachs, USA
Inga Villarreal, Colombia Anne-Marie Sandler, UK
John S. Kafka, USA
Han Groen-Prakken, The Netherlands 
             

 

The Distinguished Service Certificate

1997
          Peter Gay, USA
Paul Ricoeur, France 
1995
          Vojin Matich, Serbia/Yugoslavia 
1993
          Joseph Sajner, Czechoslovakia (posthumously) 


 

Elise M. Hayman Award for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide

The Elise M. Hayman Award was initiated in 1989 by Dr Max Hayman in memory of his wife, Elise. The award is made biennially for the most cogent, relevant and commendable work on the Holocaust, and genocide, current or historical.

2015
          Harvey Peskin: Uses of Guilt in Recovery 
2011
          Mariano Horenstein, Argentina 
2009
          Eva Metzger Brown, USA 
2007
          Samuel Gerson, USA 
2005
          Ilany Kogan, Israel 
2004
          Dori Laub, USA 
2001
          Yolanda Gampel, Israel 
1999
          Henry Krystal, USA 
1997
          Janine Altounian, France 
1995
          Mortimer Ostow, USA 
1993
          Judith Kestenberg, USA 
1991
          Milton Jucovy, USA 
1989
          Susan Zucotti, USA 

 

Hayman Prize for Published Work Pertaining to Traumatised Children and Adults

A second award, also funded by Dr Hayman, was set up in 1997. An award is made to the author or authors of the best paper on this subject published in a book or in a recognised psychoanalytic or other scientific journal during the two years preceding a biennial international Congress of the IPA.

2015
          Daniel Schechter : Trauma-Intersubjectivity
2011
          Martha Bragin, USA 
2009
          Ana Maria Chabalgoity Rodriguez, Uruguay
Susann Heenen-Wolff, Belgium 
2007
          Suzanne Kaplan, Sweden
David Rosenfeld, Argentina 
2005
          Margarita Díaz Cordal, Chile 
2004
          Marilu Pelento and Julia Braun, (both Argentina) 
2001
          Suzanne Kaplan, Sweden 
1999
          Hans Keilson, The Netherlands 


Psychoanalytic Research Exceptional Contribution Awards

The Research Committee of the IPA set up an open biennial competition for the three best psychoanalytic research papers submitted to the IPA's Congress.

2015
          Daniel Schechter: Negative attributions
2011
          Posters: Nora Hinojosa, Mexico | Elga Filipa Amorim Claro de Castro, Mexico| Linda Mayes, USA 
2009
          Jennifer Bonovitz, USA | Ruben Zukerfeld, Argentina| Patrick Luyten, Belgium| Nicole Vliegen, Belgium| Boudewijn Van Houdenhove, Belgium| Sidney J, Blatt, USA
Posters: Daniel S. Schechter, Switzerland | Aaron Reliford, USA 
2007
          Barbara Milrod, USA | Eric Smadja, France | Adela Leibovich de Duarte, Constanaza Duhalde, Guillermina Rutsztein, Flavia Torricelli, Vanina Huerin, Andrés Roussos (all Argentina) | Maria Cristina Amendoeira, Maria Helena Guimarães, Marialzira Perestrello, Marília de la Cal, Marly Alvares Dias, Myriam Fainguelernt, Sara Gang, Maria Regina Newlands Trotto (all Brazil) 
2005
          Daniel S. Schechter, Tammy Coots, Charles H. Zeanah, Jr., Susan W. Coates, Mark Davies, Michael M. Myers, Kimberly A. Trabka, Michael R. Liebowitz (all USA) |
Silvia R Acosta, Colombia and Clara M. López Moreno, Argentina |
Dorothea Huber and Guenther Klug (both Germany)
Research Poster Prize: Clara R de Schejtman, Ines Vardy and Constanza Duhalde (all Argentina) 
2004
          Georg Bruns, Germany | Rubén and Raquel Zonis Zukerfeld (both Argentina) | Robin Gomolin, USA
Research Poster Prize: Teresa Lartigue Becerra, Gerardo Casanova, Gerardo Vázquez, Martha Pérez Calderón, Héctor Avila-Rosas (all Mexico) 
2001
          Marina Altmann de Litvan and Sylvia Gril (both Uruguay) | Gyorgy Gergely and Orsolya Koos (both Hungary) | Marco Chiesa, UK 
         

Psychoanalytic Training Today Award

The IPA Education Committee set up this award in 2002 to recognize the best submitted paper on the study and development of psychoanalytic training models.

 
2015
         

First Prize: “Supervision Triangles"
Hilit Brodsky-Arel .

Second Prize: “El falso self analítico”
Cecilia Rodríguz Plasencia

 
2011
          Winner: Rosella Sandri, Belgium
Runner-Up: Mira Erlich-Ginor 
2009
          Beatriz de Leon de Bernardi, Uruguay | Jutta Kahl-Popp, Germany 
2007
          Deborah Cabaniss, USA | Clara M. Lopez Moreno, Silvia R. Acosta (both Argentina) 
2005
          Ellen Rees, USA | Hillery Bosworth and Deborah Cabaniss (both USA) 
2004
          David Tuckett, UK | Stephen Sonnenberg and William Myerson (both USA) 
       

Sacerdoti Prize

This prize, funded by Cesare Sacerdoti, previously of Karnac Books, dates from 1987. It is awarded for the best individual paper submitted by a relatively young author who is presenting a paper at an international congress for the first time.

 
2015
          Paula Zalaquett: Una Reflexión acerca de la Defensa Adictiva 
2011
          Galina Hristeva, Germany 
2009
          Analia Wald, Argentina 
2007
          Vaia Tsolas, USA 
2005
          Viviane Sprinz Mondrzak, Alice Becker Lewkowicz, Aldo Luiz Duarte, Anna Luiza Kauffmann, Eneida Iankilevich, Gisha Brodacz, Gustavo P. Soares and Luis Ernesto Pellanda (all Brazil) 
2004
          Daria Colombo, USA 
2001
          Hélène David, Canada 
1999
          Alicia N. Szapu de Altman, Argentina 
1997
          Michael I. Good, Max Day and Eve Rowell (all USA) 
1995
          Dana Birksted-Breen, UK 
1993
        Graciela Schust-Briat, France
1991
          Rosine Jozef Perelberg, UK and Aloysio Augusto D'Abreu, Brazil 
1989         Danielle Quinodoz, Switzerland

 

Ticho Foundation Lectureship Award

The Ticho Charitable Foundation Lectureship Award was initiated in 2006 in memory of Ernst and Gertrude Ticho. The award is made to inspire a mid-career analyst outside the USA (where a separate Ticho Award exists) to achieve more and to invest more time in psychoanalytic research and teaching.

2009
            Winner: Susana Vinocur Fischbein, Argentina
Runner-Up: Mauro Manica, Italy 
2007
            Winner: Noemi Lustgarten de Canteros, Argentina
Runner-Up: Louise Gyler, Australia 
               

Tyson Prize

This prize, funded by Dr Robert L Tyson, dates from 2005. It is awarded for the best published or unpublished clinical paper written by a person undertaking psychoanalytic training in the two previous years.

2015
            Winner Antje Hofmeister: Making iContact: Opening doors
Runner up Valeria Nader: Las Arañas De Blanca: Un Relato Del Claustrum | Sarah-Ruth Weinberg: The impossible reparation 
2011
            Winner: Ana Daniela Linciano, Italy
Runners -Up: Alejandro Beltrán | Demian Ruvinsky, Spain 
2009
            Winner: Tracey Simon, USA
Runner-Up: Hana Salaam Abdel-Malek, Lebanon and Gabriela Mustri Misrahi, Mexico 
2007
            Martha Bragin, USA 
2005
            Susanne Chassay, USA