From the IPA President

Watch the new year video message. Available with subtitles in German, Spanish, French & Portuguese.

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"One IPA For All"

The IPA is the world’s primary accrediting and regulatory body for psychoanalysis. 

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The Psychoanalyst in the Business World with Kenneth Eisold Ph.D
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Psychoanalytic Reflections on Writing, Cinema and the Arts

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Threat to Democracy

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call for papers - IJP

Psychoanalysis in the Community

For this Special Issue of the IJP, we welcome submissions written within a psychoanalytic conceptual lens on any area of Psychoanalysis in the Community.

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community congress - French

Congrès en ligne de l' API dans la communauté

Samedi, Janvier 30, 2021. In French only.

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Coronavirus: Stay in touch

Find resources available to you and join your colleagues online.

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Sigourney Award 2020 Winners

The Sigourney Award 2020 honours four recipients for advancing psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic thought.

A short, tender video of Freud 

The Website Editorial Board presents this little video as a positive message for the New Year 2021  with the hope that it will inspire someone to make a video for the Video Award on the theme of the 52nd Congress "The Infantile: its multiple dimensions”, Vancouver, Canada, 21-24 July, 2021. Original source

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I Can See It With My Elephant Eye

A light and colourful story with a psychological angle that addresses children’s fears and worries and also finds an appropriate way to talk about death and the pandemic. Written by IPA member, Paola Somaini

Call for Videos

Our popular IPA Video Award is open for entries! This year the theme is to explore the infantile through film.  

Psychoanalysis and confidentiality in the virtual world

The transcript is valuable reading for colleagues who find themselves facing issues around this topic. 


2020-2021 Film discussion programme for analysts and analysts-in-training. In French.

The Body and Psychoanalysis

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Notice of Formal Ethics Actions

This notice is published in relation to a complaint received about a member of the Mexican Psychoanalytical Association (AMP)

March 2020

Notice of Formal Ethics Actions

This notice is published in relation to a complaint received about a member of the Croatian Psychoanalytical Society

April 2020