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. 

L’infantile et le psychanalyste en séance

Dimanche 24 janvier 2021. This webinar is in French.
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Débora Regina Unikowski

This week's podcast features:
The Baby On The Couch.

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community congress
Samedi, Janvier 30, 2021
Congrès en ligne de l' API dans la communauté. In French only.

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ipa blog 
Threat to Democracy

Statement from Bill Glover, APsaA President 
and Kerry Sulkowicz, APsaA President-elect. 

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off the couch

Vladimir Jovic, MD, Phd

Podcast episode 76: Torture, Rehumanization, and Psychoanalysis.

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online journal

The Body and Psychoanalysis

Issue 12. Subscribe to for free!

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coronavirus - Find Support

Coronavirus: Stay in touch

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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.

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