Our Ambassador Dr.Zigmund Ziegler Cohen, is a member of International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, and is the representative of Admir there. Web:

Member Institutions Empathink Association of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology (EAPSP) EAPSP is a professional association for self psychologically-oriented psychotherapists practicing in Australia. Their membership includes psychotherapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, art/music/dance therapists, and pastoral counsellors. Visit the EAPSP website for more information. The Institute for the Advancement of Self Psychology (IASP) IASP was established in 1994 to train professionals in Psychoanalytic Theory and Technique with an emphasis on Contemporary Self Psychology. The Institute for the Advancement of Self Psychology offers a training program in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (ICP&P) Our mission is to advance contemporary self and relational psychologies in an open, welcoming professional community where high standards of scholarship are supported by a respect for dialogue in the learning process. We also compare and contrast the newer, dynamic foci of self and relational therapies with the traditional models of psychoanalysis. We are proud of our vibrant, intellectual and professional community with over 200 members from diverse disciplines who participate in training, monthly study groups, and cutting edge professional programs led by invited, renowned health theorists and practitioners. Israel Association for Self Psychology and the Study of Subjectivity The Israel Association for Self Psychology and the Study of Subjectivity was established with the aim of becoming a professional and organizational framework for the advancement and imparting of self psychology as founded by Heinz Kohut, and of the developments emanating from it in contemporary psychoanalysis. The Japanese Forum of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology (JFPSP) The Japanese Forum of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology is an independent, professional study group for mental health workers and professionals who are interested in self psychology and other contemporary theories. We are affiliated with a psychoanalytic institute in the US, The Training and Research Institute for Self Psychology (TRISP). We arrange regular reading and discussion groups, as well as seminars on self psychology and related topics in Japan. For more information about us, please visit us at Minnesota Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis The Minnesota Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis seeks to offer a program for Candidates that will provide training, education and research in contemporary psychoanalysis. The program strives to capture the excitement, creativity and diversity of current activity in contemporary psychoanalysis.

New Center for Psychoanalysis The New Center for Psychoanalysis is dedicated to excellence in psychoanalytic education and research. We offer professionals the opportunity to achieve greater understanding, effect greater results and, ultimately, obtain greater fulfillment in their careers and personal lives.

Training and Research in Intersubjective Self Psychology Foundation The Training and Research in Intersubjective Self Psychology Foundation – TRISP – is dedicated to providing intensive training to clinicians as well as educational programs to the public-at-large. Founded in 1987 as a not-for-profit educational corporation, TRISP was the first Self Psychological training institute in the country. Its tradition of fostering intellectual vitality in an empathic setting is built upon a theoretical foundation that comprises Self Psychology and Intersubjectivity Theory. top

Psychoanalytic Institutes IPSS – Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity – New York The Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity (IPSS) is an organization of psychoanalyst scholars commited to theoretical and clinical training of professionals in psychoanalysis. IPSS has particular expertise and interest in self psychology, intersubjectivity theory, systems theory, infant research, and relational psychoanalysis. IPSS provides clinical training and educational seminars in psychoanalysis through various courses of study ranging from formal training programs leading to certification in psychoanalysis, to four week mini-courses, to evening and weekend seminars. Please visit our website for program details and further information. A further list of psychoanalytic institutes will be available soon. top

Other Associations ABEPPS – The Brazilian Association for the Study of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Rio de Janeiro is the city in Brazil where most professionals that have been introduced to Self Psychology are concentrated and where most study groups have been held for the last two decades. ABEPPS is the Brazilian Association for the Study of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, an organization that has been devoted to studying basic concepts necessary to understand Kohut’s and his followers’ ideas, since 2001. Our mission is to divulge the core ideas based on the concepts derived from Kohut’s work and their unfoldings, in a contemporary approach. Our vision goes towards keeping up-to-date with the state-of-the-art in the Psychology of the Self. The major objectives are to achieve a broader and more multidisciplinary scope towards the relationships and issues that surround the therapeutic setting in our time. ANZAP – The Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapy ANZAP – The Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapy, based in Sydney, was formed in 1987 to improve opportunities for the exchange of ideas, and to establish a training program for those professional persons interested in the theory and practice of the Psychology of Self. Our website has details of our organisation, a list of members, the training program, bulletin, annual volume, Saturday morning seminars and information regarding our November 2005 Conference. Arizona Psychoanalytic Society The Arizona Psychoanalytic Society is a community of psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, mental health practitioners, as well as individuals from all disciplines who have an interest or curiosity in psychoanalysis. The Arizona Psychoanalytic Society was formed in July 2010 with the intention of promoting theoretical and clinical dialogue on the latest developments of contemporary psychoanalysis with the most prestigious and intellectually stimulating speakers in the country. Brisbane Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Group The Brisbane Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Group is an independent, professional development organisation for mental health workers and students. We host regular literature reading and discussion groups, and guest presentations from inter-state psychoanalysts. For information about upcoming meetings, presentations, or special offers to purchase psychoanalytic texts, visit us at Cape Town Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Group The Cape Town Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Group (CTPSPG) is an association devoted to the advancement of the theoretical and practical understanding and development of Self Psychology among therapists, their clients and members of the general public. Forum for Self Psychology (FSP) Forum for Self Psychology (FSP) is a Norwegian forum for intellectual and clinical debate from the perspective of self psychology. It is not a training institution, but arranges seminars, meetings and courses on self psychology. Groupe d’étude sur l’intersubjectivité (GEI) The Groupe d’étude sur l’intersubjectivité (GEI) is, to our knowledge, the first French speaking organized group of psychotherapists interested in applying Self Psychology and Intersubjectivity Theory ideas in their practice. It was established in 2004, in Montreal (Canada), with the purpose of promoting the professional development of our members by providing learning activities, exchanges and debates around our clinical experiences, while keeping us updated on the major current theoretical developments in the Psychoanalytic Self Psychology field. We welcome visitors to our web site: A psychoanalytic slant on the world … with support from the American Psychoanalytic Foundation

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