Supporting our members, offering outstanding psychoanalytic training to mental health professionals, and educating the general public about psychoanalysis since 1999.

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What is psychoanalysis?

Psychoanalysis is the optimal form of treatment for many individuals seeking relief from emotional suffering. Initially developed by Sigmund Freud, psychoanalysis has evolved over the last century to reflect the most current, comprehensive and scientific understanding of the human mind. As an intensive treatment process, psychoanalysis depends heavily on the establishment of a safe, confidential relationship with one’s analyst. [...]  Continue Reading


The letters “FIPA” stand for Fellow of the International Psychoanalytical Association. The International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) is the oldest international psychoanalytical organization and the world’s foremost accrediting and regulatory body for psychoanalysis. The IPA was founded in 1910 by Sigmund Freud and his associates. As has been the case from the beginning, a primary goal of the Association is [...]  Continue Reading

Flexible fee referral Service

The NPSI Referral Service connects our Institute's psychoanalysts-in-training who have experience in the British object relations theory and technique to people in the local community. The NPSI Referral Service strives to increase access to psychoanalysis by offering flexible fees.  Our psychoanalysts-in-training are well-established and highly experienced clinicians who are licensed mental health professionals pursuing [...]  Continue Reading

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