About our membership benefits
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IPSO invites and encourages all Candidates to become members.

The analytic world does not end at your institute’s doorsteps.

Come and immerse yourself in the diversity of analytic cultures and thinking!

 IPSO represents the interests of all psychoanalysts-in-training at IPA-affiliated societies and study groups in local and international committees and institutions since 1973.

 Benefits of membership include the opportunity to:

  •  Participate in International Congresses and Scientific meetings
  • Participate in Cross-Regional Study Groups (CRSG) encouraging clinical exchanges among candidates from different backgrounds and from the three different regions of IPA-IPSO (North-America, Latin-America and Europe)
  • Present clinical and theoretical papers at IPSO Congresses
  • Present clinical material to senior analysts and colleagues
  • Participate in the Visiting Candidate Program (VCP)
  • Subscribe to IJP (International Journal of Psychoanalysis)at a special rate for IPSO members!
  • Subscribe to PEP Web  at a discounted rate for IPSO members!
  • Submit original papers for consideration for the IPSO Writing Award, the Tyson Award, and the Sacerdoti Award
  • Receive the IPSO Newsletter with up-to-date activities and happenings in your community and the world
  • Subscribe to the IPSO Electronic Mailing Lists and have lively discussions with colleagues around the world
  • Become part of the IPSO Editorial Board, an exciting opportunity to create editorial policy and review manuscripts
  • Voice your opinions on psychoanalytic training standards, raise issues about training in your society or region, and represent your group at a local and international level
  • Enjoy the diversity of the international psychoanalytic community
  • Attend social functions at the IPA and IPSO Congresses
  • Form lifelong personal and professional relationships around the world

For more information please visit our Website www.ipso-candidates.org.uk or contact your regional Vice President, North America, Kathryn McCormick, USA IPSO-NorthAmerica@ipso-candidates.org.uk  and/or the IPSO President Holger Himmighoffen, Switzerland IPSO-President@ipso-candidates.org.uk

We look forward to hearing from you!

The IPSO Executive Committee:

President Holger Himmighoffen, Switzerland IPSO-President@ipso-candidates.org.uk

Vice President, Europe Sergio Anastasia, Italy IPSO-Europe@ipso-candidates.org.uk

Vice President, Latin America Isabel Silveira, Brazil IPSO-LatinAmerica@ipso-candidates.org.uk

Vice President, North America Kathryn McCormick, USA IPSO-NorthAmerica@ipso-candidates.org.uk