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The SITE for Contemporary Psychoanalysis is a training organisation and a member of the Council for Psychoanalysis and Jungian Analysis College (CPJA)  of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). All graduates are eligible for UKCP registration.

The Site was established in October 1997 by psychotherapists from diverse psychoanalytic organisations who wished to create a training programme and an association that would foster critical, reflective and imaginative thinking about psychoanalysis and its contemporary practices.

A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

No 9: Winter 2013

Papers from our 2013 conference on Trauma from Val Parks, Jane Haynes, Dorothée Bonnigal-Katz, Barry Watt, Robert Weiss, Brid Greally and Philip Hill. Reviews from Nic Bayley and Alan Pope.

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Winter 2013


March 28, 2015

SW Workshop: Klein’s View on Misogyny

In her 1928 paper “Early Stages of the Oedipus Conflict” Klein describes the boy’s Femininity Complex as the root of misogyny in males. If not resolved benignly, envy of female nurturing and reproductive functions is converted to hatred and contempt.

May 02, 2015

SW Workshop: Lacan, Transference & Interpretation

In her second workshop on Lacan, Elizabeth will explore his radical re formulation of transference.

May 16, 2015

SITE 2015 Spring Conference: On Conflict

What does a contemporary psychoanalysis have to say about conflict? Is there anything new to add about that which is at the heart of all the stories psychoanalysis wants to tell?

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February 21, 2015

Barry Watt talk at PEER Gallery: 6pm, 4th March 2015

Site member Barry Watt will be giving a talk on the relationship between housing and mental health issues at the PEER Gallery n Hoxton, London. He will be discussing the work of RD Laing and Lacan wit...
February 21, 2015

SW Psychotherapy Workshops, Spring 2015

Psychotherapy Workshops Spring 2015 The Site is very pleased to offer another series of psychotherapy workshops that will be running in Truro in Spring 2015. The workshops will show how contemporary p...
February 5, 2015

‘Laplanche: An Introduction’ by Dominique Scarfone

This new translation by SITE member and leading translator of psychoanalytic theory, Dorothée Bonnigal-Katz, is the first English version of Scarfone’s text. The book was originally commission...