Welcome to The Site

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


September 28, 2016

Talking About Clinical Work with Adam Phillips: SOLD OUT

To mark the launch of its new series of clinical workshops, The Site will be hosting a special evening of conversation with Adam Phillips on the theme: Talking About Clinical Work on Wednesday September 28, 2016 at 7.30pm.

October 08, 2016

Workshop: What’s the Point of Technique?

What status, if any, should we give Freud’s papers on technique? Might they offer a useful compass, or are they relics to be enjoyed and ignored by analysts today? And if there is a place for technique, what are the ethical implications of doing this or not doing that?

November 12, 2016

Workshop: The Impact of Suicide

A medical colleague, who had experienced suicide in the family, referred to its impact as being ‘like a hand-grenade going off’, ie: the damage can be wide-ranging, unpredictable and devastating

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April 5, 2016

The Clinical Site—New London Workshops Announced

The SITE is bringing together a number of distinctive voices to offer workshops for qualified clinicians and trainees. The workshops will explore key topics for contemporary psychoanalysts and psychot...
March 18, 2016

2017 Conference—save the date

Save the Date: Saturday 11th March, 2017 The SITE for Contemporary Psychoanalysis Spring Conference: Transgender, Gender & Psychoanalysis The struggles of people of transgender identity have explo...
March 8, 2016

New SITE Introductory Course in Truro

An Introduction to the Site training in Clinical Psychoanalysis The Site for contemporary psychoanalysis is one of the most successful London based psychoanalytic trainings. It is this success that ha...