August 3, 2022

Introductory Year

Applications are now open for the 2023/24 Introduction to Psychoanalysis course, a year-long programme consisting of weekly seminars and an experiential group. The course is intended to provoke a way of thinking psychoanalysis differently, and is held on Thursday evenings in central London from 7pm to 9.45pm. More details and information about the seminars can […]

February 17, 2022


Shanaya Rafaat leads a revolving cast reading James O’Neill’s remarkable book Undressing at the Shipwright theatre on Sunday 17 April. Further details and how to book can be found here – Undressing When therapist-in-training James starts his placement at a therapy centre in west London, his first referral is Abraham, a silent and frightened young […]

October 11, 2021


We are really pleased to have had so many people join us for our conference on White Privilege, Racism and Psychoanalysis at the weekend and want to thank our speakers for their rich and varied presentations and everyone involved for the generosity of their participation. To call the discussions “lively” would be an understatement. We’ve […]

June 5, 2021

Summer series: In relation

We are pleased to announce a series of talks and films on Zoom exploring what it means to be In Relation with each other. The programme starts on Saturday 19 June and runs for seven weeks on either Wednesday nights or Saturday afternoons. • Week one: Saturday 19 June, 2-4pm Laura Chernaik: Having something, having […]

August 7, 2020

Low-Cost supervision and therapy

Our offer of free supervision and therapy to key workers was very successful. We are now offering affordable, low cost therapy and supervision.

June 28, 2020

Black Lives Matter

The mental health effects on Black Americans of the more than 300 police killings of Black people in their country each year, at least a quarter of whom were unarmed, were the subject of a study in The Lancet in June 2018. One member has drawn our attention to Nix and Lozada’s critical review of […]

June 20, 2020

Free therapy for NHS workers

Site Members and Trainees are offering free or low cost therapy or reflective supervision to NHS workers, care workers, and key workers. Contact: email SiteClinic@yahoo.com or phone 07765 007295  Also, if you are affected more broadly by the Covid-19 pandemic and are considering psychotherapy, please contact us via our Clinic, email SiteClinic@yahoo.com or phone 07765 […]

June 21, 2019

Watch Jane Haynes and Christopher Prendergast Discuss Proust and Psychoanalysis

On the 11th April 2019, the SITE hosted a conversation between SITE member, psychoanalyst and author, Jane Haynes, and leading Proust scholar, Christopher Prendergast. You can watch their conversation here

January 28, 2019

Open Evenings for London Clinical Training

The London Training Committee of the Site is currently recruiting for our training. We expect to have limited places in our existing Saturday morning group, held at the LSE. Additionally, we are opening a new group to take place on a Thursday evening, 6.30 – 9.30, in a central London location. This group will offer […]

March 22, 2018

Post-Psychoanalysis Series: recordings now available

Social, Political, and Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Psychoanalysis and its Institutions How did the past produce psychoanalysis? How do psychoanalytic institutions co-produce the present? How will psychoanalysts help to construct the future? Psychoanalytic theory is often mobilised to analyse political discourse, or to explain the reasons behind historical events, implicitly elevating psychoanalysis to a position […]