January 31, 2024

(Re)membering Christina Moutsou

Site member Christina Moutsou became unwell and died in December 2023. Her friend and colleague Salma Siddique, who presented a joint paper entitled Doing Anthropology in the Consulting Room with Christina at the Site conference on White Privilege, Racism and Psychoanalysis in October 2021, shares some memories of Christina in a tribute below. In the […]

January 31, 2024

Sitegeist: Call for writing

Sitegeist was founded with the intention of promoting varied, lively and creative approaches in writing to the questions facing psychoanalysis today.  On 30 September 2023 the Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis held a 25th-anniversary event, Thresholds of Psychoanalysis, inviting participants to re-imagine and re-define the role of contemporary psychoanalysis. Issue 17 of Sitegeist will extend this […]

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 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 or phone 07765 […]

July 4, 2019

Site Clinic: Talks & Training Workshops Series

An exciting series of  talks and training workshops will take place from September as part of the Site Clinic  6th September 2019 6pm – 8pm at Belsize Park Library Chris Oakley: The Psycholanalyst and Sexual Desire Tickets:  £15 (£10 for Site trainees)  Further details and tickets are available here 5th October 2019 3.00pm – 5.00pm at […]

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