Affiliated Schools


Caring for young minds

Our vision is a world in which children and their families are effectively supported to build on their own strengths to achieve their goals in life.

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A Center That Nurtures
The Individual Child & Family

Our philosophy is centered on a firm belief in the importance of the growth and development of the individual child.

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Schools Committee of the American Psychoanalytic Association [APsaA]

The committee’s projects include:

  1. providing a potential networking resource for people across the country interested in applied psychoanalytic interventions with educators and schools;
  2. organizing symposia and other potential programs to promote applied psychoanalytic interventions in schools; and
  3. providing the annual Educational Achievement Award for an applied psychoanalytic intervention and/or research project related to schools.

The committee may develop other targeted outreach projects which could include developing curricular resources for teachers, presenting panels at meetings of teachers associations, writing articles for teachers’ journals, developing in service education resources and mini research projects designed to gather data on school issues.

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Psychoanalysts in Schools

APsaA Schools Committee Anna Freud Educational Achievement Award


Educator Associates Program of the American Psychoanalytic Association

The Educator Associates APsaA membership category is for educators interested in integrating psychoanalytic principles and ideas into their teaching and scholarship. Full-time academics—teachers, administrators, professors, faculty members, deans, directors, and school counselors at all levels of education, preschool through university—are eligible.

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Educator Associates Program


APsaA Teachers’ Academy for Psychodynamic Teachers

The Teachers’ Academy is a unique opportunity for psychology, psychiatry, and social work faculty to develop expertise in psychoanalytic and psychodynamic teaching and course development.  Participation in the program includes a year long mentorship, paid travel expenses to APsaA’s National Meeting in NYC, and teaching seminars led by master teachers.

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Psychoanalytic & Psychodynamic Teachers' Academy

Associated Organizations


Division 39: Psychoanalysis represents, within the broad field of psychology, professionals who identify themselves as having a major commitment to the study, practice and development of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

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The Association for Child Psychoanalysis (ACP) provides a forum for the interchange of ideas and clinical experience in order to advance the psychological treatment and understanding of children and adolescents and their families.

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The Children's Psychological Health Center, Inc. is dedicated to protecting and mending young children's hearts and minds using Reflective Network Therapy to help autistic, traumatized, and other very troubled young children.

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