Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies

Welcome to the Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies

The Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies (CIPS) is an organization of psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic societies, founded in 1992 to represent the interests of psychoanalysts belonging to independent component societies of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) in the United States. Membership in CIPS is open to all IPA-accredited societies in the United States, and to all members of the IPA who are not affiliated with CIPS through membership in a CIPS component society.

Letter From The President

A warm welcome to our beautiful new, mostly operational, CIPS website. Members and visitors are invited to explore and enjoy our updated familiar features, and to discover our expanded capabilities. At long last, we have a section of the site devoted to our considerable SCHOLARLY LIFE. Here you will find links to our biennial clinical conference papers and conference papers from member societies we want to share or discuss, information on current teleconferences and how to register for them, or other…
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Save The Date:  April 27-29, 2018


What you need to know

Welcome to Our Beautiful New Website

Dear CIPS Community, Welcome to our beautiful new website. Though still partially under construction, many updated features and some new ones are available for your exploration and pleasure. There are multiple new ways to renew CIPS connections with friends and...

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Interview with Joseph Aguayo

Leigh Tobias, PhD, FIPA, is a Training and Supervising Analyst and member of the Infant Observation Faculty at the Psychoanalytic Center of California. She is currently President of the PCC. She also serves as an on-site supervisor and faculty member for the Wright...

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