Related Links

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association of Australasia (PPAA)  VAPP is a member of the PPAA


Child Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association of Australia (CPPAA)   CPPAA is a member of the PPAA


NSW Institute of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy


Queensland Institute of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy


Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Western Australia


Australian Association of Group Psychotherapists (AAGP)


The Australian Psychoanalytical Society (APaS)


Melbourne Institute for Psychoanalysis (MIP)   (MIP is a member of APaS)


Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis (Lacanian Psychoanalysis)


Lacan Circle of Melbourne


Freud Conference


Dax Centre

The Dax Centre, based in the University of Melbourne, is a hub for those interested in the relationship between the mind, mental illness, trauma, art and creativity. It curates the Cunningham-Dax Collection of works by people who have experienced mental illness or trauma, and offers education and professional development programs.


Australian Psychological Society (APS)  

Psychoanalytically Orientated Psychologists Interest Group (POPIG)


Balint Society of Australia and New Zealand

The society studies doctor-patient relationships. A Balint group is an experiential, small group educational activity in which GPs discuss cases from their practice with a focus on the doctor-patient relationship.


Tavistock Institute

The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations is a not-for-profit organisation applying social science to contemporary issues. It was founded as a charity in 1947.

Anna Freud Centre

The Anna Freud Centre in London,  helps young people with mental health problems. It provides treatment for children and  parents, and trains professionals working with children. It conducts research into young people’s emotional distress.