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Lectures from the Institute of Psychoanalysis

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Lectures from the Institute of Psychoanalysis

NSCAP is pleased to host the Institute of Psychoanalysis “Annual Introductory Lectures” in Leeds. This two-part series of lectures, followed by discussion in small groups, provides an overview of the core concepts in psychoanalysis and their main applications.  The Leeds introductory lectures are a combination of live presentations by psychoanalysts working in the region and DVDs of the London lectures.

The themes covered by the lectures include:

  • The Nature of Psychoanalysis
  • Freud: The Man and the Clinician
  • Freud: The Case Histories
  • Dreams/Psychic Reality
  • The Internal World/Psychic Conflict
  • Oedipus Complex
  • Transference/Countertransference
  • Shame/Guilt
  • Narcissism
  • The Paranoid-Schizoid Position
  • The Depressive Position
  • Depression
  • Mind and Body
  • Psychosis
  • Sadism and Survival in Perversion
  • Psychoanalysis and Film
  • Psychiatric Settings
  • Psychoanalysis and the NHS
  • Why I am a Psychoanalyst

We are now recruiting for the 2017/2018 series.  Please find an application form under downloads to the right of this page.


 Links to websites:

Institute of Psychoanalysis

British Psychoanalytic Council


Introductory Lectures Flyer 2017-18