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The ACP has traditionally been an organization of psychoanalytic clinicians who are focused on child and adolescent psychoanalysis. We also welcome colleagues whose psychoanalytic activities have been in fields of research, academia, or the foundation of psychoanalytic institutions.

Membership Benefits


• Referrals- of cases directly from colleagues or through the ACP listserv.

• Free subscription- to the Psychoanalytic Study of the Child (PSC) paper copy each year as well as access to digital archives from most current issue back to 1945. (value $100)

• Join Colleagues- who share a variety of psychoanalytic approaches to working with children, adolescents, emerging adults and parents.

• Attend annual meetings- in wonderful venues to hear detailed clinical cases with  ample time for dialogue and networking with colleagues.

• Access up to $5000 per year grant for low fee analysis- through Anna Freud  Altruistic Analysis Grant Fund (AFAA Grants). These Grants can also be used for increasing session frequency to 3 or 4x weekly, emerging adult patients, or regular  work with parents.

• Use ACP listserv- for sharing of professional information, and intellectually stimulating discussions with colleagues on a variety of topics related to clinical work with children.

• Membership is open to psychoanalytic colleagues both domestic and international.

• Participate in committees doing exciting projects.

• Low annual dues. 


Your Donation to ACP to increase awareness of the changes child psychoanalysis can bring in the trajectory of a child's life is greatly appreciated.

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