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19:00 - 21:00


British Psychotherapy Foundation
37 Mapesbury Road
London, NW2 4HJ
United Kingdom

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open evening with psychoanalytic psychotherapy association


This open evening is an opportunity to learn more about the experience of being a psychoanalytic psychotherapist working therapeutically with adults, to understand more about the pre-requisites for training and the application process, to ask questions and to meet members both of the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association (PPA) Training Committee as well as the wider organisation.

There will also be time for individual conversations to help you in preparing to apply for the training.

open evening programme

7.00 pm - Refreshments and welcome

7.15 pm - Welcome to the bpf, introductions and outline of the evening with Susan Rodgers, Chair of the PPA Training Committee

7.30 pm - 'Becoming and Being a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist' with Dr Ann Malkin, in-coming Chair of the PPA Training Committee

8.15 pm - Preparing for Training with Dr Ann Morris, Chair of the PPA Selection Committee

8.30 pm - Time for individual conversations with members of the PPA


about PPA

The Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association provides in-depth psychoanalytic training for contemporary clinical practice:
• An individual mentoring service to help you prepare to meet our entry requirements;
• A framework in which to develop a robust psychoanalytic stance based on working three times a week and later to develop the capacity to work in depth at once or twice weekly;
• The opportunity to establish a private practice and develop psychoanalytic work at a lower frequency in institutions or in private work;
• A personal route through training taking account of your experience and development;
• A modified entry scheme for clinicians with a previous psychoanalytic / psychodynamic
• A rich membership and CPD programme on qualification


disclaimer: The bpf will not be held responsible for travel/hotel expenses made or incurred in the unlikely event of this course either being cancelled or postponed.

access information: The bpf building has limited access. Please contact us to find out more on 0208 452 9823 or at

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