Physically located in Willoughby in Sydney’s northern suburbs, the Sydney Institute for Psycho-Analysis (SIP) it is the home of psychoanalysis in Sydney, and seeks to promote the understanding and advancement of psychoanalysis.
Established in 1951 it is the Sydney base of the Australian Psychoanalytical Society (APAS).
The specific activities of the SIP include the training of psychoanalysts; the teaching of the theory and practice of psychoanalysis, through courses and clinical supervision; and the dissemination of psychoanalytic ideas through public lectures and other outreach activities.
The SIP and it members aim:
Since the mid 1980’s the SIP has run an educational programme offering public lectures, as well as seminars, workshops, and conference open days, for psychotherapists and mental health professionals, and the general public, interested in understanding psychoanalytic principles and employing them in their work.
As psychoanalysts, individual members of the SIP offer psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and are also available for clinical supervision for psychotherapists and other mental health workers Go to the SIP's directory of Psychoanalysts to find one in your area.