“Trained as a psychiatrist, I worried about losing sight of the person behind the symptoms. Psychoanalytic training gave me a deeper understanding of my patientsí problems and a way to help them with their human struggles as much as their symptoms. ”

— Joshua Pretsky, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine  |    View More Testimonials


The Center is committed to a tradition of community service. Our programs educate and inform the community about mental health issues; we collaborate with other organizations to provide programs that benefit those of limited financial means. Through our varied, dynamic offerings - seminars, parenting programs, and low fee psychoanalysis, we strive to help our community.

We invite you to join us. Together we can make a difference!

  • Sponsor an educational program
  • Develop community resources
  • Promote mental health awareness

For information on how to partner, sponsor or donate, contact the Center's administrator.