We are pleased you are considering applying for membership at the New Center for Psychoanalysis.
Applications are processed by the Membership Committee and approved by the Board of Directors once per month. If you have not graduated from an organized training institute affiliated with or approved by the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) or the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA), additional materials regarding your training will be required.
Date of Birth
Graduate School/Medical School
Year of Graduation
Clinical Internship/Residency Program
Current Professional License (required unless applying for Student Membership)
License State (required unless applying for Student Membership)
License Expiry Date (required unless applying for Student Membership)
Other Training Experience
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A Graduate Psychoanalyst from a Psychoanalytic Institute approved by APsaA, IPA, or with equivalent training as determined by the Membership Committee in its sole discretion may become an Active Member.
Active Members with ten years or more may apply for Life Member status if practice is no more than 10 hours/week but want to remain involved in the affairs of the Center.
An active member of a sister psychoanalytic institute may apply as a Dual Member. Dual Members receive the same privileges as full members at NCP and must go through a separate approval process to be eligible to become NCP Faculty.
Full Member Dues $1200 Life Member Dues $450 Dual Member Dues $600
Privileges include voting and holding office, eligible for Institute Faculty, NCP website profile, library & PEPWeb subscription, member discounts and discount on facility rentals.
Psychoanalytic/Psychotherapy Associate Membership
Those who have completed the four years of psychoanalytic training but who are not pursuing the requirements of graduation; or who are graduates of either of NCP’s psychoanalytic psychotherapy programs or an equivalent program and have served on Center committee(s) for three years and have fulfilled other requirements as determined by the Membership Committee and the Board of Directors. Psychoanalytic/Psychotherapy Associate Member Dues $600
Privileges include voting rights, holding office (with the exception of President or Secretary), eligible as Adjunct Institute Faculty and/or Faculty for Psychotherapy Programs and Extension, NCP website profile, PepWeb subscription, member discounts and discount on facility rentals.
Psychotherapy/Professional Affiliate Membership
A graduate of a two (2)-year Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program in either Child or Adult Psychotherapy and/or is a practicing psychotherapist, physician, or academic.
Psychotherapy Affiliate Dues $300
Privileges include eligible as Faculty for Psychotherapy Programs (Psychotherapy Affiliate) and Extension, NCP website profile, library & PEPWeb subscription, member discounts and discount on facility rentals.
Current Active member who relocates outside of Southern California or a member of an APsaA or IPA organization located outside of Southern California may apply.
Corresponding Member Dues $150
Privileges include eligible as Faculty for Extension (in-person at NCP), NCP member profile and referral network, online archive & research education resources, and discount on facility rentals.
Student Member Membership
A pre-licensed mental health professional and/or any graduate or undergraduate student with an interest in psychoanalysis who seeks association with NCP.
Student Member Dues $75
Privileges include free entry to Scientific Meetings and NCP's Film & Mind Series, and Student rate on other programs.
Clinical Associate Membership (Must apply and be accepted through the Admissions Committee for Psychoanalytic Training.)
Please refer to n-c-p.org/training-adult-application for the Adult Psychoanalytic Training admission process and application.
Clinical Associate Member Dues - Tuition only
Privileges include voting rights after completion of First Year seminars, holding office (with the exception of President or Secretary; usually as Post-Seminar CA), NCP website profile, PepWeb subscription, and various discounts.
Honorary Member (Honorary Members are nominated by a current member and subsequently approved by the Board of Directors.)
A recognized preeminent member in the field of psychoanalysis and/or a local, national or international non-analyst for recognition of special services to psychoanalysis, related sciences, or the community.
Honorary Member Dues $0
I agree to terms of NCP Membership and Hold Harmless Statement View terms
I authorize the NCP Membership Committee to process my application in accordance to the procedures set forth in the NCP Bylaws.
I hereby release from any liability all representatives of the New Center for Psychoanalysis for their acts performed in good faith and without malice in connection with processing my application for membership, and release from liability all individuals and organizations that provide information regarding this application.
As a condition of Membership of the New Center for Psychoanalysis, I agree to abide by the ethical and competency standards of psychoanalysis as described in the American Psychoanalytic Association's Principles and Standards of Ethics for Psychoanalysts and/or the ethical and competency standards of psychoanalytic psychotherapy as derived from the American Psychoanalytic Association's Principles and Standards of Ethics for Psychoanalysts.
I agree, if requested, to cooperate with the New Center for Psychoanalysis’ Ethics Committee and to release, hold harmless and indemnify the New Center for Psychoanalysis, its officers, agents and members of the Division of Membership Services and/or Ethics Committee from any and all claims arising out of the initiation and processing of investigations of any concerns or complaints of impairment or unethical conduct alleged against me.
I hereby certify that to my knowledge:
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Have there ever been any findings of unethical or unprofessional conduct?
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Are there any current or pending charges or allegations of unethical or unprofessional
If you answered YES to either question, please explain:
Two letters of recommendation are required from all applicants except those applying for Student Membership. Please either mail directly to the Director of Membership Services at 2014 Sawtelle Boulevard Los Angeles, California 90025, or email to Tinaw@n-c-p.org or DrSandyLanden@gmail.com
Curriculum Vita - including undergraduate and post-graduate education and training including dates of graduation and/or certification and/or licensure, as well as professional association affiliation. Required for all membership types.
California professional mental health practitioner license - If applying for Corresponding Membership, please provide professional license from your state. If retired, please provide a letter attesting to full retirement from practice. Required for all membership types except Student Member.
Current Malpractice Coverage Coversheet - Required for all membership types except Student Member or retired applicants.
Certificate of Completion of a Psychoanalytic Training Program - from a Psychoanalytic Institute approved by the American Psychoanalytic Association or The International Psychoanalytic Association. Required for Full/Life/Dual Membership and Psychoanalytic Associate Membership.
Letter of recommendation from the President of the previous Psychoanalytic Society - Required if relocating from another city/country; the letter must state that the applicant is a member in good standing. Required for Full/Life/Dual Membership.
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