Our Mission

The Seattle Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (SPSI), founded in 1948, trains mental health clinicians to provide psychoanalytic treatment, and trains researchers in the application of psychoanalytic theory to various social settings. SPSI serves individuals and organizations in the community through educational outreach, consultation, research, and reduced fee psychoanalytic treatment. SPSI is an accredited training institute of the American Psychoanalytic Association and has full accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Psychoanalytic Education (ACPE).

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Informative Video about Psychoanalysis


Saturday, November 15, 2014 - Conference Brochure

Denise Fort, Ph.D. presenting "Regret, Agency, and Character Structure"
& Chris Keats, M.D. presenting  "Intensive Psychotherapeutic Treatment of the Severely Ill Patient in the Hospital and in the Office"

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