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

September 26, 2015
"Embedded and Couched: The Function and Meaning of Recumbent Speech"
with Nathan Kravis, MD
September 26, 2015

Register online now or click here for full brochure.
November 7, 2015
A Seminar on Ethical Issues in Dealing with Erotic Transference and Countertransference
with Andrea Celenza, PhD

November 7, 2015
9 AM to 5 PM
(6 hours CE credit)
University of Washington, Kane Hall Room 210
Register online now or click here for full brochure.

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By Tony Hacker
Special to The Seattle Times