The Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology, formed in 1987, is a Local Chapter of the Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology: Division 39 of the American Psychological Association.. SEFAPP is a scientific and professional organization promoting excellence through quality continuing education for all mental health professionals, collegial development, and the scholarly exchange of ideas.
SEFAPP is a multi-disciplinary interest group dedicated to furthering the study and application of broad-based psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapy and the methods of psychoanalytic inquiry through the sponsorship of conferences, symposia and workshops on clinical issues, theoretical papers, and ongoing research by members and recognized experts in the field. Each month SEFAPP sponsors conferences available to both members and the community at large. These conferences focus on a wide variety of topics including sexual abuse, anti-Semitism, and varying therapeutic approaches to the treatment of patients and typically feature nationally and internationally prominent psychoanalysts.
Members come primarily from the South Florida tri-county area of Broward, Dade and Palm Beach counties, as well as other parts of the state and country. Members are representatives of all the mental health professions and other disciplines, including philosophy, art and English. Membership in the American Psychological Association or Division of Psychoanalysis is not required for membership in SEFAPP. By-laws provide for one category of membership, with full voting, committee membership and governance privileges for all members.
The Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology (SEFAPP), a local chapter of the Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology, Division 39, of the American Psychological Association, is a non-profit, 501 (C)(6) organization. According to the IRS, Contributions to section 501(c)(6) organizations are not deductible as charitable contributions on the donor's federal income tax return. They may be deductible as trade or business expenses if ordinary and necessary in the conduct of the taxpayer's business.
Benefits of Membership
Membership in SEFAPP offers professionals and students a range of benefits, including:
Sample of Past Speakers & Presentations: