VAPS - a local chapter of Division 39 of the American Psychological Association providing a forum for local professionals interested in psychoanalytic ideas, study and practice.


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July 24th, 2020

Please join us for a Zoom seminar with Dhwani Shah, MD, entitled Dangerous Territory: Racist Moments in the Psychoanalytic Space. Dr. Shah is a psychiatrist, professor and psychoanalyst currently practicing in Princeton, NJ and he will discuss racial enactments, playfulness, racial humor, white privilege, and political/cultural differences while focusing on countertransference reactions. For more information and to register please click on the event on our Events page!


September 11th, 2020

The Applied Psychoanalysis Committee invites VAPS members to join a Zoom Book Discussion Group! This discussion will be on the first of a series of books by Elena Ferrante, My Brilliant Friend. For more information go to our Events page!