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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Registration is still open for our Pre-Conference Seminar! See below!

November 6th, 2020 - Pre-Conference Seminar

Please join us for our pre-conference seminar on an Introduction to Mentalization: An example of theoretical and clinical integration presented by Norka Malberg, Psy.D., along with discussant Mark Dangerfield, Ph.D.. For more details and to register on this stand alone introduction to a Mentalization-based therapy by our Scientific Meeting speakers please visit our events page!

November 7th, 2020 - 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting - Registration is now closed

Registration is now closed for our 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting entitled Through the child analytic lens: Applications of attachment theory to psychoanalytic practice presented by Norka Malberg, Psy.D., along with discussant Mark Dangerfield, Ph.D.. We thank all those who have registered and we look forward to seeing you online on November 7th! Registrants will be receiving emails as we approach the event with your small group assignments, links to register for and attend the event on Zoom as well as a Zoom "Cheat Sheet" of instructions for the meeting! For questions or concerns, please contact Stella Marrie at