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Mission Statement
The Houston Psychoanalytic Society is dedicated to promoting psychoanalytic and psychodynamic principles through creative discussions with the greater Houston community. The Society holds monthly meetings with invited local and national speakers, provides networking and continuing education opportunities and sponsors accredited workshops throughout the academic year. These events are open to the public.

Upcoming Events
  • Mark your calendars on Thursdays in August at 7:00pm, when psychoanalytic experts present films of particular interest to anyone with a psychological bent. The series examines films through the lens of psychoanalysis, with speakers from the Houston Psychoanalytic Society and the Jung Center.  Free of charge at The Jung Center of Houston: 5200 Montrose Blvd., Houston, Tx, 77006.
  • Home/Body presented by Gemma Marangoni Ainslie, PhD - Wednesday, September 13

See the EVENTS tab for complete information.

All events (unless noted) will take place at:
The Council on Recovery - Houston
303 Jackson Hill Street
Houston, TX 77007

Admission to all meetings is free.  Charges mentioned below are for CEP/CEU/CME credits.

Wednesday Meetings:                                    
7:00 pm-7:30 pm Refreshments
7:30 pm-9:00 pm Presentation by Speaker
9:00 pm Informal Discussion with Speaker

Active and Student Members: Free
Friends: $20
Non-members: $40

Saturday Workshop hours:
8:30 am-9:00 am Refreshments and Socialization
9:00 am-12:00 pm Presentation and Discussion

Active Members: $75
Friends: $100
Non-members: $125
Students: $25

Ethics Workshop:
Active $75
Student Members: $25
Friends: $100
Non-members: $125

Meeting and Workshop Registration


  • Wednesday, October 11th, 2017- Treatment challenges with masochostic and self-defeating patients Presented by Glen Gabbard, MD
    Posted Sep 19, 2017, 8:23 AM by Houston Psychoanalytic Society
  • Thursday, August 24th, 2017- Moonlight (2016)- August Film Series Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 7PMWatch: Moonlight (2016)Synopsis: The 2017 Oscar recipient for best picture is a gorgeously rendered, paradigm breaking film made by a black writer, director, and ...
    Posted Aug 21, 2017, 12:02 PM by Houston Psychoanalytic Society
  • Home/Body Home/Body - Presented by Gemma Marangoni Ainslie, PhDWednesday, September 13, 2017 - 7:00-9:00 PM7:00 Networking | 7:30 Presentation (1.5 CEUs)The Council on Recovery ...
    Posted Aug 19, 2017, 5:32 PM by Crissy Nolen
  • Thursday, August 17th, 2017- Lion (2016)- August Film Series Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 7PMWatch: Lion (2016)Synopsis: Lion tells the true story of Saroo Brierley, a five-year old boy who gets lost on the streets of Calcutta ...
    Posted Aug 17, 2017, 7:34 AM by Houston Psychoanalytic Society
  • Thursday, August 10, 2017 - Capote (2005) - August Film Series Thursday, August 10, 2017 @ 7PMWatch: Capote (2005)Synopsis: In this film, Truman Capote—brilliantly portrayed by Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman—travels with his childhood friend, Harper ...
    Posted Aug 7, 2017, 3:06 PM by Houston Psychoanalytic Society
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