Belgian Psychoanalytic Society
The Belgian Psychoanalytic Society (BPS) allows each psychoanalyst to ensure their continued education by participating in the collective scientific and social life.
Full Members: 26
Associated Members: 44
Aspiring Members: 5
The Belgian Psychoanalytic Society is among the very first national societies to have been founded. It was created in 1946 under the name “Association of Psychoanalysts of Belgium” under the initiative of three people: Maurice Dugautiez, Fernand Lechat et Camille Lechat-Ledoux.
IPA Study Group since 1946
IPA Provisional Society since 1947
IPA Component Society since 1949
Contact: Mme Diana Messina Pizzuti: firstname.lastname@example.org
3 years training: clinical situations seminar, courses on psychoanalytic theory, psychic functioning, metapsychology, psychoanalytic technique, psychoanalytic nosography, ethics, Freud readings. Validation of supervision of control of two analytical cures of a minimum duration of 3 years at least 3 times a week and participation in the clinical group in which preliminary interviews and psychotherapy work are discussed. A clinical thesis must be presented to BPS members to acquire membership status.
Other structures within the Society
Small Clinical Groups
Special scientific / clinical / outreach activites
The BPS participates in a collaboration with the Dutch Psychoanalytic Society, in a Summer University Psychoanalysis week in Amsterdam during the first week of July: https://psychoanalysesummer.nl/
Contact: Marie-France Dispaux- Ducloux: email@example.com
There is a library
There are archives in our Society
Cooperations with other Institutions, Universities, etc.
Several members of our Society are involved in the training of psychoanalytic psychotherapists organised by the Faculty of Psychology of the Catholic University of Leuven. Several members contribute to the training of psychoanalytic therapists, organised by IFISAM for French-speaking colleagues. Several colleagues are attached to the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and the Université de Liège.