Istanbul Psychoanalytical Association

Istanbul Psikanaliz Derneği


The society was established for the purpose of institutionalization and dissemination of psychoanalysis and providing psychoanalytical training in Turkey.

Members, Candidates

56 Analysts and 119 Candidates

Short History

Istanbul Psychoanalytical Group was founded in 1994. The founding members had all been trained in SPP. The group members constituted IPD in 2001.

IPA Study Group since 2007
IPA Provisional Society since 2012
IPA Component Society since 2017

Training Institute

Training model: French Model

Contact: Zehra Karaburçak Ünsal

The training division consists of three boards. These are Formation Coordination Board, Formation Organization Board, and The Training Analysts’ Board

Present projects/program

Support Committee in Social Trauma and Crisis

Special scientific / clinical / outreach activites

International and National congresses and meetings, Volunteer work on social responsibility projects, have been pursued by the association since its foundation

Ethics Committee

Contact: Dilek Çavaş Özer





Cooperations with other Institutions, Universities, etc.

TIHV (Human Rights Foundation of Turkey), More Catı (Women’s Shelter Foundation) Social Politics, Gender Identity and Gender Orientation Studies Association. Children under Care and Protection of the Ministry.