Vienna Psychoanalytic Society

Wiener Psychoanalytische Vereinigung

Introduction

The WPV's central tasks are the training of psychoanalysts and the promotion and development of psychoanalysis in its clinical, scientific and social aspects.
It's high international standards in scientific research and in education and training are required and based in an international scientific network.

Members, Candidates

Members: 153
Candidates: 75

Short History

The Vienna Psychoanalytic Society was founded as a scientific society by Sigmund Freud.
It was the first psychoanalytic association and was also founder of the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA).

Founded 1908
IPA Component Society since 1910

Training Institute

Eitingon-Model (since 1925)

lehrinstitut@wpv.at

Further information:
https://wpv.at/ausbildung/

The institute provides training in psychoanalysis and in psychoanalytic psychotherapy both according to

Eitingon-Model (since 1925)

lehrinstitut@wpv.at

Further information:
https://wpv.at/ausbildung/

The institute provides training in psychoanalysis and in psychoanalytic psychotherapy both according to the standards of IPA and according to the psychotherapeutic law in Austria. Training in Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy is offered as an Integrated Training Track.  

Other structures within the Society

The Vienna Psychoanalytic Ambulatorium (reopened in 1999) is an out patient clinic providing initial interviews as well as treatment (psychoanalytic psychotherapy, psychoanalysis) free of charge.

The Vienna Psychoanalytic Ambulatorium (reopened in 1999) is an out patient clinic providing initial interviews as well as treatment (psychoanalytic psychotherapy, psychoanalysis) free of charge. Adults as well as young children, adolescents and their parents can be seen for consultation/treatment. The Ambulatorium offers a special program for candidates in training at the WPV to gain experience in conducting initial interviews.

The Vienna Psychoanalytic Ambulatorium (reopened in 1999) is an out patient clinic providing initial interviews as well as treatment (psychoanalytic psychotherapy, psychoanalysis) free of charge. Adults as well as young children, adolescents and their parents can be seen for consultation/treatment. The Ambulatorium offers a special program for candidates in training at the WPV to gain experience in conducting initial interviews.

Contact and further information:
https://wpv.at/ambulatorium/

The Vienna Psychoanalytic Academy was founded in 2006 by the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society and the Vienna Psychoanalytic Association as a non-profit company.

It is an out-reach center for psychoanalysis and its applications providing an institutional framework for teaching, research, interdisciplinary exchange and cooperation.

Contact and further information:
https://psy-akademie.at/akademie/organisation/

 

Library

The library of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society collects literature on the theory and technique of psychoanalysis, its history of science and the life and work of Sigmund Freud. With a stock of about

The library of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society collects literature on the theory and technique of psychoanalysis, its history of science and the life and work of Sigmund Freud. With a stock of about 3.000 volumes and several ongoing journals, it offers a representative overview of the most important topics in psychoanalysis and provides the basic psychoanalytic works.

In addition, the library owns a stock of more than 600 valuable first editions, including a first edition of Sigmund Freud's ‘Interpretation of Dreams’ with a personal dedication by the author, as well as early psychoanalytic works and an almost complete collection of the editions of the International Psychoanalytic Publishing House founded by Sigmund Freud.

Contact and further information:
https://wpv.at/wissenschaft/bibliothek/

Archive

The archive of the Vienna Psychoanalytical Society comprises approx. 10.000 archival documents (work manuscripts, letters, life documents, minutes etc.) and contains the society’s archive, among other things with the protocols of the Psychological Wednesday Society and the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society (1906-1938); in addition, estates and bequests of psychoanalysts are collected and indexed, including, for example, those of Robert Hans Jokl, Harald Leupold-Löwenthal and Eva Laible.

Contact and further information:
https://wpv.at/wissenschaft/archiv/