A public event in the frame of the Congress of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA)

Thursday 25th July  9:00 to 17:00

Friday 26th July 9:00 to 17:00

Venue: Church House - Deans Yard, Westminster, London SW1P 3NZ

One-day ticket: $47 Two-day ticket: $67

The IPA Student Programme of the 51st IPA-Congress is addressed to the public interested in psychoanalysis, especially to students of all levels, as well as faculties and professionals of different psychosocial fields. The programme offers basic knowledge in different fields of psychoanalysis, demonstrating the essentials of psychoanalytic thinking and illustrating the psychoanalytic understanding of the meaning of unconscious internal conflicts and developmental aspects with many clinical examples. 

Well-known speakers and experienced lecturers from around the world will provide insights into different approaches to clinical, scientific, theoretical and cultural applications of psychoanalysis.

Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss case examples with the presenters. All presentations are given in English.


Click here to see the full programme

Moderator Martin Teising


Fakhry Davids

M Fakhry Davids is a psychoanalyst in full-time private practice.  He is a Fellow and Training Analyst of the British Psychoanalytic Society, and a Member of the Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists. He is Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Psychoanalysis Unit, University College London, and Fellow of the Centre for Trauma and Refugees in the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex.
He has previously held clinical positions at the Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre in London, the London Clinic of Psychoanalysis, and the Tavistock Clinic, where he is now a Visiting Lecturer. 
He is a founding Board Member of Partners in Confronting Collective Atrocities, PCCA (www.p-cca.org), which utilises the Group Relations method to work with the psychic impact of atrocities such as the Holocaust and the Palestinian Nakba. He has published papers on a number of different topics, and a book Internal Racism: A Psychoanalytic Approach to Race and Difference.

Claudio Eizirik

Training Analyst of Porto Alegre Psychoanalytic Society, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, former President of IPA and FEPAL, recipient of the Sigourney Award, 2011, Chair of the IPA International New Groups Committee, with papers, chapters and book on psychoanalytic training and practice, and its relation with culture.

Ilany Kogan

Training Analyst at the Israel Psychoanalytic Society. For many years worked extensively with Holocaust survivors’ offspring, and published papers and books on this topic. She was awarded the Elise M. Hayman Award for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide (2005).   Lately she has focused on a psychoanalytic approach to creativity as manifested in literature and the performing arts, stemming from the belief that the psychoanalytic exploration of works of art leads to a richer and fuller understanding of each individual’s internal reality.  She has received the Sigourney Award in 2016.

Joachim Küchenhoff 

Joachim Küchenhoff, MD, is a psychoanalyst and member of the IPA and of the Swiss and German psychoanalytic societies. He is a specialist in psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosomatic medicine, and is Professor of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Basel, Switzerland. He worked as the medical director of the department of adult psychiatry in Baselland, Switzerland, till summer 2018. He is president of the supervisory board at IPU (International Psychoanalytic University) Berlin and member of many other advisory boards. He is author and editor of many psychoanalytic publications.

Mali Mann

Mali Mann, M.D., is Training and Supervising psychoanalyst and Child Supervisor at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis. She has a private practice in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry and psychoanalysis in Palo Alto and San Francisco. Dr. Mann is a clinical professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science.

Guillermo Julio Montero

He was born, lives, and works as a psychoanalyst in Buenos Aires (Argentina). He is a Full Member of The International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA), the President of Fundación Travesía [Psychoanalysis for Midlife Transition and Crisis] [est. 1989], the Chair of IPA’s Committee Psychoanalytic Perspectives of Aging (where he recorded the two DVD set Ripeness Is All: a series of interviews with psychoanalysts talking about aging, old age and wisdom) as well as the author of several books on the subject of midlife and maturescence. He is frequent speaker at different congresses worldwide. He is also the author of the novel: Invisible Mending (Karnac Books), previously awarded and printed twice in Mexico.


Ilka Quindeau 

Ilka Quindeau is Full Professor for Clinical Psychology and Psychoanalysis at  Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences and Associate Professor at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt. Since 2018 she is president of the International Psychoanalytic University (IPU) in Berlin. 
Trained as a clinical psychologist and sociologist, she is now working as a training and supervising analyst in the German and International Psychoanalytical Society (DPV/IPA). She has published over 100 chapters and articles and has authored or edited several books.
Recent Publications in English:
• Seduction and Desire: The Psychoanalytic Theory of Sexuality Since Freud. London: Karnac 2013
• Female sexuality beyond gender dichotomy
In: Moeslein-Teising, Ingrid & Thomson Salo, Frances (Hrsg.) (2013): The Female Body. Inside and Outside. London: Karnac

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