Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th October
With visiting analyst Dr Jeffrey Eaton and special guest author Helen Garner
An Introduction to Psychoanalytic Thinking
Starting Thursday 23rd March 2017.
(1 year course)
Held at the Melbourne Institute for Psychoanalysis, 400 Tooronga Road, Hawthorn East, 3123.
Thursday Evenings 8 - 9:30pm.  
Applications close Friday 24th February, 2017
2017 Seminar Series
April 27th - "Anxious Australia : Borders, Boundaries & invasive Asia"
May 25th - "Fundamentalist states of mind : Some psychoanalytic thinking about Australia's treatment of asylum seekers"
June 15th - "The Precarious Balance of Hate & Love in our times"
Admission is Free.  Reservations essential. Seating limited.


The function of the Melbourne Branch, under the auspices of the Australian Psychoanalytical Society (APAS), is the training of Psychoanalysts.

Alongside the Society Branches, the Melbourne Institute is a locally incorporated organization which deals with financial, administrative and scientific matters.

Members of the Melbourne Institute for Psychoanalysis: their work
MIP members have their own private practices and are engaged in a variety of clinical and non-clinical educational activities both within the local Institute and a number of other institutional settings e.g. universities and hospitals. In addition local psychoanalysts undertake supervision of clinical work in psychotherapy by other mental health professionals and offer primary and secondary consultations.

What is the APAS?
The Australian Psychoanalytical Society (APAS) is a component society of the International Psychoanalytical Association a worldwide organisation of over 10,000 members, which monitors standards for psychoanalytic practice worldwide.

The illustrations in this website are by Melbourne artist Fay Plamka for MIP - Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein & Wilfred Bion.