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.