Benefits of membership include opportunities for intellectual, professional, business, and social development. Joining DSPP, you can anticipate dialogue with presenters and other members on the theory and practice of psychoanalytically-oriented psychotherapy. We welcome debate and encourage open exchange of ideas and opinions. As a part of DSPP, you will gain professional visibility and have the opportunity to get to know personally a group of professional peers. DSPP is actively involved in broadening its focus in the arts, academia, and community endeavors. As a member, you will be part of a vibrant organization with access to a rich variety of experiences.
Full Members are individuals who have demonstrated interest in psychoanalysis as evidences by the pursuit of educational, research, and/or professional activities. Full Members are either: (1) licensed or certified mental health professionals at a Master's degree level or above (e.g., licensed professional counselor, psychiatrist, psychological associate, psychologist, social worker), or (2) members of the American Psychological Association. Only full members have voting privileges.
Associate members are any other individuals, including psychiatric residents and post-doctoral fellows, who do not meet the criteria for full membership status, but who possess an interest in, and commitment to, the purposes of the Society. This category also includes early career clinicians who have been licensed for five years of less.
Student Members are Non-licensed individuals enrolled in a related field of study.
Monthly Wednesday mini-workshops are free to members. Non-member professionals may attend for $10 per mini-workshop, payable on site.
For more information concerning membership, contact Jason Berman PhD, 12830 Hillcrest Rd, Suite D-111 Dallas, TX 75230.