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Why Join AAPCSW?

  • Cutting-edge, biennial AAPCSW conferences.
  • Development of regional conferences and/or programs.
  • Continuation of local programs organized by the Area Chapters.
  • Our triannual newsletter that reaches over 900 members.
  • Subscription to Psychoanalytic Social Work Journal
    (print & online access). → Login to Access Journals
  • Access to the online Journal of Social Work Practice - Psychotherapeutic Approaches in Health, Welfare and the Community. → Login to Access Journals
  • Outreach to graduate students and new professionals.
  • Funds to support student and candidate presenters at AAPCSW national conferences.
  • Programs that mentor academics seeking to develop psychoanalytic curricula.
  • Access to Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (PEP) at a reduced rate.
  • Interactive listservs that provide professional information, intellectual discussions and facilitate referrals:
    General Listserv (automatic enrollment)
    Child & Adolescent Listserv
  • Discounts on books and journals.
  • Discount on websites for therapists.
  • A distance learning program that provides CE Hours.
  • The committees that further our mission: Child and Adolescent Committee, Diversity and Social Action Committee, and The Scholarship Committee.

Your Membership Enables AAPCSW to:

  • Strengthen our national presence through affiliation with the Psychoanalytic Consortium and the Accreditation Council for Psychoanalytic Education, Inc. and other national organizations.
  • Share and promote our interest in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytically informed psychotherapy.
  • Promote the concepts of psychoanalytic theory and practice.

Grow with AAPCSW

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Membership Questions?

Barbara L Matos, MS
AAPCSW Administrator | (301) 799-5120

Josh Abrahams, MS, LCSW
Membership Co-Chair | (773) 542-3371

Kevin Barrett, AM, LCSW
Membership Co-Chair | (423) 260-0260