Welcome to the
Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of WA

Here you will find information about psychoanalytic psychotherapy, about APPWA and its activities, about members of APPWA, and links to bodies with which APPWA is affiliated.  APPWA organises a number of training and professional development activities for counsellors and psychotherapists. 

What is APPWA?

The Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Western Australia (APPWA) is a multi-disciplinary body of psychotherapists with advanced training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy

APPWA seeks to promote and support the highest possible standards of clinical practice, training and ethics in psychoanalytic psychotherapy in Western Australia and to this end provides continuing education and supervision for practicing psychotherapists. Find out more about APPWA or visit our list of Members.

APPWA Training and Education

More information on APPWA Training & Education


CONFIRMED RETURN of Renowned Psychoanalyst - Neville Symington

Tuesday 6th November 2018
APPWA, in conjunction with RANZCP and the Faculty of Psychotherapy, is delighted to announce the return to Western Australia of renowned psychoanalyst, Neville Symington. Nevile will enthrall the audience with his exploration of the topics:

What is the Healer’s Task? & Where is the Medicine of Healing in Psycho-Analysis?

Registration refreshments will be available from 6.15 pm prior to a 7.00 pm commencement. This is an excellent opportunity for networking with APPWA Members and colleagues. Flyers about the future training program and other community engagement activities will also be available.
Event Date: 06-Nov-2018

Core Concepts Series - 2018/19 - LIMITED PLACES REMAINING

October 6th 2018 to May 25th 2019
In response to past event attendees' requests, APPWA is pleased to announce a series of seminars, facilitated by APPWA Members, exploring core concepts in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Places to this series will be limited to 35 participants per seminar and initial registration will be open until September 23rd for Event Series registrants.

APPWA Members

Members of APPWA are highly trained specialists in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy as a form of psychological treatment. Here we offer a brief introduction to this kind of work. More than a century ago Sigmund Freud developed his theory of the mind and of psychological treatment for disorders of the mind. There have been many developments based on his theories as clinicians build on his theory in the light of their own clinical findings. Read more about APPWA

Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Western Australia


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