Committees

Div. 39 has over a dozen committees that focus on specific areas of psychoanalysis and include the following:

Active Committees

  • Early Career Committee
    Seeks to enhance the experiences of Division members who are within their first seven years after training.

  • Education and Training Committee
    Works with the Division 39 Board, associated division committees and division sections to enhance the representation of psychoanalytical perspectives in academia and research and to promote psychoanalytically-oriented through the development of on-going panels and symposia for the annual spring meeting. 

  • Ethics Committee
    Promotes the highest standards for the ethical practice of psychoanalysis.

  • Graduate Student Committee
    Encourages student participation in all aspects of the Division’s work and provides useful information to graduate students about current psychoanalysis, including programs and training sites that are open to psychoanalytic views.

  • Humanities and Psychoanalysis Committee
    Advance the creation, communication and cross fertilization of knowledge in the humanities and psychoanalysis to the mutual benefit of both domains.

  • Membership Committee 
    Tasked with recruitment, retention and engagement  of members in support of the Division.

  • Multicultural Concerns Committee
    The Multicultural Concerns Committee aims to increase awareness and understanding of issues of race and ethnicity and their influence on intrapsychic and interpersonal development.

  • Publications Committee
    The Publications Committee serves as liaison to Division 39’s Board of Directors and oversees production and recommends policy for our journals.

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