SPSI Open House

SPSI on Madison 4020 E Madison St, #230, Seattle, WA

For decades we have been holding this event in order to interest and inform possible applicants for training.  We have been fortunate in attracting many good people who have gone on to become psychoanalysts and members of our faculty.  A new class starts every other September and, traditionally, this event has been the previous November

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Two-Year Certificate Program OPEN HOUSE — Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Theory, Process, and Social Applicability

SPSI on Madison 4020 E Madison St, #230, Seattle, WA

For decades, we have been holding this event to interest and inform possible applicants of the Two-Year Certificate Program, now named: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Theory, Process, and Social Applicability. We have been fortunate in attracting many good people from a variety of practice settings who have gone on to deepen their practices and make significant contributions

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Year-End and Graduation Party

Wisteria Hall, Washington Park Arboretum 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle, WA, United States

We invite all SPSI Faculty, Emeritus Faculty, Clinical Associates, iCAPP Students, Instructors, Board Members, Associate Members, and Community Members to attend our 2022 Year-End and Graduation Party. The event will be held in-person at Wisteria Hall at the Graham Visitors Center in the Washington Park Arboretum—2300 Arboretum Drive East. Doors will open at 6:30pm, and

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SPSI Art Salon presents: “Psychological Aspects of Capital Punishment: The Last Supper”

Bellevue Art Museum 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA, United States

This presentation will include a viewing of the exhibition, “The Last Supper” by artist Julie Green, which is on display at the Bellevue Art Museum. It will be followed by a discussion led by Janelle Eckhardt, PhD. On ceramic blue and white plates, Green has portrayed the last suppers of death row inmates. The starkness

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SPSI Fall Art Show Opening

SPSI on Madison 4020 E Madison St, #230, Seattle, WA

Join us in person at SPSI for the opening of our Fall art show. The SPSI Art Opening is an evening of visual arts by SPSI members, friends and family accompanied by poetry readings and live music.

Northwest Psychoanalytic Building Book Sale

Northwest Psychoanalytic Building 4033 E Madison St, Seattle, WA, United States

Come and browse and buy from a psychoanalytic library collection that has been growing since the time of SPSI's founding. Low prices and special deals when buying multiple books. Some artwork will be available for sale as well. All proceeds from the sale will benefit SPSI's Collective Grant program.

Northwest Psychoanalytic Building Book Sale

Northwest Psychoanalytic Building 4033 E Madison St, Seattle, WA, United States

Due to high demand, a second (and final!) night has been added to the book sale! Their library is closing down, so the whole collection is on sale. There are lots of essential texts that would be a great addition to any collectionCome and browse and buy from a psychoanalytic library collection that has been

Speaking About Race II with Frank Lowe, Fakhry Davids, & Baffour Ababio

Online via Zoom

We are pleased to present another co-sponsored event examining the intersection of race and psychotherapy. This online event will seek to build upon our initial co-sponsored Speaking About Race event that was held in January of 2021. This class will feature a panel-discussion led by Frank Lowe, Fakhry Davids, and Baffour Ababio. All three presenters

SPSI Spring Art Show Opening

SPSI on Madison 4020 E Madison St, #230, Seattle, WA

Join us for food, wine, friends, music, poetry and prose, and a variety of visual arts. Readings will begin at 7:00 pm and there will be music by Sandy Walker and her band. We look forward to seeing you there!

Art Salon: “The Impact on the Psyche of Not Belonging: The Recognition and Non-Recognition of Women Artists, Yayoi Kusama”

Online via Zoom

The SPSI Art Salon Committee presents the second film in our series "The Impact on the Psyche of Not Belonging: The Recognition and Non-Recognition of Women Artists". We will be screening the film, Kusama: Infinity, to be followed by an audience discussion led by Mary Sacco, LMHC and John Olson, MD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8mdIB1WxHI Now the top-selling

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Speaking About Race III

Online via Zoom

We are pleased to present another co-sponsored event examining the intersection of race and psychotherapy. More details to come.

Larry Schwartz Memorial

SPSI on Madison 4020 E Madison St, #230, Seattle, WA

SPSI will be hosting a memorial service for Emeritus Faculty member Larry Schwartz, who died earlier this year. The memorial will be held on Saturday, July 22nd from 1-3pm. You can come in person or join us on Zoom to share recollections of Larry and honor his memory and time with us.

“Speaking About Race IV: Working with Internalized Racism” with Fakhry Davids

Online via Zoom

We are pleased to present another co-sponsored event examining the intersection of race and psychotherapy. In part four of the Speaking About Race series, we invite you to examine your own relationship between individual racism, institutional racism and classism. Davids has written and presented extensively on the inner processes at work in our minds when these

SPSI Open House

SPSI on Madison 4020 E Madison St, #230, Seattle, WA

For decades, Seattle Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (SPSI) has trained mental health providers to work deeply with people struggling with all spectrums of the human condition.  The Institute has been an intellectual home, providing support and fostering professional growth for their students and faculty members. We hope you will consider enriching our community by enrolling

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2-Year Program Information Session

SPSI on Madison 4020 E Madison St, #230, Seattle, WA

We are excited to announce a Hybrid Information Session on March 3, 2024, Noon-2:00pm for the Two-year Certificate Program at SPSI, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Theory, Process, and Social Applicability. We are a learning community committed to helping one another engage with psychoanalytic theory to deepen clinical work in all settings and to promote healing in our

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SPSI Goodbye Party

SPSI on Madison 4020 E Madison St, #230, Seattle, WA

31 years ago, SPSI found its home at 4020 East Madison Street. As we prepare to move to our new home in Eastlake, join us for a party to celebrate and remember our time on Madison. Come enjoy delicious finger foods by Píyale Cömert and Julie Wood and raise a glass of wine. Take home

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Speaking About Race V: Intercultural Therapy with Baffour Ababio

Online via Zoom

COR, NPSI, NWAPS & SPSI are are pleased to present another co-sponsored event examining the intersection of race and psychotherapy. Baffour Ababio is a psychoanalytic intercultural psychotherapist and clinical supervisor in private practice and at Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre. Baffour completed his psychotherapy training at University College London and his supervision training at the Guild of

SPSI Graduation Party

SPSI 1938 Fairview Ave E, Seattle, WA, United States

There will be an end-of-year gathering at SPSI on Sunday, June 2nd from 4-6pm. We will celebrate graduations and completion of didactic classes, and provide catered food, beverages, and red & white wine. We’ll also celebrate our imminent move to our new location on Fairview Ave East!

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