Center Application

The Center  has much to offer those who have an interest in psychoanalysis — whether professional or academic.  To help sustain and support the Center’s programs, we invite you to become a member.
The Center offers three levels of membership:  Regular, Sustaining, and Student





With a Regular Membership of $200, you will have access to local programs and workshops, as well as access to the Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing or PEP-Web ( a searchable online database of psychoanalytic journals, books and videos. An individual subscription costs a one-time fee of $1,030 and $141 annually for access to the database. As part of your Center membership, you can enjoy unlimited access to this comprehensive online library. 
With a Sustaining Membership of $795, you show your commitment to sustain and support the financial stability of the Center and programming that enriches your practice and ensures continued opportunities for the psychoanalytic community.  As a Sustaining Member, you will receive all of the benefits of Regular Membership plus additional professional and financial leadership recognition.


Student Membership is offered for $75.  Students--undergraduate, graduate, interns, residents--from any academic discipline who are interested in learning more about psychoanalysis are eligible. Student members are eligible for all Center activities, including access to PEP-Web.
We continue to grow and diversify our membership through initiatives such as:

New programming

Fellowship in Psychoanalytic Thought

The Creative Assist Program

Community Seminars

Searching the Psyche through Cinema film series



Our Spring 2017 Workshop featured Dr. Glen O. Gabbard and had a full house with overwhelming positive feedback from participants:

“This was an excellent workshop. Please have more of these in the future.”

“One of the best day-long workshops I ever participated in.”
“Outstanding presentation! Dr. Gabbard is an amazing presenter! His discussion involving therapeutic technique & interventions were quite helpful! And I appreciated his honesty & authenticity!”


The Center's main program, the Greater Kansas City Psychoanalytic Institute, which is already recruiting new applicants for 2018.

When you join the Center, you join a group dedicated to advance access to psychoanalytic and psychodynamic training, practice, and treatment availability in our community, and to expand cultural, educational, and networking opportunities.

For more information on the Center, including a membership directory, visit our website at