The Vision Award was conceived by NAAP as a special honor to be bestowed on a psychoanalyst who has made an outstanding contribution to psychoanalysis and its impact on the life of individuals and the community. The award is presented during NAAP’s annual conference, which takes place each fall in New York City.
In 2016, NAAP was delighted to recognize the vision of Stephen Soldz, PhD, and Steven Reisner, PhD. Click here to learn more>>
In 1995 the Public Education Corporation of the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis (NAAP) was incorporated. Its purpose is to educate the public on the history, nature, and function of psychoanalysis and to clarify the role of psychoanalysis in today’s society.
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My experience with NAAP helped me develop my professional network as a candidate and prepared me for my transition into a thriving private practice.
Psychoanalysis is built on the values of tradition, learning, innovation, and community, which have been the cornerstones of my more than 30 years’ relationship with NAAP…
NAAP has an “umbrella” (perhaps a wide, parental) kind of feeling for me, that has stretched over the various parts of my professional analytic life in an extensive year continuum…