Clinical Psychoanalysis at The Freudian School of Melbourne
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"That the subject should come to recognise and to name his desire, that is the efficacious action of analysis." – Jacques Lacan

The Clinical Service of the School provides a single point of access for the services provided by clinical members of the School. Clinical members come from a range of professional backgrounds including psychiatry, psychology, social work, and nursing. In addition to their private practices these members are well represented in a variety of public clinical settings including hospitals and mental health clinics.

A wide variety of problems may lead someone to consider psychoanalytic treatment. These include depression, anxiety, difficulties in achieving life goals, relationship and sexual problems, fears and phobias, parenting difficulties and school refusal.

Each clinical member of the School works in their own style according to the ethics of psychoanalysis and in answer to the particular demand brought by each individual seeking treatment. For the purpose of an assessment the clinician will initially conduct several interviews with the client. After discussion a psychoanalytic treatment may then be offered. Alternatively, other treatment options may be suggested.

Fees are set not by the School but by individual clinicians in negotiation with the client.

Directory of Members

Access the directory of the Freudian School of Melbourne's clinical membership to find a clinical service or supervisor in your area.

Some practitioners also provide remote consultations by telephone and/or via digital conferencing platforms. Enquiries can be directed to individual members.

Enquiries for analysis and supervision are welcome. The contact details of clinical members are available here.