This seminar considers how Schema L is clinically applicable. A diagram such as Lacan’s Schema L provides an invaluable support to psychoanalytic clinical work as the schema maps the imaginary and symbolic axes of transference and pinpoints various positions and moments during an analysis. This seminar with Dan Collins will trace how Schema L orients the development and progress of a clinical case by highlighting psychoanalytic interventions and positions as they are mapped on the diagram. All are welcome, practitioners new and less experienced, and anyone seeking to explore this important conceptual invention of Lacan as it is applied in a clinical


President of the IPA, Virginia Ungar, talks to reknowned author, Siri Hustvedt, ahead of the IPA’s 52nd Congress. Siri will be the guest speaker during the opening ceremony on Wednesday 21st July.

For anyone with an appreciation of and fascination with the intricacies of memory, and of the symptoms that beset us by times, her novel Memories of the Future and her unique neurological memoir The Shaking Woman or A History of my Nerves, are glorious windows onto those other scenes.