The mission of the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute is to advance psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic thought, through training, treatment, education, and research to benefit the mental health of our diverse community.
As part of our reach in the St. Louis community, the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute has several initiatives to help promote mental health further.
We provide community education programs in the community in an effort to illuminate the complexities of human interaction and enrich community life. The Centene Charitable Speaker Series, for example, focuses on timely issues such as childhood trauma, while other series’ may focus on varied opportunities to apply psychoanalytic ideas to noteworthy films, plays, books and more. Other Special Lectures include the I.H Cohn Lecture, the Paul A. Dewald Lecture, the Hy Fingert Lecture and an unnamed Spring Community Lecture on a social issue. For a Full Listing of current Community Education, please see our current Lectures and Seminars HERE.
Our footprint is both local and global. Our Faculty, Graduates, and Alumni are highly active in the St. Louis metro-area social agencies, school systems, universities, child centers, private practices, and more. They give presentations, lectures and participate in symposia around the country and the world, representing the Institute and its core values.
For our APP Alumni Page, click HERE. For more Alumni Resources, click HERE.
We partner with the community, collaborating with dozens of organizations, agencies, schools, and universities through a variety of programs including hosting practicum students and presenting community lectures. We are governed by an independent Board of Directors, comprised of members of the mental health, business, and volunteer communities in the St. Louis area.
Our Collaborative Partners include The Mental Health Collaborative with Casa de Salud, Bilingual International Assistant Services, Mercy Professional Services, Multicultural Counseling & Research Center, Saint Louis University’s Medical Family Therapy Program, and St. Francis Community Services. For Child Mental Health Services, our Collaborative Partner is KIPP St. Louis Public Schools, and for Field Education, we partner with Lindenwood University, Saint Louis University, University of Missouri- St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis.
Our Donors from the Fiscal year 2019 include AccuCare Home Health Care of St. Louis. Burds & Kuntz, PC, CIBC, Delmar Gardens Enterprises, Edward Jones, Electrical Components International, Inc., Ernst & Young LLP, Merrill Lynch, Network for Good, PNC Bank, Protiviti Inc., Regions Bank, Wells Fargo, World Wide Technology Foundation, American Psychoanalytic Foundation, Boniface Foundation, Cardinals Care, Centene Charitable Foundation, Emerson Charitable Trust, Episcopal Presbyterian Health Trust, Gertrude & William A. Bernoudy Foundation, Herman & Phenie Pott Foundation, John Allan Love Foundation, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, Mary R. & Ettie A. Jordan Charitable Foundation, Sam & Marilyn Fox Foundation, Trio Foundation of St. Louis, and more.