Your Generous Donations Help Us Advance & Promote Psychoanalytic Thinking

Our strong ability to provide unique psychoanalytic training, mentoring, community education, and professional connections is made possible by the generosity of community donors to our growing Center's Foundation. Your tax-deductible contribution allows SDPC to continue providing fellowships and financial assistance for students in our training programs, as well as expanded community outreach and public education programs. 

  • Join SDPC to get discounts to educational activities, invitations to social events, and involvement in a community of psychoanalytic thinkers. 

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  • Make recurring monthly or one-time donations to SDPC. Your generous donations, no matter what amount, helps keep psychoanalytic thinking vital and available to the community. 

  • Buy products through AmazonSmile and have a percentage of the purchase price donated to SDPC at no additional cost to you. 

  • Make a gift to SDPC through a bequest in your will. Assets left to SDPC are removed from your taxable estate, thereby reducing the taxes due.

Non-Profit Details

Established in 1973 as a non-profit 501c3, the San Diego Psychoanalytic Center provides advanced mental health training in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy; mentoring; community education; and public service to San Diego County and beyond.

SDPC ClassroomSDPC is dedicated to the advancement of psychoanalytic knowledge, with its emphasis on understanding children, adolescents and adults all as unique individuals.

We have several advanced training programs for mental health professionals in the most comprehensive, individualized and effective methods of helping people to live fulfilling lives.

Faculty members volunteer their time, dues, and expertise to promote the professional growth of students, colleagues, and the community. Many of our students and graduates provide consultation and treatment to the community at discounted fees. 

We provide programs for the public, as well as collaborating with other academic institutions and professional societies. We are concerned with the study and promotion of healthy child development, as well as with the evaluation and treatment of children’s emotional problems.

The fulfillment of our mission depends on your generosity, so we are extremely appreciative of your support.