The Dallas Foundation for Psychoanalysis (DFP)
The Dallas Foundation for Psychoanalysis (DFP) is a non-profit organization that supports the Center. It serves as a bridge between the Center and the community and promotes a psychoanalytic understanding to help solve the emotional problems of adults, children and families in the metroplex. Thus, the Foundation Board is composed of members from the community, as well as Center faculty and candidates.
The DFP organizes and coordinates programs, lectures, and consultation for public agencies, schools, and religious organizations. THE VALUE OF PSYCHOANALYSIS TO THE COMMUNITY

As a bridge between the Center and the larger, social and educational community in Dallas, the Foundation promotes and provides psychoanalytic sponsorship in the following ways.

Professional Education:
  • Teaching and supervision of UT Southwestern Medical Center students in the fields of psychiatry, child psychiatry and psychology.
  • Over 2000 hours annually of voluntary instruction.>
  • "Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Psychotherapy", a two-year didactic program for mental health practitioners in refining their psychotherapeutic skills.
  • Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytic Consortium (IPC) in collaboration with the DPC, Southern Methodist University and UT Southwestern Medical Center.
  • Student associate program for students of the mental health professions and other graduate programs.

Public Seminars:
  • Annual Founders Day Lectures of the Dallas Psychoanalytic Center (DPC)
  • Speakers’ forum presentations to a variety of community groups.

Volunteer Consultations and Activities:
  • Lindsley Park Community School
  • East Dallas Community School
  • Child and Family Guidance Center of Dallas
  • Dallas County Mental Health and Mental Retardation
  • Dallas Family Magazine
  • Dallas ISD, Youth and Family Centers
  • Dallas Theater Center
  • Highland Park ISD, Adult Education Program
  • Jewish Family Services
  • Mental Health Association of Dallas
  • Mental Health Connection
  • SMU, Religion and Anthropology
  • The Vogel Alcove
  • Zero Tolerance for Violence

For more information call:

Foundation Administrator Elizabeth Buchanan

For donations, send checks to:
Dallas Psychoanalytic Center
PO Box 670218
Dallas, Texas 75367-0218

Or click here to visit our Donations page.

5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75390-9070 tel: 214-566-5083
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