Welcome to The Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research

The Centre’s activities include psychoanalytic training, psychoanalytic courses and study groups, a public seminar programme, a clinical service including a low cost clinic, the annual publication of our journal JCFAR and an online web journal offering free articles and transcriptions.

Membership of CFAR gives registration with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). CFAR is a UKCP registered training organisation which is authorised to accredit psychoanalysts.

If you would like to contact one of our psychoanalysts, details can be found on the Analysts of the Centre page.

  • CFAR in Bristol

    2017 / 2018

    CFAR and Bristol University

    Lacan’s Concept of Clinical Structures

    Merchant Venturers Building, Woodland Road, Bristol

  • CFAR Study Day


    17 March 2018

      Room 414, Birkbeck College, Malet Street, WC1

CFAR Psychoanalytic Studies 2018

The Programme offers the opportunity to attend paticipate in all relevant CFAR lectures, seminars and activities that from part of the training programme, with the exception of the specific category of ‘clinical seminars’.

CFAR Public Seminars Spring 2018

Seminars this term include: ‘Times and Dates in Psychoanalysis’, ‘The Subject and the Other’, ‘Historical Case Histories’, ‘Transference’, ‘Hysteria and Obsession’, ‘Gender’, Donald Trump, Politics and the Media’.

CFAR Short Course Spring 2018 "Unconscious Phantasy"

This course will examine Lacanian perspectives on phantasy with clinical examples, bringing out contrasts and comparisons with other analytic orientations.

Introductory Course 2018 – 2019

Freud – Lacan: The fundamentals of psychoanalysis