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 Annual Conference

    Forgetting the Past:
    Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Politics

    Saturday 7 July 2018

      Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens,
    London NW3 5SX



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 Summer 2018

Seminars this term include: “Unconscious Phantasy”, “The Drive in Freud and Lacan”, “Psychosis”, “Repression in Freud”, “The Variable Session”, The Handling of Dreams”, “The Super Ego in Freud & Lacan”, “Male Sexuality Today”

CFAR Short Course Summer 2018 "Handling of Dreams in Psychoanalysis"

The publication of ‘The Interpretation of Dreams’ is often identified as a founding moment of psychoanalysis. But how have analysts since Freud developed his theory of dreams? These seminars will explore the above questions with a focus on clinical material.

Introductory Course 2018 – 2019

Freud – Lacan: The fundamentals of psychoanalysis