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 Psychoanalytic Studies 2017

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 Autumn 2017

Seminars this term includ: ‘Psychoalysis and Politics Round Table’, ‘Perversion from Freud to Lacan’, ‘The Young Female Homosexual’, ‘The Wolf Man’, ‘Mourning and Melancholia’, ‘Repetition and Interpretation’, The Marks of a Psychoalysis’.

CFAR Short Course Autumn 2017 "Endings & Exits from Analysis"

These seminars will explore Freud’s early work on the neuroses and how we can assess and use these ideas today from perspectives elaborated by Lacan.

Introductory Course 2017 – 2018

Freud – Lacan: The fundamentals of psychoanalysis