The Chicago Psychoanalytic Society (CPS) is a professional organization offering educational events, a forum for discussing psychoanalytic ideas, and resources for mental health professionals and the community at large.


The mission of the Chicago Psychoanalytic Society is:

  • To advance the field of psychoanalysis through promotion of education for and research by members and through education of the larger community.
  • To maintain the professional and ethical standards of its members and the profession.
  • To promote professional activities of its members through assistance with career development and generation of marketing activities.
  • To enhance the vitality of the Society by:
    • Encouraging acceptance of a diversity of opinion.
    • Assessing the interests of its members.
    • Facilitating member involvement in the activities of the Society.
    • Fostering collegiality and fellowship.