Reading Introductory Lectures 2020

Introductory lectures in psychoanalysis


Whether you are completely new to psychoanalysis, or you wish to deepen the knowledge you already have, the Introductory Lectures will help you discover key psychoanalytic concepts and how they apply in the consulting room and beyond.

You'll hear from renowned psychoanalysts at the forefront of psychoanalytic practice, including those who have trained, taught and supervised at leading universities and treatment centres

  • Lectures start at 6.30pm and are held on Wednesdays in Reading
  • Each lecture lasts approximately one hour, including time for questions
  • There is a half an hour break before moving into smaller discussion groups
  • Groups start at 8pm and last for one hour
  • You will stay in the same discussion group thoughout the term, so that you can explore the themes in a group setting and deepen your understanding together



Summer term: 22 April - 10 July
Autumn term: 23 September - 2 December

Concession ticket prices are for students with a valid NUS card, NHS trainees and people not in employment. You will be asked for evidence of this after booking.

REFUND POLICY: Tickets are fully refundable until 14 days before the term starts, after which time no refunds will be issued


Due to the ongoing developments in the coronavirus outbreak, the Institute of Psychoanalysis would like to request that delegates and speakers  attending an event being organised by the Institute, follow the guidance https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public and specifically https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas about travel from affected areas.

Please check our website for updates on our events in the light of this outbreak.

If delegates need to cancel any bookings for these reasons, they will receive a full refund of their registration fee upon providing proof of residence, employment or travel plans. Speakers will be reimbursed for any expenses they have incurred. Please contact outreach@iopa.org.uk if this applies to you or if you have any concerns.

April 22nd, 2020 6:30 PM   to   December 2nd, 2020 9:00 PM
Christ Church Centre
Millman Road
Berkshire RG2 OAY
United Kingdom

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Phone: 020 7563 5016
Phone: 020 7563 5017
Summer Term £ 350.00
Summer Term Concession £ 250.00
Two Terms £ 550.00
Two Term Concession £ 450.00
If selected, only members with the status New, Current or Grace and those that have a website account will be able to register for this event.

Summer Term £ 350.00
Summer Term Concession £ 250.00
Two Terms £ 550.00
Two Term Concession £ 450.00