For the General Public

The North Carolina psychoanalytic community sponsors a wide range of psychoanalytically informed programs that are open to the general public including its annual public lecture, bringing dynamic speakers on a variety of mental health topics to the triangle.

Child Development
For parents, teachers and others who care for young children, the Lucy Daniels Center for Early Childhood (LDCEC) provides a series of talks on parenting and child development throughout the school year. Call the LDCEC at (919) 677-1400 or visit the Lucy Daniels Center for Early Childhood.

For people interested in creativity and psychoanalysis, the Lucy Daniels Foundation (LDF) offers an array of educational programs including short courses, an annual lecture at the NC Museum of Art, and an annual conference at which psychoanalysts and creative individuals share the stage. The LDF’s psychoanalytic library is open to the public by appointment. For program information, call (919) 677-9888 or visit the Lucy Daniels Foundation.

Life Is A Stage
For lovers of the theater, MindPlay is a series of psychoanalytic discussions following select Saturday evening or Sunday matinee performances by the Playmakers Repertory Company. Visit the websites of MindPlay’s other┬ásponsors: North Carolina Psychoanalytic Society and the Lucy Daniels Foundation. To order tickets for plays, call (919) 962-7529 or visit Playmakers Repertory Company. Discussions following the plays are free.

Thinking Psychoanalytically-The Basics
For individuals who want to deepen their understanding of psychoanalytic perspectives on human behavior. This 16 week course offered through the Psychoanalytic Education Center of the Carolinas is an introductory-level course on psychoanalytic theory and therapeutic methods. New classes begin in the fall. Call (919) 490-3212 or click here for more information.