Membership in Newport Psychoanalytic Institute

Become a member

NPI is a community of clinicians, scholars, and others interested in the many different traditional and contemporize applications of Freud’s original theories.   NPI offers advanced training, seminars, discussion and study groups, and community outreach opportunities of both practical and theoretical nature for psychiatrists, psychologists, general p practitioners, nurses, teachers, social workers, students and other health care providers as well as the community.  We invite the community at large, including mental health clinicians, academicians, artists, and all others interested in learning, discussing and applying psychoanalytic thought to become part or our organization.


  • Discounted registration fees to Scientific meetings, Community Programs, Conferences, and Salons
  • Access to the PEPWeb database
  • Participation in NPI consultation groups and reading groups
  • Eligibility to serve on or chair NPI committees and governance Board
  • Inclusion in NPI online clinician directory and referral service


Full Membership

  • Must be a Graduate Psychoanalyst of an approved psychoanalytic training program, or its equivalent as determined by NPI.
  • Must meet the requirements as to character and ethical professional standards as established by this organization and the professional board under which the individual practices
  • Must pay such dues and initiation fees as established by the Board of Directors

Lifetime Member

  • Meets all the requirements of Full Membership.
  • Has paid the Life Membership dues as determined by the organization. This fee will be determined by the Board of Directors at the beginning of each fiscal year of the Corporation.

Honorary Member

  • Meets all the requirements of Full Membership.
  • From time to time the Board of Directors may nominate and designate any person who has made outstanding contributions to the field of psychoanalysis as an Honorary Member.

Emeritus Member

  • Meets all the requirements of Full Membership.
  • The Board of Directors has the privilege and authority to nominate and designate any Graduate Psychoanalyst of the Newport Psychoanalytic Institute for Emeritus status.

Associate Member

  • Must be an NPI candidate in good standing

Corresponding Member

  • Any person who is a graduate psychoanalyst and wishes affiliation and ongoing contact with the NCPS and its activities without the right to vote, hold office, or serve on the Board or committees shall be eligible for Corresponding Membership.
  • Being a Corresponding Member requires that the individual lives outside of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Ventura Counties.

Friend of NPI

  • Any individual, professional clinician, lay community, student, etc. who is psychoanalytically interested and wishes to affiliate with our organization may apply for membership.


For more information about becoming a member of NPI download the Membership Application  – Click Here.