Welcome to SPS

The Southwest Psychoanalytic Society is a non-profit educational and community service organization, founded in 1997, and is an affiliate of the American Psychoanalytic Association.  Its mission is to enhance the psychological growth and emotional well-being of Arizonans, in an enduring way.


As increasing numbers of Americans are testing positive for the coronavirus public health officials are recommending that people take precautions, such as limiting travel and avoiding large crowds and gatherings.  In the interest of health and safely SPS presentations scheduled for 2020 have been canceled.

Dr. Abbasi’s presentation has been rescheduled for March 20, 2021.  Details will be provided early next year.


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Aisha Abbasi, MD

Hateful Transferences in the Context of Ethnic Difference Between Analyst and Patient:
Aftermath of 9/11 and 2016

March 20, 2021

This program meets the criteria for 4.75  CE credits for cultural competency and diversity.