OF PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPIES
The European Confederation of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapies was founded and formally constituted in Lviv, Ukraine in 2003. It is an organisation and forum to promote the art and science of psychoanalytic psychotherapies for the benefit of the public and the profession.
ECPP is a member organisation of the European Association of Psychotherapy. It has been recognised and accepted as a European Wide Modality Organisation (EWAO) of the European Association for Psychotherapy whose standards of training and practice are at an advanced, qualified and scientific level. It has a place on the Governing board of of the European Association for Psychotherapy. ECPP is an association established under the Austrian Civil Law.
The inclusive ethos of the ECPP is clearly expressed in its founding statement:
“The ECPP is an organisation, whose purpose is to bring together all psychoanalytic psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic organizations, based on the concepts of transference and resistance.”