What are the core values of AAPE?
Immersion in psychoanalytic experience involving exposure to deeply-felt transference and counter-transference phenomena that promotes learning.
Expertise in psychoanalysis is achieved by learning through experience, peer review, and consultation.
Contemporary professions grow and flourish when supported by national standards and external accreditation.
Excellence in psychoanalytic education and training require freedom from local and national politics.
Peer review of clinical work, such as certification, promotes personal and professional growth.
Psychoanalysts and supervisors of candidates must be appointed based on immersion, commitment to the work of analysis, and competence demonstrated by presentation of in-depth clinical work.