INDTC

International Network of Democratic Therapeutic Communities

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The International Network of Democratic Therapeutic Communities (INDTC) is an association which attempts to establish a conversation about the therapeutic community, in order to transmit and develop a psychoanalytic understanding of its practice.

We believe that the concepts developed by Freud provide a framework for therapeutic communites. Fundamental to this belief is an emphasis on the uniqueness of each subject and on allowing ourselves to be taught by our patients.

Membership of the Network is not limited to therapeutic community practitioners. We welcome participation from all who are interested in psychoanalysis and the application of psychoanalytic ideas including those who - as a result of their own mental suffering - have been through a period of therapeutic community or psychoanalytic treatment.

To join INDTC either click Register or join the INDTC Linkedin group

THALASSA HAZ BUDAPEST 10th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE 7th JUNE 2013

In this first clip Dora Lorik introduces Dr Zsolt Zalka - the founder and director of Thalassa Haz – who opened the conference and gave an overview of the specialism of the Institute.

THALASSA HAZ BUDAPEST 10th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE 7th JUNE 2013

The second presentation was given by Dr Gábor Szőnyi, the editor in chief of the Hungarian journal Psychotherapy. The title of his presentation was ‘The ethos of therapeutic regimes’.

THALASSA HAZ BUDAPEST 10th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE 7th JUNE 2013

John Gale (Community Housing and Therapy) gave a presentation with title ‘Thinking and dwelling: community as speech’.

THALASSA HAZ BUDAPEST 10th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE 7th JUNE 2013

In the course of his discussion about how community and speech are associated, John Gale integrated philosophical, psychoanalytic and historical ideas.

1st INDTC INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

INDTC held its first international conference at the National Research Council (CNR) in Rome on 22nd November 2013. Around 130 delegates attended from 12 countries. Dr Andrea Baldassarro (Psychiatrist/psychoanalyst, Rome) delivered an erudite paper entitled ‘Il disagio nella comunità. Il posto di Psiche tra Zoé e Bios’.

1st INDTC INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Dr Marta Vigorelli (Professor Department of Psychology University of Milano-Bicocca/President Mito e Realtà) made a powerful presentation entitled ‘Verso un modello italiano di comunità terapeutica’ in which she reflected on the work of the Association Mito e Realtà in the context of the psychiatric reform.

Recent News

Freud Memorial Lecture 2015 Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies University of Essex

Minding the Body: the body, psychoanalysis and beyond

Prof Alexandra Lemma

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International Working Conference Decision Making and Accountability from 23 to 25 October 2015

Experiential Group Relation event for
Community & Mental Heath Service Workers

in Casa Emmaus, Maccagno, VA, Italy

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INDTC conference by local group UK and Italy on 9th May 2015 in London

INDTC Local group Conference in ANNA FREUD CENTRE

 "ADVANCES IN THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITIES REFLECTIONS ON BRITISH AND ITALIAN EXPERIENCES" 

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2nd International Conference of INDTC in Zagreb on 12th June 2015

The second international conference of INDTC will be held at the University Psychiatric Hospital Kišpati eva ulica, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia.

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Convegno Nazionale: VIVERE CREATIVAMENTE NELLA COMUNITA' TERAPEURICA, ROMA, 17 Aprile, 2015

Vivere creativamente nella comunita' terapeutica e' il titolo del Convegno Nazionale che si terra'il 17 aprile 2015, ore 9-17 presso Aula Marconi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Piazzale Aldo Moro 7, ROMA.

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New Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis Congress Geneva 9-10 May 2015

Moments of crisis in Geneva

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