The New Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis




The New Lacanian School (NLS) is one of the seven schools of the World Association of Psychoanalysis (WAP). With three other European Schools (France, Spain and Italy) it is a member of the EuroFederation of Psychoanalysis (EFP), an association that oversees the development of psychoanalysis in Europe and countries close to it. The Lacan Circle of Australia is an affiliate of the New Lacanian School.



The Lacanian Review (TLR) is a hard copy English language journal published by the NLS

Issue #12 AMERICAN LACAN is here
Recent back copies of TLR are here
Membership of the Lacan Circle includes a subscription to TLR
Visit the NLS site to see their full range of thirteen hard copy journals here


The Lacanian Review Online (LRO) is a contemporary and social media savvy publication of the NLS. Students and members of its associated schools publish interpretations of world affairs, clinical issues, psychoanalytic history and current crises. Visit LRO here



The New Lacanian School website contains a searchable list of member psychoanalysts
practicing around the world in the Lacanian orientation here.


The XXIst Annual Congress of the NLS will be held in Paris in May 2023
Discontent and Anxiety in the Clinic and in Civilisation
More details are here


These are the Groups and Societies of the NLS


ASREEP-NLS (Switzerland)

Bulgarian Society of Lacanian Psychoanalysis

Cracow Circle (Poland)

GIEP-NLS (Israel)

Hellenic Society (Greece)

ICLO Society of the NLS (Irish Circle of the Lacanian Orientation)

Initiative Amsterdam

Initiative Tirana

Initiative Toronto

Initiative Ukraine

Initiative Vienne

Initiative Russie

Kring voor psychoanalyse (Dutch-speaking Circle)

Lacan Circle of Australia

Lacanian Compass (USA)

Lacanian Orientation Berlin

London Society of the New Lacanian School (LS-NLS) (Great Britain)

NLS Borromean Knot Society in Greece

NLS-Copenhagen (Denmark)


The Secretariat of Eastern Europe

Warsaw Circle (Poland)



Visit the World Association of Psychoanalysis (WAP) here
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