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

The new issue #11 The Art of Singularities is coming soon, and it includes:
Véronique Voruz, Living Up to One’s Act
Marie-Hélène Brousse & Pierre-Louis Lions, Singularities, an Analytical Serial: First Episode
Jacques Lacan, On Pleasure and the Fundamental Rule
Kate Briggs, This Body, This Land

Membership of the Lacan Circle includes a subscription to the biannual hard copy publication.
Copies of the current edition can also be purchased from the Lacan Circle here.



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.

Subscribe to receive updates, browse the latest articles, or follow LRO on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.



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


The next Congress of the NLS will be held in Switzerland during May 2022


List of 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 Berlin

Initiative Tirana

Initiative Toronto

Initiative Ukraine

Initiative Vienne

Initiative Russie

Kring voor psychoanalyse (Dutch-speaking Circle)

Lacan Circle of Australia

Lacanian Compass (USA)

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)



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