About The American Board of Psychoanalysis
The American Board of Psychoanalysis (ABPsa) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving the public interest and promoting the profession of psychoanalysis through certification and maintenance of certification. It is an independent certifying body that offers Board Certification in Psychoanalysis to qualified psychoanalysts. Those who are Board Certified are designated Fellows of the American Board of Psychoanalysis (FABP).
The mission of the ABPsa is to develop and provide reliable procedures and to implement processes for national certification in adult, child and adolescent psychoanalysis for qualified professionals based on a demonstration of post graduate clinical competence in the core competencies of psychoanalytic theory and practice, and to conduct ongoing assessment of such core competencies and the certification processes.