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Would you like to join the Cape Town Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Group?

To join our group, please follow the steps below:


  • Step 1: Requirements

To become a member of the CTPSPG you need to be registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).


  • Step 2: Fill in the membership form

Download the membership form (.pdf), and return it to the Membership Secretary, Pat Oliver, via email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


  • Step 3: Pay the membership fees

For information about annual membership fees, click here: annual membership information (.pdf).


  • Step 4: Activate your online profile

Please follow the steps below to activate your profile on the website. This will give you access to the restricted Members only section of the website, and allows you to display a public profile on our Therapist Directory


1. Visit the Create an account page to create an account on the CTPSPG website.

2. Fill in all the compulsory fields, these are indicated with a star (*).

3. You can fill in the optional fields now, or a later stage, once you are registered.

4. Once you have filled in all the compulsory fields, click the Register button at the bottom of the form.

5. You will receive a confirmation email, requesting to confirm your email address by clicking the link provided in the email. Please keep an eye out for this email in your inbox and click the link provided in the email IMMEDIATELY upon receipt, it will expire if you don't. If you don't receive the confirmation email, be sure to check your SPAM FOLDER.

6. Once you have confirmed your email address you will be able to login with your access details. If you ever forget or misplace your login details, you can go to the Forgot your password page, or Forgot your username page to reset your details.

7. You can now login and edit your profile accordingly by clicking the link on the right named My Account. Remember that your profile is visible to the public, so keep it professional!

8. Once you feel happy with the content on your profile remember to click the save button at the bottom of the page. You can visit the My Page link now, or at anytime, to see how your profile is looking.

9. To gain access to the restricted Members only section of the website your membership fees must be fully paid up. Please note it may take up to 48 HOURS for access to be granted to you for the Members only section. If you do have problems accessing it after 48 hours, please contact us here. Members who lapse in payment will have their access to the restricted areas denied and their profiles deactivated from the Therapist Directory. If at any stage you want your public profile on the Therapist Directory to be hidden, please notify the Membership Secretary.

10. Finally, enjoy your new profile! Share your new professional online presence with your colleagues and clients, or even link to it from your website, blog and/or social media channels.


If you would like further information on becoming a member or if you are having any problems with the steps above please contact the Membership Secretary, Pat Oliver, via  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


About the CTPSPG

The Cape Town Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Group (CTPSPG) is an association devoted to the advancement of the theoretical and practical understanding and development of Self Psychology among therapists, their clients and members of the general public.

CTPSPG is registered as a Nonprofit Organisation; registration number 050-946 NPO.


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