• The Image of α Voice: The Mirror stage of Jacques Lacan

    It has been since forever that man as a speaking subject has used metaphors to describe the world. Jacques Lacan is the first to bring this fact into a psychoanalytic context, noting that this very metaphorization draws reference from another metaphor that is primordial, where the individual takes his mirror...

  • On the formation of analysts: from the subject to the verb

    On Wednesday 29th of June, Marinos Maliali, Lacanian psychoanalyst in formation with the SFL, will deliver a seminar on the topic: ‘On the formation of analysts: from the subject to the verb’ and it is based on the article ‘On the Verbification of the Subject of the Unconscious‘ from the book ‘On...

  • Actum est Litteralis

    Le titre ne fait pas référence à n’importe quel acte : Cet Acte est un Acte littéral. La caractérisation semble paradoxale car le sens littéral ne peut que concerner les figures de style dans le discours, comme la métaphore et la métonymie. Comment se fait-il qu’un acte puisse être littéral...

  • On the Ascesis of Psychoanalysts

    This book is a gospel on the subject of the ethics of the well-spoken, that is the speaking being of the Αct. An ori-entation for the analyst to a kinesis of flowing with the flux of the letter, where the subject’s mark within the signifier instead of being counted in...

  • An Act of Good Faith: the Duty to Become a Heretic

    This book is a collection of essays on Lacanian and Freudian Psychoanalysis, edited by Marinos Malialis and written by Richard Klein, the first president of the School of the Freudian Letter. The book is a union between Freud and Lacan, a point of orientation for psychoanalysts, and a reference for...

  • Breath: the Object of the Respiratory Drive

    The Breath sustains the Act in a new body, the No-Body which you are able to construct if you are willing to die and reborn away from the Other, into a new resurrected body that does not speak. It is Being Silent. Thus, Psychoanalysis is a breathing exercise going beyond...

  • The Clinic of the Act by Petros Patounas

    Petros Patounas infuses his words with the experience of his practice and makes another contribution to psychoanalysis. He transforms this interview into an orientation that urges psychoanalysts to surpass a threshold and lead themselves into another sort of practice that is not limited to the couch, but that it constitutes...

  • SFL Cartel Presentation (1) of Study Year 2021/2022

    The Cyprus Society of the SFL is hereby inviting you to attend the 1st Cartel presentation of Study Year 2021/2022.  June 1st, 2022: Petros Patounas (+1)Cartel Members who will present:-Marina Pafitou-Marinos Mallialis-Virginia Papadouri Further InformationThe presentation will last approximately 1:30 hours. Time: 8:00pm – 9:30pm Cyprus time Please be kindly advised that...

  • Seminar: The enigma of how to be a man

    On Thursday, on the 26th of May, Mirjana Patouna, psychoanalyst of the SFL, will be presenting the seminar with the title, “The enigma of how to be a man” This seminar is about a man who tries to answer these crusial questions for life, related to an even bigger question:...

  • The concept of Drive in Freud and Lacan

    On Saturday 14th of May, Dr Elena Loizou, psychoanalyst in formation and special scientist at the University of Cyprus, will deliver a seminar on the topic: ‘The concept of Drive in Freud and Lacan’. Description: In this study, I will present two texts of Freud and one of Lacan on...

  • From ‘ego’ to ‘eco’

    The Cyprus Society of the SFL (School of the Freudian Letter) hosts a series of seminars where subjects from diverse backgrounds and different countries will speak about “what they love doing for living.” They have been chosen on the merits of having the abilities to facilitate the appetite for creation...