Be a Part of our Professional Community
The Massachusetts Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology (MAPP) was founded in 1988, initially with 100 members. Now we have over 300 members and are a strong educational presence in psychoanalytic psychology within the greater Boston community.
Curious about the benefits of membership? Explore the education and community opportunities that come with membership below.
MAPP programs multiple speakers and workshops throughout the year that create a forum for lively scholarly and clinical exchange. Admission is free for members and continuing education credits are available.
MAPP is a place where you can share your clinical work and affiliate in a collegial and informal setting. Gain access to our email referral group where you can receive referrals directly in your email inbox. Connect with other members through participating in peer supervision, study groups, and on our board. Discuss professional concerns and issues. Improve your training level and skill.
Be part of our community by joining our mailing list, it's free!
Graduate Students and Trainees
We are passionate about making psychoanalytic education and community accessible. Graduate students can join at a substantially reduced rate. We also hold student-oriented programming where you can connect to the larger psychoanalytic mental health community in the Boston area.
MEET OUR BOARD
Current MAPP Officers
Lotte Smith-Hansen, Ph.D.
Psychologist, private practice in Boston
Sarah Meehan, Psy.D.
Psychologist, private practice in Arlington
Kristin M. Hall, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, private practice in Cambridge
Upcoming Courses & Events
Mark Your Calendar!
Fireside Chat with Nancy McWilliams: Supervision and Its Vicissitudes
Nancy McWilliams will discuss key themes from her new book on supervision in an informal and interactive format
Saturday, January 16, 2021
10 am to 12 noon
Office Space Listings
Part-time. Beautifully furnished, spacious office in psychotherapy suite at 1101 Beacon Street available for sublet on Mondays and Saturdays. Large waiting room, A/C and elevator in the building. Ample on-street, metered parking and Green Line T stop directly in front of the building.
Dr. Keith Irving
Cambridge / Harvard Square
Part-time. Beautifully furnished, spacious office in a renovated psychotherapy suite in a charming historic building in the heart of Harvard Square. Hardwood floors, high ceilings, A/C. Large sunny waiting room. One block from Charles Hotel, Red Line (T) and bus line. Sublet daytime, evening, and/or weekend hours. Discounted parking available nearby.
Dr. Carolyn Rieder
Cambridge / Harvard Square
Full-time. Attractive, furnished Harvard Square (corner of Mt Auburn and Willard streets) psychotherapist’s office
available full time beginning January, 2018 in handsome two office suite.
Dr. Peter Lawner
Late-afternoons, evenings and weekends. Attractive fully furnished Wellesley Square office available for weekday evenings and entire days on Wednesdays and weekends, in a quiet building. Sun filled with windows. Commuter rail located across the street with ample metered parking.
Dr. Miriam Waldheter
Brookline / Coolidge Corner
Part-time. Saturdays are available in beautifully furnished office in Brookline near Coolidge Corner. Large south facing windows overlooking Beacon Street looking out on tree tops in a newly renovated suite available in medical building on Beacon Street. Elevator in building, free parking on the street and MBTA stop in front of the building. Shared waiting room, kitchenette.
Cambridge / Central Square
Part-time. Monday-Wednesday-Thursday morning-Friday afternoon and weekend. Beautifully furnished large sunny office close to T. Suite is shared with other therapists. Well maintained building with elevators. Fees include utilities, internet, and parking.
Part-time. Lovely furnished sublet for individuals or couples. Collegial clinicians. Available Monday at 3 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays until 1 pm (Thursday after 4 pm negotiable) and all day Fridays and Saturdays. Bike/walk/bus/drive from Harvard Square.
Back Bay (Boston)
Full-time (unfurnished) & part-time (fully furnished) offices for private practitioner or small group practice in newly constructed office suite in beautiful Back Bay building. Half-block from Public Garden with amazing Boston views. Fully furnished shared waiting area, bathroom, kitchenette and free WIFI. Interoffice referrals available in collegial community of private practitioners. Private practice start-up consultation resources available.
Contact 617-299-1345 or
Harvard Square (Cambridge)
Furnished part-time psychotherapy office in Victorian house. Shared waiting area/bathrooms/kitchen and free WIFI with great community of clinicians. Interoffice referral opportunities; private practice start-up consultation resources available. $176+/month per 4-hour/week block.
Contact 617-299-1345 or
Lovely, large, fully furnished office near Arlington Center in well-appointed Victorian building. On public bus route. Free Parking. Free Wi-Fi. All utilities included. Available all weekdays. Office is 150 sq ft., large enough for social distancing. Includes storage closet.
Peaceful, sunny office in a shared suite steps from the Central Square T stop. Enjoy views of the Cambridge skyline and from the 7th floor of the desirable 875 Mass Ave office building. Accessible to Harvard and MIT students, working professionals in downtown Boston, Cambridge, and beyond. This is a great place to build or move your practice, perfect whether you are needing a private workspace away from home or if you plan to see clients in person. Dimensions are 9'x15’. Please contact Jessica Somers for additional details or to see the space:
Have an Office Spacing Listing to Post?
MAPP members can email their listing to us for posting.