Meet the Analysts
Willy Apollon, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst at GIFRIC and Philosopher (Paris, Sorbonne). He is a Supervising Analyst and an Analyst Consultant at The 388, the Psychoanalytic Treatment Center for Young Adult Psychotics. He is the Past President and founder of GIFRIC, as well as the person responsible for research at the Center for Research and Training of GIFRIC. He is the Director of the Psychoanalytic Center for the Family, leads a control seminar for the training of the analysts, and leads a seminar on mondialisation and psychoanalysis that takes place in Montreal and Quebec City. He is the author of La Différence sexuelle au risque de la parenté, Psychoses: l’offre de l’analyste, and L’Universel, perspectives psychanalytiques, published by GIFRIC. He has contributed to over thirty works and published more than one hundred articles in Québec and international journals on the topics of psychosis, the formation of analyst, the psychoanalytic clinic, perversion, aesthetics, family, and the analysis of cultural, social and political practices.Danielle Bergeron, M.D. is a psychoanalyst at GIFRIC and psychiatrist. She is Director of the 388, the Psychoanalytic Treatment Center for Young Adult Psychotics. She is a Supervising Analyst and is responsible for the teaching at the GIFRIC Center for Research and Training. She also leads a Control Seminar and a Training Seminar in Short Term Analytic Treatment. An Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Laval University, she also teaches Psychoanalytic Concepts and is the Supervisor of a Fellowship Program at the 388 for psychiatrists. She has been named Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and she has published articles on several different themes: psychoanalytic treatment of psychosis and neurosis, ethical questions and their impacts on humanity, the analyst facing aesthetics, art and the Thing, femininity, science, and psychoanalysis.Lucie Cantin, M.Ps. is a psychoanalyst at GIFRIC and psychologist. She is a Supervising Analyst and Co- director of training at GIFRIC as well as the Supervisor for internships in the Doctoral Program in Psychology at the University of Québec at Trois-Rivières. Since it’s foundation in 1982, she has been the Assistant Director of The 388, Psychoanalytic Treatment Center for Young Adult Psychotics; and, since October 2011, she has been Chief of the Program of the 388 for the Center for Health and Social Services in the Old Capital (historic Québec City). She is responsible for publication and training at the Center for Research and Training of GIFRIC, Editor of Savoir: Journal of Psychoanalysis and Cultural Analysis, and Vice-President of GIFRIC. She has published widely on themes including psychoanalytic treatment of psychosis, the clinic of neurosis, mysticism, femininity, masculinity, and perversion.