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Committed to Establishing and Promoting Psychoanalysis of 
Lacanian Orientation in the
United States.

 Renata Tinoco-Stephens - Minneapolis, MN 

A practising psychoanalyst, Renata has a Bachelor's degree in Language and Arts with a major in Language Teaching from the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS) in Brazil. As part of her continuing education, she attends the weekly psychoanalytical study meetings at the Mato Grosso do Sul/Mato Grosso Delegation of the Brazilian School of Psychoanalysis, as well as the monthly courses by Carlos Genaro Gauto Fernández. She is also a student of IPLA (Lacanian Psychoanalysis Institute whose president is Jorge Forbes. A Minneapolis resident since 2001, she coordinates the reading group "Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Readings and Propositions."

 Fabio Azeredo - Philadelphia, PA 

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Fabio has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (1997), a Masters Degree (1999) and a PhD. in Psychoanalytical Theory (2003). All from UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro). He did Post-Doctoral work in Social Medicine at UERJ (State University of Rio de Janeiro). His Master's thesis was entitled "Foucault and Lacan: Power and Signifier," and his dissertation for his Doctoraal Degree "Character and Postmodernity." He is on the scientific committee of Agora and Fractal, both specialized publications in Psychoanalysis and Psychology, respectively. He moved to the U.S. in 2008 and practices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also attends the NYFLAG (New York Freud Lacan Group) coordinated by Dr. Maria Cristina Aguirre.

 Paloma Moura - Philadelphia, PA 

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Paloma has a Bachelor's degree in Science of Psychology from UFRJ, (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), where she started her work in mental health and public policies focusing on an autism clinic with Lacanian supervision. She has an MBA in Mental Health and Social Attention or Care from Fiocruz and an a MBA specialized in Cultural Accessibility for People with Disabilities from UFRJ. She continues with clinical practices and has started fundamental studies at the Brazilian School of Psychoanalysis (EBP).

 Mark Hayden - Minneapolis, MN 

Born in London, United Kingdom, Hayden's family emigrated to Florida, United States of America in 1984, when he was 11. He currently maintains dual citizenship after becoming a Naturalized United States Citizen. He has a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art from The University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. where he studied both Visual Studio art and Audio Studio Art. He currently works as a grapihic and media artist representing numerous clients in the U.S. and overseas, and makes time based media for public consumption. For more details see:

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