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The Society offers inclusion in a unique, dedicated professional community and provides:
  • Online Balint Groups
  • Leadership training
  • Leader accreditation      

  • Membership Benefits
  • Reduced fees for ABS events
  • The Balint-L listserv
  • The ABS Membership Directory, an online resource
  • Biennial national conference
  • Quarterly newsletter
  • Access to Basic Leader Training and Credentialing
  • Access to Balint Online Groups
  • International Balint Federation info, events and membership

  • Dues
  •  Active Professional - $125 per year
  •  Student/resident - $50 per year

  • Join the ABS




    Educators: What is a a Balint group? What training do I need to lead one? How do I introduce it to my residents? 

    Program DirectorsWhy have a Balint group? How much training will my group leaders need?

    Practitioners: Why participate in a Balint group after training?


     "Restoring the Core of Clinical Practice: What is a Balint group and how does it help?" by Laurel Milberg, PhD and Katherine Knowlton, PhD. Available in paperback or ebook Order Now


    The American Balint Society
    , is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the therapeutic relationships between healing professionals and their clients/patients. The American Balint  Society is a member society of the International Balint Federation