Preference will be given to New York State licensed mental health professionals whose licensed "scope of practice" includes the practice of psychotherapy, either privately or in institutional settings. Other psychotherapists possessing a different educational background or professional experience are also encouraged to apply. Applicants’ familiarity with psychoanalytic thinking and personal experience in psychoanalytic treatment are considered in the admissions process. Individual experience in psychoanalytic psychotherapy or psychoanalysis is strongly recommended. We will find affordable therapy for you if desired.
Participants are required to carry professional liability insurance and to provide their own psychotherapy patients for supervision.
Complete the first year application form online and send it along with a $50 non-refundable application fee, to the Registrar, The William Alanson White Institute, 20 West 74th Street, New York, NY 10023. Applications will be considered upon submission. The application process also includes a personal interview, which will be scheduled following receipt of the application. Students who have completed the first year of IPPP may apply for the second year of training downloading the second year application and sending it to the Registrar.