Admissions Criteria

register todayThe aim of the program is to train highly skilled, independent practitioners of psychoanalytic psychotherapy with children and adolescents.


Students come primarily from the disciplines of psychiatry, psychology, social work and nursing. Applicants are expected to have terminal degrees (M.D., Ph.D., Psy.D., L.C.S.W., and M.S.N.).  Students must be licensed or have a limited permit in one of the mental health professions that includes “psychotherapy” in its licensed scope of practice under New York State law.