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Psychoanalytic Training at the White Institute. Courtesy of LA Bruell, Inc.

Each year more than 250 professionals participate in the various training and education programs at the White Institute. These programs range in duration from a few hours to four years, offering interested clinicians, organizational consultants, and at times, the general public opportunities to apply psychoanalytic insights to cope with the problems of everyday life.


Program

Duration

Eligibility for Participation

Certificate Program in Psychoanalysis


4 to 6 years

M.D. (Physicians); Ph.D., Psy.D.(Psychologists); D.S.W., Ph.D., L.C.S.W., L.M.S.W. (Social Work); other NYS licensed mental health professions

Licensure-Qualifying Program in Psychoanalysis


4 to 6 years

Minimum of a master's degree from a university program registered with NYS Education Department

Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy

 

3 years

M.D. (Physicians); Ph.D., Psy.D.(Psychologists); D.S.W., Ph.D., L.C.S.W., L.M.S.W. (Social Work)

Organization Program


2 years

Experience in organizations

Eating Disorders, Compulsions & Addictions


32 weeks

Mental health professionals

Intensive Psychoanalytic

Psychotherapy


28 weeks

Mental health professionals

Other Options

1 hour to a semester

Mental health professionals, clergy, teachers, counselors

 

The William Alanson White Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor Continuing Medical Education for Physicians. The William Alanson White Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education for Psychologists. The William Alanson White Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The William Alanson White Institute is an approved provider of Continuing Education under the auspices of the Continuing Education Program of the New York State Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. The "Conflict of Interest Policy" of the William Alanson White Institute requires that faculty participating in CME activity disclose to the audience any relationship with a pharmaceutical company which might pose potential, apparent, or real conflict of interest with regard to his or her contribution to the program.  The Licensure-Qualifying Program in Psychoanalysis is registered by the NYS Education Department to offer psychoanalytic training that meets the requirements to sit for the examination to become a Licensed Psychoanalyst ("L.P.") in NYS;  the White Institute certifies graduation from this program, but licenses are only issued by NYS.


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Program

Duration

Eligibility for Participation

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship

1 year

Ph.D. or Psy.D.

 

 

Psychiatry Residency Rotations


By arrangement

M.D.

Child & Adolescent Externship


1 year

Ph.D. or Psy.D. psychology graduate students in 3rd , 4th or post-internship/ predoctoral year.


Continuing Education

1 – 6 hours

Mental health professionals, clergy, teachers, counselors


Five-day Intensive Seminars

5 days

Mental health professionals


Special Seminar Options

By arrangement

Mental health professionals


Agency Caseworker Inservice Training


By arrangement


Agency caseworkers

International Outreach Seminars

5 days

Mental health professionals


Graduate Student Affiliates

By arrangement

Mental health graduate students

Study Groups

1-2 hours

monthly

White Institute community or with permission.

Psychotherapy Supervision Service

Minimum

10 sessions

Licensed mental health

professionals