Training Components

Personal Psychotherapy: Each student is required to be in psychoanalytic psychotherapy with a psychoanalyst who is a graduate of an institute recognized by the program's Training Committee. Psychotherapy must be conducted at no less than two times per week for a minimum of the three year duration of the program.

 

Supervision: Students gain supervised clinical experience in individual, family and group psychotherapy.

 

Individual Supervision: Each student is required to work with at least one supervisor during each of the three years of the program. Supervisors may be chosen from the list provided by the program and must be seen for a minimum of 40 hours.

 

Group Supervision: Students meet once weekly in a small group format to present cases, discuss treatment issues, and integrate theory with clinical experience.