Application Procedures

Application forms for enrollment in either of the White Institute's psychoanalytic training programs may be completed online or obtained from the Registrar, and must be accompanied by a $100 application fee. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible but no later than May 1st.  Please feel free to direct any inquiries or deadline extension requests to Seth Aronson, Psy.D., Director of Training at or Cynthia Field, Ph.D., Director of Recruitment and Outreach at


Application will require several personal interviews in addition to submission of credentials and recommendations. Some applicants who are not accepted may reapply on the recommendation of the Director of Training.


Please include or forward two letters of recommendation with your application.


Several courses in the regular curriculum are, under special circumstances, open to qualified non-matriculated professionals upon approval by the Executive Committee. Tuition is $400 per course. Interested students should contact the Director of Training.


Certificate Program in Psychoanalysis

Psychologists Application for Admission


Psychiatrists Application for Admission


Licensed Social Workers Application for Admission




Licensure-Qualifying Program (LQP)

LQP Application for Admission


Upon admission, candidates are required to sign a pledge to be bound by the provisions of the Institute's Code of Conduct, and not to represent themselves as trained in the practice of psychoanalysis until they are awarded the Certificate in Psychoanalysis upon graduation.